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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
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside Looking to Add Improved Free Throw Shooting to Skill Set

As the NBA Playoffs have seen teams exploit the poor free throw shooting of big men, specifically Los Angeles Clippers’ DeAndre Jordan and Houston Rockets’ Dwight Howard, center Hassan Whiteside vows to not provide the same type of hindrance to the Miami Heat next season. “I really work on free throws a lot more,” said Whiteside when asked what his point of emphasis was this...
Via Heat Nation
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside knows where to work on his game to help the Heat back to the playoffs

It's amazing what a difference a little bit of stability makes. For Hassan Whiteside and the Miami Heat, the simple security of a contract should pay dividends.At a recent charity event, Whiteside said as much. It's the "first time I’ve had a summer where I know I’m going to be on a team next year. It’s really peace of mind," Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald quoted the young...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside finishes outside top three for Most Improved Player

Perhaps the problem for the Miami Heat's Hassan Whiteside was his emergence from the obscurity of being out of the league for too long. When you have zero baseline with which to compare, maybe it's hard for voters to understand just how much you've improved.Whiteside's growth was one of the biggest, most important things to happen to the Heat in 2014-15. Again, this is a player who...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside a leading candidate for Most Improved Player

The Most Improved Player award can be a tricky one, as it's hard to pin down what kind of improvement the voters are looking for. Should the award favor players like the Heat's breakout star, Hassan Whiteside, who burst onto the scene after years of bouncing in, around and out of the league? Or does a player taking the next step toward stardom, such as last year's winner, Goran Dragic...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  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...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Hassan Whiteside Cleared to Play Tuesday vs. Spurs

According to Ira Winderman of the Sun Sentinel, center Hassan Whiteside has been cleared to play in Tuesday night’s matchup against the San Antonio Spurs. Whiteside has missed the past three games due to a lacerated right hand. Hassan Whiteside has been cleared to play Tuesday against the Spurs. — Ira Winderman (@IraHeatBeat) March 30, 2015 This is fantastic news for the...
Via Heat Nation
March 30, 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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