DeMarre Carroll #5 of the Atlanta Hawks reaches for a steal against Luol Deng #9 of the Miami Heat at Philips Arena on March 27, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Hawks Beat Heat 99-86, Clinch Top Seed In Eastern Conference

DeMarre Carroll scored 24 points and the Atlanta Hawks clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs with a 99-86 victory over the Miami Heat on Friday night.

03/27/2015

Goran Dragic #7 and Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat talk during a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers at American Airlines Arena on March 16, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Source: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Audio: Marc Spears on Big O Show

The Yahoo NBA writer joined WQAM to talk some NBA Playoffs.

WQAM–03/27/2015

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Miami Heat’s Playoff Odds Strong But Danger Lurks

Today, the Miami Heat are headed to the postseason with about 78 percent confidence, according to the latest NBA playoff odds on ESPN. At 33-38, the four-time defending Eastern Conference champs are sitting in the East’s seventh seed with some leg room. […]

WQAM–03/27/2015

Goran Dragic #7 and Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat talk during a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers at American Airlines Arena on March 16, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Source: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Heat May Need Another Strong Performance From Dragic Against Hawks

The acquisition of Goran Dragic has been key to the Miami Heat’s playoff push, and their eventual reward could be a series with the Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta Hawks.

03/27/2015

A Miami Dolphins fan demonstrates in the stands as the Dolphins met the Baltimore Ravens during a game at Sun Life Stadium on December 7, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida.  (Source: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Top Reasons Why South Florida Is A Great Sports Region

South Florida is one of the best places to live in the United States.

03/26/2015

Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat shoots the ball against the New Orleans Pelicans during the game on February 21, 2015 at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Audio: Ira Winderman on Joe Rose Show

The Miami Heat reporter joined WQAM to discuss the health of Wade and Whiteside.

03/26/2015

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Cousy: Whiteside the First to Remind Me Of Bill Russell

Add NBA legendary point guard Bob Cousy to the ever growing Hassan Whiteside Fan Club. The six-time NBA Champion and 13-time All-Star compared Whiteside to Hall of Fame Celtics teammate Bill Russell in an interview with the Worcester […]

WQAM–03/26/2015

Goran Dragic #7 and Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat talk during a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers at American Airlines Arena on March 16, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Source: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Injury-Riddled Heat Beat Celtics 93-86

Goran Dragic had 22 points and seven assists, and the banged-up Miami Heat beat the Boston Celtics 93-86 on Wednesday night.

03/25/2015

Hassan Whiteside #21 of the Miami Heat warms up before the game against the Los Angeles Lakers on March 4, 2015 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.  (Source: Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat’s Hassan Whiteside Takes Ten Stitches After Cutting Hand

As the Miami Heat prepare for their second game in as many nights, they may have to play without one of their key contributors.

03/25/2015

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Bowen Pounds Marion For Being ‘Selfish’ Over Nash Comments

Bruce Bowen is not a big fan of Shawn Marion and it appears the feeling is reciprocal. Bowen, an NBA analyst and former player, was applauding Steve Nash’s career on TV after the two-time MVP and eight-time all-star recently […]

WQAM–03/25/2015

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Heat Rally Late, Beat Pacers 99-87 In Game 3

Heat Rally Late, Beat Pacers 99-87 In Game 3

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Nets Cool Heat, Cut East Semifinal Deficit To 2-1

Nets Cool Heat, Cut East Semifinal Deficit To 2-1

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Brooklyn Nets v Miami Heat Game – Semi Finals Game 1

Brooklyn Nets v Miami Heat Game – Semi Finals Game 1

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James, Heat Top Bobcats 98-85 For 3-0 Series Lead

James, Heat Top Bobcats 98-85 For 3-0 Series Lead

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Heat Go Up 2-0, Hold Off Bobcats 101-97

Heat Go Up 2-0, Hold Off Bobcats 101-97

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NBA Power Rankings – April 21, 2014

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in the NBA. Here’s your recap for the week through April 21st in the NBA.

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Charlotte Bobcats v Miami Heat – Game One

Charlotte Bobcats v Miami Heat – Game One

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