12:25 AM EDT, Thu April 02, 2015
On the Beat: Miami Heat | Miami Herald

Season of suffering continues for the Heat; Shabazz Napier done after surgery

Shabazz Napier had surgery to correct sports hernia on Wednesday morning. His rookie season is over. Mercifully, please end this season before anything else happens...I'm sure that was the first thought of many Heat fans when news broke about this...

On the Beat: Miami Heat | Miami Herald

Strong words from Spurs coach Gregg Popovich on Heat coach Erik Spoelstra

Count Spurs coach Gregg Popovich among those impressed with how Heat coach Erik Spoelstra has juggled and managed the Heat's season after losing LeBron James to Cleveland then reorganizing the team multiple times due to season-ending injuries. "It should be...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Shabazz Napier out for regular season after surgery

The Heat announced Wednesday afternoon that rookie guard Shabazz Napier will miss the remainder of the regular season after undergoing successful sports hernia surgery.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Hand injury still causing limitations for Hassan Whiteside

Things should return to normal for Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside in about two weeks.

Spurs Nation | San Antonio Express-News

Live updates: Spurs at Miami

The Spurs have won 13 of 16 entering tonight's game against the injury-plagued Heat.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Wade, Haslem lift Heat over Pistons 109-102 as injuries mount

By the start of the second half the inactive players outnumbered the able-bodied. By far. Because only three ambulatory reserves remained.

Heat Zone | Palm Beach Post

Injury report: Wade uncertain vs. Pistons

The Heat might be without Dwyane Wade against Detroit tonight (6 p.m., Sun Sports) as he recovers from a bruised left knee. Wade had fluid drained from his knee Saturday and will be a game-time decision. Here is the rest of the Heat injury report: –Hassan Whiteside remains out with a lacerated right hand –Chris Andersen is out with calf and shoulder injuries –Shabazz Napier is a game-time call despite a hip issue –Josh McRoberts is ...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Hassan Whiteside's hand injury leaves him unable to play

The protection is down to a Velcro strap connecting the middle and  ring fingers on his right hand. But the 10-stitch gash in the webbing between those fingers is what has Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside wondering when and how he will return from the injury sustained while attempting...

On the Beat: Miami Heat | Miami Herald

Hassan Whiteside could miss significant time with hand injury

Hassan Whiteside offered a close look at his injured hand before Friday's road game against the Atlanta Hawks and it didn't look pretty. Whiteside split his right hand between his forefinger and ring finger during the Heat's game against the...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Wade, Whiteside, Birdman out for Heat vs. Celtics

The Miami Heat's dire injury situation grew exponentially worse Wednesday.

Boston Herald

More Heat on Celtics

The report came in that Dwyane Wade, Hassan Whiteside and Chris Andersen would not play for the Heat because of various injuries. Chris Bosh, of course, is a long-term scratch.The Celtics locker room went into a collective, maybe even contented, sag. The worst part was that Brad Stevens had already sounded an alarm about how Miami’s Erik Spoelstra coaches in undermanned situations.

Boston Globe

Isaiah Thomas Took Issue With Dwyane Wade's Staredown After Back Injury

Isaiah Thomas did not appreciate the long look Miami Heat guard Dwayne Wade gave him after suffering a hard fall in early March.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Heat's Hassan Whiteside questionable vs. Celtics after hand injury

Heat center Hassan Whiteside is listed as questionable for Wednesday's game against the Boston Celtics.

On the Beat: Miami Heat | Miami Herald

A few important notes before tonight’s game between the Heat and Denver Nuggets…

NUGGETS (26-43) AT HEAT (31-36) When/Where: 7:30 p.m., AmericanAirlines Arena TV/Radio: Sun Sports/FM 104.3, AM 790 and WAQI 710AM (Spanish) Line: Heat by 7 1/2. Opened at 6. Series: Heat leads 28-27. Nuggets won 102-82 in Denver on Dec.10. Injuries:...

Denver Post

Danilo Gallinari doesn't start for Nuggets because of foot injury

Forward Danilo Gallinari was held out of the Nuggets' starting lineup Friday against the Heat after injuring his foot the night before in Houston.

Plain Dealer

LeBron James questions whether he can play against Miami Heat Monday after knee injury

LeBron James dropped hints that a tweak of his right knee suffered in the fourth quarter Sunday could keep him in street clothes against his old team Monday.

Boston Celtics Blog | ESPN Boston

For Thomas, injury is a real pain in the butt

WALTHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas is used to being a pain the backside of opponents. Now it's the pain in his backside that's keeping him from being a pain. Waddling gingerly to meet with reporters at the team's training facility on Thursday, Thomas said he's experienced uncomfortable swelling near his backside after landing hard on that region while being fouled on a drive to the hoop late in Monday's win over the Miami Heat.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Hyde: Bosh is healthy again — in a year Heat need some good news

He entered the room like a splash of good news, but there was no false drama to the scene, no gush of emotion beyond a healthy laugh, like when Chris Bosh was asked if his wife saved his life by taking him to the hospital.

Boston Celtics Blog | ESPN Boston

W2W4: C's vs. Heat (Game 62 of 82)

The Boston Celtics (25-36, 10-20 away) visit the Miami Heat (28-34, 13-17 home) on Monday night at AmericanAirlines Arena (7:30 p.m., CSN). Here's what to watch for: GAME PREVIEW (via STATS LLC) Even though their number of available bodies continues to dwindle, the Miami Heat aren't letting injuries become an excuse for failure as they fight for an Eastern Conference playoff berth. While they have six players either out or questionable, the Heat will try to extend their longest home winning streak of the season to four Monday night when they take on the Boston Celtics.

Heat Zone | Palm Beach Post

Heat update: Dragic, Deng, Whiteside injured

The Heat might be in scramble mode again tonight as three starters are questionable. For the second straight game, the status of Goran Dragic (back), Luol Deng (quad) and Hassan Whiteside (ankle) is unknown. Without that trio out, Miami started Shabazz Napier, Dwyane Wade, Henry Walker, Udonis Haslem and Chris Andersen in Saturday’s overtime win against the Kings. There was no word of a Whiteside injury prior to Saturday’s absence, which came ...

Arizona Republic

Game-day Orange Slices for Suns-Heat

Previewing the Suns game at Miami, a pace duel with injuries affecting Knight's homecoming and Dragic facing his ex-team.         

Arizona Republic

Dragic on back injury, possibly facing Suns

Heat guard Goran Dragic addressed the media Monday in Miami.         


Chris Bosh Injury Update and Goran Dragic to Heat

Stephen A Smith and Skip Bayless discuss Chris Bosh's injury status and Goran Dragic being traded to the Heat.