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Dec 8, 2016
Yahoo! Fantasy Basketball
Dwight Howard scored 23 points and pulled down 17 rebounds to help the Atlanta Hawks end their seven-game NBA losing streak with a 103-95 victory over the Miami Heat. "It was good to get the monkey off our backs, but we've got to keep working," said Howard, who connected on nine of 11 shots from the floor and made five of six from the free-throw line. Defensively, Howard helped limit Miami's Hassan Whiteside to just eight points -- 10 fewer than his season average.
Dec 7, 2016
Hoops Hype
Knicks guard Justin Holiday is one of the most athletic NBA players around, but he got too optimistic thinking he had a chance to block Hassan Whiteside‘s dunk attempt at the New York-Miami game Tuesday night. The Heat center, of course, threw it down, got a free throw and gave Holiday the death stare.

Spoelstra on benching Whiteside vs. Cavs.

Erik Spoelstra explains yankiung Hassan Whiteside from Friday's loss in Cleveland in the third period.
Hassan Whiteside: I'm playing as hard as I can

Hassan Whiteside: I'm playing as hard as I can

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside discusses the loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers, saying he is trying to go out and play as hard as he can.

Whiteside down and so are Heat in 114-84 loss to Cavs

Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra could not have been any clearer before this 114-84 loss Friday night to the Cleveland Cavaliers about what is needed for the Miami Heat to win on any night and particularly this night. "If he does not dominate at the rim, in the paint," he said of center Hassan Whiteside,...

Heat Game Day: Miami Heat at Cleveland Cavaliers

A look at the starting lineups and inactives, as well as referees and a pregame note of note for Friday's 7:30 p.m. game between the Heat and Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena (TV: Fox Sports Sun. Radio: 790-AM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM.) Starting lineups MIAMI HEAT (7-15) Center: Hassan Whiteside Power...

Spoelstra: If Whiteside doesn't dominate, we don't win

In perhaps his most emphatic statement about the significance of Hassan Whiteside to his team, Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said Friday night, "If he does not dominate at the rim, in the paint, we don't have a chance to win." Speaking before the Heat faced the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron...

ASK IRA: To be elite does Whiteside have to beat elite?

  December 8, 2016 Q: In almost every  game Hassan Whiteside has played against "elite" centers throughout his career, he's failed to get his game going. I'm not sure he's ever played on par against an elite center, much less got the better of any of them. At some point to be an elite center, you...

Tyler Johnson up but Whiteside down as Heat fall 103-95 in Atlanta

The defiance -- "We have enough" -- has been there at every turn from Erik Spoelstra, because that's what coaches do. And maybe with Hassan Whiteside at the top of his game, the Miami Heat might. But with only nine available players and playing on the second night of a back-to-back set that opened...
Hoops Hype Dec 7, 2016

Hassan Whiteside can't believe Justin Holiday tried to block his dunk

Knicks guard Justin Holiday is one of the most athletic NBA players around, but he got too optimistic thinking he had a chance to block Hassan Whiteside‘s dunk attempt at the New York-Miami game Tuesday night. The Heat center, of course, threw it down, got a free throw and gave Holiday the death stare.
Hot Hot Hoops Dec 4, 2016
Five Stars: Bright Side? Whiteside.

Five Stars: Bright Side? Whiteside.

Hassan Whiteside led the game in most offensive categories, but it wasn’t enough to help the Heat late. Five Stars is a series where we break down the box score of every Heat game. The top five GameScores are our Five Stars. This article is about Miami’s seven-point loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on Saturday night. First Star Hassan Whiteside (MIA) 29.6 Whiteside led everyone with game-high figures of 40 minutes, 16 rebounds (three offensive), 28 points, and five blocked shots. He made 12-of-16 shots from the floor and four-of-six foul shots, with an assist and a plus-4 rating....

Whiteside says getting back to .500 has to be the goal

Hassan Whiteside says Heat can't keep giving ground in standings.
Hassan Whiteside: Heat can build on road-trip success back home

Hassan Whiteside: Heat can build on road-trip success back home

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside talks after Saturday's loss to the Trail Blazers, saying coming out with a positive record on the road trip is a good sign and something the team can build on back home.
Hot Hot Hoops Dec 4, 2016
Heat squander late lead, lose to Blazers 99-92

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 game after a tip-in by Hassan Whiteside, but the team would only score a single point after that while C.J. McCollum and Maurice Harkless made all the right plays for their team to help close out the win. In...

Heat Game Day: Miami Heat at Portland Trail Blazers

A look at the starting lineups and inactives, as well as referees and a pregame note of note for Saturday's 10 p.m. game between the Heat and Trail Blazers at the Moda Center (TV: Fox Sports Sun. Radio: 790-AM, 106.3-FM, , 710-AM.) Starting lineups MIAMI HEAT (7-12) Center: Hassan Whiteside Power...
Miami Heat giving Hassan Whiteside some help on offense

Miami Heat giving Hassan Whiteside some help on offense

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Miami Heat finally are starting to make teams pay for swarming Hassan Whiteside. The Heat’s mercurial center was held to nine points and 10 rebounds in Thursday’s 111-110 victory at Utah, numbers ...
Hassan Whiteside says teams run a risk focusing solely on him

Hassan Whiteside says teams run a risk focusing solely on him

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside says teams run a risk when they spend so much time focusing on him, because he has teammates who are capable of doing big things.

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