Dion Waiters’ role a question for the Miami Heat going forward

With the Miami Heat playing well without him, what becomes of Dion Waiters when he returns from his groin injury? Dion Waiters won’t be back for at least another week and a half, but it’s not as if the Miami Heat missed him on their recent three-game road trip. The Heat went 2-1 in what […] Dion Waiters’ role a question for the Miami Heat going forward - All U Can Heat -...
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16 hours ago

The Stretch 4: Wayne Ellington Is Back and Too Many Injuries

It’s officially December and the Miami Heat are one week further into their 2016-17 campaign; so dive into The Stretch 4 to check out what went well for them, and what still needs improvement. Happy December! While the majority of Heat Nation may still be basking in 80 degree weather and sunshine, I’m definitely feeling […] The Stretch 4: Wayne Ellington Is Back and Too Many...
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21 hours ago

Miami Heat: Will Hassan Whiteside make the All-Star game?

Locked On Heat is a daily podcast covering the Miami Heat and the NBA. Subscribe to get daily, expert insight on the Heat. Wes Goldberg (@wcgoldberg) and David Ramil (@dramil13) open up the mailbag. Will Hassan Whiteside make the All-Star game? What is Rodney McGruder’s ceiling? Has Josh McRoberts locked down the starting power forward […] Miami Heat: Will Hassan Whiteside make...
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22 hours ago

Heat squander late lead, lose to Blazers 99-92

Miami had a golden opportunity to close out road trip with another victory but couldn’t seal the deal. The Miami Heat just had to close out their tightly contested battle with the Portland Trail Blazers and hold on to their small lead, but a scoring drought during the last two minutes of the game instead resulted in a 99-92 loss. Miami had the lead at 91-85 with 3:02 left in the...
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2 days ago

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...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Heat take on Blazers

After winning two straight, Miami continues their road trip in Portland. Game Story: Miami has been fantastic as of late even with the team ravaged by injuries. After scraping two close wins out against the Nuggets and Jazz the Heat continue their road trip in Portland who are coming off a loss against the Blazers. This should be a winnable matchup for the Heat if they continue...
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2 days ago

PODCAST: Miami Heat beat writer Tom D’Angelo of the Palm Beach Post

Earnest Christian is joined by Miami Heat beat writer Tom D'Angelo of the Palm Beach Post to discuss last night's Heat win in Denver, Hassan Whiteside's All-Star chances, team injuries, Erik Spoelstra's performance and whether the team will be active at February's trade deadline.
Via Hot Hot Hoops
3 days ago

Miami Heat vs. Utah Jazz Game Recap: Heat Win Thriller in Salt Lake City

(Salt Lake City, UT) – For the second game in a row, the Miami Heat (7-12) pulled off yet another upset as they beat the Utah Jazz (11-9) for a thrilling 111-110 victory at Vivint Smart Home Arena on Thursday night. Point guard Goran Dragic was absolutely superb and stepped up for his injury-riddled Heat squad, going off to tie a season-high with 27 points to go along with...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Whiteside, Ellington lead Heat to victory over Nuggets

DENVER (AP) -- Hassan Whiteside had another big game with 25 points, 16 rebounds and four blocks, lifting the Miami Heat over the Denver Nuggets 106-98 on Wednesday night. Wayne Ellington scored 22 points and Tyler Johnson returned after missing one game to get 18 points and seven assists for Miami. Goran Dragic had 16 points and seven assists for the Heat, who have more wins on...
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5 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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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Without Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, Miami Heat struggle to find identity

Five days after Dwyane Wade returned to Miami for the first time since he left the Heat, which he led for 13 seasons and three career-defining championships, the franchise is beginning to realize that the road to respectability will be far more arduous than it had imagined. After Monday’s 94-90 road loss to the San Antonio Spurs, Miami is 2-7, tied with the Washington Wizards...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

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