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On the Beat: Miami Heat | Miami Herald

Tyler Johnson said there's no guarantee he'll back for the playoffs

Tyler Johnson said he's looking forward to being able to play pain free. Whether that happens this season or next remains to be seen. The Heat's second-year combo guard, who had surgery Wednesday in Miami to a repair a torn...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

ASK IRA: Can Heat survive with their 3-point shooting?

  February 7, 2016 Q: Chris Bosh and Dwayne Wade are typically the leading scorers for this team. An argument could be made that Hassan Whiteside is usually among the team's top scorers when he is healthy. Beyond that, there is no consistency. Even in wins, the 3-point scoring is dismal. Every...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Hassan Whiteside returns from hip injury as reserve

The road back for Hassan Whiteside with the Miami Heat began Wednesday night as it started a year ago with the team, with a role off the bench. After missing the previous six games with what the Heat had listed as a strained left hip, Whiteside returned to the active roster against the Dallas Mavericks...

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Heat's Johnson to have surgery, out 2 months

Heats Johnson to have surgery, out 2 months

On the Beat: Miami Heat | Miami Herald

Tyler Johnson set for surgery, and Heat scrambling for depth

In the end, it couldn't wait. Tyler Johnson tried to play through an acute flare-up of a college shoulder injury, in part due to injuries to Goran Dragic and Beno Udrih. Then he regretted he did so. And with both...

Heat Zone | Palm Beach Post

Tyler Johnson out long-term for shoulder surgery

Surgery seemed inevitable for Heat guard Tyler Johnson, but he hoped to hold it off until the offseason. The impingement in his left shoulder proved untenable, however. Johnson, a left-handed shooter, will undergo a rotator ...

On the Beat: Miami Heat | Miami Herald

Tyler Johnson out again, and surgery is still on the table

This is from Herald writer Aric Dilalla: Heat guard Tyler Johnson was ruled out for Sunday’s game against Atlanta as he continues to battle a sore left shoulder, but he said there are currently no plans to undergo surgery. “If...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Heat injury timetable remains uncertain with Whiteside, Tyler Johnson

The three remaining questions on the Miami Heat's injury list come with no easy answers. Center Hassan Whiteside said Sunday he is hopeful of returning from his strained left hip on the upcoming three-game trip, but is unsure of when. Guard Tyler Johnson said he could be out another week, or more,...

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Ira Winderman: To Riley, durability is key to unlocking Heat

Sunday notes: Whether it was popping "greenies" in his day or pushing through injuries these days, Pat Riley remains a proponent of availability as a key ability. Also: State of Heat; LeBron; Beasley.

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Heat's Amar'e Stoudemire becomes contributor during rash of injuries

At first, Miami Heat center Amar'e Stoudemire provided the easy answer.When asked about his recent play, he quickly responded with a media-friendly reply."I took that wine bath when I was in New York," he said, with a grin.In reality, there has been nothing relaxing about how Stoudemire has been...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Gloom gone, hope heightened for Heat after back-to-back wins

The gloom is gone. The hope is heightened. The ailments are being alleviated. And, yes, those were actual smiles in the Miami Heat locker room after the past two games. It is remarkable what something as basic as a two-game winning streak can do for a team after so many losses, injuries, doubts....

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Luol Deng's eye injury conjures painful flashbacks for Amar'e Stoudemire

When it happened, Miami Heat center Amar'e Stoudemire immediately thought back to 2009.It was on his mind the moment teammate Luol Deng hit the floor last week against the Washington Wizards. Deng left the game after being poked in the eye, which brought up an awful memory for Stoudemire.He missed...

Chicago Tribune

Mike Dunleavy targeting February return

On a day the Heat got better injury news than the Bulls for Monday's meeting, at least there is some potentially positive news for the future. Coach Fred Hoiberg said Mike Dunleavy, out all season following offseason back surgery, will be paced through a controlled scrimmage with contact on Tuesday...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Young Heat players adjusting to being thrown into fire

Part of Miami Heat rookie Justise Winslow is frustrated because of the losing.Then again, he also considers the valuable experience he is gaining by being in the starting lineup because of the rash of injuries. The Heat got somewhat healthier after having two days off, but the younger players...

Bulls Blog | Chicago Breaking Sports

Monday's matchup: Heat at Bulls

TV/radio: 7 p.m. Monday; CSN, WMVP-AM 1000. Storylines: This is the first of four meetings after the Bulls captured two of three games last season. The Heat, who have been fighting injuries, are 0-2 on this five-game trip with two blowout losses. They've lost four straight overall and seven of...

Heat Zone | Palm Beach Post

Heat injury updates: Dragic, Deng, Udrih, others

Gradually, the Heat are getting healthier. [Miami Heat go from title hopes to just hoping everyone gets healthy and wondering if taht’s enough] [Dwyane Wade thanks fans for voting in “old guy” to start All-Star ...

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Photos: Raptors 101, Heat 81

Make it seven losses in the last eight games for the injury-ravaged Heat, who now are on a season-longest four-game losing streak.

On the Beat: Miami Heat | Miami Herald

Heat's youngsters getting chances, and it's going as you'd expect

This was a stretch. But could there be a bright side to all the Heat's injuries, with six players missing from Friday's 101-81 loss in Toronto? That the young players are getting more chances to play? Dwyane Wade, who had...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Ira Winderman: Only option for Heat is to push for playoffs

Sunday notes: First-round debt still due to 76ers and falling into lottery could create harsh cost. Also: Gobert's Twitter follow-up; more Beasley; and injuries inspected.

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Things look up for Luol Deng after eye gouge vs. Wizards

As injuries mount for the Miami Heat, they're struggling like the Wizards have all season but Luol Deng appears to be improving.

Heat Zone | Palm Beach Post

Injury updates: Wade’s right shoulder worsens

The Miami Heat’s injury situation is getting better and worse simultaneously. [Dwyane Wade thanks fans for voting in “old guy” to start All-Star Game] [Hassan Whiteside, Luol Deng injured as Miami Heat lose badly ...

Heat Zone | Palm Beach Post

Heat likely down to 8 players, 1 starter vs. Raptors

The Heat’s injury situation has spiraled so badly that coach Erik Spoelstra brought a handwritten list of player statuses when he met with reporters after this morning’s shootaround in Toronto. [Dwyane Wade thanks fans for ...

Heat Zone | Palm Beach Post

Complete Miami Heat injury report

The Heat are in serious trouble when it comes to available bodies, with coach Erik Spoelstra admitting Wednesday night his guys simply “were running out of gas” in a loss to the Wizards. [

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Wade on his health, Heat's injury plague

Dwyane Wade is having trouble lifting his arm, with few teammates available to otherwise lift Heat.

Heat Zone | Palm Beach Post

Miami Heat injury updates: Goran Dragic, Chris Andersen, Beno Udrih, Josh McRoberts out vs. Bucks

[Update: Jan. 19, 5:55 p.m. — Dragic, Udrih and McRoberts will travel with the Heat on their upcoming five-game road trip. Andersen won’t travel.] MIAMI — The road trip took its toll on the Heat. Miami will ...

Heat Zone | Palm Beach Post

Bosh on Heat’s extended road swing: “Better than being in the hospital”

After enjoying most of November and December at home, the Heat are paying up when it comes to road games. The team finished a six-game Western Conference tour by losing Sunday at Oklahoma City and flew ...

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Heat's Beno Udrih misses game vs. Thunder with neck injury

The Miami Heat continued to get hit by a recent injury bug when guard Beno Udrih was ruled out of Sunday's game against Oklahoma City. Udrih was sidelined with a neck injury he sustained in Friday's victory over the Denver Nuggets. There is no timetable on his return. "He took a tumble on the floor,"...