Miami Heat heart Hassan Whiteside is oftentimes paying the final minutes on the team’s bench this year. That problem is one thing that is frustrating the veteran, who now prospects the NBA in rebounds for every 48 minutes.
Whiteside spoke about his aggravation immediately after the Heat’s near 106-102 decline in Philadelphia on Thursday night. With 1:36 remaining in the sport and the Heat clinging to a one-place direct, 76ers heart Boban Marjanovic connected on two totally free throws immediately after acquiring an offensive rebound ahead of then becoming fouled.
“It’s rough,” Whiteside said. “I look at myself one of the greatest rebounders in the NBA. Which is what I feel I am. It’s all up to coach.”
In Whiteside’s 51 online games this year, he’s averaging 12.2 rebounds for every sport, like 3.7 off the offensive glass. Because signing up for the Heat throughout the 2014-15 year, he’s in no way failed to normal much less than a few offensive rebounds for every contest.
Regardless of Whiteside’s comments, Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra did not suggest a modify was coming at any time shortly.
“We’ve had sufficient of these unpleasant kinds and these possession online games that we just have to get the task carried out,” said Spoelstra. “We’re one of the superior rebounding teams in the league. In these moments of real truth is the place it has to get superior.”
The decline ended the Heat’s six-sport road vacation that started back again on Feb. 5. They went 2-4 on the vacation that was broken up by the All-Star break and return property on Saturday night when they host the Detroit Pistons at American Airlines Arena.