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Hot Hot Hoops Aug 6, 2016

Dion Waiters brings Philly style to Miami

The part of Dion Waiters that Miami fans didn't know about presents "Part 3" this summer. Dion Waiters announces his "Made In Philly" Suit & Tie Affair, Part 3 on August 12, 2016. A video posted by (@waiters3) on Aug 4, 2016 at 10:36am PDT Dion plays hard, and works even harder. Cleveland and Oklahoma City? Miami "suits" his style more. Udonis Haslem (Florida), Hassan Whiteside (Carolinas), Chris Bosh (Dallas), Justise Winslow (Houston) welcome Waiters to the "Dirty South." A new era in Miami begins as East Coast cities from the North and South unite in a common...
Hot Hot Hoops Aug 5, 2016

Udonis Haslem named “Best Miami Heat Teammate” by NBPA

It’s a heck of an honor for the 36 year old Miami Heat lifer. Udonis Haslem represents everything solid, good, and worthwhile about the Miami Heat. He was born in Florida, he has played his entire career for the organization. He and Pat Riley probably know things that no other mortals could possibly ascertain. Deep, dark secrets. The NBA’s Player’s Association recently held a players-only vote to determine such things as MVP, most clutch performer, and more. They also held a vote to determine the “Best Teammate” on each team. No surprise, but Haslem won the award for the...
Hot Hot Hoops Aug 1, 2016

Brotherhood of basketball: the Udonis Haslem-Miami Heat legacy

Placing the burden of winning in the NBA on players with one or two years of experience may be unrealistic. Hassan Whiteside, Josh Richardson, Justise Winslow and Tyler Johnson never played a full season together, much less won a championship. Expectations for the neophytes to vanquish battle-tested NBA teams are a pipe dream without the strong leadership of Udonis Haslem and, if available, Chris Bosh to guide them. A youthful Haslem has gone through the growing pains of inexperience, with its triumphs and tragedies, leading to a career with three rings for the Miami Heat. These highlights...