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Heat to unveil Olympic banner to honor Bam Adebayo

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Ira Winderman: Heat announce they will honor Bam Adebayo for his Olympic gold in Tokyo at halftime of Friday’s game vs. Hornets. As part of the event, his new Olympic banner will be unveiled alongside those of Mourning, Hardaway, Wade, LeBron.
Source: Twitter @IraHeatBeat

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Marc J. Spears @MarcJSpears
The Heat plans to honor Bam Adebayo for winning Olympic gold with @usabasketball at Friday’s Charlotte game. A new Olympic banner will be displayed alongside the Olympic banners of ex-HEAT players and gold medalists Alonzo Mourning, Tim Hardaway, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James. – 2:29 PM

Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
Heat will honor Bam Adebayo for his Olympic gold in Tokyo with a
halftime ceremony during Friday’s game vs. Hornets at FTX Arena. Adebayo’s new Olympic banner will be unveiled alongside those of Mourning, Hardaway, Wade and LeBron. – 2:13 PM

Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Heat announce they will honor Bam Adebayo for his Olympic gold in Tokyo at halftime of Friday’s game vs. Hornets. As part of the event, his new Olympic banner will be unveiled alongside those of Mourning, Hardaway, Wade, LeBron. – 2:06 PM

Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Miami Heat sign Ron Artest (as in his son, for their G-league team). sun-sentinel.com/sports/miami-h… Also: Bam Adebayo with a few “Megatron” thoughts; and Heat hit heights. – 2:38 PM

Brady Hawk @BradyHawk305
Bam Adebayo on Tyler Herro: “He’s making that next step. He can do it at all three levels and he can also pass. I’m proud of the young fella.”
“I feel he’s gonna be great.” – 10:39 PM

Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
Halftime: Heat 57, Magic 44. Jimmy Butler with 24 points on 11-of-13 shooting and four steals. Bam Adebayo with 10 points and eight rebounds. Kyle Lowry with four points and six assists. – 8:38 PM

Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
Heat up by 16. Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo have combined for 24 points on 12 shots. Kyle Lowry with six assists. – 8:20 PM

Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
Bam Adebayo opens the game with the jab jumper he worked on this summer and sinks it. – 7:42 PM

More on this storyline

Brad Townsend: Josh Green wearing gold crocks with initials GVO (Gold Values Only) that Aussie players wore during Olympics en route to bronze, first medal in Australia’s Olympic basketball history. “I’m 20 years old and I have a medal from the Olympics. That still haven’t registered with me.” -via Twitter @townbrad / August 12, 2021

Tom Orsborn: Keldon on the knowledge he gained from playing with Durant, Draymond, etc.: “Decision making is big for them, being precise w/ every decision…We could be all day talking about all the things I learned, moving the ball, playing off teammates, seeing the play before it happens. -via Twitter @tom_orsborn / August 12, 2021

Pamela McGee and JaVale McGee — the first mother-son duo to win gold medals in Olympics history — are opening up about what it means to come full circle. “Now my running gag is that I’m the only Olympian basketball player to birth an Olympian!” Pamela said on the 3rd Hour of TODAY Wednesday. -via Today / August 11, 2021

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