Jason Lieser

Tom Thibodeau on Hassan Whiteside: "Played a great game. He's been doing that."

Jason Lieser

Bosh says he wouldn't rule out #Heat cracking top 4 in the East by season's end. Miami currently trails CHI by 8 for 4th spot.

Ethan J. Skolnick

OKC leads Cleveland, 26-20, after first quarter. Durant on Irving early, Waiters w/ 5. LeBron & Durant w/ 7 apiece.

Ethan J. Skolnick

Kevin Love a little gimpy going back to the bench. He has 9 rebounds.

Jason Jackson

Social media at its best RT @NBA2K: We heard you loud & clear @Hassan Whiteside. That's how you (cont) tl.gd/nieuqs

Ethan J. Skolnick

Cleveland has been playing more up-tempo lately, was concerned about how OKC would push back on that. Thunder 22-15 so far.

Ethan J. Skolnick

Dion Waiters enters the game in Cleveland, to mostly boos, a few cheers.

Barry Jackson

Final Whiteside nugget: Per ESPN, he's first player with at least 12 pts, 12 rbs., 12 blocks in a game since Shawn Bradley in 1997-98.

Barry Jackson

Whiteside's first 2 NBA seasons with Kings: 15 blocks in 111 total minutes. Today: NBA-season high 12 blocks in 25 minutes.

Surya Fernandez

Hassan Whiteside: "I'm just trying to win every night. I'm really just trying to get my NBA 2K rating up."

Surya Fernandez

At the very end, Whiteside blocks Gasol's shot to finish with 12 blocks, a Heat franchise record and NBA season high for any player.

Jason Lieser

Overlooked (as usual) will be Luol Deng going 39 minutes and erasing Jimmy Butler. Deng also had 15p, 10r, 4a.

Joseph Goodman

Twelve blocks for Hassan Whiteside is a Miami Heat franchise record.

Barry Jackson

Impressive 96-84 Heat win in Chicago. Wade 26, Bosh 20. Whiteside: 14,13, team-record 12 blocks in 25 minutes. Deng, Chalmers 15 a piece.

Jason Lieser

Hassan Whiteside closes out the game by crushing a Pau Gasol shot inside.

Joseph Goodman

Hassan Whiteside with his 12th block in final seconds of the game.

Jason Lieser

FINAL: Heat 96, Bulls 84. Hassan Whiteside: 14p, 13r, 12b in 24min. Wade scores 12 of his 26p in Q4. Bosh: 20p, 7r. Chalmers: 15p, 5a.

Joseph Goodman

FINAL: Heat 96, Bulls 84. Hassan Whiteside with 14 points, 13 rebounds and 12 blocks. Dwyane Wade with 26 points and Chris Bosh with 20.

Micky Arison

Great rd win 4 ur @Miami Heat against a good Bulls team. Terrific 4th qtr by @Hassan Whiteside & @Dwyane Wade #HEATNation need u loud on Tues!

Barry Jackson

Whiteside only NBA player averaging more than 5.5 blocks per 48 minutes (6.2 per 48 before today).Zo challenged him to average double-double

Jason Lieser

Norris Cole has played 20+ minutes three times this month.

Joseph Goodman

Hassan Whiteside now with another block. That's 14 points, 13 rebounds and 11 blocks.

Joseph Goodman

Hassan Whiteside's triple-double started with foul trouble. He played just 7:08 in the first half yet had five blocks.

Tom Haberstroh

Hassan Whiteside 14 points, 13 rebounds and 10 blocks in 24 minutes. Fastest to a block triple-double in 30+ years per @bball_ref.

Surya Fernandez

And let's not forget, it took away two critical Bulls points.

Jason Lieser

Heat point guards today: Chalmers: 15p on 5/10, 5a, 3 TOs. Napier: 0p on 0/5, 2a, 0 TO. Cole: DNP-CD

Surya Fernandez

13 points, 12 rebounds and 10 blocks for Whiteside in 23 minutes for his first career triple-double.

Joseph Goodman

Entire Heat bench standing in excitement for Hassan Whiteside's triple-double. Timeout Bulls. High-fives all around.

Ethan J. Skolnick

It is amazing how many league people you talk to now, who really liked Whiteside's talent

Jason Lieser

Hassan Whiteside and Pau Gasol want to punch each other. We'll see if they can get through the last 41 seconds without doing so.

Ethan J. Skolnick

Can Hassan pull a Ricky Davis and block his own shot?

Barry Jackson

Triple double for Whiteside: 13 points, 12 rebounds, 10 blocks in 23 minutes.

Joseph Goodman

It's official: Congratulations to Hassan Whiteside of the Miami Heat: 13 points, 12 rebounds, 10 blocks today against the Chicago Bulls.

Jason Lieser

Refs overturn their goaltend call on Hassan Whiteside. He gets the block and has the triple double at 13p, 12r, 10b.

Surya Fernandez

That sure looked like Whiteside's 10th shot block and a rare triple-double to go with it.

Ethan J. Skolnick

This is one of the most important reviews in Heat history....

Jason Lieser

If the refs rule this a block, Hassan Whiteside will be at 13p, 12r, 10b in 23 min. Under review.

Joseph Goodman

Goal-tending on Hassan Whiteside or that would have been 10 blocks. Officials are reviewing. This is intense.

Jason Lieser

Hassan Whiteside goes up for looked like a clean block on Pau Gasol. Ruled a goaltend. Replays looks like it'll count as a block.

Surya Fernandez

Whiteside on defense and Wade on offense could have just ended Chicago's hopes of coming back in this game.

Jason Lieser

Another jumper for Wade. He's got 12p on 6/8 FGs in Q4. Heat up 93-84 over Chicago with 1:14 left.

Joseph Goodman

Hassan Whiteside triple-double alert: 13 points, 12 rebounds nine blocks. Heat 93, Bulls 84 1:14.

Jason Lieser

Hassan Whiteside just squashed a layup for his 9th block. One more and he's got a triple double.

Jason Lieser

Jimmy Butler averages 20.5ppg. He's got 5p on 2/8 FGs while working mostly against Deng.

Joseph Goodman

Dwyane Wade with 10 points in the fourth quarter. Heat 91, Bulls 82 2:37 4Q.

Jason Lieser

Wade with another mid-range jumper. This time over Rose. He's got 10p in Q4.

Jason Lieser

Heat are 1/13 on threes today, but have hit 35/65 (54%) on twos.

Joseph Goodman

Hassan Whiteside triple-double alert: 13 points, 10 rebounds, eight block. Heat 89, Bulls 80 3:36 4Q.

Tom Haberstroh

Fewest minutes for PTS-REB-BLK triple-double: 30 (Marcus Camby). Hassan Whiteside at 13-10-8 in 20 minutes.

Jason Lieser

Hassan Whiteside catches a Wade miss and dunks it on people. He's got 13p, 10r, 8b.

Jason Lieser

Hassan Whiteside nearly killed Pau Gasol by dunking on him. HW now at 11p, 8r, 8b in 19 min.

Joseph Goodman

Hassan Whiteside now with 9-9-8. Heat 85, Bulls 76 5:38 4Q. Bulls writer just turned around to me and said, "What the hell is going on?"

Jason Lieser

Hassan Whiteside will chip a tooth on the rim sometime before the end of the season.

Joseph Goodman

Hassan Whiteside triple-double alert: 9 points, 8 rebounds, 8 blocks. Heat 85, Bulls 76 6:01 4Q.

Jason Lieser

Luol Deng played 32 foul-free minutes today before picking one up on that last play.

Joseph Goodman

Four straight jumpers for Wade. Heat 83, Bulls 72 7:45 4Q.

Jason Lieser

Wade hits another contested mid-range. He's cooking. 8p in Q4 to keep the Heat ahead.

Jason Lieser

Wade with 6p early in Q4 to keep Miami going. Heat up 81-72 on Chicago, 8:23 left.

Jason Lieser

Same Heat team that labored vs IND is up 74-62 going into Q4 at Chicago. Hassan Whiteside with 6p, 6r & 7b. Just 12 min so far.

Joseph Goodman

This is an odd stat. Pau Gasol with 15 rebounds, but the Heat out-rebounding the Bulls overall 40-34. Bulls shooting 34.8 percent.

Joseph Goodman

Heat 74, Bulls 62 after the third quarter. Hassan Whiteside with six points, six rebounds and seven blocks. Chris Bosh with 18 points

Jason Lieser

Erik Spoelstra riding Luol Deng Thibs-style. Hes played 31 of the first 36 min today.

Jason Lieser

Hassan Whiteside in 10 min: 6p, 6r, 7b.

Jason Lieser

Luol Deng misses a layup but Hassan Whiteside crushes the putback dunk. Heat up 66-55 on Chicago.

Ethan J. Skolnick

JR Smith on whether he wants to start: "As long as we get that gold ball, I can sit out for all I care."

Ethan J. Skolnick

JR Smith says Klay Thompson should have walked out of the gym after the third quarter with his finger in the air.

Shandel Richardson

Whiteside now has a career-high six blocks

Shandel Richardson

Tales from the Whiteside.

Shandel Richardson

Dwyane Wade should really thank Sam Cassell for teaching him that pump-fake.

Joseph Goodman

Heat leading Bulls by 12 points with 5:00 left in 3Q despite shooting 1 of 8 from three-point range.

Jason Lieser

Heat look to expand their 12-point lead with Napier, Wade, Deng, Bosh & Whiteside on the floor.

Jason Lieser

Erik Spoelstra got 7 good minutes from Whiteside early, hasn't played him since. Looks like he might be coming back in now.

Jason Lieser

Heat cruising 60-48 over Chicago, 5:38 left in Q3. Miami holding the Bulls to 33% FGs and winning the rebound battled 35-30.

Joseph Goodman

Joakim Noah and Jimmy Butler 2 of 11 from the field combined. Derrick Rose 5 of 13. Heat 60, Bulls 48 5:38 3Q with Whiteside coming in.

Shandel Richardson

Still no Norris Cole today

Jason Lieser

Whiteside began getting real minutes 12/19. Most blks since: Gobert 50, A.Davis 45, Len 44, P.Gasol 42, D.Jordan 40, Dieng 39, Whiteside 33.

Joseph Goodman

Last call here at United Center. Heat 58, Bulls 48 6:38.

Jason Lieser

Hassan Whiteside has more blocks than Amar'e Stoudemire in half as many games.

Ethan J. Skolnick

How is David Blatt a better coach than he was early in the season? "I've got all my players."

Ethan J. Skolnick

Scott Brooks says that when he was playing, East was typically stronger conference.... "And not because I was playing in the East."

Ethan J. Skolnick

Scott Brooks on whether, as a competitor, he likes going against LeBron: "No, I wanted him to miss tonight's game."

Ethan J. Skolnick

In Cleveland for one more day, before heading home to cover the Miami Whitesides.

Joseph Goodman

First half ends with United Center booing the Bulls. Heat 48, Bulls 38. Bulls shooting 31.1 percent. Bosh and Wade with 10 pts. Chalmers 11.

Shandel Richardson

Heat up 10 at half. Will they close? Or will we see another second-half slumber?

Jason Lieser

Stunning first half in Chicago: Heat lead Bulls 48-38. Chalmers 11p, Wade & Bosh 10p each. Whiteside with 4p, 4r, 5b.

Joseph Goodman

Bulls fan heckling Heat players on the bench. "I have as many minutes as Haslem."

Joseph Goodman

Two consecutive shot-clock violations for the Bulls, this one out of a timeout. Ouch.

Shandel Richardson

Definitely one of the better defensive halves for the Heat this season. Bulls shooting just 34 percent.

Jason Lieser

Heat have hit 29.5% of their threes since Dec. 30, 5th-worst in NBA during that span. They're 1/6 today.

Joseph Goodman

Bosh with 10 points and playing great defense, too. Heat limiting Bulls to 34.1 percent shooting. Heat 46, Bulls 36 2:50 2Q.

Shandel Richardson

The Kevin Hart jumper pulls the Bulls to within four.

Jason Lieser

Heat 36, Bulls 29, 6:35 left in Q2. Hassan Whiteside: 4p, 4r, 5b. Mario Chalmers: 11p on 4/6. Miami holding CHI to 36% FGs.

Shandel Richardson

Mirotic reminds me of one of the villains from Superman II

Surya Fernandez

Whiteside tied his career high with 5 blocks in first 7 minutes of action vs Bulls.

Shandel Richardson

The Wade pump-fake strikes again

Joseph Goodman

Hassan Whiteside out with two fouls after seven minutes. Impressive stat line, though: four points, four rebounds AND FIVE BLOCKS.

Jason Lieser

Hassan Whiteside blocked five shots in his first 7min on the floor today.

Jason Lieser

Hassan Whiteside with his first "dunk on people." People in that case was Aaron Brooks.

Shandel Richardson

Fifth block for Whiteside.