Mike Battaglino

Mike is a veteran journalist who has covered the NBA for almost three decades. His introduction to the business included the legendary Heat-Knicks rivalry from the 1990s.
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NBA executive expects Gabe Vincent and Max Strus to command $15M each on the open market

Gabe Vincent and Max Strus might get more than a possible championship

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Jimmy Butler says winning NBA title with Miami Heat would mean ‘everything’ to him

Jimmy Butler has pushed the Miami Heat to within three wins of

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Damian Lillard says Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets would ‘obviously’ be appealing to him if he requests trade

Damian Lillard’s future has long been a topic of speculation, and if

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Report: Erik Spoelstra could be worth $20 million a year on the open market

The going rate for an NBA head coach continues to go up,

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Jimmy Butler rebukes huge misconception about Nikola Jokic

Jimmy Butler and Nikola Jokic are the marquee players in the NBA

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Jimmy Butler’s supremely confident message with Miami Heat being down 0-1 to Denver Nuggets

Jimmy Butler remains completely confident that the Miami Heat are on their

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Report: Caleb Martin misses Miami Heat practice before Game 2 vs. Denver Nuggets

Caleb Martin will not practice with the Miami Heat on Saturday leading

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Veteran scout says Jimmy Butler’s 2023 playoff run has taken him from top 20 to top 10 of NBA

Jimmy Butler’s status among the NBA’s best players has grown substantially during

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