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Miami Heat: 3 reasons why they should max sign Goran Dragic

With the offseason just a couple of months away, the decision to sign Goran Dragic to a long-term contract is quickly approaching . I will present to you three reasons on why the Miami Heat should take their chances and sign Dragic to a max contract. Dwayne Wade loves him Dwayne Wade has been vocal about his desires to continue playing with Goran Dragic. “I think he fits with...
Via isportsweb.com
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Who are the Miami Heat’s top rivals?

With the playoffs quickly approaching, I will take a look at the Miami Heat’s top 5 rivals in the league since they made their debut in 1988. Honorable Mentions Orlando Magic: The Magic get an honorable mention.  They barely missed the mark on making the top 5 rivals list. Although both the Magic and the Heat are close in proximity, it was very hard for me to talk myself into...
Via isportsweb.com
16 hours 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dwyane Wade’s best highlights of his 40 points against Pistons

Dwyane Wade continues to relive his youth as he had yet another big game for the Heat. This time around, he dropped 40 points against the Pistons as Miami won, 109-102. Watch D-Wade flash before your eyes: So maybe it was foolish for us to say Wade is done. He’s far from it. *** Dwyane Wade pic from Getty Images. Video from the NBA.
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Heat vs. Pistons Game Recap: Wade’s Monster Night Propels Miami

(Miami, FL) — With a handful of other teams in the Eastern Conference breathing down their necks, the banged-up Miami Heat (34-39) held on late to a much-needed 109-102 victory over the Detroit Pistons (28-45) on Sunday night at American Airlines Arena. Dwyane Wade, who just had fluid drained yesterday from his aching left knee, exploded for a 40 points, six rebounds and four assists...
Via Heat Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dwayne Wade Continues To Cement Legacy in Miami

Dwayne Wade just keeps evolving. When Wade entered the NBA in 2003, he was a dynamic slashing guard that endured hit after hit with his consistent assaults at the rim. It was this wreckless style of play that eventually led to a NBA championship and finals MVP in 2006. In the years that followed, Wade began refining his game to lessen the violent contact he had subjected himself...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Injury Report: Wade, Whiteside, Anderson Questionable vs. Pistons

Shooting guard Dwyane Wade, who may have come back too soon from a knee injury, played an uneventful 22 minutes in Friday night’s loss to the Atlanta Hawks. Afterwards, Wade complained of fluid buildup in his knee and is hoping to get it drained in Miami. “I’ll go back to Miami and see my doctors and see what they want to do. I have a lot of fluid. In a perfect world I would...
Via Heat Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Cousy compares Hassan Whiteside to Bill Russell

Well, it seems like the Florida sun is starting to get to 86-year old Celtics' legend Bob Cousy. In an article written by the Worcester Telegram and Gazette's Bill Doyle, Cousy compares Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside to none other than NBA-legend Bill Russell:I have never said this in the 40 years since I retired. But he is the first big guy, not (Patrick) Ewing, (Hakeem) Olajuwon...
Via Celtics Life
3 days ago  |  Discuss

At least one prominent college basketball analyst picked West Virginia to beat Kentucky

Oh, Shane Battier.  We’ve examined previously how the former Duke star and first year analyst is a tad awkward in the broadcast booth.  His prognostication skills aren’t that much better.  Earlier this week, Battier went on CBS Sports’ Boomer & Carton and picked West Virginia to beat Kentucky.  While that might have sounded a little crazy when Battier first did it...
Via Awful Announcing
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics legend Bob Cousy: Hassan Whiteside first player to remind me of Bill Russell

NBA Hall of Famer and Celtics legend Bob Cousy played with the indomitable Bill Russell for seven seasons in Boston. The two won six rings together. When discussions about the greatest player in NBA history arise, Cousy naturally sides with Russell. No big man in the league since has even held a passing resemblance to Russell's dominance on the glass and on defense. No one, that...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics comeback falls short, Miami Heat and Goran Dragic win 91-83 - GR

The Garden Report was joined by special guest Amin Elhassan of ESPN and Truehoop TV to break down the eastern conference playoff race and debate of Steph Curry vs. Russell Westbrook. Julian Edlow and Jared Weiss analyzed the Cetics' bizarre fourth quarter comeback and Iasaiah Thomas' rusty return to the…
Via CLNS Radio
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Isaiah Thomas took issue with Dwyane Wade staredown

BOSTON — A hard Dwayne Wade foul earlier this month resulted in an eight-game absence and two weeks of debilitating back pain for Isaiah Thomas. But before Thomas returned to the lineup Wednesday for the Boston Celtics, he said that he did not take issue with Wade’s rough block attempt, which took place during a March 9 win over the Miami Heat. “I think you guys did,”...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hand injury to limit Hassan Whiteside’s cheap shot repertoire

Miami Heat cheap shot artist Hassan Whiteside is doubtful for tonight’s game against the Celtics: Whiteside needed 10 stitches to his right hand after suffering a gash between the middle and ring fingers on his hand. He sliced his hand hitting the rim and had to leave the game with 5:41 remaining in the second quarter of the Heat’s 89-88 loss to Milwaukee at the Bradley Center...
Via Red's Army
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Craig Sager: Erik Spoelstra sent me care packages from Hooters

While Craig Sager was recovering from his battle with leukemia, the NBA showed its love and support for its favorite sideline reporter. Gregg Popovich and the Spurs made Sager feel at home, and the cards and flowers flowed like wine. But no gift topped the one from the Miami Heat, specifically head coach Erik Spoelstra. (Read more at CBS Miami) As Sager said in his interview: If...
Via Fox Sports
7 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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray Allen can't help but think about the Heat while he's in the neighborhood

Have you ever driven past the home of an ex-significant other, totally on accident, and waxed nostalgic once you realized where you were? Ray Allen knows just how you feel. Allen has already announced that he will not return this season for the Miami Heat or any other team, but he left the door open for 2015-16. Maybe his former home can be his new home once again.
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Alonzo Mourning Stirs the Pot in Interview with SLAM Online

Former Miami Heat great Alonzo Mourning recently did an interview with Adam Figman of SLAM Online that elicited some very interesting, and possibly controversial, opinions about former Heatle LeBron James and current Cleveland Cavalier Kevin Love. Here’s the Q & A portion that included a discussion on LeBron and the Miami Heat culture Pat Riley has cultivated over the years...
Via Crossover Chronicles
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Alonzo Mourning questions LeBron leaving Miami

Last Thursday, WFNY’s Craig Lyndall covered Pat Riley’s shock regarding LeBron leaving the Miami Heat, as Riley somehow thought it prudent to compare it to if Magic Johnson would have left the Los Angeles Lakers. This week, former Miami Heat great Alonzo Mourning decided to take time out of his busy schedule in Austin, Texas for South by Southwest festival to give an interview...
Via Waiting For Next Year
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Fans beg LeBron James to return to Miami at Heat-Cavaliers game (pics)

LeBron James made his second trip of the season to South Beach for a showdown between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Miami Heat at AmericanAirlines Arena. Such as was the case during his first trip back to play his former team on Christmas Day, James received a mostly friendly reception from Heat fans, although there...Read More The post Fans beg LeBron James to return to Miami...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Pat Riley seems to be still smarting over LeBron James’ departure

The NBA experienced a seismic shift in the balance of power, particularly in the Eastern Conference, when LeBron James decided he was “going home” and returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Miami Heat were the poor organization that was right on the fault line and left to pick up the pieces. And that difficult task...Read More The post Pat Riley seems to be still smarting...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
19 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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