Warriors rally from 16 down to beat Jazz, get playoff spot
Warriors coach Steve Kerr did not emphasize the magnitude of Saturday’s game in his pregame talk with his team. Klay Thompson scored 36 points and Golden State erased a 16-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Utah Jazz 111-107 and clinch a playoff spot. Jordan Poole added 31 and Andrew Wiggins had 17 as the Warriors also snapped a four-game losing streak.news.yahoo.com
The Latest: Big 12 postpones No. 2 Baylor's next 2 games
The Big 12 announced late Thursday that Saturday’s home game against TCU and next Wednesday’s game at Oklahoma have been postponed in accordance with the league’s interruption guidelines. With the latest changes, Baylor’s next scheduled game is at home Feb. 13 against No. AdThe NHL is releasing the names of players who are “unavailable” to the club for practice, travel or games due to virus protocols. ___West Virginia is boosting home attendance to 2,800, or 20% of capacity, for the men’s basketball game Feb. 13 between the 17th-ranked Mountaineers and No. ___Thursday’s women’s basketball game between No.
Blazers make playoffs, oust Grizzlies with 126-122 victory
Portland finished eighth in the West, Memphis was ninth, and the Grizzlies needed to sweep a two-game matchup to advance. They had a chance, up eight in the final quarter, before Portland did what Portland does in the bubble find a way at the end. The Grizzlies' 42-point third quarter matched the second-highest scoring period of the season for Memphis and was the second-highest scoring third quarter in franchise history. LOOKING AHEADThe Lakers went 2-1 against the Blazers this season, with the road team winning all three games. Anthony Davis (32.0 ppg) and LeBron James (24.7 ppg) led the Lakers; Lillard (36.0 ppg) and Whiteside (22.0 ppg) led the Blazers.
McCollum, Lillard help Blazers get past Memphis in OT
Lillard finished with 29 points and nine assists as the Trail Blazers boosted their hopes for a seventh consecutive playoff appearance. Carmelo Anthony added 21 points as Portland moved within 2 1/2 games of the Grizzlies for the No. Everybody knew how important that game was," Blazers coach Terry Stotts said. Jaren Jackson Jr. had 33 points and rookie Ja Morant added 22 points and 11 assists for Memphis. It was a weird game," McCollum said.
Dragic leads Heat by Blazers in Whiteside’s return, 122-111
MIAMI – James Johnson scored on his first possession in more than a month. Tyler Herro scored 11 points for Miami, as did Meyers Leonard in his first game against his former team. Former Heat center Hassan Whiteside, booed almost every time he touched the ball, finished with 21 points and 18 rebounds for Portland. Portland played without the services of CJ McCollum for the first time this season; he was out with an upper-respiratory infection. ... Johnson played for the first time since Nov. 27 and for just the second time at home all season.
Dirty Dozen 2019: Miami's Most Dastardly Scoundrels
Game of Thrones ended, Michael Jackson was officially canceled, and the U.S. women's soccer team won the World Cup. She watched the Patriots-Rams Super Bowl with Donald Trump and took a selfie to prove it. Illustration by Dan ZettwochJerry Falwell Jr.Jerry Falwell Jr. claims to be a man of God. Unfortunately for Hassan Whiteside, the Heat far and away bests his new team by just about every shooting measure. By that time, Brown had been traded to the New England Patriots, who promptly cut him before the season began.miaminewtimes.com
Heat Fans Love to See Trail Blazers Fans Grow Furious With Hassan Whiteside
For those who knew better, though (see: Miami Heat fans), shipping Whiteside as far away as possible was a reason for celebration. Anything coming back in the deal for Whiteside was thought of as a bonus as far as Heat fans were concerned. Portland fans are already completely over the Hassan Whiteside era. Hassan Whiteside is DEAD LAST in Assists https://t.co/m5f3eXXQtG toloverugoat (@toloverugoat) November 21, 2019Reasons the #Blazers are bad:1. Hassan Whiteside IanStan (@IanStan26) November 21, 2019Someone described Whiteside as "tall for no reason" the other night and I haven't stopped thinking about it since.miaminewtimes.com
Five Distractions That Will Make Dwyane Wade's Retirement Hurt a Little Less
They say all good things must come to an end, but that doesn't mean we have to be ready for it. Perhaps those hundred or so games Dwyane Wade played with the Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers from 2016 to 2018 have prepared Miami Heat fans for life without the franchise's greatest star. They say all good things must come to an end, but that doesn't mean we have to be ready for it or that it has to feel right. Any Heat fans who need some good news to turn that Wade retirement frown upside down should buy some Herro stock. With his sharpshooting on the court and WWE-like personality off it, Meyers has been as entertaining as any Heat player.miaminewtimes.com
Hassan Whiteside Definitely Isn't Sad About the Heat Trading Him
Someone call Marie Kondo, because the Miami Heat has a mess on its hands. Hassan Whiteside remains in full-fledged hide-the-butthurt mode since the Heat traded him to the Portland Trailblazers last month. WE GOT SHOOTERSSS * https://t.co/thIvN9HqF7 Tyler Herro (@raf_tyler) July 23, 2019As you might have expected, it didn't take long for Whiteside to respond. Let the Heat rain 15 three-pointers on the Trailblazers while Whiteside watches the fourth-quarter in foul trouble because he's incapable of guarding Meyers Leonard on the three-point line. Inject a Hassan Whiteside/Miami Heat heel-turn NWO rivalry into our veins.miaminewtimes.com
Hyde: Could blockbuster NBA trade pave way for Russell Westbrook to Heat? | Commentary
The Heat had to do something this summer and did. It made a marketing improvement by trading for for Jimmy Butler and trading off Hassan Whiteside. But as all the dust settles, the Eastern landscape doesnt look as re-arranged as the Heat roster.sun-sentinel.com
Hassan Whiteside Celebrates on Instagram After Getting Traded From Miami Heat
If trends continue, the Miami Heat is set to have a fantastic summer. Now, Whiteside has jumped on Instagram Live to lob some backhanded insults at the Heat. Whiteside pretty clearly hated his time playing for the Heat and was ready to move on. This year, court records alleged that ex-Stormy Daniels lawyer and accused crime-doer Michael Avenatti stole nearly $3 million from Whiteside. Frankly, the Heat had committed so much money to Whiteside that it often appeared trading him was impossible.miaminewtimes.com
Heat trade Whiteside to Portland for Harkless, Meyers, report says
Getty ImagesMIAMI - The Miami Heat aren't waiting for the proposed Jimmy Butler deal to be completed before working on other moves. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reports the Heat have agreed on a trade that will send center Hassan Whiteside to the Portland Trail Blazers in exchange for Mo Harkless and Meyers Leonard. Whiteside opted-in to his $27.1 million player option for next season last week, but he has long been rumored to want a trade after his playing time decreased with the Heat. Whiteside averaged 12.3 points and 11.3 rebounds in 72 games last season. Also drafted in 2012, Harkless averaged 7.7 points during the regular season along with 4.5 rebounds per game.