Miami's Tyler Johnson Will Play in Game Six

Miami Heat guard Tyler Johnson was active for Game Five but served as an emergency option and did not play. He will be active and part of the rotation according to Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra. Johnson had surgery to repair the rotator cuff in his left shoulder on February 3 and has not played in a game since January 26. He averaged 8.7 points, 2.2 assists and 3 rebounds in 36...
Via RealGM
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The current Miami Heat blueprint is on the line this weekend

With Game 6 looming and the Heat facing elimination following three straight playoff losses, what happens this weekend will affect Miami's approach heading into the offseason. The last time we used the word "blueprint" to describe a Miami Heat team that was under duress happened to be four years ago in Boston when the Miami Heat, down 3-2 to the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
2 hours ago

Preview: Heat face elimination as they return to Charlotte

The Heat head to Charlotte for Game 6 on the brink of elimination. Game Story After dropping three games in a row to the Charlotte Hornets the Heat now face elimination as they head to Charlotte for game 6 of the series. After Wednesday's controversial no call on Wade and the drama and frustration that followed, it can be expected that the Heat come out strong. Hopefully Coach...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
3 hours ago

With the Miami Heat’s season on the brink, it’s all on Dwyane Wade’s shoulders

The Miami Heat need another Hall of Fame moment from it’s franchise player in Game 6. Just under 25 ticks to go in Game 5. Courtney Lee grabs the offensive board after a lazy box out by Joe Johnson. With momentum on his side, Lee swung the ball to Kemba Walker, and received it back wide […] With the Miami Heat’s season on the brink, it’s all on Dwyane Wade’s shoulders...
Via All U Can Heat
7 hours ago

Chris Bosh's rift with the Miami Heat is getting worse

After dropping a pivotal Game 5 at home on Wednesday night, the Miami Heat face elimination the next time they take the court. And, just like every game they've played since the All-Star break, Chris Bosh won't be around to help. But why? Bosh insists he's healthy enough to play and even traveled on the team's charter flight back from Charlotte on Monday—something he hadn't done...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Overheated: Miami suffers from a feast-or-famine quality against Charlotte

The Miami Heat’s 2016 season is not over, but it seems reasonable to say — even now, before an elimination game Friday night against the Charlotte Hornets — that Miami’s presence as a threat to the Cleveland Cavaliers has been oversold. Game 5 of the Heat’s Eastern Conference first-round series on Wednesday night illustrated the point. What happened in Games 1 and 2 of...
Via Crossover Chronicles
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Gabrielle Union blasts refs after no-call on Dwyane Wade

Miami Heat fans can’t help but feel robbed after a no-call on Dwyane Wade late in Wednesday night’s game may have cost them a chance to win. Wade’s wife, Gabrielle Union, certainly felt that her husband was fouled while driving to the basket, and she unloaded on the officials at the conclusion of Game 5. Wade, who turned back the clock and scored 25 points in the 90-88 loss...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Heat lose tough game 5 to Hornets

MIAMI (AP) -- Courtney Lee was steaming after missing a layup that would have given Charlotte the lead heading into the final minute.His anger didn't last long.Miami's will last for a while.Lee's 3-pointer with 25.2 seconds left -- just his second make in nine tries from the floor -- put the Hornets ahead to stay, and Charlotte beat the Heat 90-88 in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference...
Via Associated Press
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Hornets stun Heat with 90-88 win, take 3-2 series lead

MIAMI (AP) Courtney Lee's 3-pointer with 25.2 seconds left put Charlotte ahead to stay, and the Hornets beat the Miami Heat 90-88 in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference first-round series Wednesday night. The Hornets have won three straight games in the series, and will take a 3-2 lead into a potential Game 6 clincher on Friday night. Marvin Williams led the Hornets with 17 points...
Via Associated Press
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UGA basketball coach Mark Fox nearly involved in plane collision

While on his way to visit a friend with cancer in Miami, Georgia men’s basketball coach Mark Fox nearly found himself in a plane accident Wednesday morning. Fox was on his way from Atlanta to visit Miami Heat assistant Keith Smart when the plane Fox was riding in nearly hit another on the runway at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. ESPN’s Jeff Goodman spoke...
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Chris Bosh shares desire to play; Heat say he’s out indefinitely

Chris Bosh, or more specifically his wife Adrienne, took to Twitter Tuesday in attempt to drum up social media support concerning the Miami Heat superstar’s professed desire to play. The Heat, however, reaffirmed the organization’s previous stance that Bosh remains out indefinitely after being sidelined at the All-Star Break due to an undisclosed medical condition. Adrienne...
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How the Hornets have come back against the Heat

When you're down 0-2, it will always make sense to go with your strength as a team, and sometimes that means zigging while your opponent is zagging. That was the story line heading in to Charlotte's two-game home stand, with Nic Batum ruled out for the series after an injury in the previous game. Without Batum, the Hornets are barren of wing depth, and it looked like the series was...
Via RealGM - NBA
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Reveals Last Two Minute Report from Heat-Hornets Game 4

With 1:24 left and the Miami Heat down by just three points in a critical Game 4 against the Charlotte Hornets, rookie Josh Richardson missed a three and Luol Deng grabbed the offensive rebound. However, as Deng grabbed the rebound, he was subsequently grabbed by Hornets guard Jeremy Lin resulting in the ball going out of bounds. As a result, the referees called the ball off of Deng...
Via Heat Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Adjustments the Miami Heat Must Make for Game 5

The Miami Heat looked as if they were going to make quick work of the Charlotte Hornets after total domination in Games 1 and 2. Then the series moved to Charlotte and the Heat were carefully dismantled by Kemba Walker and company. Now the series is tied 2-2 as both teams head back to South Florida for a decisive Game 5 matchup. How can the Heat bounce back in the next game and prove...
Via Heat Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat vs Charlotte Hornets: game 5 preview and prediction

The Miami Heat’s 4-point defeat last night was a hard loss to swallow for Miami Heat fans. Heat fans watched as Miami clawed to within 1 point of the Charlotte Hornets, courtesy of a Gerald Green 3 with 6:08 left in the game. Hope and excitement came from the Heat side as they could feel how close they were to extending their series lead to a 3-1 advantage. Unfortunately for the...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat Suffer From Freezer Burn in Game’s 3 and 4

After two straight sub-40 percent shooting performances, can the Miami Heat rediscover its high-octane offense and maintain home-court advantage? Game 3 Hassan Whiteside went for 13 points, 18 rebounds, and four blocks while Luol Deng hit his first five three-point attempts of the night to keep the game close during the first half. However, the Heat were blown out by the Hornets...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Chris Bosh ‘Intends to Play Next Season for Heat’

According to Kurt Helin of NBC Sports, Chris Bosh isn’t going anywhere. While that doesn’t mean he’ll return for the 2016 NBA Playoffs, it does mean that he has every intention of playing next season and doesn’t play on retiring. “Bosh has indicated to associates that he has no plans to retire at this time and intends to play next season for the Heat. He is under...
Via Heat Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hornets over Heat: the vindication of Steve Clifford

After Game 2 of his first-round Eastern Conference playoff series against the Miami Heat, Charlotte Hornet coach Steve Clifford had a lot to say. Looking back on that statement, it’s very hard to contest the essential truths of Clifford’s points. Charlotte scored 16 more points than the ice-cold Heat, frolicking to victory on a day when Kemba Walker was 4 of 19 from the field...
Via Crossover Chronicles
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Marvin Williams goes BEAST with this two handed slam

When Charlotte's Jeremy Lin fed Marvin Williams for two against Miami Saturday, we're sure he didn't anticipate this.... Lin finds the cutting Marvin Williams for the two-hand JAM! #NBAVine https://t.co/8E9kedt2fZ — NBA (@NBA) April 23, 2016 And what did Hornets honcho Michael Jordan think of the play? Well, we're not sure judging by this look, but you decide.  His Airness...
Via Crossover Chronicles
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat VS Charlotte Hornets: Game 3 predictions – Will the Heat stay hot on the road?

The Miami Heat have been playing phenomenally to start the Post-season. Miami fans, a little anxious for the Heat to be playing the Hornets, are absolutely relishing the way that every player on the Heat has been playing the first two games. As the third game approaches, Miami will go to Charlotte for the first away game of the series. What to expect from Charlotte: The Hornets,...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cavs' top threat in the East? It looks like the flying Miami Heat

Miami Heat can't miss, so it's no surprise they're up 2-0 in their first-round series with the Charlotte Hornets.Through two games, the Heat are shooting 57 percent and averaging 119 points per game.And while the Heat were a strong shooting team in the regular season, making 47 percent of their shots —€” fourth in the NBA —€” but this is a different level.This level of offensive...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside unhappy about DPOY voting

The NBA handed out Defensive Player of the Year on Monday, and predictably, San Antonio’s Kawhi Leonard won for a second consecutive year, with Golden State’s Draymond Green coming in second. No surprises there. The third place finisher was Miami’s Hassan Whiteside, and he thinks he should have finished a fair bit higher than third. Whiteside on DPOY: "I was third place...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Bosh tells Heat teammates he will not play during playoffs

It sounds like you can rule out a Chris Bosh return this season. According to Dwyane Wade, Bosh told his Miami Heat teammates on Friday that he would not be able to play for the team during the postseason due to an ongoing blood issue. Wade just revealed Bosh spoke to the Heat today about the playoffs. "He doesn't have the ability to be in it," Wade said. — Tim Reynolds (...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Hassan Whiteside on teams that cut him: ‘They know they messed up’

Every team in the NBA had a chance at Hassan Whiteside. Now that he’s playing and playing well for the Miami Heat, Whiteside is not bashful about telling the rest of the league that they made a mistake: Hassan Whiteside, on all the teams that cut him or passed up a chance to sign him: "They know. They know they messed up." — Tim Reynolds (@ByTimReynolds) April 14, 2016 If...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

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