The Miami Warmth fell to the Phoenix Suns 124-121 Monday night time at AmericanAirlines Arena. Hassan Whiteside led the way for the Warmth with 29 details.
1. KO Does It All
While Kelly Olynyk bought off to a stable commence and arrived as a result of with just one of his patented Kelly Keepers early on…
…he definitely did his thing in the fourth with 12 details on a ideal 5-of-5 taking pictures.
And per usual, KO mixed issues up in the course of the flurry with finishes within and outside the house photographs like this lengthy two that gave Miami a brief 121-120 guide:
Unfortunately, it just was not more than enough.
When it was all mentioned and finished, Olynyk amassed a year-substantial 28 details on 11-of-17 taking pictures, 10 boards, 3 helps and a steal.
2. Whiteside & Bam Ball Out
With the Suns missing rim protectors for the most section, the two Whiteside and Bam Adebayo imposed their will far more normally than not.
From the commence, Whiteside utilized his strength benefit in opposition to Phoenix’s slew of bigs and crashed the offensive glass time and time again.
And even though his initially 50 % was impressive, he took above the 3rd quarter and racked up 10 details on 5-of-6 taking pictures in the interval thanks to some nice feeds from Dion Waiters.
Here’s just one of all those connections:
In addition to his game-substantial 29 details on 14-of-19 taking pictures, Whiteside also led the way with 11 rebounds (6 offensive) to go together with two steals and an help.
Adebayo, in the meantime, exhibited a ton of energy as usual and arrived as a result of with these two impressive performs in changeover in the second quarter:
The 21-year-outdated concluded with 14 details on 4-of-7 taking pictures, 9 rebounds, two steals, just one help and just one block.
3. Waiters Goes Off In The Fourth
Immediately after placing up his teammates really properly as a result of the initially 3 quarters, Waiters went bonkers in the fourth and scored all 12 of his details in the ultimate interval, which include this outrageous corner 3 with speak to:
(Also note the excellent block by Adebayo that bought it all commenced.)
Waiters ended up with seven helps, four boards and a block to go together with his aforementioned 12 details.
-James Johnson (Slight Remaining AC Sprain), Justise Winslow (Remaining Knee Soreness) and Yante Maten (Sioux Falls Assignment) were inactive.
-Rodney McGruder (Bruised Correct Knee) and Derrick Jones Jr. (Ailment) were active scratches.
-Up following for the Warmth are the Golden Point out Warriors on Wednesday at 7:30 PM. Tickets for that game at AmericanAirlines Arena can be located here.