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BOSTON, MA -  FEBRUARY 2: Hassan Whiteside #21 of the Miami Heat shoots against the Boston Celtics during the game on February 2, 2015 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts . 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 Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Whiteside Comes Up Big For Heat In 83-75 Win Over Celtics

The Heat snapped a two-game skid thanks to Hassan Whiteside’s dominant second-half stretch that helped Miami beat the Boston Celtics 83-75 on Sunday.

02/01/2015

Hassan Whiteside #21 of the Miami Heat looks on during the game against the Sacramento Kings on January 16, 2015 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. (Source: Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Try To Avoid 3rd Straight Loss On Road Swing

Hassan Whiteside has paid his dues with several stints in the D-League and others in China and Lebanon. Now his persistence is finally paying off with extended playing time in Miami.

02/01/2015

Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors reacts after he made a three-point basket in the third quarter of their game against the Sacramento Kings at ORACLE Arena on January 23, 2015 in Oakland, California. Thompson scored 37 points in the third quarter to set a NBA record.  (Source: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Klay’s Record, Kobe Hurt, Heat On Super Sunday…And More

The NFL and NHL held their respective All-Star games last weekend, but that doesn’t mean basketball took a back seat.

01/26/2015

Norris Cole #30 of the Miami Heat handles the ball against the Boston Celtics on December 21, 2014 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. (Source: Isaac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Cruise Past Celtics For Rare Home Win

Finding out shortly before the game that Dwyane Wade would be sitting out with a bruised right knee could have sent the reeling Heat into an even bigger tailspin.

12/22/2014

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver speaks at a press conference during the NBA Summer League on July 15, 2014 at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Source: Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA To Test 44-Minute Game, 4 Shorter Than Usual

The NBA is going to evaluate if a shorter game could be a better one.

10/15/2014

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Miami Heat Sign Forward Chris Johnson

The Miami Heat announced on Friday afternoon they signed 29-year-old forward Chris Johnson.

09/26/2014

Darko Milicic #99 of the Boston Celtics poses for a portrait during Media Day on September 28, 2012 at the Boston Sports Club in Waltham, Massachusetts.  (Source: Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

’03 NBA Draft Bust Darko Milicic Switching From NBA To Kickboxing

Former Serbian center Darko Milicic, known as one of the biggest flops in the history of the NBA draft, is switching from basketball to kickboxing.

09/24/2014

Ray Allen #34 of the Miami Heat high-fives fans as he exits the court after Game Six of the 2013 NBA Finals on June 18, 2013 at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. (Source: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Hoping Allen Chooses Them Over Cavs, Retirement

As the Miami Heat continues to re-shape its roster following the departure of LeBron James, there is one player that Miami would love to see stick around and help keep the team among the better ones in the Eastern Conference.

07/14/2014

General view as Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox pitches against the Milwaukee Brewers in the first inning during the Opening Day game at Fenway Park on April 4, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Source: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

America’s Best Sports Cities To Play In

With both the NBA and NHL now in their respective offseasons the attention shifts to looking at all the players who could be changing addresses in the coming months. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the best sports cities in the United States, both from a location standpoint as well as its fans.

06/17/2014

The Los Angeles Lakers pose for a team photo after the won 99-86 to win the NBA Championship against the Orlando Magic in Game Five of the 2009 NBA Finals at Amway Arena on June 14, 2009 in Orlando, Florida.   (Source: Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Best NBA Team In Each Of The Past Five Decades

The Miami Heat are playing in their fourth consecutive NBA Finals and are looking pull off the extremely rare three-peat. Doing so would likely cement them as the team of the 2010’s despite there still being half the decade to go. Being the dominant team of an entire decade brings one word to mind…dynasty. With the Heat working towards adding themselves to the exclusive list of teams with the dynasty label, let’s turn back the clock and see which teams could be considered the best of their decades.

06/11/2014

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