Miami Heat President Pat Riley calls Jaime Jaquez Jr. after team selects him in NBA Draft
The Miami Heat selected UCLA forward Jaime Jaquez in the first round of the 2023 NBA Draft on Thursday. On Friday, Local 10 News obtained video of Heat President Pat Riley calling Jaquez moments after the team selected him.
Heat selects Memphis big man Precious Achiuwa with first-round pick
MIAMI – Fresh off the franchise’s sixth appearance in the NBA Finals, the Miami Heat were back to work on Wednesday with an eye on the future. With the 20th selection in the 2020 NBA Draft, the Heat snagged Memphis big man Precious Achiuwa. Achiuwa began the season playing power forward but was moved to center by head coach Penny Hardaway (yes, that Penny Hardaway). and just 21 years old, Achiuwa could help give Miami a formidable 1-2 punch down low when teamed up with Bam Adebayo. Miami has done well with their recent first-round picks, selecting Tyler Herro in 2019 and Adebayo in 2017.
Heat summer league roster includes Herro, Trey Mourning
Associated PressMIAMI - The Miami Heat announced their summer league roster and it includes a couple big names. The team will play games in Sacramento and Las Vegas July 1 through July 15. Miami's summer roster includes first-round draft pick Tyler Herro, and Trey Mourning, the son of Heat legend Alonzo Mourning. Trey Mourning went to Georgetown and is a 6-foot-9 forward. Copyright 2019 by WPLG Local10.com - All rights reserved.