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Heat-Hawks Preview

The acquisition of Goran Dragic has been key to the Miami Heat's playoff push, and their eventual reward could be a series with the Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta Hawks. With Dwyane Wade among several injured players, the Heat may need another strong performance from Dragic in this possible first-round playoff preview with the Hawks on Friday night. Miami (33-38) is seventh in...
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Hassan Whiteside May Need Two Weeks To Heal

It appears the Miami Heat’s top big man will need a bit of time to heal from his latest injury. Hassan Whiteside stated that he’ll “probably” need two weeks to heal from a laceration to his hand. He suffered the laceration in a loss to the Milwaukee Bucks this past Tuesday night. Whiteside provided such comments about his injury to Jason Lieser of The Palm Beach Post: ...
Via Heat Nation
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former UConn Star Shabazz Napier Content To Wait His Turn In NBA

BOSTON – It's 6:15 p.m. and the rest of the Miami Heat players are elsewhere, in the locker room, the weight room, each doing things to get ready for a game.
Via Hartford Courant - UConn
16 hours ago

Boston Celtics comeback falls short, Miami Heat and Goran Dragic win 91-83 - GR

The Garden Report was joined by special guest Amin Elhassan of ESPN and Truehoop TV to break down the eastern conference playoff race and debate of Steph Curry vs. Russell Westbrook. Julian Edlow and Jared Weiss analyzed the Cetics' bizarre fourth quarter comeback and Iasaiah Thomas' rusty return to the…
Via CLNS Radio
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas took issue with Dwyane Wade staredown

BOSTON — A hard Dwayne Wade foul earlier this month resulted in an eight-game absence and two weeks of debilitating back pain for Isaiah Thomas. But before Thomas returned to the lineup Wednesday for the Boston Celtics, he said that he did not take issue with Wade’s rough block attempt, which took place during a March 9 win over the Miami Heat. “I think you guys did,”...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hand injury to limit Hassan Whiteside’s cheap shot repertoire

Miami Heat cheap shot artist Hassan Whiteside is doubtful for tonight’s game against the Celtics: Whiteside needed 10 stitches to his right hand after suffering a gash between the middle and ring fingers on his hand. He sliced his hand hitting the rim and had to leave the game with 5:41 remaining in the second quarter of the Heat’s 89-88 loss to Milwaukee at the Bradley Center...
Via Red's Army
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Hassan Whiteside Leaves Bucks Game with Lacerated Hand

The Miami Heat’s injury woes flared up again on as center Hassan Whiteside went to the locker room in the second quarter of Tuesday night’s matchup against the Milwaukee Bucks. While attempting to block a shot, Whiteside lacerated his hand on the rim, which left a huge gash in between his middle fingers. The cut required 10 stitches on his shooting hand and Whiteside is questionable...
Via Heat Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Craig Sager: Erik Spoelstra sent me care packages from Hooters

While Craig Sager was recovering from his battle with leukemia, the NBA showed its love and support for its favorite sideline reporter. Gregg Popovich and the Spurs made Sager feel at home, and the cards and flowers flowed like wine. But no gift topped the one from the Miami Heat, specifically head coach Erik Spoelstra. (Read more at CBS Miami) As Sager said in his interview: If...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the NBA’s best nicknames

6. Chris Andersen, Miami Heat: “Birdman”Superhero, rapper, Oscar winner… and Miami Heat role player. The frequently used “...
Via Athlon Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Free Agents The Miami Heat Could Be Looking to Target This Offseason

At 32-37 and with just 13 games left in the regular season, one thing is clear—the Miami Heat need help. The Heat are literally in a dogfight for their playoff lives. They are just two games ahead of the Boston Celtics and the Indiana Pacers for the seventh seed in the East. If the Celtics and Pacers make up ground over the last month of the regular season, Miami would miss the...
Via Heat Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray Allen can't help but think about the Heat while he's in the neighborhood

Have you ever driven past the home of an ex-significant other, totally on accident, and waxed nostalgic once you realized where you were? Ray Allen knows just how you feel. Allen has already announced that he will not return this season for the Miami Heat or any other team, but he left the door open for 2015-16. Maybe his former home can be his new home once again.
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heats Dwyane Wade a force to be reckoned with

Miami Heats star Dwyane Wade has been on a scoring tear through the month of March. The Miami Heat have had their ups and downs this season.  At the same time that they fulfilled their dire need for a point guard by trading for Goran Dragic, they lost a ten time All-Star in Chris Bosh for the season to blood clots in his lungs.  Once they found an answer to their soft play down...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Alonzo Mourning Stirs the Pot in Interview with SLAM Online

Former Miami Heat great Alonzo Mourning recently did an interview with Adam Figman of SLAM Online that elicited some very interesting, and possibly controversial, opinions about former Heatle LeBron James and current Cleveland Cavalier Kevin Love. Here’s the Q & A portion that included a discussion on LeBron and the Miami Heat culture Pat Riley has cultivated over the years...
Via Crossover Chronicles
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Alonzo Mourning questions LeBron leaving Miami

Last Thursday, WFNY’s Craig Lyndall covered Pat Riley’s shock regarding LeBron leaving the Miami Heat, as Riley somehow thought it prudent to compare it to if Magic Johnson would have left the Los Angeles Lakers. This week, former Miami Heat great Alonzo Mourning decided to take time out of his busy schedule in Austin, Texas for South by Southwest festival to give an interview...
Via Waiting For Next Year
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Fans beg LeBron James to return to Miami at Heat-Cavaliers game (pics)

LeBron James made his second trip of the season to South Beach for a showdown between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Miami Heat at AmericanAirlines Arena. Such as was the case during his first trip back to play his former team on Christmas Day, James received a mostly friendly reception from Heat fans, although there...Read More The post Fans beg LeBron James to return to Miami...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Miami Heat Game Recap: Cavs Run Out of Gas in Loss to Heat

(Miami, FL) – Showing some obvious hangover from their win on Sunday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers had trouble putting the ball in the basket and were dominated on the boards as they dropped a 106-92 decision to the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena on Monday night. The Cavs trailed by as many as 25 midway through the third quarter, appearing listless throughout the contest...
Via Cavaliers Nation
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pat Riley seems to be still smarting over LeBron James’ departure

The NBA experienced a seismic shift in the balance of power, particularly in the Eastern Conference, when LeBron James decided he was “going home” and returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Miami Heat were the poor organization that was right on the fault line and left to pick up the pieces. And that difficult task...Read More The post Pat Riley seems to be still smarting...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Herald writer asks if Heat should release Hassan Whiteside after ejection?!?!

When you work in sports 24/7, sometimes the mind likes to play tricks on you.  Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside has been a revelation with some insane numbers put up the last few months from seemingly out of nowhere.  Last night though, he briefly lost his mind with the above cheap shot on Boston’s Kelly Olynyk and got ejected. That led Heat writer Joseph Goodman of the Miami...
Via Awful Announcing
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat weekly: Heat fighting for their playoff lives

With the playoffs quickly approaching, the Miami Heat are fighting for their playoff lives. I will review each game the Miami Heat has played in this past week. Phoenix Suns 98, Miami Heat 115: This may have been by far, the most physical game the Heat has played in this year. With two third-quarter altercations, three ejections, six players technical and a bitter reunion between...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Evan Turner explains odd end-of-game ejection

Evan Turner and Miami's Henry Walker were both ejected late in Monday night's tilt.With only 26 seconds to go in the fourth quarter Evan Turner and Miami's Henry Walker (also known as Bill Walker) were ejected from the game. The ejection appeared unwarranted or at least unclear gave the following account of his ejection (via A. Sherrod Blakely of CSNNE.com):"During a jumpball, Mario...
Via Celtics Life
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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