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Heat vs. Celtics Game Recap: Collapse Avoided in Boston

(Boston, MA) — For the second night in a row, the Miami Heat (33-38) had a big lead in the second half of an important game. Deja vu? Nope, not tonight for the very shorthanded Heat squad, as they held on in the fourth quarter en route to a 93-86 victory over the Boston Celtics (31-40) on Wednesday night at TD Garden. After Tuesday night’s utter collapse in an 89-88 loss to the...
Via Heat Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Recap: C’s suck for 3 quarters, fall short in furious comeback

For 3 quarters, the Boston Celtics looked nothing like the team that made so many of us get excited for their improbable playoff run. They looked lost, slow, and unfocused while letting Miami take a massive lead without Dwyane Wade, Hassan Whiteside, and Chris Andersen. There was no redeeming quality to the Celtics effort in any way (well, except for Avery Bradley, who was the only...
Via Red's Army
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics’ Wild Fourth-Quarter Rally Falls Short As Boston Falls To Heat

BOSTON — Dwayne Wade, Hassan Whiteside and Chris Andersen combined for 47 points and 18 rebounds the last time the Miami Heat and Boston Celtics met. Injuries sidelined all three of those players Wednesday night, but the Heat still dispatched the Celtics, leading big early and holding on down the stretch for a 93-86 win in a battle of Eastern Conference playoff hopefuls. Despite...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat missing 3 key players against Celtics

BOSTON (AP) Dwyane Wade, Hassan Whiteside and Chris Andersen have been ruled out for the Miami Heat's game at Boston. Wade was sidelined Wednesday by a swollen left knee. Whiteside received 10 stitches on his right hand after he was cut in the second quarter of Tuesday night's 89-88 loss at Milwaukee, and Andersen was out with a bruised left calf. Wade is averaging a team-high 21...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the NBA’s best nicknames

6. Chris Andersen, Miami Heat: “Birdman”Superhero, rapper, Oscar winner… and Miami Heat role player. The frequently used “...
Via Athlon Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Free Agents The Miami Heat Could Be Looking to Target This Offseason

At 32-37 and with just 13 games left in the regular season, one thing is clear—the Miami Heat need help. The Heat are literally in a dogfight for their playoff lives. They are just two games ahead of the Boston Celtics and the Indiana Pacers for the seventh seed in the East. If the Celtics and Pacers make up ground over the last month of the regular season, Miami would miss the...
Via Heat Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Andersen soars over Chris Kaman for alley-oop dunk

It was the Dwyane Wade show in Miami against the Blazers on Wednesday night. But let’s not forget this little high-wire act by the Birdman, Chris Andersen. Chris Andersen jumps on another Chris (Kaman) for this alley-oop jam: The tattooed Andersen certainly dunked that with flying colors. Man, I’m so hilarious. *** Chris Andersen pic from Getty Images. Video from the NBA.
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
10 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James takes Chris Andersen’s hit and still throws down jarring dunk

LeBron James (sans headband) has had enough of his former team, the Miami Heat, blowing out the Cleveland Cavaliers. He’s also had enough of Chris Andersen blocking his shot earlier in the game. So he took out all his frustrations on the Birdman: Even though he endured the hit, LeBron still managed to throw it down. LeBron James can be such an unstoppable force. *** LeBron James...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
12 days ago  |  Discuss

James Johnson Bangs One On Birdman

For the first time in 16 games, the Toronto Raptors beat the Miami Heat and this James Johnson poster dunk on Chris Andersen aka Birdman was the highlight icing on the cake. The post James Johnson Bangs One On Birdman appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
15 days ago  |  Discuss

James Johnson does two-handed slam dunk on Chris Andersen

James Johnson is quite an athlete. So is Chris Andersen AKA Birdman. These two athletes met up in the air in the Raptors/Heat game. And James Johnson won: Maybe Birdman will get him later. But nice two-handed stuff by Johnson. *** James Johnson pic from Getty Images. Vine from Raptors Republic.
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Wade helps Heat start fast, finish off season sweep of Nets

  Dwyane Wade scored 28 points and added nine assists, Chris Andersen tied a career high with 18 points and set a season high with 14 rebounds, and the Miami Heat finished off a season sweep of the Brooklyn Nets with a 104-98 victory Wednesday night. Goran Dragic added 17 points in his return to the Miami lineup. The Heat went 7-0 against New York's two teams this season - 4-0 against...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat start fast and finish off season sweep of Nets, 104-98

MIAMI (AP) Dwyane Wade scored 28 points and added nine assists, Chris Andersen tied a career high with 18 points and set a season high with 14 rebounds, and the Miami Heat finished off a season sweep of the Brooklyn Nets with a 104-98 victory Wednesday night. Goran Dragic added 17 points in his return to the Miami lineup. The Heat went 7-0 against New York's two teams this season...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat hold on to finish season sweep of Nets

MIAMI (AP) -- Dwyane Wade scored 28 points and added nine assists, Chris Andersen tied a career high with 18 points and set a season high with 14 rebounds, and the Miami Heat finished off a season sweep of the Brooklyn Nets with a 104-98 victory Wednesday night. Goran Dragic added 17 points in his return to the Miami lineup. The Heat went 7-0 against New York's two teams this season...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Rumors: Heat Interested in Center JaVale McGee

After acquring both Goran and Zoran Dragic from the Phoenix Suns, it looks like the Miami Heat front office isn’t done dealing just yet. According to Marc Stein of ESPN, the Heat have shown interest in acquiring 7’0″ JaVale McGee, who will clear waivers on Wednesday. Hearing Heat also have a level of interest in free agent-to-be JaVale McGee — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine...
Via Heat Nation
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat: The Land Of Opportunity

It’s been a rough season of sorts for the 2014-15 Miami Heat. Less than a year after advancing to their fourth consecutive NBA Finals, the Heat have struggled all season long. They have not been above .500 since early December and are currently eight games under .500 after Saturday night’s 93-91 loss to the Atlanta Hawks. Injuries have taken a toll on the roster as Josh McRoberts...
Via Heat Nation
27 days ago  |  Discuss

In matchup of reshuffled lineups, Heat come up short against steady Hawks

MIAMI -- Both the Miami Heat and the Atlanta Hawks featured new-look starting lineups in their clash Saturday at AmericanAirlines Arena. The Hawks did it by choice, preferring to rest several key players on the second night of a back-to-back. The Heat were forced to by necessity. With Chris Andersen out because of illness, head coach Erik Spoelstra put Udonis Haslem back to his more...
Via Fox Sports Florida
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh out for season with blood clots

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports The Miami Heat announced Saturday that Chris Bosh will miss the remainder of the 2014-15 Season, while being treated for blood clots on his lung. “Bosh, who is receiving care under the guidance of team physicians at a Baptist Health System Hospital, is currently resting comfortably,” the Heat said in a statement. “Chris is OK and his prognosis...
Via Sports-Glory
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh could miss season with blood clots on his lungs

Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports Miami Heat star forward Chris Bosh was admitted to a Miami-area hospital Thursday after meeting with a doctor and the fear is that Bosh could have blood clots on his lungs, reports the Miami Hearald. Bosh underwent initial tests that proved inconclusive. If there is a pulmonary embolus, or multiple clots, then Bosh would be out for the remainder...
Via Sports-Glory
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Heat without Luol Deng, Chris Andersen against visiting Bucks

MIAMI (AP) -- Luol Deng and Chris Andersen both were kept out of Miami's game against Milwaukee on Tuesday, prompting the Heat to use their 18th different starting lineup of the season. Deng has a calf injury. Andersen has elbow and back injuries. There is no timetable for either's return, though neither player is expected to miss significant time. Danny Granger took Deng's spot...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Deng (calf), Andersen (elbow and back) sidelined for Heat

MIAMI (AP) Luol Deng and Chris Andersen both were kept out of Miami's game against Milwaukee on Tuesday, prompting the Heat to use their 18th different starting lineup of the season. Deng has a calf injury. Andersen has elbow and back injuries. There is no timetable for either's return, though neither player is expected to miss significant time. Danny Granger took Deng's spot in...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant Puts Chris Andersen on Poster, Birdman Responds With Random Three-Pointer

  Kevin Durant had an off night against the Miami Heat on Tuesday, scoring 19 points on an inefficient 9-for-24 from the field. But since he’s KD, you don’t really worry it and instead fawn over his pretty baskets—like the two that came at the expense of poor Chris Andersen in the first quarter. But don’t feel sorry for the Birdman! He actually responded to getting his manhood...
Via Busted Coverage
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant goes by Chris Andersen and throws down nasty right-handed dunk

The Thunder are keeping it close with the Heat right now but it seems like they’re putting on the better show. Kevin Durant dusts Chris Andersen (the Birdman) and spikes it right after: If this were all about flash, the Thunder would definitely be ahead in points. *** Kevin Durant pic courtesy of Getty Images. Vine by Anthony Slater.
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Birdman Has the Tattoo Hook Up

Miami Heat big man Chris Andersen aka Birdman is famous for having maybe the most tattoos in the league. For your regular ink addict, this would cost a fortune. For the Birdman, not so much as he explained to TMZ Sports when they caught up with him on a night out in Miami. H/N TMZ The post Birdman Has the Tattoo Hook Up appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Heat vs. Grizzlies Game Recap: Grizzlies Narrowly Escape

(Miami, FL) — 11. That’s the number of times the Miami Heat cut the Memphis Grizzlies‘ lead to within one or two points in the second half. However, Miami would get no closer the rest of the way as they fell to Grizzlies on Saturday night, 95-103. “Every time they got to one or two, I thought we executed pretty well,” Memphis head coach David Joerger said. “We got stops...
Via Heat Nation
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Chris Andersen Aiming For Tuesday Return

The “Birdman” might be back in flight soon after all. Ira Winderman of The Sun Sentinel reports that Chris Andersen will likely make his return from a sprained ankle for Tuesday night’s game against the Brooklyn Nets. Andersen himself made it clear that his return was imminent before the Miami Heat’s victory over the Utah Jazz on Friday night: “That’s what the prognosis...
Via Heat Nation
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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