9:56 AM EDT, Sun August 30, 2015

Ira Winderman: Soon Whiteside's game has to do the talking

Sunday notes: Hassan Whiteside's offseason bluster again needs to turn tangible. Also: A "red" flag for Amar'e Stoudemire; Shaq revisits trade to Heat; and Dragic's chances for first All-Star Game.
Hot Hot Hoops Aug 26, 2015

Hassan Whiteside and Draymond Green trade barbs on Twitter over small ball

NBA Off-Season? What's that? You'll see a majority of teams going into small ball this coming season due to the Warriors winning it all with the formula. The Miami Heat won't be one of those teams...that is if Hassan Whiteside can get buckets. It all started when Whiteside (who has been saying all summer long that small ball won't work against him at any point) tweeted out this: Small ball only works on centers that can't score #factsonly I wish you would put Someone that 6'6 on me #careerhigh #highschooldays — Hassan Whiteside (@youngwhiteside) August 26, 2015 Somewhere in that...
Golden State Of Mind Aug 26, 2015

Draymond Green and Hassan Whiteside subtweet each other over NBA small ball

It begins. It had already begun for NBA fans, the yearning for the next season to start. Now it's seeping into players like Draymond Green and Hassan Whiteside. Players who are still hungry to prove themselves in the league. We're all starving for basketball action right now. It started with Whiteside taking a general stab at small ball tactics: Small ball only works on centers that can't score #factsonly I wish you would put Someone that 6'6 on me #careerhigh #highschooldays— Hassan Whiteside (@youngwhiteside) August 26, 2015 Then Draymond chiming in, likely having some small-ball...
Hot Hot Hoops Aug 25, 2015

Spoelstra, coaching staff conduct practice session with several Heat players in L.A.

Hassan Whiteside posts picture featuring a majority of the team already practicing together. Not only are several Miami Heat players bonding out in Los Angeles, as evidenced by several photos and videos distributed via social media over the past weekend, they are also back to work and getting some valuable early practice time. Hassan Whiteside posted a group photo on Tuesday at the conclusion of a practice session conducted by none other than head coach Erik Spoelstra along with assistant coaches David Fizdale, Keith Smart and Juwan Howard. Along with Whiteside and coaching staff, rookie...
Hot Hot Hoops Aug 22, 2015

Hassan Whiteside reveals new NBA 2K rating

His famous "trying to get my 2K rating up" seems to be coming to fruition. Hassan Whiteside, who's NBA ascendence has been chronicled many times over (including today at SBNation's NBA page) proudly announced a different kind of tangible ascendance. Thanks @NBA2K @Ronnie2K for making me 1 of 50 players to have a 80+ rating #2k16 #NBA2K16 pic.twitter.com/Pj9VMXZzOC — Hassan Whiteside (@youngwhiteside) August 22, 2015 Whiteside, an avid NBA 2K player, often lamented how poorly he was rated in the game, infamously having the dishonor of being the lowest ranked player in the 2012...

Video-game maven Whiteside revels in NBA 2K rating entering season

For Hassan Whiteside the goals have been two-fold since he burst upon the NBA scene as a dominating inside force in the NBA last season: push his game to an even higher level with the Miami Heat and improve his rating in the popular NBA 2K video game.

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