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MIAMI, FL - MARCH 4:  Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat before the game against the Charlotte Hornets on March 4, 2015 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. Copyright 2015 NBAE  (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wade, Whiteside Lead Way Late, Heat Beat Lakers 100-94

Dwyane Wade scored 25 points and added six assists, Hassan Whiteside grabbed 25 rebounds and the Miami Heat rallied to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 100-94 on Wednesday night.

03/04/2015

Hassan Whiteside #21 of the Miami Heat attempts a free throw against the Phoenix Suns on March 2, 2015 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.  (Source: Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Look To Maintain Playoff Positioning Against Lowly Lakers

The Miami Heat have certainly had their fair share of obstacles to overcome so far this season.

03/04/2015

Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat stands on the court during a game against the Los Angeles Lakers on January 13, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Source: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Dwyane Wade May Miss Games With Strained Hamstring

The Miami Heat have won consecutive games for the first time since late November, but the elusive achievement didn’t come without a price.

01/14/2015

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Heat Hold Off Lakers Without Wade

With Dwyane Wade in the locker room and Chris Bosh enduring a nightmare of a shooting night, the Miami Heat still found the defensive moxie to finish an unlikely Staples Center sweep.

01/14/2015

Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat stands on the court against the Portland Trail Blazers on January 8, 2015 at the Moda Center Arena in Portland, Oregon. (Source: Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat In L.A. To Battle Struggling Lakers

While the Miami Heat have had their share of issues so far this season, their Tuesday night opponent has dealt with a bit more.

01/13/2015

Chris Bosh #1 and Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat look on during the game against the Philadelphia 76ers on November 1, 2014 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Source: Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bosh Enjoying Role As Heat’s Go-To Scoring Option

Despite living in the post-LeBron era, the Miami Heat are not lacking superstar talent.

11/03/2014

The Miami Heat coaching staff (L-R) Bob McAdoo, Erik Spoelstra and Ron Rothstein before Game Five of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Indiana Pacers during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. (Source: Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Rothstein, McAdoo No Longer Heat Assistant Coaches

An eventful offseason for the Miami Heat took another dramatic turn when reports surfaced about the team reassigning two of their longer-tenured assistant coaches.

09/01/2014

Shannon Brown #26 of the New York Knicks stands on the court during a game against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center. (Source: Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Miami Heat Sign Guard Shannon Brown

As the Miami Heat continue to build a new roster in the wake of LeBron James’ departure, new players know that they are coming into a situation where there will be opportunities to earn playing time.

08/27/2014

Shawne Williams #15 of the Los Angeles D-Fenders moves the ball against EJ Singler #15 of the Idaho Stampede during an NBA D-League game on January 31, 2014 at CenturyLink Arena in Boise, Idaho. The Stampede wore pink jerseys for a mammography assistance fund auction. 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 2014 NBAE (Photo by Otto Kitsinger/NBAE via Getty Images)

Forward Shawne Williams Signs With Miami Heat

Forward Shawne Williams, who spent part of last season with the Los Angeles Lakers, has signed with the Miami Heat.

08/01/2014

Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat greets the crowd before facing the Oklahoma City Thunder in a Christmas Day game at American Airlines Arena in Miami. (Source: Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat May Be Hosting LeBron And The Cavs On Christmas

Playing on Christmas Day is something that the Miami Heat has grown quite accustomed to over the past decade or so.

07/30/2014

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