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Hot Hot Hoops Mar 21, 2015

Five Stars: Heat 108, Nuggets 91

Miami had eight players finish in the top 12 performers of last night's game. First Star Goran Dragic (MIA) 19.0 Dragic played a Miami-high 35:40, hitting nine-of-14 from the field for 18 points. He didn't shoot any from outside, and never visited the charity stripe. He also pitched in with eight boards (including five offensive), five assists, two steals and one block, finishing his night with a plus-5 rating. Second Star Kenneth Faried (DEN) 18.7 The Manimal sunk 10-of-15 shots in the losing effort, totaling 35:29 of floor time. Along with his 20 points, he also filled up the boxscore with...
Hot Hot Hoops Mar 17, 2015

Can the Heat produce one final spark this season?

Can the Heat bring the heat one more time? Throughout this season, the Miami Heat has tried to turn its trials into triumph. There were victories that were filled with emotion which resulted with a hope for a winning streak. Games like Christmas against the Cleveland Cavaliers. A dominant Hassan Whiteside against the Los Angeles Clippers and Chicago Bulls. Goran Dragic against the Suns. The comeback against the Kings. A handful of times Miami has tried to  light a match only to burn out days later. So last night the familiar flame occurred again..and a wildfire followed. The Heat stand in...
Hot Hot Hoops Mar 16, 2015

Game Preview: Heat take on Cavaliers in South Beach

The struggling Heat return home to face LeBron and the Cavs and continue the fight for the playoffs Game Story: The Heat are at a crossroads, one road leads to an early rest and a possible lottery pick, while the other leads to a postseason seed. Unfortunately for the Heat, every game is a must-win especially with Boston and Indiana surging as of recent weeks. Tonight's game will be a challenge, (even if LeBron James sits) but we should expect big games out of Dwyane Wade and Goran Dragic. Wade had this to say about tonight's game: Wherever LeBron goes, attention follows," "The excitement...

Dragic returns, Wade questionable vs. Nets

Guard Goran Dragic is back in uniform but the Miami Heat could still be short-handed tonight against the Brooklyn Nets.

Goran Dragic (back) hopes to return for Nets

MIAMI — Heat guard Goran Dragic moved one step closer to returning.
Hot Hot Hoops Mar 10, 2015

How has the Goran Dragic acquisition affected Dwyane Wade?

Goran Dragic's appearance in Miami has caused Wade's numbers to decline slightly, however his presence as a member of the Heat should go a long way in complementing Wade's game down the line. Dwyane Wade has undergone a resurgence this season. The star shooting guard, came out out firing on all cylinders this season eager to disprove his naysayers after a disappointing NBA Finals and show everybody yet again why he's considered elite. While he did befall multiple injuries to his hamstring (early in the season and around All-Star Break) , Wade has been relatively healthy. To put it simply,...
Arizona Republic Mar 10, 2015
Danny Granger joins Suns to heal, maybe play

Danny Granger joins Suns to heal, maybe play

Danny Granger, acquired in the Goran Dragic trade, will work with the Suns athletic trainers to get his surgically repaired knee healthy.         

Heat update: Dragic, Deng, Whiteside injured

The Heat might be in scramble mode again tonight as three starters are questionable. For the second straight game, the status of Goran Dragic (back), Luol Deng (quad) and Hassan Whiteside (ankle) is unknown. Without that trio out, Miami started Shabazz Napier, Dwyane Wade, Henry Walker, Udonis Haslem and Chris Andersen in Saturday’s overtime win against the Kings. There was no word of a Whiteside injury prior to Saturday’s absence, which came ...
Hot Hot Hoops Mar 8, 2015

Miami Heat: Third Quarter Progress Report

Chris Bosh went down hours after the Heat traded for Goran Dragic. But players like Henry Walker and Tyler Johnson have emerged as pleasant surprises for the Heat. The All-Star break has come and gone, and the Miami Heat are trying to make a playoff push in what has become one of the wildest seasons for this franchise. Check out Matt Pineda's mid-season progress report and my first-quarter progress report from earlier this season. For a brief moment, the Heat seemed to be back. Pat Riley had pulled off the improbable yet again Feb. 19, trading for 2014 All-NBA Third-Team point guard Goran...
Hot Hot Hoops Mar 6, 2015

Heat Links: Dragic wants to play in Miami long-term

Today's Heat links include a look at why Dragic wants to remain in Miami, an interview Surya conducted with Ira Winderman, multiple views on Hassan Whiteside's spectacular season and various news from around the league. Tonight the Heat look to continue their winning trend against the struggling Washington Wizards. While you wait impatiently for the game to start, here is some reading to keep you occupied. Heat Links Goran Dragic wants to play in Miami long-term, putting everybody's fears to a temporary rest. [Palm Beach Post] Our very own Surya Fernandez sat down with Heat guru Ira...

Goran Dragic has no issue with brother's shift to D-League

With his brother sent to the D-League, Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic said he does not view the move with Zoran Dragic as a form of banishment and indicated it would have no impact in his impending free agency.

Dragic wants long-term Heat contract

If it is up to Goran Dragic, he will be in Miami for years to come. Dragic came to the Heat in a trade from Phoenix two weeks ago and already has determined that he wants ...
Hot Hot Hoops Mar 5, 2015

ReHeat: Revisiting the Heat's exciting win vs the Lakers

The Heat beat the Lakers behind Hassan Whiteside's 18 points and 25 rebounds. Here's a look back at what went down. This game was supposed to be marked as one of the games of the year to watch. Kobe vs Wade. Instead, the injury report for players that are out for the season (Chris Bosh, Julius Randle, Josh McRoberts, Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash) could of arguably made the best starting five. Turns out Hassan Whiteside made you forget all of them last night. First Quarter After a sluggish start Goran Dragic picked up the pace as you expected he would, and fed the ball into Hassan Whiteside,...

Amid high scoring, defense still a priority

Thus far, Goran Dragic has brought everything that was expected.

Lakers vs. Heat preview: Enter the Dragon

Hassan Whiteside and Goran Dragic host the Lakers at their temple. The Los Angeles Lakers didn't spend much time in Charlotte following their one-point loss, already heading down the coast to Miami to face the Heat and Goran Dragic. The Heat are in a shaky position following Chris Bosh's season-ending condition, though they did swing for the fences by acquiring Dragic from Phoenix. What would have been a formidable lower-seed in the Eastern Conference was over before it began. The Lakers are soul searching through the final weeks of the season. While Brian Shaw finds his way out of Denver,...

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