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Mar 27, 2017

Frank Martin has Udonis Haslem feeling his own March Madness

For Miami Heat forward Udonis Haslem, this was not about Gamecocks or Gators or any of those logos during the East Regional championship Sunday at the NCAA Tournament. This was about a mentor ascending to cut down the nets at Madison Square Garden. This was about Miami High. This was about Frank...
Mar 27, 2017

Heat reach make-or-break moment heading into Pistons game

Hassan Whiteside was correct, even if it doesn't exactly feel that way at the moment. "We can control our destiny," the shot-blocking center said as the Miami Heat turned their attention to Tuesday night's game against the Detroit Pistons at the Palace of Auburn Hills. And he is correct. Win their...
Mar 26, 2017

Winderman's view: Celtics 112, Heat 108

Observations from Sunday night's 112-108 loss to the Boston Celtics at TD Garden: -- They fought the good fight at a time when more is needed in this race for the playoffs. -- Especially with Chicago pulling the shocker of a dominating victory Sunday in Milwaukee. -- The lead for that final East...
Mar 26, 2017

Heat revival falls short in 112-108 loss in Boston

The feel-good story of the second half of the NBA season is feeling a bit shaky at the moment, even with a spirited effort in Sunday's 112-108 loss to the Boston Celtics at TD Garden. The reality at the moment for the Heat Miami is a 3-4 record in their last seven games and a 1-4 ledger in their...
Mar 26, 2017

Preview: Miami Heat at Detroit Pistons, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday

When/Where: 7:30 p.m., Palace of Auburn Hills, Mich. TV: Fox Sports Sun. Radio: 790-AM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM (Spanish). Scouting report: Unless the teams somehow meet in the playoffs this will be the Heat's final appearance at the Palace, with the Pistons moving to the downtown Detroit Little Caesar's...
Mar 26, 2017

Heat Game Day: Miami Heat at Boston Celtics

A look at the tentative starting lineups and inactives (to be updated an hour before tipoff), as well as referees and a pregame note of note for Sunday's 6 p.m. game between the Heat and Celtics at TD Garden (TV: Fox Sports Sun. Radio: 790-AM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM.) Tentative Starting lineups MIAMI...
Mar 26, 2017

Delicate dunks now part of Hassan Whiteside's daily diet

The goal never was to be a gentle giant. But at the moment, Hassan Whiteside has no other choice. So, yes, those are tempered, almost gentlemanly dunks you are seeing from the Miami Heat center, as he deals with the 13 stitches that remain in his lacerated right hand. Whiteside said before Sunday...
Mar 26, 2017

As sidelined Justise Winslow turns 21, Erik Spoelstra sees upside

Justise Winslow now can legally celebrate with the beverage of his choice, even if his NBA celebrations have been put on hold. To Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra it is another reason why there should be perspective with the sidelined forward who turned 21 Sunday while away from the team, rehabilitating...
Mar 26, 2017

Boring and building: Heat's Erik Spoelstra says it's that simple

He insisted his team live in the moment when the record was 11-30 and now, with the Miami Heat next heading off for Tuesday's playoff-race showdown with the Detroit Pistons, Erik Spoelstra insists the perspective remain the same. "Having that kind of mentality is a habit," Spoelstra said before...

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