HoopsHype Miami Heat Buzz Meter

by HoopsHype - Updated: December 21, 2014 | 06:15 PM - Twitters - Rumors - Roster - Salaries

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.

Joseph Goodman

HALFTIME: #Heat 55, #Wizards 54. Heat shooting 64.7 percent. Chalmers with 12 points.

Jason Lieser

HALF: Heat 55, Wizards 54.

Ira Winderman

Gritty non-Bosh effort by Heat. Heat 55, Wizards 54 at half. Chalmers with 12, Deng with nine, Haslem with nine.

Jorge Castillo

The Heat are shooting 65.6 percent from the field and are losing 54-53.