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Hassan Whiteside Focused On Coming Season, Not 2016 Free Agency

Hassan Whiteside remains focused on the coming season and not his free agency in the 2016 offseason. ESPN recently projected an average salary of $18.8 million per season for Whiteside next summer. "I don't really get caught up in the numbers," he said of what next summer could deliver. "I'm just excited that I get to play with the Heat for another year. I'm not really thinking about...
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat's Hassan Whiteside makes surprise appearance at local YMCA (PHOTO)

The Miami Heat love their community. And if you're out and about enjoying the facilities in the greater Miami area this summer, you never know when you might run into one of your favorite Heat players.Swimmers at the North Pointe YMCA Family Center Pool learned firsthand on Friday that the Heat are out in the community this offseason, as big man Hassan Whiteside stopped in to give...
Via Fox Sports
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ESPN Forecasts $18 Million Raise for Hassan Whiteside Next Season

Hassan Whiteside is about to become a very rich man. According to ESPN’s Amin Elhassan, a former Phoenix Suns executive, Whiteside is projected to earn an $18 million pay raise next season on a contract worth roughly $18.8 million. The Miami Heat center is due to earn just $981,000 for the upcoming season. The valuation took into account the following factors: “Age, injury history...
Via Heat Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside sports great T-shirt at Summer League game

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside proved one of the best stories in the NBA last season. Emerging from the treacherous depths of D-League and overseas detritus, Whiteside took the league by storm to become an impact two-way force for the Heat. His true coming out party came on January 11, 2015 in a game against...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside does behind-the-back dunk in Instagram video

One of the more pleasant surprises last season for the Miami Heat was the sudden emergence of Hassan Whiteside into a starting-caliber center. Earlier today, Whiteside’s Instagram account posted a video of him doing a rather athletic behind-the-back slam dunk while playing at the Miami Pro League: I'm just having fun A video posted by Hassan whiteside (@hassanwhiteside...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside tired of answering why he does not work out with Hakeem Olajuwon

After bouncing around between the NBA’s D-League and professional leagues overseas, Hassan Whiteside found a home this season with the Heat. The 25-year-old showed he can be a defensive anchor, averaging 2.6 blocks per game to go along with 10 rebounds. While his ability as a defender is just what Miami needed in the paint,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Could Hassan Whiteside be the next Alonzo Mourning?

The Miami Herald ran a story the other day that really captured my attention. “Pat Riley indicated the Heat shouldn’t go more than three or four possessions without getting the ball to Hassan Whiteside and Whiteside should have the mentality of Alonzo Mourning,”. “‘If Alonzo didn’t get a touch three or four times down the court, he would put his big hands around my neck...
May 01, 2015  |  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
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside jokes about getting his NBA2K rating up

After bouncing around between the NBA’s D-League, China, and Lebanon since being drafted by the Kings in 2010, it appears Hassan Whiteside has found a home with the Heat. During Sunday’s game against the Bulls, Whiteside posted an impressive triple double with 14 points, 13 rebounds, and 12 blocked shots in just 25 minutes. The...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hassan Whiteside blocks five shots in 7 minutes

Miami Heat big man Hassan Whiteside has been one of the biggest surprises of the NBA season. After thinning out their bench and losing LeBron James in the offseason, Miami has been helped a great deal by this former second-round pick of the Sacramento Kings. He entered Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bulls averaging 7.4 points, 5.8 rebounds and two blocks in about 15 minutes...
Via Sportsnaut
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

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