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Heat end homestand with disappointing 101-84 loss to Raptors
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Heat end homestand with disappointing 101-84 loss to Raptors

Heat once again allow a huge offensive game from a visiting star player while Whiteside sprains ankle late. The Miami Heat ended their five-game homestand with a 101-84 loss against the Toronto Raptors on Thursday night in another setback to their playoff chances. Hassan Whiteside made a surprise start after getting 13 stitches after injuring his shooting hand in their last game and gave a big early boost with his hustle. Combined with strong play from Goran Dragic and the Heat converting on six of their first eight overall field goal attempts, the home team quickly raced out with the lead...
South Florida Sun-Sentinel 12 hours ago

Whiteside plays but Heat cut apart 101-84 by Raptors, DeRozan

The final steps of getting to .500 are proving nearly as challenging for the Miami Heat as fighting back from that 11-30 midseason record. Sunday night, it was Damian Lillard's 49 points in a Portland Trail Blazers victory that kept the Heat from reaching .500 for the first time since the season's...
South Florida Sun-Sentinel 12 hours ago

Winderman's view: Raptors 101, Heat 84

Observations from Thursday night's 101-84 loss to the Toronto Raptors at AmericanAirlines Arena: -- Really could have used this one. -- But it all fell apart after that early 15-point lead. -- The Raptors went back to last season's playoff defense against the Heat. -- There was precious little...
National Post 10 hours ago

DeMar DeRozan scores 40 points as Toronto Raptors exact revenge on Miami 101-84 Heat to win fourth straight game

A major psychological hurdle was cleared when the Raptors finally beat the Heat 101-84 and now they're able to enjoy this moment of redemption, one of those nights when the Raptors showed their mental toughness, which can be fleeting even in the best of times, and were able to regroup following a horrific first quarter.
FOX Sports 12 hours ago
Hassan Whiteside not too concerned with sprained ankle

Hassan Whiteside not too concerned with sprained ankle

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside discusses his game Thursday night and says he isn't too concerned about his sprained ankle, saying it was more annoying than it was something serious.
numberFire 15 hours ago

Hassan Whiteside (hand) starting Thursday night for Miami

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside (hand) will start on Thursday night against the Toronto Raptors. What It Means: Whiteside never doubted his availability for tonight and owners can feel free to get him active as they normally would. numberFire's...

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Boston Herald 7 hours ago
With 10 games left, Heat look to finish playoff push

With 10 games left, Heat look to finish playoff push

MIAMI — They have won 24 times in their last 31 games. They put together the NBAs longest winning streak this season, a 13-game run that was beyond surprising. They are on the cusp of doing something never accomplished in NBA history.This Miami Heat comeback tale has been an epic one.And now comes the toughest part — finishing the job.No team has ever started 11-30 or worse and still gotten into the NBA playoffs. The Heat, with 10 games left on their regular-season schedule, are in position to change that. They held the second-worst record in the league in mid-January, are tied with San...
FOX Sports 19 hours ago
Toronto Raptors at Miami Heat - 7 p.m. - FOX Sports Sun

Toronto Raptors at Miami Heat - 7 p.m. - FOX Sports Sun

Kelly Saco has news and notes on tonight's game between the Miami Heat and Toronto Raptors on FOX Sports Sun.
FOX Sports 20 hours ago
Florida Midday Minute: Heat look to continue playoff push

Florida Midday Minute: Heat look to continue playoff push

Kelly Saco has the Florida sports rundown for Thursday, March 23, 2017, featuring the Miami Heat, Florida Panthers and Tampa Bay Lightning

Goran Dragic posts video promoting Erik Spoelstra for Coach of the Year

The Miami Heat might have a problem on their hands when it comes to team policy about not actively campaigning for players for postseason awards -- because one of their players is now politicking for their coach. In a video posted Wednesday on the Uninterrupted social-media site, guard Goran Dragic...

Erik Spoelstra: Intention is to play Hassan Whiteside vs. Raptors

Hassan Whiteside went through Thursday morning's shootaround at AmericanAirlines Arena two days after opening a 13-stitch gash on his right hand, with coach Erik Spoelstra expecting his starting center to be available for Thursday night's game against the visiting Toronto Raptors. "The majority...

New book reflects on LeBron, Riley, Napier, McRoberts, Granger and Summer of '14

Amid the possibility of the Miami Heat's first playoff series against LeBron James, a pair of ESPN personalities have released a book that includes reflections on James' 2014 NBA free-agency departure from South Florida. Included in "Return of the King" by Brian Windhorst and Dave McMenamin, are...
Sun Herald Mar 23, 2017

Whiteside plays but Heat cut apart 101-84 by Raptors, DeRozan

The final steps of getting to .500 are proving nearly as challenging for the Miami Heat as fighting back from that 11-30 midseason record. Sunday night, it was Damian Lillard's …

Winderman: Heat down to the final countdown, 10 to go

Ira Winderman looks to what comes next, has to come next for Heat.

Spoelstra looks to get back to the Heat's identity

Spoelstra looks to get back to the Heat's identity
FOX Sports Mar 22, 2017

Raptors visit Heat in potential playoff preview (Mar 23, 2017)

MIAMI -- When the Toronto Raptors visit the Miami Heat on Thursday night, it will be a possible first-round playoff preview.

Preview: Miami Heat at Boston Celtics, 6 p.m. Sunday

When/Where: 6 p.m., TD Garden, Boston. TV: Fox Sports Sun. Radio: 790-AM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM (Spanish). Scouting report: This is the fourth and final game of the season series . . . The Celtics have won the season's first three meetings, with Boston guard Isaiah Thomas scoring 52 points in the teams'...

Dragic downplays struggles without Waiters; Raptors' Ibaka suspended

The sample size is slight, but the absence of Dion Waiters has made Goran Dragic a less visible element of the Miami Heat offense. In the two games Waiters has missed with the sprained left ankle that has him out indefinitely, Dragic is a combined 12 of 37 from the field with five assists, in a...
FOX Sports Mar 22, 2017
Heat's Hassan Whiteside might play with stitches in his hand

Heat's Hassan Whiteside might play with stitches in his hand

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside talks about his hand injury and the possibility of playing vs. the Toronto Raptors on Thursday.

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  • 3 Goran Dragic

    Goran Dragic

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  • 1 Chris Bosh

    Chris Bosh

    Raptors beat the Heat after sluggish start to game

  • 1 Josh Richardson

    Josh Richardson

    Heat encouraged by Hassan Whiteside's determination for a quick return

  • Dion Waiters

    Dion Waiters

    Dragic downplays struggles without Waiters; Raptors' Ibaka suspended

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