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5 takeaways from the Miami Heat’s big loss to the Cavaliers

The injury-plagued Miami Heat suffered their worst loss of the season, losing 114-84 to the Cleveland Cavaliers.  1. Beating the Cavs at home is a tall order. Doing it with eight players? Near impossible. A 30-point loss never feels good. Especially when it comes at the hands of a guy who used to play on your […] 5 takeaways from the Miami Heat’s big loss to the Cavaliers ...
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2 hours ago

Cavs decimate Heat 114-84

Despite playing a solid first half, the Heat collapsed down the line allowing Cleveland to completely take over. The Heat played well in the first half, but were just unable to maintain the same level of play in the second. This lead to Cleveland completely blowing the doors open in the third and leaving Miami in too big a hole to climb out of. See how it all went down below: ...
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4 hours ago

Miami Heat: The good and the bad of Hassan Whiteside

Hassan Whiteside signed a huge contract extension this offseason to remain with the Miami Heat. We examine his play thus far.  Early on July 1st of this past summer, the first day players and teams could agree to terms on new deals, Hassan Whiteside came to a relatively quick decision about where he would be playing. […] Miami Heat: The good and the bad of Hassan Whiteside -...
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18 hours ago

Game Preview: Heat stumble into Cleveland to face Cavs

The Miami Heat are hurting, have dropped three in a row and now face the East-leading and defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers. When the Miami Heat face the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night, it won’t have the same aura as it has the last few seasons. That’s because there’s really nobody left to create any type of familiarity between LeBron and the Heat. In fact, not one...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
19 hours ago

Heat comeback bid falls short

Tyler Johnson scored a career-high 27 points in the effort. Trailing throughout their game against the Atlanta Hawks Wednesday night, Tyler Johnson drained a 3 with 8:05 left to pull the Miami Heat to within 76-83. A little more than a minute later, Goran Dragic found Johnson for a breakaway alley-oop that got Miami within 5. https://t.co/TlZfncWXRD pic.twitter.com/YSHwaMxTEE—...
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2 days ago

Grading the Miami Heat a quarter through the season

With a quarter of the season now complete, here’s a look at how each Miami Heat player has fared thus far. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports Goran Dragic Season numbers: 17.8 points per game, 3.9 rebounds per game, 6.7 assists per game,44.3 field goal percentage, 42.1 three-point percentage, 33.4 minutes per game, 16 games played. Dragic […] Grading the Miami...
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2 days ago

Chris Bosh likely to wait until next season to try comeback

Miami Heat All-Star Chris Bosh remains sidelined after his second bout with blood clots in as many years. There’s been a lot going on behind the scenes regarding Bosh and his team. While Miami surely is concerned over Bosh’s health and how that might equate to a return to the court, it also has to take into account the financial situation here. The Heat appear to be in rebuilding...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Hassan Whiteside stares down Knicks player after dunk

It’s clear if there’s history between Hassan Whiteside and Justin Holiday, but it sure looked like that was the case during Tuesday night’s Knicks-Heat game. Whiteside hauled in an offensive rebound, and threw down a powerful dunk over Holiday, who also fouled him on the play. Before going to shoot his free throw, though, he gave Holiday a mean staredown. This embed...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Short-handed Heat struggle in 2nd half of loss to Knicks

MIAMI (AP) -- Carmelo Anthony matched a season high with 35 points, and the New York Knicks beat the injury-ravaged Miami Heat 114-103 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory.Kristaps Porzingis had 14 points and 12 rebounds for New York, which is three games over .500 for the first time since the end of the 2012-13 season. The Knicks lost Derrick Rose to back spasms in...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Study Shows Miami Heat Fans Amongst Most Loyal in NBA

The Miami Heat may not be on top of the NBA world like it once was, but that hasn’t deterred its fan base from supporting the team. Despite holding a 7-12 record thus far in the 2016-17 season, a study conducted by SmartAsset proves Heat fans are still the sixth most die-hard supporters in the NBA. As a point of reference, the NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers were rated to...
Via Heat Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dragic scores 27 as Heat hold on for 111-110 win over Jazz

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Goran Dragic scored 27 points and the Miami Heat continued to play better on the road with a 111-110 victory over the Utah Jazz on Thursday night. James Johnson scored a season-high 24 points off the bench and Wayne Ellington added 17 for the Heat, who have five of their seven wins on the road. The Jazz had the ball with 3.9 seconds remaining and Gordon Hayward...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Dion Waiters to Miss at Least Two Weeks With Pectineus Tear

The Miami Heat‘s injury problems aren’t going away any time soon. Just one day after the Heat announced that Dion Waiters and Justise Winslow would miss the Heat’s three-game road trip, the team has revealed that Waiters has suffered a Pectineus tear and will re-evaluated in two weeks. INJURY UPDATE: MRI results reveal G Dion Waiters has suffered a Pectineus tear...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Synergy Breakdown: Which Lineups Have Been Most Effective for Miami Heat?

In a season filled with drama and problems for the Miami Heat, are there any possible solutions? It is clear the offense has been the team’s weak point this season, but what has the offense done well so far and what options does Heat coach Erik Spoelstra have at his disposal? During the preseason, Spoelstra knew he would be experimenting with lineup changes when he spoke to the...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss
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