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Dorell's Wright's little bother excited about family affair vs. Heat

South Florida Sun-Sentinel While both are on the ends of their respective benches, Heat-Raptors features Dorell Wright against Delon Wright.
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Kyle Lowry respects former Rockets teammate Goran Dragic

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Raptors guard Kyle Lowry has seen growth from Heat guard Goran Dragic.
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Dwyane Wade was Prince's favorite basketball player

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Selima Hussain) — Prince's death on April 21 left many musicians, artists and athletes to mourn the iconic pop singer on Twitter and Facebook. Many spoke of Prince's musical legacy, his charisma and his unique...
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Dwyane Wade says hearing he was Prince's favorite player is the 'ultimate compliment'

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Selima Hussain) — Prince's death on April 21 left many musicians, artists and athletes to mourn the iconic pop singer on Twitter and Facebook. Many spoke of Prince's musical legacy, his charisma and his unique...
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After all they've been through, Heat hardly are road worriers

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — Sunday, the Miami Heat exulted. Monday, they exhaled. Tuesday night at Air Canada Center, it's back to the exertion that is required for elation at this stage of the NBA calendar. With just...
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Scouting the opponent: Just who are these Toronto Raptors?

South Florida Sun-Sentinel The Raptors, at 56-26, one just one fewer game than the Cleveland Cavaliers during the regular season. They outlasted the pesky Indiana Pacers in the opening round of the playoffs. As they...
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Charles Barkley on Chris Bosh: 'He wants to play'

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — The last time Chris Bosh was in Toronto, he pulled out of the Feb. 14 NBA All-Star Game due to a calf strain. Only it was more than that. Now, as the Miami Heat travel to Toronto for this...
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Charles Barkley on Chris Bosh: 'He wants to play'

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — The last time Chris Bosh was in Toronto, he pulled out of the Feb. 14 NBA All-Star Game due to a calf strain. Only it was more than that. Now, as the Miami Heat travel to Toronto for this...
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Heat (66-1) have second-longest title odds of eight remaining teams

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — So where to the just-advanced Miami Heat rank among the NBA's remaining playoff hierarchy? With the second-longest odds among the field. Offshore book Bovada.lv released these odds Monday,...
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Staff predictions: Who will win Heat-Raptors series?

South Florida Sun-Sentinel The Heat have far more experience in these moments than the Raptors. But, Toronto has the all-important homecourt advantage.
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Recapping the Heat-Raptors regular-season series

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Shandel Richardson) — Heat 96, Raptors 76 Nov. 8 at AmericanAirlines Arena In the first of a seven-game homestand, the Heat blew it open by outscoring the Raptors 30-16 in the third quarter. After the Raptors...
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Heat vs. Raptors: Position-by-position matchups

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — Staff writer Ira Winderman breaks down the Heat's second-round NBA playoff matchup against the Raptors, a best-of-seven series that opens Tuesday at Air Canada Centre.
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Preview: Miami Heat at Toronto Raptors, 8 p.m. Tuesday

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — When/Where: 8 p.m., Air Canada Centre, Toronto. TV: TNT. Radio: 790-AM, 106.3-FM, 98.3-FM (Spanish).                            Scouting report: This will be the first playoff series...
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Playoff schedule: Heat vs. Raptors

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Ira Winderman) — Series schedule: Miami Heat vs. Toronto Raptors (Best-of-7 NBA playoff second-round series) Game 1:  Tuesday, Air Canada Centre, Toronto, 8 p.m., TNT Game 2:  Thursday, Air Canada...
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Spoelstra felt honored to play Charlotte

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Heat coach talks about getting past the Hornets
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Hyde: Heat find answers, still standing after tough Charlotte series

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Dave Hyde) — It was coming, they felt. All Sunday, they felt it coming, and none more so than Luol Deng, who was playing the first Game 7 of his career. What a series this had been, too. What it demanded...
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Hyde: Heat find answers, still standing after tough Charlotte series

South Florida Sun-Sentinel (Dave Hyde) — It was coming, they felt. All Sunday, they felt it coming, and none more so than Luol Deng, who was playing the first Game 7 of his career. What a series this had been, too. What it demanded...
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Whiteside talks about his battles against Charlotte

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Playoff Round 1 was a learning experience for Whiteside
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Dragic talks about beating the Hornets

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Heat guard found his rhythm in the final two games
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Wade says he wasn't crying before Game 7

South Florida Sun-Sentinel Heat guard says he was focused before the start of Game 7
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Blog Articles

Who owns the edge in the Heat-Raptors series?

The Miami Herald (Manny Navarro) — POINT GUARD Kyle Lowry was an All-Star for the second year in a row and ranked eighth in scoring (21.2), 12th in assists (6.4) and second in minutes per game (37.0) among all guards in the regular...
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Plus-minus leader for Heat in Hornets series? Not who you'd think

The Miami Herald (Ethan J. Skolnick) — Joe Johnson seemed quiet for much of the series against the Hornets. But, depending on what you think of the plus-minus statistic, he may have had a bigger impact than portrayed. Johnson played...
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"Purple Shirt Guy" says he's dumping his Hornets tickets

The Miami Herald (Ethan J. Skolnick) — It's not that often when fan bases on opposite sides of a series are annoyed by the same person. That, however, was the case Friday night, when Heat fans had enough of the demonstrative courtside...
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Sunday's early Game 7 start time will create strange scenarios

The Miami Herald (Ethan J. Skolnick) — Dwyane Wade joked that he might as well stay taped. This was late after Friday's Game 6 win in Charlotte, when Wade was hearing the start times for the two Eastern Conference first round Game 7's...
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Joe Johnson, Hassan Whiteside share views on Courtney Lee's big rebound at end of Game 5

The Miami Herald (Manny Navarro) — CHARLOTTE – The Heat’s Joe Johnson and Hassan Whiteside on Friday each took a little blame for how the Hornets Courtney Lee was able to swoop in and grab a big offensive rebound late in Game 5...
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Dwyane Wade says NBA's Last Two Minute reports are 'pointless'

The Miami Herald (Manny Navarro) — CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Dwyane Wade wouldn’t mind seeing the NBA’s Last Two Minute reports go away –- and it has nothing to do with the NBA saying officials were correct when they didn’t call Cody...
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Hassan Whiteside tired of counting Al Jefferson's time in line

The Miami Herald (Ethan J. Skolnick) — First, he called this the "flop-offs," upset about Jeremy Lin, Cody Zeller and others flailing about to draw fouls on him. Now Hassan Whiteside has given us what might be called the count-off. The...
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Spencer Hawes out for Hornets for rest of series

The Miami Herald (Ethan J. Skolnick) — The Hornets have surged back into the series as they've gone to bigger lineup. And while Spencer Hawes has played only 53 minutes in the first five games of the series, he has the best defensive...
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League rules that Dwyane Wade was not fouled on final drive

The Miami Herald (Ethan J. Skolnick) — Dwyane Wade said he didn't need to see the NBA's official "last two-minute report." He definitely won't want to look at it now. The NBA has released the report from Wednesday's Game 5 Hornets win,...
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Who was at fault for Courtney Lee's late rebound?

The Miami Herald (Ethan J. Skolnick) — Courtney Lee has made what his coach, Steve Clifford, called the two biggest plays of the series. The first, of his own miss -- and over Hassan Whiteside -- helped the Hornets run out the clock in...
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Nic Batum expected to be available for Hornets off the bench in Game 5

The Miami Herald (Ethan J. Skolnick) — The Charlotte Hornets expect to have starting swingman Nic Batum available for Game 5 off the bench. Clifford says @hornets Nic Batum participated in shootaround and will most likely play tonight....
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Bring Back Bosh? For the first time, the family goes public

The Miami Herald (Ethan J. Skolnick) — The Chris Bosh saga has largely played out in secret, a subject that Barry Jackson and I detailed in our story on Saturday. As we wrote, there have been clear differences between the scenes as far...
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A closer look at the Heat's shot selection in the playoffs -- home vs. away

The Miami Herald (Manny Navarro) — The Miami Heat host the Charlotte Hornets tonight in Game 5 of its first round series in search of some offense. After averaging 119 points at home in Games 1 and 2 and shooting 57.8 percent, the...
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Hassan Whiteside frustrated with Hornets in the "flop-offs"

The Miami Herald (Ethan J. Skolnick) — At first, Hassan Whiteside declined to address it. Asked by Fox Sports Sun's Jason Jackson about the Hornets attacking the paint and getting calls -- they had 30 free throws to the Heat's 21. "I...
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NBA releases second-round schedule options for Heat, others

The Miami Herald (Ethan J. Skolnick) — Naturally, the Heat needs to eliminate Charlotte for any of this to matter. But the NBA did release the potential scenarios for the second round, which are dependent on how longer the Heat-Hornets...
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Dwyane Wade on celebrities he'd like to meet: "Smart people"

The Miami Herald (Ethan J. Skolnick) — Dwyane Wade, born two years before the Purple Rain film was released, revealed the other day that his father had him watch it so often during his youth, that he thought it was the only movie ever...
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Hassan Whiteside discusses the state of his bruised right thigh before Game 4

The Miami Herald (Manny Navarro) — CHARLOTTE -- Hassan Whiteside said he was expecting his bruised right thigh to feel better than it did Sunday when he sat out practice. That wasn't the case Monday and now he's going into Game 4...
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When it comes to playoff debuts Whiteside in Hall of Fame company

The Miami Herald (Manny Navarro) — CHARLOTTE -- If you weren't plugged into Twitter or ESPN over the weekend, you probably missed an interesting statistical graphic ESPN Stats and Info put out that involved Heat center Hassan...
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Whiteside on Barkley compliment: "Am I on Punked?"

The Miami Herald (Manny Navarro) — Chuck has high praise for @youngwhiteside... pic.twitter.com/iNMMTEv2jF — NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) April 24, 2016 CHARLOTTE -- TNT analyst Charles Barkley has been saying all season he feels Hassan...
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