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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
24 minutes ago  |  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
28 minutes ago  |  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 Fox Sports Florida
28 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Big Names: Shane Battier, Jay Rothman, Al Jaffe

Former Miami Heat player Shane Battier will call a game involving his former team Friday night. In other news, ESPN Monday Night Football producer Jay Rothman is staying put, and ESPN executive Al Jaffe is retiring. Battier to Call Heat Game Friday ESPN college basketball analyst Shane Battier will be part of the broadcast team [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Heat vs. Bucks Game Preview: Heat Look To Win Third Straight

(Miami, FL) — The Miami Heat (20-24) host the Milwaukee Bucks (22-22) in a matchup of Eastern Conference playoff hopefuls on Tuesday night at American Airlines Arena. The Heat currently hold the seventh-best record in the East, while the Bucks have the sixth-best mark in the conference. Miami is coming off of one of their best victories of the season, having defeated the Chicago...
Via Heat Nation
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dwayne Wade Asks NBA To Improve Ways To Protect Players

Dwayne Wade of Miami Heat As reported by Fox Sports, Miami Heat guard Dwayne Wade was fined $15,000 for making an obscene gesture towards fans who made comments about his wife actress Gabrielle Union, during last Wednesday night’s game against the Charlotte Hornets. During the investigation following the incident the father of three asked the NBA to further improve the ways...
Via Basketball Bicker
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Rumors: Hornets Looking to Trade for Norris Cole

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Charlotte Hornets are looking to fill the void left by Kemba Walker’s recent injury with the likes of either Ramon Sessions from the Sacramento Kings or Norris Cole of the Miami Heat. Yahoo Sources: Charlotte’s pursuing trade avenues to replace Kemba Walker, with Sacramento’s Ramon Sessions and Heat’s Norris Cole on radar...
Via Heat Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Whiteside adds name to list of Heat's greatest individual performances

The Miami Heat's Hassan Whiteside wasn't even a sure thing to play against the Chicago Bulls on Sunday. He looked like he was moving well in pregame warmups (then again, that was also the case Friday before the Indiana Pacers game and he was still held out for a second time with a sprained right ankle). What followed was one of the most impressive performances from a Heat player...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose Destroys Former Teammate Luol Deng With Drive And Finish

Although Luol Deng and the Heat got the better of the Bulls, Derrick Rose took it to his former teammate on this drive during the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game. [Gustavo Vega] The post Derrick Rose Destroys Former Teammate Luol Deng With Drive And Finish appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Heat’s Hassan Whiteside is destroying the NBA

A month ago, 25-year-old Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside was looking like he wasn’t long for the NBA. Over 19 total career games with the...
Via Athlon Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside Monster Triple-Double

Just 36 games into his career. Miami Heat rookie Hassan Whiteside is already making a name for himself, by racking up a monster triple-double against the Chicago Bulls consisting of 14 points, 13 rebounds, and 12 BLOCKED SHOTS. Yes, I’m yelling cause this guy blocked TWELVE FREAKIN’ SHOTS! “It’s a blessing,” said Whiteside, who was working out at the downtown YMCA in Charlotte...
Via Hooped Up
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat Player After Huge Game: ‘I’m just trying to get my ‘NBA 2K’ rating up’

Miami Heat’s Hassan Whiteside after collecting 12 blocks against the Chicago Bulls on Sunday: “I’m just trying to get my ‘NBA 2K’ Ratings Up” The post Miami Heat Player After Huge Game: ‘I’m just trying to get my ‘NBA 2K’ rating up’ appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Heat’s Hassan Whiteside posts ridiculous triple-double in just 25 minutes (Video included)

The feel good story of Miami Heat big man Hassan Whiteside continues to get better and better for the unheralded center. Since coming into the NBA back in 2010-11, Whiteside never got a chance to show what he could do despite being an athletic seven-foot center in a league where there is a lack of good big men. On Sunday, Whiteside showed once again why he’s quickly becoming...
Via Pass The Pill
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Here’s the Luol Deng Tribute Video

The Bulls fell to the Heat this afternoon 96-84 in what was Luol Deng’s first game at the United Center since being traded last season. The real story of the game was the future rise of Hassan Whiteside’s 2k rating (and his likely rise on Chad Ford’s retroactive draft boards) as he managed to triple-double in only 25 MINUTES by recording 14 points, 13 rebounds, and 12 BLOCKS...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside went 2k15 on the Bulls with a triple-double

So the Miami Heat’s Hassan Whiteside decided to go beast mode on the Bulls and record a triple-double with 14 points, 13 rebounds and… ready for this… 12 blocks! The big man showed an all-around game on both ends of the court. Who would ever think this question would be asked during a game, “How do you contain Whiteside?” The post Hassan Whiteside went 2k15 on the Bulls...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside went 2k15 on the Bulls with a triple-double

So the Miami Heat’s Hassan Whiteside decided to go beast mode on the Bulls and record a triple-double with 14 points, 13 rebounds and… ready for this… 12 blocks! The big man showed an all-around game on both ends of the court. Who would ever think this question would be asked during a game, “How do you contain Whiteside?” The post Hassan Whiteside went 2k15 on the Bulls...
Via Crossover Chronicles
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Hassan Whiteside Full Triple-Double Highlights (14 Pts, 13 Rbs, 12 Blks)

Finally, something Miami Heat fans can get excited about. The Miami Heat outclassed the Chicago Bulls on Sunday afternoon by a score of 96-84 as five players scored in double figures. However, the story of the night was none other than 7’0″ center Hassan Whiteside. Whiteside finished the afternoon with the best game of his young NBA career as he recorded at triple-double to the...
Via Heat Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside Is A Millennial

Heat center Hassan Whiteside has really stepped it up for Erik Spoelstra’s crew as of late, averaging 12 points, 8 rebounds and 3 blocks per game over his last 8 games. Today, Whiteside pulled off a triple double in what was surely the best game of his young career, going for 14 points, 13 rebounds, and 12- yes 12- blocks in just 23 minutes. After the game, Whiteside seemed most...
Via Busted Coverage
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside hopes triple-double vs Bulls will raise NBA2K rating (Video)

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside had a standout performance in Sunday's 96-84 win in Chicago by scoring 14 points, grabbing 13 rebounds and blocking 12 shots.Whiteside was rewarded with a postgame interview after his unconventional triple-double and implied that at least part of the motivation for his performance was to raise his ratings in the NBA 2K video game.Well, Sunday's...
Via Holdout Sports
2 days ago  |  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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wade, Bosh, Whiteside lead Heat over Bulls 96-84

CHICAGO (AP) Dwyane Wade scored 26 points, Chris Bosh finished with 20 and Hassan Whiteside had unconventional triple-double to help the Miami Heat beat the sluggish Chicago Bulls 96-84 Sunday. Whiteside had a career high 11 blocks to go with 14 points and 13 rebounds for an. Luol Deng scored 15 in his return to Chicago. Mario Chalmers had 15 points, and the Heat squashed whatever...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat Check: Hassan Whiteside throws block party in Miami's road win

The Miami Heat made sure Luol Deng's return to Chicago on Sunday was a winning occasion. But it was the return of Hassan Whiteside to the Heat after missing two games due to an ankle sprain that powered the 96-84 victory in a historic performance. Playing against the Bulls at the United Center for the first time in his career, Deng (15 points, 10 rebounds, four assists) was aggressive...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade, Hassan Whiteside lead Heat past Bulls

CHICAGO (AP) -- Dwyane Wade scored 26 points, Chris Bosh finished with 20 and Hassan Whiteside had unconventional triple-double to help the Miami Heat beat the sluggish Chicago Bulls 96-84 Sunday. Whiteside had a career high 11 blocks to go with 14 points and 13 rebounds for an. Luol Deng scored 15 in his return to Chicago. Mario Chalmers had 15 points, and the Heat squashed whatever...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade, Hassan Whiteside lead Heat past Bulls

CHICAGO (AP) -- Dwyane Wade scored 26 points, Chris Bosh finished with 20 and Hassan Whiteside had unconventional triple-double to help the Miami Heat beat the sluggish Chicago Bulls 96-84 Sunday. Whiteside had a career high 11 blocks to go with 14 points and 13 rebounds for an. Luol Deng scored 15 in his return to Chicago. Mario Chalmers had 15 points, and the Heat squashed whatever...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside said he was trying to get 2K rating up after blocking 12 shots

Hassan Whiteside had his coming-out party on national television with a huge game against the Chicago Bulls. He had 14 points, 13 rebounds, and 12 blocks. That’s official. Whiteside got a postgame interview from ABC/ESPN’s Heather Cox and talked about why he was so motivated: Because we all do it for the NBA 2K ratings, Hassan! But to be fair, you can always play MyPlayer for...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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