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Whiteside's 12 blocks help Heat beat Bulls

Whiteside's 12 blocks help Heat beat Bulls

ESPN.com dimemag.com nba.com Updated Jan 25 (yesterday)
Dwyane Wade scored 26 points, Chris Bosh finished with 20 and Hassan Whiteside had an unconventional triple-double to help the Miami Heat beat the sluggish Chicago Bulls 96-84 Sunday.
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  • Watch Derrick Rose Glide For Swooping Reverse Layup Versus Heat

    Watch Derrick Rose Glide For Swooping Reverse Layup Versus Heat

    dimemag.com Jan 25 (yesterday)
    The wildly improved outside shooting is great. But what really has us excited about Derrick Rose’s recent play is the frequency with which he’s attacking the rim, and how he’s doing it once he gets there. Watch the Chicago Bulls superstar tap into MVP-w…
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  • Gregg Popovich ‘Enjoys’ Thinking Of Kobe Bryant’s Clutch Heroic…

    Gregg Popovich ‘Enjoys’ Thinking Of Kobe Bryant’s Clutch Heroics VS Spurs

    dimemag.com Jan 24 (2 days ago)
    Gregg Popovich, basketball masochist? Nah. Pop and the reigning champion San Antonio Spurs were haunted enough by their heartbreaking loss to the Miami Heat in the 2013 NBA Finals that we know that’s not the case. Like all of us, though, San Antonio’s l…
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  • Wade fined $15,000 for obscene gesture

    Wade fined $15,000 for obscene gesture

    nba.com Jan 22 (4 days ago)
    Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade has been fined $15,000 for making an obscene gesture during the Heat's 78-76 loss to the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday, Jan. 21, at Time Warner Cable Arena, it was announced today by Rod Thorn, President, Basketball Operati…
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  • Sources: LeBron made recent pitch to Allen

    Sources: LeBron made recent pitch to Allen

    ESPN.com Jan 22 (5 days ago)
    LeBron James met with free-agent guard and former Heat teammate Ray Allen in Miami during his recent two-week rest period to try to appeal to the league's all-time leader in 3-pointers again about joining the Cavs this season.
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  • Heat's Deng, Whiteside to miss game vs. Hornets

    Heat's Deng, Whiteside to miss game vs. Hornets

    nba.com Jan 21 (5 days ago)
    Point guard Kemba Walker started against the Miami Heat after missing the last two games because of a cyst on his left knee.
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  • KD Blows By Birdman For Dunk; Andersen Answers With Rare 3-Poin…

    KD Blows By Birdman For Dunk; Andersen Answers With Rare 3-Pointer

    dimemag.com Jan 21 (5 days ago)
    In 12-plus NBA seasons, tattooed center Chris Andersen has attempted 40 three-point field goals. He’s made just eight of them over that stretch with the eighth coming last night. It happened right after Kevin Durant smoked him for a dunk. Birdman doesn’…
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  • Ernie Johnson cracks 'execution' joke to Russell Westbrook afte…

    Ernie Johnson cracks 'execution' joke to Russell Westbrook after Thunder beat Heat

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Jan 21 (5 days ago)
    We're just a handful of days removed from Russell Westbrook deciding to stonewall reporters after a win, answering questions only by repeatedly praising the Oklahoma City Thunder's "execution" before flat-out telling Oklahoman columnist Berry …
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  • Watch Thunder Go Full-Court Without Dribbles For Serge Ibaka Al…

    Watch Thunder Go Full-Court Without Dribbles For Serge Ibaka Alley-Oop

    dimemag.com Jan 20 (6 days ago)
    Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant, and Serge Ibaka are inarguably the most athletic trio of of teammates in basketball. Of course, the Oklahoma City Thunder stars are pretty damn skilled, too. Watch all three players put their multi-faceted talents on dis…
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  • Man gets six-year sentence for scam involving Heat

    Man gets six-year sentence for scam involving Heat

    nba.com Jan 15
    A federal judge handed down a six-year prison sentence Thursday to a man who portrayed himself as a member of a wealthy Pakistani family while running a multimillion-dollar investment scam involving three former Miami Heat players and the team itself.
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  • Report: Heat Are Eyeing Brook Lopez In A Trade

    Report: Heat Are Eyeing Brook Lopez In A Trade

    dimemag.com Jan 15
    If this rumor had confronted the masses a year ago, everyone would have lost their mind because last year’s Heat team really needed a big man. This year, Miami is obviously without LeBron, and nobody expects them to challenge for much of anything — even…
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  • Warriors crush Wade-less Heat for 8th in row

    Warriors crush Wade-less Heat for 8th in row

    ESPN.com Jan 15
    Stephen Curry made seven 3-pointers and finished with 32 points, and the Golden State Warriors overwhelmed the undermanned Miami Heat 104-89 on Wednesday night for their eighth straight victory.
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  • Heat's Wade out vs. Warriors with injury

    Heat's Wade out vs. Warriors with injury

    nba.com ESPN.com Jan 14
    Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade is sitting out against the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday night because of a strained left hamstring.
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  • Byron Scott will rest Kobe Bryant once the Lakers are 'nowhere …

    Byron Scott will rest Kobe Bryant once the Lakers are 'nowhere near playoff contention'

    On Tuesday evening, in a tough loss to the Miami Heat, Kobe Bryant missed 16 of 19 shots from the field. The shooting performance wasn’t typical of his recent play – Kobe hasn’t usually been this bad – but it is sadly reflective of the sub-Kobester stat…
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  • Miami Heat's Hassan Whiteside opening up NBA's eager eyes

    Miami Heat's Hassan Whiteside opening up NBA's eager eyes

    yahoo.com Jan 14
    Comparisons to David Robinson and Alonzo Mourning are premature, but Hassan Whiteside's sudden rise to stardom for the Miami Heat must have handfuls of NBA talent evaluators scratching their heads. Offered the opportunity to play meaningful minutes for …
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  • Aldridge, Blazers' big third too much for Heat

    Aldridge, Blazers' big third too much for Heat

    ESPN.com Jan 9
    LaMarcus Aldridge had 24 points and 12 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers used a big third quarter to beat the Miami Heat 99-83 on Thursday night.
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  • Nicolas Batum wears 'Je Suis Charlie' warmup shirt before Blaze…

    Nicolas Batum wears 'Je Suis Charlie' warmup shirt before Blazers-Heat

    When Nicolas Batum came out to warm up for the Portland Trail Blazers' nationally televised Thursday night matchup with the Miami Heat, the French forward wore a shirt bearing the phrase "Je Suis Charlie" — which translates to "I am Charl…
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  • Tall Justice is back to fighting crime and keeping the mood lig…

    Tall Justice is back to fighting crime and keeping the mood light

    If you haven't seen Chris Bosh's latest video short for the comedy website Funny or Die, it's worth a few laughs. Bosh is keeping the mood light in the locker room as well as the Heat plods through a difficult stretch of the season. Bosh will be in L.A.…
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  • Tests Reveal Deron Williams Has Fractured Rib; Out Indefinitely

    Tests Reveal Deron Williams Has Fractured Rib; Out Indefinitely

    dimemag.com Jan 8
    The injury Deron Williams suffered against the Miami Heat on Sunday has turned out to be much more than minor. After feeling additional pain early in the Brooklyn Nets’ loss to the Boston Celtics last night and undergoing further testing today, Williams…
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  • Video - Heat Overpower Bulls 01:01

    Heat Overpower Bulls

    Jan 25
    Dwyane Wade scored 26 points and Hassan Whiteside had 12 blocks in Miami's 96-84 win over the Chicago Bulls.
  • Video - Excellent All-Around Game From Whiteside 00:35

    Excellent All-Around Game From Whiteside

    Jan 25
    Hassan Whiteside contributes a triple-double in the Heat's win over the Bulls.
  • Video - Wade Talks Whiteside, Win 00:47

    Wade Talks Whiteside, Win

    Jan 25
    Miami guard Dwyane Wade discusses center Hassan Whiteside's performance and the Heat's 96-84 win over the Chicago Bulls.
  • Video - Rose Hits Acrobatic Layup 00:18

    Rose Hits Acrobatic Layup

    Jan 25
    Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose drove the baseline and made a nice reverse layup.

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    Jan 26
    The Brooklyn Nets, increasingly worried about a recent lack of competitiveness, have launched an in-season evaluation of various facets of the team, including new coach Lionel Hollins, according to league sources.
  • Sources -- Dallas Mavericks confident they will eventually sign veteran ce…

    Jan 26
    The Dallas Mavericks are confident they are inching closer to the eventual signing of veteran center Jermaine O'Neal, according to team sources.
  • NBA - Adande: Kobe Bryant pays price for what greatness requires

    Jan 24
    The pursuit of greatness made Kobe Bryant push his body to the brink, writes J.A. Adande.
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    Jan 23
    Nobody represented his city or team more joyously, or more admirably, than did Mr. Cub, who died Friday at age 83, Michael Wilbon writes.