HoopsHype Miami Heat Buzz Meter

by HoopsHype - Updated: December 21, 2014 | 12:02 AM - Twitters - Rumors - Roster - Salaries

Barry Jackson

Column link: Butch Davis offers strong opinions on the state of the UM program; Heat, Dolphins, Marlins chatter: miamiherald.typepad.com/sports-buzz/20…

Surya Fernandez

ICYMI: @SunSportsFOXFL Miami #Heat podcast: One on one with point guard Norris Cole foxsports.com/florida/story/…

Heat Dancers

Last night we turned it out with our routines! Our next performance is tomorrow night during the @Miami Heat game! http://t.co/EoywhKuaFS

Jeff McDonald

The rare Aron Baynes heat check.

Joseph Goodman

Birdman is penciled in to make his third-straight start for the Heat on Sunday. He has never started three straight in his career.

Mike Prada

Heat shot 54% on 48 contested shots last night. Wiz shot 48.6% on 37 uncontested shots. Think Wiz played better than score indicated.

Jorge Castillo

#Wizards came back to beat the #Heat last night, but Paul Pierce says they "got to build better habits." wpo.st/S9ky

Jorge Castillo

#Wizards top #Heat to tie best start in franchise history. "We have an ultimate goal of trying to get to the Finals." wpo.st/D9ky

Matt Dery

Heat of the moment. Got dunked on before. Toronto fans all over his building. He had enough. Johnson wasn't airborne either. I get it.

Eric Pincus

Updated @BBallInsiders Miami Heat Salary - Justin Hamilton increased guarnateed to $612k + removed trade restrictions basketballinsiders.com/miami-heat-tea…

Chris Sheridan

In 2013-14, the Miami Heat were 32-9 at home. In 2014-15, Miami is 4-9 at home. sheridanhoops.com/2014/12/20/10-… via @MaxwellOgden

Jason Lieser

Heat are 4-9 at home. Last year they were 32-9. Year before 37-4. And before that 28-5.

Jason Jackson

They are tonight RT @sayedh21: Should @MiamiHeat Give Hassan Whiteside Some Minutes ? #miami #Heat (cont) tl.gd/nhu63k

Demian Belmonte

Estadísticas, Box Score Washington Wizards Vs Miami Heat: bit.ly/1x6uhAz #NBA

Surya Fernandez

#Heat seeing some glimpses of progress despite tough loss to Wizards foxsports.com/florida/story/… http://t.co/3J4aYtOZfs via @SunSportsFOXFL

Joseph Goodman

#Heat played its best game in what felt like months. Still lost. Story: hrld.us/1zKJnLa

Jason Lieser

One thing that's hurting the Heat is the dropoff in Norris Cole's 3-pointers. He's at 25.9% after shooting 34.5% & 35.7% last 2 yrs.

Surya Fernandez

Video: #Heat reserve Hassan Whiteside discusses his performance vs Wizards. burst.com/h/j1198aa

Jason Lieser

Heat point guards tonight-- Chalmers: 14p on 4/9, 5a, 3r, 4 TO in 36min | Cole: 7p on 3/8, 4a, 2r, 3 TO in 31min | Napier: DNP-CD.

Jason Lieser

Heat are 3 games under .500 for the first time since February 2010.

Surya Fernandez

The last time the Heat lost 5 consecutive home games was in March 2008.

Kurt Helin

Just saw a Ronnie Price heat check.

Gary Lee

RONNIE PRICE. HEAT CHECK.

Kamenetzky Brothers

Ronnie Price heat check! BK

Ira Winderman

Winderman's View: The Heat find yet another lineup, unearth Hassan Whiteside, but still can't locate a victory. bit.ly/1DTbeg1

Ira Winderman

This time at least a competitive effort at home for the Heat, which says plenty about where they stand without Bosh. bit.ly/1zKypFu

Vince Cellini

After @Washington Wizards end 5 g losing streak in Miami, @Miami Heat still have not won at home since Nov 23rd. Dropped 8 of 9 at AAA. Wall 20p 10a

Barry Jackson

Heat loses 5th straight at home for first time since 2008.Final: Washington 105, Heat 103.Heat drops to 4-9 at home&three under. 500 overall

Chris Dempsey

So you know NateRob's gonna have to heat check the next one. Drilled 2/4 from 3 already

Nick Friedell

Aaron Brooks has 15 points in 19 minutes. He can heat up in a hurry.

Surya Fernandez

Heat keep answering back every time the Wizards make it close.

Jason Lieser

Heat still hanging on, up 85-82 on Washington with 8:37 left. Wade fighting through a 7/17 shooting night for 15p, 7a, 4r.

Joseph Goodman

For three quarters, the #Heat has played its best basketball in more than a month. Heat 79, Wizards 76 entering the final period.

Jorge Castillo

Heat lead 79-76 after 3Q. Nene leads all w/18 pts. Wall = 10p, 9a. Deng leads Heat w/16p.

Joseph Goodman

#Heat 79, #Wizards 76 entering the 4Q. Deng with seven points in the 3Q. Heat was 8 of 22 from the field in the period but still leads.

Ira Winderman

Heat 11-0 this season when taking a lead into the fourth quarter.

Jason Lieser

Heat struggling against Nene (18p on 8/10), but containing all others. Wall: 9p, 9a. Beal: 10p on 3/11.

Ira Winderman

A rollercoaster third period and sort of back where we were at half. Heat 79, Wizards 76 going into fourth. Deng with 16.

Jason Lieser

End Q3: Heat 79, Wizards 76. Deng: 16p, 4r. Chalmers: 14p, 5a. Wade: 13p on 6/15, 6a, 4r. Haslem with 9p on 4/4 off bench.

Jason Lieser

Heat's last 2 possessions were an airball 3 by Norris Cole & a double dribble by Justin Hamilton. Deng rights it with 2/2 FTs after a drive.

Jason Lieser

Heat say Chris Andersen "tweaked" his R ankle and will return.

Ira Winderman

Heat say Birdman had right ankle re-taped and is able to return.

Jason Lieser

Wade in w/ Deng, a back-up PG, a journeyman who nearly slipped out of NBA this year & a recent D-leaguer. Just hit a jumper to put Heat up 8

Ira Winderman

The Heat shot 12 of 15 in the second period, with the only three misses coming from Wade.

Jorge Castillo

The #Heat shot 80% (12/15) in the 2nd quarter.

Surya Fernandez

Heat shot very well from the field in the first half, going 22/34 for 64.7% accuracy. They also shot 4/7, 57.1% from long range.

Jason Lieser

Heat have held Beal & Wall to a total of 12p on 4/13 FGs.

Surya Fernandez

Heat take the slim 55-54 lead vs the Wizards into halftime. They had a solid effort on both ends of the floor with room for improvement.

Joseph Goodman

Encouraging first half for the #Heat. Haslem with nine points off the bench. Deng with nine. Shawne Williams eight points.

Jorge Castillo

#Heat lead 55-54 at the half. They’re shooting 64.7% from field, but 10 turnovers. Chalmers = 12p. 10 #Wizards scored, led by Nene’s 10.