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CJ McCollum Trolls Heat Fan About Hassan Whiteside Free Agency

McCollum knows who's on the free agent market this summer. Portland being potential buyers, he engaged a respectful Miami Heat fan in conversation. It seems almost a foregone conclusion that the Portland Trail Blazers will pursue Hassan Whiteside of the Miami Heat in upcoming free agency. The gifted young center is arguably the best rim protector in the league, and he will be unrestricted come July. The possibility of him playing in Portland next season has, on various occasions, drawn eager speculation, so much so that when CJ McCollum reached out to Whiteside on Twitter in reaction to...

Cash and cure: Heat offseason tied to Whiteside, Bosh

It will start with Hassan Whiteside, an offseason that either could be transformative for the Miami Heat or leave the team again treading water. "He will be right there at 12:01 a.m." Heat President Pat Riley said Wednesday of the shot-blocking center and the July 1 start of NBA free agency. "I...

Hyde5: Five Pat Riley thoughts on Heat's decisions

Pat Riley gave a state of the Heat talk on Wednesday, touching on this season's success, Hassan Whiteside's decisiion, Chris Bosh's future. Herea are the top five ideas from Riley: 1. Riley called Whiteside, "the No. 1 priority" this summer.  Whiteside is 'a free agent and the Heat want him. "He’s...

Pat Riley talks about re-signing Whiteside

Pat Riley offers his thoughts on Hassan Whiteside's free agency.
Rip City Project May 18, 2016

Blazers: A Legitimate Chance At Whiteside?

Will the Blazers get in the running for Hassan Whiteside? The Trail Blazers will be looking to build off of their surprisingly successful 2015-16 campaign, which likely means they will be major players to add a big piece this offseason. Rim protection and defense has been targeted as a possible need for Portland going into […] Blazers: A Legitimate Chance At Whiteside? - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Hassan Whiteside to travel with Heat for Game 7, doesn’t expect to play

After the Heat defeated the Raptors in Game 6, center Hassan Whiteside sat in front of his locker with a black brace on his injured right knee. “It’s getting better each day,” Whiteside said. Whiteside, who is ...

Video: Heat rookie Josh Richardson dunks on 6-foot-9 Raptors center

The Heat have been forced to use multiple small lineups against the Raptors in Game 6. But 6-foot-6 guard Josh Richardson is playing big for Miami on Friday night. The rookie used his impressive leaping ability ...

Heat forward Luol Deng (wrist) still questionable for Game 6, more from shootaround

Injuries dominated the shootaround discussion on both sides. Here’s the latest injury update, including three observations from shootaround just hours before tonight’s big Game 6: 1. It looks like Heat forward Luol Deng (left wrist) will try ...

Wade won’t advise playoff novices on post-game attire

The Heat‘s Dwyane Wade is one of the most notable fashion aficionados in the NBA, and this is his time to show it. Wade has shown a variety of post-game press conference outfits this season, ...

Heat's Luol Deng (bruise) questionable for Game 6, but Whiteside out

The Miami Heat received good news on one front while things remained the same on the another.An encouraging MRI means Luol Deng is likely to play Friday against the Toronto Raptors in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, but center Hassan Whiteside will miss his third straight game of the...

Hyde: Heat are tough - but do they have 'enough'?

The clock approached midnight, the season approached midnight and Raptors fans were still celebrating down the hallway when Heat star Dwyane Wade looked a few lockers over at Josh Richardson."Hey rook," Wade said."Yeah?" the rookie responded."Make sure my bag gets back to the hotel, OK?"Wade smiled...

2016 NBA playoffs: Luol Deng (wrist) injured, intends to play Game 6

As if the Heat weren’t battered enough, mainstay Luol Deng went down with an unspecified wrist injury Wednesday and is in question for Game 6. That’s tough news for Miami, which will be fighting to ...

2016 NBA playoffs: Goran Dragic gets retroactive technical foul

This could have been a lot worse for Goran Dragic and the Heat. With 2:17 left in Game 4 two days ago, Dragic swung his left arm at Toronto point guard Cory Joseph and was ...

Erik Spoelstra calls report of ‘uneasy tension’ between Goran Dragic, Dwyane Wade ‘silly’

After Dwyane Wade led the Heat to an overtime win over the Raptors in Game 4 with a team-high 30 points on Monday, his backcourt mate had nothing but praise for him. “He was just D. ...

Hassan Whiteside will miss Game 5 against Raptors

Heat center Hassan Whiteside will miss his second straight game against the Toronto Raptors in the Eastern Conference semifinals because of a strained MCL in his right knee. Speaking on a conference call Tuesday, coach Erik Spoelstra said Whiteside did not travel with the team. Instead, Whiteside...

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