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Even on Valentine's Day, Miami's Whiteside doesn't want a hug

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside is one extremely tall, exceptionally-mercurial basketball player. Despite his contentious attitude, odd behavior and the fact that NBA basketball is harshly shoving big men out from under the spotlight, in a few month's time Whiteside will be roughly 100 times as wealthy as he is today. Until then he's just a shot-blocking quote board who's making...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside throws down powerful dunk over JaVale McGee

Miami Heat big man Hassan Whiteside played in his first game in roughly two weeks when his team took on the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night, and he looked like he hadn’t missed a beat. On one particular play in the second quarter, Whiteside was working against JaVale McGee, and used a great spin move to create some space and carve out a lane to the basket. And then he slammed...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside is having an even more historic season than we thought

Hassan Whiteside seems like he's pulling down every rebound and swatting every possible shot this season. The Heat center, who leads the leads the NBA in blocks and sits fourth in rebounds, has become one of the NBA's most prominent stat compilers over the course of his first full season in Miami.But did you realize Whiteside was putting up rebounding and shot blocking numbers which...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Whiteside stares down Porzingis after big dunk

New York Knicks big man Kristaps Porzingis has already been dunking on some of the NBA’s best shot-blockers in just his first season in the league, but he was on the other side of a powerful slam in Wednesday night’s game against the Heat. It happened in the fourth quarter of the Eastern Conference matchup, when Whiteside received a lob pass and slammed it home over Porzingis...
Via The Sports Daily
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Hassan Whiteside (Ankle) Misses Practice Thursday, Questionable for Friday

The Miami Heat may be without their center for Friday night’s game versus the Indiana Pacers. According to Ira Winderman of The Sun Sentinel, Hassan Whiteside missed Thursday’s practice due to an ankle sprain injury: Whiteside has a sprained ankle. Did not practice. — Ira Winderman (@IraHeatBeat) December 10, 2015 It is unknown how exactly the injury was caused. Whiteside...
Via Heat Nation
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Who is the best rim protector in the NBA?

It doesn't take a basketball lover to understand that the easiest way to score is to get as close to the basket as possible. With this logic in mind, NBA offenses are designed to get players layups and dunks. The best scorers in the league — LeBron James, Kevin Durant, James Harden, to name a few — are all masters at getting to the rim. Even the current king of all scorers,...
Via The Sports Quotient
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside Says Miami Heat Don’t Run Any Plays for Him

Having center Hassan Whiteside in the starting lineup for the Miami Heat remains an important component of the team’s potential success, but Whiteside has expressed frustration that the team currently has no plays set up for him within their playbook. Whiteside made the comments at the team’s practice on Tuesday, which was reported by The Sun Sentinel’s Ira Winderman: Whifeside...
Via Heat Nation
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

The Grass Isn't Greener On The Other Whiteside: How Hassan Whiteside Is Punishing Offenses

Hassan Whiteside is not your typical D-League call-up.Fourteen games into the season the Miami Heat sophomore is averaging 4.7 blocks per contest, more than any player since Elmore Smith in 1973-74 (he averaged 4.85) and more than 11 of the league's 30 teams. There's also this, which still holds true:Whiteside's 7'1" frame and 7'7" wingspan enable him to recover from basically...
Via The Sports Quotient
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside Quickly Becoming One of the Best Centers in the NBA

So rarely does an athletic 7-footer slip through the cracks that it almost seems like a Miami miracle that Hassan Whiteside ended up in the hands of the Miami Heat. At 26 years young, Whiteside is on pace to make shot-blocking history in ways that NBA fans haven’t witnessed in 25 years. He’s already tallied a staggering 58 blocks this year — in a very distant second is...
Via Heat Nation
November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside shows off ridiculous reach on Instagram

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside is a large human being that rose up from basketball ashes to become an imposing two-way force down in South Beach last season. But he might not even really be that. Now I’m starting to think that Whiteside may just secretly be an alien from the planet Gigantor. The 26-year-old shared a gym photo to his Instagram account on Monday of him hanging...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

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