Five Stars: Hawks Douse Heat

Dwight Howard shut down Hassan Whiteside and earned the First Star in Atlanta’s eight-point win over the Heat. Five Stars is a Hot Hot Hoops exclusive series where we dig deeper into the box score and rank every player to appear in every Heat game. The top five players, no matter which team they play for, are the Five Stars. This article focuses on Miami’s 103-95 loss to the...
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11 hours ago

Heat comeback bid falls short

Tyler Johnson scored a career-high 27 points in the effort. Trailing throughout their game against the Atlanta Hawks Wednesday night, Tyler Johnson drained a 3 with 8:05 left to pull the Miami Heat to within 76-83. A little more than a minute later, Goran Dragic found Johnson for a breakaway alley-oop that got Miami within 5. https://t.co/TlZfncWXRD pic.twitter.com/YSHwaMxTEE—...
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1 day ago

Grading the Miami Heat a quarter through the season

With a quarter of the season now complete, here’s a look at how each Miami Heat player has fared thus far. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports Goran Dragic Season numbers: 17.8 points per game, 3.9 rebounds per game, 6.7 assists per game,44.3 field goal percentage, 42.1 three-point percentage, 33.4 minutes per game, 16 games played. Dragic […] Grading the Miami...
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1 day ago

Game Preview: Heat seek to rebound from tough loss with road game vs Hawks

Miami hung tough but couldn’t withstand Carmelo and the Knicks last night, can they rebound vs Hawks? The Miami Heat (7-14) played well enough in their short West Coast trip to almost go 3-0 but had to settle for 2-1 after a hard fought battle with the Portland Trail Blazers was extinguished in the fourth quarter. The same could be said for the latest loss, this time against the...
Via Hot Hot Hoops
1 day ago

Report: Miami Heat not in a rush to make a roster move

The Miami Heat are in a position to be players in the trade market, but will be patient when it comes to improving the roster. The unofficial start of trade season is just around the corner. On Dec. 15, players who signed this summer become trade eligible, including eight Miami Heat players. With the team […] Report: Miami Heat not in a rush to make a roster move - All U Can Heat...
Via All U Can Heat
1 day ago

Chris Bosh likely to wait until next season to try comeback

Miami Heat All-Star Chris Bosh remains sidelined after his second bout with blood clots in as many years. There’s been a lot going on behind the scenes regarding Bosh and his team. While Miami surely is concerned over Bosh’s health and how that might equate to a return to the court, it also has to take into account the financial situation here. The Heat appear to be in rebuilding...
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WATCH: Hassan Whiteside stares down Knicks player after dunk

It’s clear if there’s history between Hassan Whiteside and Justin Holiday, but it sure looked like that was the case during Tuesday night’s Knicks-Heat game. Whiteside hauled in an offensive rebound, and threw down a powerful dunk over Holiday, who also fouled him on the play. Before going to shoot his free throw, though, he gave Holiday a mean staredown. This embed...
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Study Shows Miami Heat Fans Amongst Most Loyal in NBA

The Miami Heat may not be on top of the NBA world like it once was, but that hasn’t deterred its fan base from supporting the team. Despite holding a 7-12 record thus far in the 2016-17 season, a study conducted by SmartAsset proves Heat fans are still the sixth most die-hard supporters in the NBA. As a point of reference, the NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers were rated to...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dragic scores 27 as Heat hold on for 111-110 win over Jazz

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Goran Dragic scored 27 points and the Miami Heat continued to play better on the road with a 111-110 victory over the Utah Jazz on Thursday night. James Johnson scored a season-high 24 points off the bench and Wayne Ellington added 17 for the Heat, who have five of their seven wins on the road. The Jazz had the ball with 3.9 seconds remaining and Gordon Hayward...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Heat News: Dion Waiters to Miss at Least Two Weeks With Pectineus Tear

The Miami Heat‘s injury problems aren’t going away any time soon. Just one day after the Heat announced that Dion Waiters and Justise Winslow would miss the Heat’s three-game road trip, the team has revealed that Waiters has suffered a Pectineus tear and will re-evaluated in two weeks. INJURY UPDATE: MRI results reveal G Dion Waiters has suffered a Pectineus tear...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Synergy Breakdown: Which Lineups Have Been Most Effective for Miami Heat?

In a season filled with drama and problems for the Miami Heat, are there any possible solutions? It is clear the offense has been the team’s weak point this season, but what has the offense done well so far and what options does Heat coach Erik Spoelstra have at his disposal? During the preseason, Spoelstra knew he would be experimenting with lineup changes when he spoke to the...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

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