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Hassan Whiteside planning to buy his mom a house

As someone who could hardly get the attention of an NBA team just a few years ago, Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside is not taking the $98 million contract he just signed for granted. In fact, the first major purchase he is planning isn’t even for himself. Whiteside, who celebrated signing his max contract by going to the zoo and sharing the experience on Snapchat, is planning...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Whiteside will reportedly get paid less if Heat sign Durant

The Miami Heat re-signed big man Hassan Whiteside on Friday, and they are hoping that gives them a better shot to sign Kevin Durant. In fact, Whiteside is said to have structured his contract with that goal in mind. Ethan J. Skolnick of the Miami Herald is reporting that Whiteside agreed to take less than the $98 million he was entitled to over four years if it helps the Heat sign...
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading Hassan Whiteside's four-year $98M deal with Heat

The Miami Heat made Hassan Whiteside their top priority this offseason and quickly agreed upon a four-year, $98 million contract after he received considerable interest from rival teams including the Dallas Mavericks and Portland Trail Blazers. Whiteside turned 27 last month and he's still figuring out many of the nuances of the game, particularly on defense, due to his convoluted...
Via RealGM - NBA
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Hassan Whiteside focusing on Heat, Mavericks

Center Hassan Whiteside will formally become a free agent in a matter of hours, and he sounds as if he has his eye on two teams in particular. Whiteside, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of the Vertical, is focused on the Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat, and may decide quickly on his next destination. Sources: As 12:01 AM nears, free agent Hassan Whiteside's focus is centered...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Mavericks to offer Hassan Whiteside max contract

Free agency around the NBA hasn’t officially started and we’re already hearing reports of potential contracts ready to be offered and meetings set to take place. Both of these eventualities represent the current status of Miami Heat free agent center Hassan Whiteside, who is coming off a breakout 2015-16 season. The 27-year-old former second-round pick is slated to take his...
Via Sportsnaut
June 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside not ready to commit to Heat

Soon to be NBA free agent Hassan Whiteside appears to be warming to the idea of signing with a team not named the Miami Heat. Speaking with media on Sunday, the 27-year-old center wouldn’t commit to Miami and is keeping his options wide open. Asked if he'll stay in Miami if all things are equal. Long pause. "We'll see." — Ethan J. Skolnick (@EthanJSkolnick) June 26, 2016...
Via Sportsnaut
June 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside primary offseason target of Lakers according to report

The Los Angeles Lakers are starting a new era without Kobe Bryant, and one of their preferred pieces in free agency is reportedly Hassan Whiteside, per Marc Stein and Ramona Shelburne of ESPN. Story posting now with @ramonashelburne: @espn sources say the Lakers plan to aggressively pursue Miami's Hassan Whiteside in free agency — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June 25, 2016 ...
Via Sportsnaut
June 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Hassan Whiteside will stay with Heat if money is right

Hassan Whiteside would reportedly like to stay with the Miami Heat, but he expects to be compensated for it, too. According to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, Whiteside wants to remain in Miami “if all things are equal financially.” However, the Heat reportedly intend to offer Whiteside a deal slightly under the max with the reasoning that Florida has no state income tax...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Hassan Whiteside has first-degree MCL sprain

The Miami Heat haven’t been forthcoming about Hassan Whiteside and the severity of his knee injury. However, Ethan Skolnick of the Miami Herald reports the center has been diagnosed with a first degree MCL sprain. “The Miami Herald has learned from a league source that it is a first degree, or least severe, sprain,” Skolnick writes. “The Heat will know more after Whiteside’s...
Via Sportsnaut
May 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Heat to let playoffs decide Whiteside’s trip to free agency?

The Miami Heat-Hassan Whiteside relationship hasn’t been the easiest to figure out this year. Whiteside started the season on the wrong foot, garnering controversy and an odd situation with his team. He’s turned it around since, though, posting 13.9 points, 11.8 rebounds and 3.7 blocks per game, garnering praise and increasing his value a ton for when he hits the market. Still...
Via The Sports Daily
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

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