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Miami Heat: Hassan Whiteside For Most Improved Player

(Source: Scott Halleran/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/HoopStuff… In a season highlighted by inconsistent play and detrimental injuries, the Miami Heat have had one bright spot that has given them a glimmer of hope amid their discouraging season: Hassan Whiteside. Signed as a defensive specialist expected to provide minimal minutes behind Chris...
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A trying Heat season now hitting the stretch run

MIAMI (AP) To say the Miami Heat have been presented with a new problem every day since last season ended, that would be an exaggeration. But not by much. For the Heat, strange has become normal. Players who weren't in Miami when the season began now find themselves in key roles, arguably the team's most vital player saw his season end after a major health scare threatened his life...
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Luol Deng ‘Path of Righteousness’ Illustration

Based on the piece about Miami Heat forward Luol Deng by ESPN’s Michael Wallace. Artist Davide Barco from Milano, Italy created this illustration of Deng outpacing his worst enemies racism, death, betrayal and ignorance. Art direction by Neil Jamieson. The post Luol Deng ‘Path of Righteousness’ Illustration appeared first on Hooped Up.
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WATCH: Whiteside, Len ejected after getting into wrestling match

It’s always entertaining when two NBA big men battle it out on the court. Monday night’s game between the Miami Heat and Phoenix Suns featured exactly that, when Hassan Whiteside and Alex Len got into a scuffle. It all started when Whiteside dunked all over Len in the third quarter of the game. The Suns center wasn’t happy about it, so he shoved his counterpart. Whiteside...
Via The Sports Daily
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Hassan Whiteside and Alex Len ejected after scuffle (Video)

Hassan Whiteside and Alex Len both had their evenings cut short on Monday as both were ejected late in the third quarter after getting involved in a scuffle. Len looked to have fouled Whiteside during his dunk and the Heat big man came down with his right arm up around the head of Len afterward....Read More
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Miami Heat’s Hassan Whiteside And Phoenix Suns’ Alex Len Get Into Fight

During Monday’s Suns-Heat game, Hassan Whiteside and Alex Len got into a wrestling match. After a dunk during the third quarter, the two got tangled and resulted in Whiteside going for Len’s knees. Both were ejected for fighting. This guy’s reaction makes the fight: [Anthony Slater] The post Miami Heat’s Hassan Whiteside And Phoenix Suns’ Alex Len Get Into Fight appeared...
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Miami Heat News: Heat to Sign Henry Walker to Second 10-Day Contract

According to Shams Charania of RealGM, the Miami Heat have agreed to give forward Henry Walker a second 10-day contract. Walker’s first 10-day contract with the Heat expires at the end of the day. Miami Heat have reached agreement with forward Henry Walker on a second 10-day contract, league source tells RealGM. First expires today. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) March...
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Heat Signing Henry Walker To Second 10-Day Deal

The Miami Heat have reached agreement with Henry Walker on a second 10-day contract, a league source told RealGM. Walker — formerly known as Bill — has persevered to resurrect his career in the NBA, using the Heat’s affiliate of Sioux Falls as a platform to earn a call up this season. As an active, floor-spacing wing, Walker played for the Boston Celtics (2008-10) and New York...
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Miami Heat: The Land Of Opportunity

It’s been a rough season of sorts for the 2014-15 Miami Heat. Less than a year after advancing to their fourth consecutive NBA Finals, the Heat have struggled all season long. They have not been above .500 since early December and are currently eight games under .500 after Saturday night’s 93-91 loss to the Atlanta Hawks. Injuries have taken a toll on the roster as Josh McRoberts...
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Michael Beasley Returns with a Poster Dunk

Back from China, Michael Beasley has returned to the NBA on a 10-day contract with the Miami Heat — for the third time. To make his case for an extension, Super Cool Beas scored 9 points in a loss to the Hawks which included this poster dunk on Mike Muscala. The post Michael Beasley Returns with a Poster Dunk appeared first on Hooped Up.
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Michael Beasley Posterized Hawks’ Mike Muscala (Video)

Michael Beasley is back where it all started. The Heat signed Michael Beasley to a 10-day contract earlier this week, and maybe reuniting with Henry Walker will rejuvenate him. threw down this monster dunk over Atlanta’s Mike Muscala on Saturday, who, admittedly, was only in the game because Atlanta sat four of its regular rotation players for this one.
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NBA Games of the Week: March 2nd-6th, 2015

Each and every week, we’ll look at the top NBA games of the week breaking them down. The best game happening on each week night will be selected with reasoning as to why you should keep an eye on it. Monday: Phoenix Suns @ Miami Heat (7:30 PM EST, NBA TV) Phoenix Suns @ Miami Heat Can you say revenge game? The marriage between Goran Dragic and the Phoenix Suns ended over...
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Miami Heat News: Chris Bosh Finally Released from Hospital

It was reported on Saturday afternoon that Miami Heat power forward Chris Bosh was finally released from Baptist Health System Hospital after receiving tentative care for diagnosed blood clots in his lung. Bosh is OUT of the hospital. — Tim Reynolds (@ByTimReynolds) February 28, 2015 Spo on Bosh: “He was very anxious to get out of there. It was driving him nuts.” — Tim...
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Ray Allen reportedly will not sign with Cavaliers if he returns

Though they were once thought to be leaders in the clubhouse, the Cleveland Cavaliers will not be signing future Hall of Famer Ray Allen. ESPN’s Brian Windhorst reports via ESPN Cleveland that Allen may not play for any team this season, but if he does choose to lace them back up, it won’t be with the Wine and Gold. Windhorst: "Ray Allen is not gonna sign with the Cavs. I...
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Michael Beasley Returns To Miami On 10 Day Contract

Michael Beasley returns to the Heat on a 10 day contract. The Miami Heat have brought back forward Michael Beasley signing him to a 10 day contract. With Chris Bosh out for the remainder of the season due to blood clots in his lungs, ESPN reports the Heat signed a familiar face to get some help at the forward position as they look to compete for a playoff spot. Michael Beasley...
Via Basketball Bicker
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Bill Walker Returns to the NBA, Remember When He Peed Into a Towel During a K-State Game?

Henry Walker returned the NBA on Monday night as a member of the Miami Heat but many fans scratched their head wondering who Henry Walker was. He was previously known as Bill Walker, the former Kansas State player who spent time with the Celtics and Knicks from 2008-2012 before leaving the league, rather unceremoniously. He would Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Look Out, World, Michael Beasley Is Headed Back To The Miami Heat

Let’s see if third time’s the charm for Michael Beasley and the Miami Heat. MIAMI, FL – The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed forward Michael Beasley to a 10-day contract. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Beasley most recently played in the Chinese Basketball Association, signing a one-year Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Heat bring back Michael Beasley on 10-day contract

MIAMI -- Looking for help for the stretch run, the Miami Heat turned to a familiar face. Michael Beasley is with the Heat for a third time, signing a 10-day contract on Thursday with the team that drafted him with the No. 2 overall pick seven years ago. Beasley's addition comes less than a week after the Heat learned they would lose All-Star forward Chris Bosh for the remainder...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The many parallels of Derrick Rose and Penny Hardaway

The latest setback in the career of Derrick Rose is reminiscent of another former University of Memphis star, Penny Hardaway. The post The Parallels Of Derrick Rose And Penny Hardaway appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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Henry Walker throws down high-flying jam vs Sixers (GIF)

Miami Heat guard Henry Walker won over the fans during his season debut in Monday night's game against Philadelphia with 8 first quarter points, highlighted by this high-flying one-handed jam that brought the crowd to their feet. Walker finished with 11 points in his first NBA game in three seasons after being called up from the D-League with a 10-day contract. With plays like this...
Via Holdout Sports
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Miami Heat: Up and down week

This has been an up and down week for the Miami Heat organization. At the beginning of the week there was so much uncertainty heading into the trade deadline. Because of the lack of buzz heading into the trade deadline, many Heat fans did not know what to expect from the organization. That all changed when Goran Dragic’s camp leaked out quotes essentially stating that he no longer...
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Chris Bosh thanks supporters with heartfelt Instagram post

Chris Bosh recently got some sobering news, but it appears he’s still in good spirits.   The Miami Heat announced Saturday that their All-Star forward will miss the rest of the season after blood clots were found in one of his lungs. It was a scary moment for Bosh, whose life could have been in danger if the problem wasn’t discovered sooner. The 30-year-old still is the hospital...
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Chris Bosh out for the season due to blood clots

The Miami Heat shared some real unfortunate news on Saturday. The team announced that All-Star Chris Bosh will miss the remainder of the year while undergoing treatment for blood clots on his lung. This is a major blow for the team on the court, but the larger concern has to be Bosh’s long-term health. In this, the Heat indicated that his prognosis is good. Here’s a statement...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh could miss rest of season with blood clots in lungs

The Miami Heat’s high spirits over a winning NBA trade deadline was tempered Thursday by some sobering news.   As the Heat prepared to welcome guard Goran Dragic, they also faced the prospect of losing their best player for the remainder of the season. Chris Bosh, who was admitted to a Miami-area hospital Thursday after feeling “under the weather,” could miss the rest of...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: Potential trade deadline deals

The Miami Heat are currently the eighth seed in a relatively weak eastern conference. I will take a look at potential deals the Heat should explore as we get closer to Feb. 19 trade deadline. The Miami Heat need to make a late push in the trade discussion for Goran Dragic. Goran Dragic Dragic is at the top of Miami’s trade deadline wish list. With Dragic averaging 16.2 points...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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