10:33 AM EDT, Mon March 27, 2017
38 mins ago

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...
1 hour ago

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...
14 hours ago

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...
14 hours ago

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...
16 hours ago

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...
19 hours ago

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...
21 hours ago

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...
21 hours ago

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...
21 hours ago

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...
Mar 24, 2017

Hassan Whiteside's grit earns Heat teammates' praise

For all the strides Hassan Whiteside has made in his two-plus seasons with the Miami Heat, the most significant might have been when he strode to center court for the opening tip Thursday against the Toronto Raptors. In playing with a right hand that was heavily bandaged, including two fingers...
Mar 24, 2017

Playoffs would be stride of pride for many on Heat roster

To NBA the elite, it might come off as scavenging, bottom feeding, this push for one of the final playoff spots in the Eastern Conference that yet could come with a losing record. But to several players on the Miami Heat roster there is an appreciation for how much it would mean just to get to...
Mar 24, 2017

Inadvertent inversion: Hassan Whiteside gets monogrammed shorts

No, the Miami Heat are not making personalized uniform shorts, even if it has looked that way with center Hassan Whiteside in recent games. Having previously been captivated by the reality that the Heat's secondary "MH" logo is his initials when reversed and turned upside down -- which has become...
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 49 points in a Portland Trail Blazers victory that kept the Heat from reaching .500 for the first time since the season's...
Mar 23, 2017

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...
Mar 23, 2017

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...

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