Hassan Whiteside Injury: Updates on Heat Center’s Hip and Return

January 20th, 2016 by Joe Pantorno Leave a reply »

Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside suffered a hip injury during Wednesday night's game against the Washington Wizards.

Continue for updates.

Whiteside's Hip In Question Wednesday, Jan. 20 Whiteside told the Heat that he knew something was wrong after he suffered a non-contact injury Wednesday night. Taking a few steps out toward the wing, Whiteside crumpled on the floor in pain: 

Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra released an update about the injury, per the team:  

Until then, a timetable for a possible return will not be released.

Whiteside has been healthy for most of the 2015-16 season, missing limited time because of some knee troubles. 

The fourth-year center has become a menace on the defensive end, leading the NBA in blocks with 3.9 per game this year. With an ever-improving offensive game as well, Whiteside was making a case for the Eastern Conference All-Star team:

He's anchored a defense that is ranked second in the NBA, allowing just over 95 points per game. His presence on the floor makes the H ...

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