Shandel Richardson

Shandel Richardson

Shandel has covered the NBA since 2010, with previous stops at The Athletic and South Florida Sun-Sentinel.  He has covered six NBA Finals, one Super Bowl, the NCAA basketball tournament. He has also been a beat writer for the Miami Hurricanes and contributed on every major beat in South Florida since 2003, including the Miami Dolphins and Miami Marlins. He can also be read in the Sportsbook Review for gambling coverage from around the NBA. A native of Bloomington, Illinois, Shandel attended Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. He's also worked for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and Kansas City Star.  TWITTER: @ShandelRich EMAIL: shandelrich@gmail.com You can subscribe to our YouTube channel here Follow all of our Miami Heat coverage on Facebook here

May 30, 2024; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA; Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards (5) talks to Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic (77) during the second quarter in game five of the western conference finals for the 2024 NBA playoffs at Target Center. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports

Dwyane Wade-Anthony Edwards Photo Causing Miami Heat Fan Speculation Overload

A photo of Dwyane Wade and Anthony Edwards at Team USA practice is already causing fan overreaction

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Apr 5, 2024; Houston, Texas, USA; Miami Heat guard Terry Rozier (2) brings the ball up the court during the third quarter against the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Would Miami Heat's Terry Rozier Have Made A Difference Against Boston Celtics In Playoffs?

Miami Heat guard Terry Rozier is ready to return after missing the playoffs last season

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Apr 24, 2024; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Miami Heat forward Caleb Martin (16) warms up before game two of the first round for the 2024 NBA playoffs against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

Caleb Martin Discusses Departure From Miami Heat, Free Chicken And Winning Culture In Philly

Former Miami Heat forward Caleb Martin was introduced today at the Philadelphia 76ers complex. Martin leaves one year after being the MVP of the Eastern Confer

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Mar 31, 2024; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; Miami Heat forward Haywood Highsmith (24) looks on before the game between the Washington Wizards and the Miami Heat at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Reggie Hildred-USA TODAY Sports

Haywood Highsmith On Running It Back With Miami Heat: "We Think We Got More In The Tank"

The Miami Heat re-signed Haywood Highsmith Monday, moving them closer to a third straight year with most of the same roster

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May 2, 2024; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Milwaukee Bucks guard Damian Lillard (0) dribbles the ball during game six of the first round for the 2024 NBA playoffs against the Indiana Pacers at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

Could Miami Heat Make Another Play For Damian Lillard If Things Go Sour In Milwaukee?

Barring a Bustler Douglas-type upset, the Miami Heat are likely to run it back with mostly the same roster for a second straight season. The Heat's biggest off

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Jun 15, 2014; San Antonio, TX, USA; Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) and Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra react on the sideline during the fourth quarter against the San Antonio Spurs in game five of the 2014 NBA Finals at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Miami Heat Selfie With LeBron James After USA Basketball Practice Goes Viral

Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra took a selfie with LeBron James, Bam Adebayo and Jaime Jaquez after USA Basketball practice

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Apr 9, 2024; Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Miami Heat forward Haywood Highsmith (24) shoots against the Atlanta Hawks in the second quarter at State Farm Arena. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Miami Heat Re-Sign Key Rotation Player From Last Year's Roster

Miami Heat are reportedly re-signing forward Haywood Highsmith to a two-year deal

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Mar 10, 2024; Miami, Florida, USA; Miami Heat center Orlando Robinson (25) passes around Washington Wizards forward Eugene Omoruyi (97) in the first half at Kaseya Center. Mandatory Credit: Rhona Wise-USA TODAY Sports

Miami Heat Decide To Part Ways With Young Center

The Miami Heat announced they waived center Orlando Robinson Sunday

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Mar 29, 2024; Miami, Florida, USA; Miami Heat forward Jimmy Butler (22) and Brazilian professional soccer player Neymar Jr. meet after the game against the Portland Trail Blazers at Kaseya Center. Mandatory Credit: Sam Navarro-USA TODAY Sports

Soccer Star Neymar Once Again Shows He's Committed To Team Jimmy Butler

Miami Heat star Jimmy Butler and soccer icon Neymar have been close friends for the past several years

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May 1, 2024; Boston, Massachusetts, USA; Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo (13) shoots against Boston Celtics center Al Horford (42) during the first quarter of game five of the first round of the 2024 NBA playoffs at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports

Miami Heat Re-Sign Three-Time NBA All-Star To Contract Extension

Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo signs a three-year, $166-million contract extension

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Mar 17, 2024; Detroit, Michigan, USA;  Miami Heat center Bam Adebayo (13) celebrates with guard Terry Rozier (2) after he hits a three point basket as time ran out to win the game against the Detroit Pistons at Little Caesars Arena. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Too Early To Judge Miami Heat Because Of Late Injuries To Jimmy Butler, Terry Rozier?

The Miami Heat didn't get to see much of Terry Rozier, Bam Adebayo, Tyler Herro and Jimmy Butler last season because of injuries

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Jun 23, 2024; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Chicago Sky forward Angel Reese (5) drives to the basket against the Indiana Fever during the second half of a basketball game at Wintrust Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports

Dwyane Wade Reacts To Viral Video Of Young Girls Gushing Over WNBA Sensation Angel Reese

Miami Heat legend Dwyane Wade is among the movement of NBA players who are offering much support as possible to the growing WNBA. The league is achieving recor

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