Locked On Heat is a daily podcast covering the Miami Heat and the NBA. Subscribe to get daily, expert insight on the Heat. Thanks to Josh Richardson’s 17 points the Miami Heat blew out the New York Knicks on the second game of a back to back and took control of the no. 7 seed […] Healthy Dragic and Richardson Changes Things for the Heat - All U Can Heat - All U Can Heat - A Miami...
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Miami grabs another important victory in their march towards the playoffs. The Miami Heat used a balanced team effort on both ends of the court to take apart the inconsistent New York Knicks over the course of the second half for the 105-88 win on Wednesday night. There would be no hangover after last night’s buzzer beater against the Detroit Pistons in their once-improbable quest...
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Miami Heat head coach says Hassan Whiteside is playing the best basketball of his career, but do the stats back him up? After Hassan Whiteside’s game-winning tip-in against the Detroit Pistons, Miami Heat players and coaches took the opportunity to praise the star center for his recent play. Per the Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson: “Hassan, […] Hassan Whiteside has turned a...
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NEW YORK (AP) — Goran Dragic had 20 points, nine assists and seven rebounds, and the Miami Heat breezed to an easy victory a night after going down to the wire, beating the New York Knicks 105-88 on Wednesday night. Reserve James Johnson added 18 points for the Heat, who began play eighth in the Eastern Conference and a game behind Indiana for seventh as they continue a second...
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Locked On Heat is a daily podcast covering the Miami Heat and the NBA. Subscribe to get daily, expert insight on the Heat. With one hand! The left hand! Hassan Whiteside gets the game-winning tip in in what was essentially a playoff game. The Miami Heat beat the Detroit Pistons 97-96. What an exciting way […] Hassan Whiteside’s Tip-In May Have Saved the Miami Heat’s Season...
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James Johnson hates rims, and Marcus Morris was silly enough to get in the way of the Miami forward’s attack during Tuesday’s game between the Heat and the Pistons. And as Johnson drove his knee straight into Morris’ chest, he also drew a blocking foul. This dunk was so vicious, I’m sure Markieff Morris felt the pain all the way over in Los Angeles thanks to weird twin telepathy...
The Heat moved a game ahead of Chicago for the eighth seed. In the NBA playoffs, successful teams find ways to competitive games. And in a crucial game for both the eighth-seeded Miami Heat and 10th-seeded Detroit Pistons, the Heat found a way to win. Even after blowing a 12-point third-quarter lead. Even after going 1-for-10 in one stretch that spanned parts of the third and fourth...
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The Miami Heat can safely waive Chris Bosh at any time now, as his salary will be excluded from their cap number now that there’s no way he could play 25 or more regular season games for another team this season. So what’s the holdup?According to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, the Heat are in no rush to release Bosh because there are no players currently available that they...
Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Happy Friday and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while wait for the Mountaineers to shoot the ball.Happy birthday today to Chris Bosh, Corey Hart, Ron Hainsey, Peyton Manning, Mike Vanderjagt and Penny Toler. On this date in 1979 Magic Johnson scored a triple-double for...
Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge is willing to let bygones be bygones, and he’s curious why some of his former players won’t do the same.In his weekly appearance on 98.5 The Sports Hub’s “Toucher & Rich” on Thursday, Ainge admitted to some surprise that ex-Celtics guard Ray Allen was being snubbed by his old teammates.“I was surprised,” said Ainge, per...
An NBA fan who perhaps once harbored a grudge over LeBron James’ desertion from the Cleveland Cavaliers curiously wore a partially burned James jersey at Wednesday's game.The fan received some air time on the Jumbotron during the Cavs’ visit to Pepsi Center Wednesday night for a showdown with the Denver Nuggets.What made the fan’s choice of attire so perplexing, though, was...
Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside is used to being slept on, so he was quite surprised to learn he had been named Eastern Conference Player of the Week.Whiteside, who took home the honors after averaging 20.0 points, 13.7 rebounds, and 2.7 blocks per game in the past week, had this great reaction to the news of his achievement, per Manny Navarro of the Miami Herald. Of course, the...
The 10-year anniversary of the last time the Celtics won a title will be here in 2018, and Rajon Rondo is planning a vacation for his former teammates to get together and reflect on the accomplishment. But one name will be noticeably absent from his invite list.Ray Allen left the Celtics after five seasons to chase a ring with the Miami Heat, and the vets from that Boston squad...
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A unknown entity is behind a bizarre development this week where a handful of NBA players have received personalized potatoes in the mail.The strange sensation started to become known on Wednesday when Dallas Mavericks superstar Dirk Nowitzki took to Twitter to express gratitude over receiving the super-special spud. But ever since Nowitzki went public with his tater tribute, several...
The Miami Heat beat the New Orleans Pelicans Wednesday night 120-112. That win put the Heat in the eighth seed, giving the team playoff seeding for the first time this season. This only lasted a few hours, as the Milwaukee Bucks’ victory on the West Coast knocked out the Heat, but it was another milestone in Miami’s rise from the bottom. After the first half of the season, the...
It only took one season of playing with the Heat for Dion Waiters to realize that he wants to stay in Miami long-term, but is it wise to spend perhaps $14 million or more this summer on a player who has played for three different teams in the last four years?Waiters, the fourth overall pick by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2012, averaged 14.7 points and 3.0 assists as a rookie despite...
Goran Dragic took an elbow to the face during Saturday’s game, and suffered an orbital contusion as a result. He didn’t play in Sunday’s game against the Pacers, and if you look at this recent photo of him, you’ll quickly understand why. Dragic commented that he couldn’t even see out of the eye. Ouch.
Dwyane Wade ordered an Uber to get back to the Chicago Bulls’ team hotel from Waffle House on Tuesday, night and let’s just say the driver was a little excited.“You the man. You are the man,” said the driver, according to video obtained by TMZ Sports. The driver later mentioned that his family wouldn’t believe who he picked up. “We’re going to be fast friends by the...
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