Subscribe now We are three games into the 2023 Miami Heat Summer League campaign. Miami split two games in the California Classic against the Los Angeles Lakers and Sacramento Kings followed by an 11-point win against the Boston Celtics in its inaugural NBA 2K24 Las Vegas Summer League game Saturday.
Heat players are trying to focus on their Summer League games, but trade rumors are never far away, especially for those who might be sent to Portland in a potential Damian Lillard deal, writes Ira Winderman of The Sun-Sentinel.
Former UCLA star Jamie Jaquez firmly cemented his status as one of the best players in Bruins’ history during his time there. He was recently selected by the Miami Heat in the first round of the 2023 NBA Draft.
Joe Cronin has made this more difficult than it needs to be for Damian Lillard and the rest of the NBA. On Saturday, Lillard officially requested a trade from the Portland Trailblazers to the Miami Heat.
At least five teams are reported to be interested in helping facilitate a three-team deal sending Damian Lillard to the Miami Heat. According to ESPN’s Marc Spears, "Damian Lillard wants to play for Miami and only Miami, I have been continually told since Saturday.
After an impressive Day 1 debut against the Lakers in Summer League, Jaime Jaquez Jr. looks to be an impressive steal in the draft. The former Pac-12 Player of the Year and Second Team All-American from UCLA may succeed in the NBA.