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South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Heat fan wins promotion, almost gets crushed by door

A Miami Heat fan narrowly escaped serious injury after an on-court promotion went wrong during Thursday night's game against the Dallas Mavericks at AmericanAirlines Arena. The fan avoided injury when a door -- representing a hotel room door -- on a wheeled frame collapsed during a promotion after...

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Injury-depleted Heat sign forward Okaro White to 10-day deal

MIAMI (AP) The Miami Heat have signed forward Okaro White to a 10-day contract.

Heat Index | ESPN

Injury-depleted Heat sign F White to 10-day deal

Injury-depleted Heat sign F White to 10-day deal

Heat Zone | Palm Beach Post

Miami Heat granted extra roster spot under hardship rule with plan to use it to sign Okaro White

MIAMI — Injuries have hurt the Heat since the start of the season. But for once, Miami will benefit — even if just a little — from its long list of injuries. The Heat have been ...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Erik Spoelstra embracing help arriving from 'frozen tundra'

Erik Spoelstra joked Monday that the only surprise about the Miami Heat receiving an extra roster spot from the NBA is that it did not come sooner, amid the team's season-long rash of injuries. With guard Josh Richardson now to miss at least an additional two weeks, Spoelstra acknowledged after...

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Miami Heat to add Okaro White using the NBA's hardship exception

The NBA will grant the Miami Heat an extra roster spot to help make up for the injuries the team has faced so far this season.The Miami Heat have had a rough season, and the NBA seemingly agrees, as the leaguewill officially recognize the team's injury woes as a hardship.The league grante...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Heat roster exception to go to former FSU forward Okaro White

For the first time this season a benefit has come out of the Miami Heat's non-stop run of injuries. With guard Josh Richardson now listed as week-to-week with his sprained left foot, the Heat have met the NBA qualification to add an additional player beyond the standard 15-player roster limit. ...

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Heat's Justise Winslow continues shoulder rehab

Heat forward Justise Winlsow will remain away from the team as he continues to rehab after undergoing season-ending shoulder surgery earlier this month. Coach Erik Spoelstra said Winslow will begin the next step of his recovery once the shoulder is removed from a sling. "Right now it's just rest,...

Heat Zone | Palm Beach Post

Heat guard Josh Richardson ‘week-to-week’ with foot injury; forward Okaro White expected to join team

MIAMI – It does not appear that Josh Richardson will be returning anytime soon. Heat coach Erik Spoelstra today acknowledged Richardson, who has missed the last three games because of a sprained left foot, is “week-to-week” ...

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Dion Waiters keeps level head during frustrating first season with Heat

The mornings are what keep Heat guard Dion Waiters focused on the positives. Things haven't gone as expected since he was acquired last offseason. By now, Waiters was supposed to be resurrecting his career in Miami. Injuries have slowed the process, but he is remaining patient. After all, this...

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Miami Heat: Was Justise Winslow's second season a disappointment?

Locked On Heat is a daily podcast covering the Miami Heat and the NBA. Subscribe to get daily, expert insight on the Heat.Justise Winslow's second season is prematurely over after the Miami Heat forward underwent surgery to repair a torn labrum. Really, though, his season never got off the gr...

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Heat plane skids upon taxiing in Milwaukee; spokesman calls minor incident 'inconvenience'

The Miami Heat airplane skidded off the main runway Wednesday at Milwaukee's General Mitchell International Airport without injuries, in what one team official said was an incident so minor that some on board did not realize what was happening until emergency vehicles approached the plane. "It...

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Whiteside back but Heat still down, fall 98-86 to Clippers

Hassan Whiteside was back but the result was the same for the Miami Heat for the second time in two days at Staples Center. By now it is safe to say the Heat don't love L.A. Even with the favorable scheduling twist and the return of their shot-blocking center from a week away with any eye injury,...

ESPN

Whiteside rejoins Heat after eye poke injury

Whiteside rejoins Heat after eye poke injury

Los Angeles Times

Five takeaways from the Lakers' 127-100 win over the Miami Heat

Lots of drama accompanied the Lakers’ 14th win of the season.  The Miami Heat were shorthanded, missing Hassan Whiteside and Justise Winslow, both of whom had big nights against the Lakers in the teams’ first meeting. Still, neither record nor injury status has been an accurate predictor of results...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Hassan Whiteside says eye injury led to headaches, double vision

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside revealed Friday night he experienced double vision and headaches in the wake of sustaining his eye injury a week ago against the Boston Celtics. Back with the team for the first time since being poked in the right eye by Celtics forward Joe Crowder in the Dec....

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Heat to apply for $1.3 million cap exception for Winslow absence

The Miami Heat have applied to the NBA for a $1.3 million disabled-player exception in the wake of forward Justise Winslow being sidelined for the season following Thursday's shoulder surgery. General Manager Andy Elisburg confirmed the move as the team prepared for Friday's night's game against...

CSN Bay Area

NBA Gameday: Rudy Gay 'a go' vs Clippers; Chris Paul likely to play

SACRAMENTO -- The Kings return to their home floor trying to wash the taste of Wednesdays embarrassing 107-102 loss to an injury riddled Miami Heat

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Heat's Winslow has surgery to repair tear in shoulder

MIAMI (AP) Justise Winslow's torn right labrum was successfully repaired Thursday, and the Miami Heat forward will need to be in a sling for the next six weeks before beginning rehabilitation.

Heat Index | ESPN

Thursday's Heat News: Shoulder surgery likely to end Winslow's season

Thursday's Heat News: Shoulder surgery likely to end Winslow's season

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Justise Winslow's Injury Complicates Heat's Future Even Further

The last three years have been brutal for the Miami Heat. After enduring another blow, the future doesn't look any brighter.

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Justise Winslow out for season: 'To say I'm disappointed is an understatement'

The Miami Heat on Thursday confirmed what they suspected, that Justise Winslow's shoulder surgery will have him out the balance of the season. The team on Thursday released a statement that read: "Forward Justise Winslow underwent successful surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder....

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Even shorthanded, Heat not eligible to add additional player

Despite having three players who could miss the balance of the season, the Miami Heat are not in position to petition the NBA for an additional roster spot. With shoulder surgery expected to sideline forward Justise Winslow for the season, with forward Chris Bosh away from the team since failing...

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Heat's Dion Waiters says it felt good to be back on court

Miami Heat guard Dion Waiters discusses his return to the court after missing 20 games due to a groin injury.

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Next challenge for Heat is finding role for Waiters in crowded backcourt

Wednesday represented a small step for Dion Waiters, which probably is the recommended approach after missing 20 games with a groin injury. Next comes the question of how coach Erik Spoelstra is going to work the attack-minded guard back into a Miami Heat backcourt a rotation that also features...

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Heat's Justise Winslow undergoes surgery on torn labrum

Justise Winslow's torn right labrum was successfully repaired Thursday

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Tank time? Erik Spoelstra: 'We're playing to win every single game'

Erik Spoelstra has no time for the skepticism. Or the losing. Or any type of woe-is-we talk, even with Justise Winslow lost for the season following shoulder surgery. At a time when the Miami Heat arguably could draw long-term benefits from losing when it comes to the random-but-weighted NBA draft...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Hassan Whiteside ninth among East frontcourt players in early All-Star voting

If a quick-healing eye injury wasn't enough to get Hassan Whiteside back on the court for the Miami Heat, the first returns of NBA All-Star fan balloting might be. In the initial returns released Thursday, the shot-blocking center stood ninth among Eastern Conference frontcourt players. A combination...