Hassan Whiteside (MIA) – “Goatside” | “Great White” | “Agent Block” nike

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(Isaiah J. Downing/USA TODAY Sports)

Profile:

heatCenter: 7’0, 265 lbs; 6th year, Marshall

NBA Role: two-way center Top DOG

From the D-League to South Beach, Hassan Whiteside has emerged as Miami’s franchise center – once a phenomenon who came out of nowhere in 2014-15, he’s now someone to build around; a ‘re-imagined’ version of Andrew Bynum, Whiteside holds down the lane while tallying double-double after double-double; huge presence in the paint defensively, sends shots back w/ authority, doesn’t bite on a lot of fakes; active on the glass, willing to work; better post moves than you might think – Whiteside’s pretty effective with his “keep it high” hook, though he needs to shore up footwork and patience down low; starting to knock down his set-shot J from the elbow, which is a game-changer once it’s nailed to the ground; maturity was an issue in the past but Whiteside’s made strides to repair a shaky rep he re-entered the league with; Miami’s undisputed franchise player – can Whiteside lead MIA back to the postseason in 2018?

DOG Status: Top DOG

Signature Shot: spinning right hand hook

(*factory setting*) NBA 2K17 Rating: 85

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Career: 13.6 points/game, 11.4 rebounds/game, 61% FG

NBA All-Defensive Second Team (2016)

NBA Blocks Leader (2016)

*ahem*NOBODY’S DOIN IT WIT BLOCKS


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