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Chris Bosh
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Team: MiamiHeight: 6-11 Born: 3/24/1984
Position: F-CWeight: 235 Birthplace: Dallas, Texas
College: Georgia TechDraft: 1st Round 4th pick by Raptors (2003)


Latest News
July 13 11:49 AM PT12:49 PM MT1:49 PM CT2:49 PM ET18:49 GMT2:49 11:49 AM MST1:49 PM EST22:49 UAE20:4914:49 ET1:49 PM CT17:49 - Bosh is staying in Miami because of his family, and because he believes the Heat will still be competitive even without LeBron James. He made his comments Sunday in a telephone interview with The Associated Press from Ghana, where he's been doing some work with NBA Africa in recent days while taking a break from a family vacation.
Analysis: Bosh says he was tempted by an offer to join the Houston Rockets. He says he turned it down because his decision hinged on more than "the business of basketball" and instead revolved largely around the fact that his wife and children are happy in South Florida. He'll soon be signing a five-year, $118 million contract to stay with the Heat.
July 11 2:36 PM PT3:36 PM MT4:36 PM CT5:36 PM ET21:36 GMT5:36 2:36 PM MST4:36 PM EST1:36 UAE (+1)23:3617:36 ET4:36 PM CT20:36 - Two people familiar with the situation say that Chris Bosh has agreed to a maximum deal with the Miami Heat. The people said that Bosh will be getting a five-year deal worth about $118 million. The people spoke to The Associated Press on Friday on condition of anonymity because neither the team nor Bosh had publicly announced the deal.
Analysis: Bosh's deal comes not long after LeBron James announced earlier Friday he was leaving the Heat for a return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Heat are continuing to negotiate with Dwyane Wade, the other member of what was the Miami "Big 3" that went to the NBA Finals in each of the last four seasons.
June 29 12:59 PM PT1:59 PM MT2:59 PM CT3:59 PM ET19:59 GMT3:59 12:59 PM MST2:59 PM EST23:59 UAE21:5915:59 ET2:59 PM CT18:59 - A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Chris Bosh told the Miami Heat on Sunday that he is opting out of the last two years of his contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because neither Bosh nor the team had formally announced the move.
Analysis: Bosh had until Monday to make his decision. He will join LeBron James and Dwyane Wade as Heat stars who will become free agents on Tuesday.
Apr. 14 2:42 PM PT3:42 PM MT4:42 PM CT5:42 PM ET21:42 GMT5:42 2:42 PM MST4:42 PM EST1:42 UAE (+1)23:4217:42 ET4:42 PM CT20:42 - LeBron James and Bosh have received a night off as the Miami Heat prepare for the playoffs. Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said both would sit out Monday's game against the Washington Wizards.
Analysis: Spoelstra said James is "dealing with some minor ailments" but "nothing that's significant enough that will keep him out" for the playoffs. He said the same was true for Bosh.
Feb. 21 9:02 PM PT10:02 PM MT11:02 PM CT12:02 AM ET5:02 GMT13:02 10:02 PM MST12:02 AM EST9:02 UAE06:020:02 ET11:02 PM CT4:02 - Bosh scored 24 on 6-of-9 shooting in Thursday's win over Oklahoma City.
Analysis: Bosh is averaging 21.5 points and shooting 65.2 percent from the field over his last four contests.
Feb. 2 10:38 PM PT11:38 PM MT12:38 AM CT1:38 AM ET6:38 GMT14:38 11:38 PM MST1:38 AM EST10:38 UAE07:381:38 ET12:38 AM CT4:38 - Chris Bosh struggled from the field, going 2 of 11 and scoring only four points in Miami's 106-91 victory over New York on Saturday.
Analysis: Bosh did contribute in other ways, hauling in 10 rebounds on the night.
Jan. 29 8:36 PM PT9:36 PM MT10:36 PM CT11:36 PM ET4:36 GMT12:36 9:36 PM MST11:36 PM EST8:36 UAE05:3623:36 ET10:36 PM CT2:36 - Bosh had another solid effort, finishing with 18 points and nine rebounds in a 112-95 loss at Miami on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Getting Bosh involved has certainly been more of a focus for Miami of late. He's averaging 23.3 points on 59.8 percent shooting over his last eight games.
Jan. 26 12:11 PM PT1:11 PM MT2:11 PM CT3:11 PM ET20:11 GMT4:11 1:11 PM MST3:11 PM EST0:11 UAE (+1)21:1115:11 ET2:11 PM CT18:11 - Bosh scored 24 in Sunday's 113-101 win over the Spurs.
Analysis: Bosh is averaging 24.0 points in his last seven.
Jan. 24 10:33 PM PT11:33 PM MT12:33 AM CT1:33 AM ET6:33 GMT14:33 11:33 PM MST1:33 AM EST10:33 UAE07:331:33 ET12:33 AM CT4:33 - Bosh had 31 points in the Heat's 109-102 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday.
Analysis: Bosh is averaging 24.0 points on 58.3 percent from the floor -- 11 for 24 from 3-point range -- over the past six games.
Jan. 18 9:51 PM PT10:51 PM MT11:51 PM CT12:51 AM ET5:51 GMT13:51 10:51 PM MST12:51 AM EST9:51 UAE06:510:51 ET11:51 PM CT3:51 - Bosh appears to be heating up after finishing with 25 points in a 101-86 win at Philadelphia on Friday.
Analysis: After totaling 36 points over his previous four games, Bosh has put up 51 on 21-of-37 shooting in his last two.
Jan. 5 9:27 PM PT10:27 PM MT11:27 PM CT12:27 AM ET5:27 GMT13:27 10:27 PM MST12:27 AM EST9:27 UAE06:270:27 ET11:27 PM CT3:27 - Bosh made all nine shots for 20 points in Saturday's 110-94 win at Orlando.
Analysis: Bosh is 8-0 against his former Toronto team, which visits South Beach on Sunday.
Dec. 29 11:04 PM PT12:04 AM MT1:04 AM CT2:04 AM ET7:04 GMT15:04 12:04 AM MST2:04 AM EST11:04 UAE08:042:04 ET1:04 AM CT5:04 - Bosh had a season-high 37 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer with 0.5 seconds left, and the Heat beat the Portland Trail Blazers 108-107 on Saturday night. Bosh added 10 rebounds to hand Portland just its third loss at home this season.
Analysis: James injured his right groin and tweaked his left ankle Friday night in a 108-103 overtime loss at Sacramento that snapped Miami's six-game winning streak. He stayed in the game and finished with 33 points, eight rebounds and eight assists. The four-time NBA MVP warmed up before the game, but was declared inactive about an hour before tipoff. Michael Beasley started in his place.
Dec. 26 9:18 PM PT10:18 PM MT11:18 PM CT12:18 AM ET5:18 GMT13:18 10:18 PM MST12:18 AM EST9:18 UAE06:180:18 ET11:18 PM CT3:18 - Bosh had 23 points and 11 rebounds in Wednesday's win over the Lakers, posting his third double-double of the season.
Analysis: Bosh is averaging 19.3 points on 57.1 percent shooting over his last six contests.
Dec. 15 9:25 PM PT10:25 PM MT11:25 PM CT12:25 AM ET5:25 GMT13:25 10:25 PM MST12:25 AM EST9:25 UAE06:250:25 ET11:25 PM CT3:25 - Bosh had 22 points and a season-high 12 rebounds in Saturday's 114-107 win over Cleveland.
Analysis: Bosh's double-double was just his second of the season. Hopefully this is a sign of things to come.
Dec. 2 10:09 PM PT11:09 PM MT12:09 AM CT1:09 AM ET6:09 GMT14:09 11:09 PM MST1:09 AM EST10:09 UAE07:091:09 ET12:09 AM CT4:09 - Bosh had 22, his highest scoring output in nearly a month, and finished one shy of a season high with nine rebounds in Sunday's win over Charlotte.
Analysis: Bosh had totaled 17 points over his previous three games before going 8 for 13 from the floor against the Bobcats.
Nov. 5 2:42 PM PT3:42 PM MT4:42 PM CT5:42 PM ET22:42 GMT6:42 3:42 PM MST5:42 PM EST2:42 UAE (+1)23:4217:42 ET4:42 PM CT20:42 - Bosh is unavailable for the Miami Heat's game against the Raptors on Tuesday night following the birth of his daughter, Dylan Skye Bosh.
Analysis: Bosh, who spent the first seven seasons of his career with the Raptors, missed practice Monday and stayed behind in South Florida when the team traveled to Toronto. Shane Battier got the start Tuesday in place of Bosh, an eight-time All-Star forward who is averaging 19.8 points and 6.8 rebounds in four games this season. Bosh is expected to return when the Heat host the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday.
Oct. 31 9:17 PM PT10:17 PM MT11:17 PM CT12:17 AM ET4:17 GMT12:17 9:17 PM MST11:17 PM EST8:17 UAE05:170:17 ET10:17 PM CT2:17 - Bosh had 22 points and 10 rebounds in Wednesday's loss to Philadelphia.
Analysis: Bosh is shooting 58.3 percent over his first two games.

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