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Mar 29, 2017
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Hassan Whiteside beat the buzzer -- and the Pistons -- with a last-second tip in, which drastically impacted the playoff chances for Miami and Detroit.
Mar 28, 2017
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Hassan Whiteside has struggled in his previous matchups with Andre Drummond, making him a difficult player to trust tonight.
Mar 27, 2017
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Hassan Whiteside and Andre Drummond have been dominating the defensive glass. Which other NBA stats should you know with another week of action on tap?
Sun Herald Mar 29, 2017

Stan Van Gundy: Tuesday collapse against the Heat is on me

Eight years. That's how long it had been since the Miami Heat won a regular-season game with a buzzer beater. And when they did, with Hassan Whiteside tipping the ball …
Boston Herald Mar 29, 2017
Whiteside, Heat down Pistons

Whiteside, Heat down Pistons

Hassan Whiteside tipped in a shot at the buzzer to lift the Miami Heat over the Detroit Pistons, 97-96, last night in Auburn Hills, Mich.Miami is a game up on Chicago for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference and 21⁄2 games ahead of Detroit.Whiteside jumped over Andre Drummond to tip in Goran Dragic’s missed jumper. The final play was reviewed and confirmed.Dragic scored 28 points and Whiteside finished with 17 points and nine rebounds for the Heat (36-38).Kentavious Caldwell-Pope had 25 points and Tobias Harris and Ish Smith each scored 19 for the Pistons. Detroit lost its...
Boston Herald Mar 28, 2017
Whiteside's buzzer-beating tip-in lifts Heat past Pistons

Whiteside's buzzer-beating tip-in lifts Heat past Pistons

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — Hassan Whiteside used his good hand to push the Miami Heat closer to a most unlikely playoff berth Tuesday night.Whiteside tipped in a shot with his left hand as time expired to lift the Heat over the Detroit Pistons 97-96.Whiteside, playing with a thick bandage on his right hand to protect 13 stitches he got a week ago, tipped in Goran Dragic's miss after a wild final play over the game's final 11.3 seconds. James Johnson took the initial shot for Miami, Dragic muscled the rebound off the rim and Whiteside elevated over Andre Drummond for the winning tip."I was like,...
CSN Philly Mar 28, 2017

Best of NBA: Hassan Whiteside beats buzzer with tip-in, pushes Heat over Pistons

Hassan Whiteside buzzer-beating tip-in pushed the Heat over the Pistons on the road, 97-96, in a key Eastern Conference matchup. That and more from around the NBA.
Sun Herald Mar 28, 2017

Whiteside's buzzer-beating tip-in lifts Heat past Pistons

Hassan Whiteside tipped in a shot at the buzzer to lift the Miami Heat over the Detroit Pistons 97-96 on Tuesday night. Miami is a game up on Chicago for …
numberFire Mar 28, 2017
3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 3/28/17

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 3/28/17

Hassan Whiteside has struggled in his previous matchups with Andre Drummond, making him a difficult player to trust tonight.
numberFire Mar 27, 2017
5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 23

5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 23

Hassan Whiteside and Andre Drummond have been dominating the defensive glass. Which other NBA stats should you know with another week of action on tap?

Heat reach make-or-break moment heading into Pistons game

Hassan Whiteside was correct, even if it doesn't exactly feel that way at the moment. "We can control our destiny," the shot-blocking center said as the Miami Heat turned their attention to Tuesday night's game against the Detroit Pistons at the Palace of Auburn Hills. And he is correct. Win their...
Sun Herald Mar 27, 2017

Heat reach make-or-break moment heading into Pistons game

Hassan Whiteside was correct, even if it doesn't exactly feel that way at the moment. "We can control our destiny," the shot-blocking center said as the Miami Heat turned their …
Hot Hot Hoops Mar 26, 2017
Celtics edge Heat, 112-108

Celtics edge Heat, 112-108

The Heat overcame a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit, but could not get over the hump. The Miami Heat battled back from a 10-point early deficit in the fourth quarter and even gained the lead midway through the period. But as it turns out, not having Dion Waiters to close a game really hurts. Miami had the ball the semi-transition with 40 seconds left, down 106-108 after Josh Richardson blocked an Isaiah Thomas layup attempt. As the Heat brought the ball up court, the 5-foot-9 Thomas was briefly guarding Hassan Whiteside. But on a possession in which both teams looked discombobulated, the...
FOX Sports Mar 26, 2017
Hassan Whiteside discusses coming up short in Boston

Hassan Whiteside discusses coming up short in Boston

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside says the team can't focus on the loss to the Celtics and needs to turn their attention forward and focus on getting some victories.

Delicate dunks now part of Hassan Whiteside's daily diet

The goal never was to be a gentle giant. But at the moment, Hassan Whiteside has no other choice. So, yes, those are tempered, almost gentlemanly dunks you are seeing from the Miami Heat center, as he deals with the 13 stitches that remain in his lacerated right hand. Whiteside said before Sunday...
numberFire Mar 26, 2017

Hassan Whiteside (ankle) expected to play as Heat travel to Boston

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside (sprained ankle) feels "a lot better" and is expected to play on Sunday against the Boston Celtics. What It Means: Whiteside suffered an ankle injury that held him out of practice on Saturday, but apparently it was just precautionary. He should be in for a full workload in a good matchup against Boston. Our models project Whiteside for 15.9 points, 13.2 rebounds and 2.2 blocks over 32.6 minutes Sunday against the Celtics. Source: Rotoworld.com
Hot Hot Hoops Mar 26, 2017
Miami Heat’s new secret weapon: Whiteside’s soft touch

Miami Heat’s new secret weapon: Whiteside’s soft touch

How the Miami Heat can use Hassan Whiteside complete turnaround at the charity stripe after the All-Star break. In a recent article Zach Lowe on ten things he likes and dislikes, one of them is Hassan Whiteside’s touch. [Whiteside] has an uncanny soft touch on flip shots, putbacks, and the occasional midrange jumper. His shots sort of deaden on the rim before dropping. When defenders plug up Whiteside's path to the hoop, he'll loft one of the longest-distance floaters you'll ever see: Your browser does not support HTML5 video. Looking at the video clip, you’ll see Hassan is making...

Heat's Hassan Whiteside expect to play against Celtics despite sore ankle

Center Hassan Whiteside did not practice Saturday but is expected to be ready for Sunday’s game at the Boston Celtics. Whiteside’s practice activity consisted of riding an stationary bike as he recovers from a sprained ankle. “It was sore,” Whiteside said. “It didn’t really swell up a lot. It was...

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