HEAT Will Pick Second

Your Miami HEAT will have the second pick in the 2008 NBA Draft after finishing behind the Chicago Bulls in Tuesday's NBA Draft Lottery! The HEAT, who were represented by guard Dwyane Wade, had a 21.5 percent chance of landing the second pick entering the lottery. The Draft will be held on June 26.

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  • Key Dates: May - July


  • NBA draft “combine”/Orlando: May 27 – June 2
  • Potential draft choices visits / workouts: June 3-26
  • NBA Draft: June 26
  • Free Agent “conversation” period begins July 1
  • Free Agent signing period begins July 9
  • HEAT @ Orlando summer league: July 7 - 11
  • Key Dates: August - October


  • Beijing Olympics: August 10-24
  • Basketball Hall of Fame induction: September 5
  • HEAT Training Camp opens: September 26
  • HEAT Pre-Season schedule: October 6
  • HEAT @ NBA Europe Live: October 7 – 12
  • HEAT Opening Night: October 28-31



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  • HEAT Payroll, 07-08 Season: $73,761,900
  • May 22 - Randy Pfund Discusses the Roster
  • Current HEAT Roster


  • Players Under Contract for 2008-09


  • Shawn Marion (player option)
  • Dwyane Wade
  • Mark Blount
  • Udonis Haslem
  • Marcus Banks
  • Dorell Wright (eligible for qualifying offer)
  • Daequan Cook
  • Alexander Johnson (team option)


  • Head Coach Erik Spoelstra


    On April 28, Managing General Partner Micky Arison and Riley jointly announced that Assistant Coach/Director of Scouting Erik Spoelstra has been elevated to Head Coach. Spoelstra becomes the sixth Head Coach in franchise history. Following his introductory press conference, HEAT Insider got a chance to catch up with the HEAT’s new Head Coach.
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    Draft History/Odds


    Every draft pick, from Arvid Kramer and Rony Seikaly to Dorell Wright and Daequan Cook, in HEAT History.
  • HEAT Draft History
  • History of Lottery Winners
  • HEAT Lottery Odds

  • HEAT Lottery Picks


    The HEAT will own one of the top four picks in the 2008 NBA draft. The final spot will be decided via a lottery, to be held on May 20.
  • 2003, 5th pick, Dwyane Wade
  • 2002, 10th pick, Caron Butler
  • 1995, 10th pick, Kurt Thomas
  • 1991, 5th pick, Steve Smith
  • 1990, 9th pick, Willie Burton
  • 1989, 4th pick, Glen Rice

  • Notable #52 Picks


    The HEAT own the 52nd overall draft pick, from the Orlando Magic as compensation for signing Stan Van Gundy.
  • 2007: Taurean Green, Florida (Portland)
  • 2006: Guillermo Diaz, Miami (LA Clippers)
  • 1996: Mark Pope, Kentucky (Indiana)
  • 1995: Fred Hoiberg, Iowa State (Indiana)