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2017 Schedule
35-37, 3rd in Southeast
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What would a potential Cavs-Heat first-round series be like? (1:59)
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20hZach Lowe

Lowe's 10 things: Hassan Whiteside's touch

He's currently dealing with hand and ankle injuries, but Hassan Whiteside has been surging at the right time and has a bigger bag of tricks than one might expect.

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DeRozan records second-straight 40-point game (0:48)
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Dragic ends first half with a buzzer-beater layup (0:36)
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McGruder capitalizes off of Raptors turnover with dunk (0:15)

ESPN Stats and Information  

The Cavs are currently 22nd in the NBA in defensive efficiency. Last season's team ranked 10th in the metric, tied with the 2005-06 Heat for the second-worst by a NBA champion in the last 20 seasons.

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Whiteside's double-double leads Heat past Suns (1:22)
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Whiteside leaves game with hand injury (0:23)
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Cut casts pall on Whiteside's rebound record

Hassan Whiteside set the Heat single-season rebound record in Miami's 112-97 win over the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday, but his night was marred by a cut on his hand that required 13 stitches.

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Whiteside soars for hammer dunk and-1 (0:15)
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Whiteside throws down alley-oop with authority (0:19)
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Whiteside runs the point for 3-pointer (0:27)
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Whiteside's defense leads Heat first-half run (0:17)
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Johnson erases Len's shot (0:15)
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Chriss' throws down reverse alley-oop slam (0:15)
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Whiteside's coast-to-coast slam (0:23)

ESPN Stats and Information  

According to BPI, the Heat have a 51 percent chance to make the postseason. Miami has the same record as Detroit (34-36), but the Pistons are currently in possession of the last playoff spot in the East due to the head-to-head tiebreaker.

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Bosh on rest debate: 'If you can play, play'

Chris Bosh said he understands the intensity of the NBA schedule, but "When there's so much work to do, it's kind of hard to see why guys would take time off."

Team Stats

Points Per Game102.723rd
Rebounds Per Game43.812th
Assists Per Game21.321st
Points Allowed102.05th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2016-173537.486
2015-164834.585
2014-153745.451
2013-145428.659
2012-136616.805

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