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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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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.

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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