|July 1 6:36 AM PT7:36 AM MT8:36 AM CT9:36 AM ET13:36 GMT21:36 6:36 AM MST8:36 AM EST17:36 UAE15:369:36 ET8:36 AM CT12:36 - A person familiar with the terms of the agreement tells The Associated Press that Whiteside will be signing a four-year contract worth the maximum amount the Heat could offer, roughly $98 million. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal cannot be finalized and signed before July 7.
Analysis: Whiteside will be signing a contract worth roughly 100 times more than what he made this past season, when he averaged 14.2 points, 11.8 rebounds and a league-best 3.7 blocked shots per game.
|May 18 12:46 PM PT1:46 PM MT2:46 PM CT3:46 PM ET19:46 GMT3:46 12:46 PM MST2:46 PM EST23:46 UAE21:4615:46 ET2:46 PM CT18:46 - Heat President Pat Riley says that Whiteside will be the team's top priority in free agency, noting Wednesday that the center will be contacted by the team at 12:01 a.m. on July 1.
Analysis: Riley says Whiteside's upside cannot be ignored. Whiteside averaged 14.2 points and was the NBA's blocked-shot leader this season.
|May 7 2:20 PM PT3:20 PM MT4:20 PM CT5:20 PM ET21:20 GMT5:20 2:20 PM MST4:20 PM EST1:20 UAE (+1)23:2017:20 ET4:20 PM CT20:20 - Whiteside will sit out Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Analysis: Whiteside suffered a sprained MCL in his right knee in Game 3 against Toronto. The injury puts his availability for the remainder of the playoffs in question.
|May 3 8:08 PM PT9:08 PM MT10:08 PM CT11:08 PM ET3:08 GMT11:08 8:08 PM MST10:08 PM EST7:08 UAE (+1)05:0823:08 ET10:08 PM CT2:08 - Whiteside finished with nine points and 17 rebounds to help the Miami Heat beat the Toronto Raptors 102-96 on Tuesday night in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series.
Analysis: He has averaged 12.6 points and 12.1 rebounds in eight games this postseason.
|Apr. 25 8:06 AM PT9:06 AM MT10:06 AM CT11:06 AM ET15:06 GMT23:06 8:06 AM MST10:06 AM EST19:06 UAE17:0611:06 ET10:06 AM CT14:06 - Whiteside will start Game 4 against the Charlotte Hornets on Monday night despite missing the last two practices with a bruised right thigh.
Analysis: Whiteside got hit in the thigh on a pick and roll in the fourth quarter of Saturday night's game and hasn't practiced since.
|Apr. 24 9:09 PM PT10:09 PM MT11:09 PM CT12:09 AM ET4:09 GMT12:09 9:09 PM MST11:09 PM EST8:09 UAE06:090:09 ET11:09 PM CT3:09 - Whiteside had 13 points and 18 rebounds while battling foul trouble Saturday.
Analysis: He's averaged 17 points and 14 rebounds in the first three games of this series.
|Apr. 21 10:07 PM PT11:07 PM MT12:07 AM CT1:07 AM ET5:07 GMT13:07 10:07 PM MST12:07 AM EST9:07 UAE07:071:07 ET12:07 AM CT4:07 - Whiteside went 8 for 8 from the field in a 17-point, 13-rebound effort in Wednesday's Game 2 win over Charlotte.
Analysis: The Hornets haven't had an answer for the Miami big man, who tallied 21 points on 9-of-11 shooting in Sunday's 123-91 Game 1 rout.
|Apr. 10 8:22 PM PT9:22 PM MT10:22 PM CT11:22 PM ET3:22 GMT11:22 8:22 PM MST10:22 PM EST7:22 UAE (+1)05:2223:22 ET10:22 PM CT2:22 - Whiteside amassed 18 points and 15 boards and in Sunday's win over Orlando.
Analysis: Whiteside has been a revelation with 41 double-doubles.
|Apr. 9 10:41 PM PT11:41 PM MT12:41 AM CT1:41 AM ET5:41 GMT13:41 10:41 PM MST12:41 AM EST9:41 UAE07:411:41 ET12:41 AM CT4:41 - Whiteside amassed 13 points, 16 points and four blocks in Friday's loss at Orlando.
Analysis: Another day at the office for the 7-footer, who's notched four straight double-doubles and has 23 blocks over his last six games.
|Apr. 3 10:08 PM PT11:08 PM MT12:08 AM CT1:08 AM ET5:08 GMT13:08 10:08 PM MST12:08 AM EST9:08 UAE07:081:08 ET12:08 AM CT4:08 - Whiteside led the Heat with 20 points and 13 boards Saturday.
Analysis: Whiteside is up to 38 double-doubles in a strong fantasy campaign.
|Mar. 29 10:56 PM PT11:56 PM MT12:56 AM CT1:56 AM ET5:56 GMT13:56 10:56 PM MST12:56 AM EST9:56 UAE07:561:56 ET12:56 AM CT4:56 - Whiteside recorded 27 points and eight rebounds in Monday's victory over Brooklyn.
Analysis: Whiteside has been an absolute beast during the past week, averaging 22.3 points, 12.0 rebounds and 2.8 blocks over his past four games. He's shooting a scorching 72.5 percent from the field over that stretch.
|Mar. 26 11:17 PM PT12:17 AM MT1:17 AM CT2:17 AM ET6:17 GMT14:17 11:17 PM MST1:17 AM EST10:17 UAE07:172:17 ET12:17 AM CT5:17 - Whiteside delivered another big game on Friday, amassing 26 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks in a win over Orlando.
Analysis: The 7-footer has 16 double-doubles over his last 18 outings and is averaging 18.0 points and 13.7 rebounds during that period.
|Mar. 23 9:39 PM PT10:39 PM MT11:39 PM CT12:39 AM ET4:39 GMT12:39 9:39 PM MST11:39 PM EST8:39 UAE05:390:39 ET10:39 PM CT3:39 - Whiteside had a monster game on Tuesday, totaling 24 points on 10-of-11 shooting and grabbing 14 rebounds against New Orleans.
Analysis: He also had three blocks to add to his league-leading total. Whiteside has been a force of late, shooting a scorching 75.7 percent while averaging 18.8 points and 11.0 rebounds over his past four games.
|Mar. 12 10:27 PM PT11:27 PM MT12:27 AM CT1:27 AM ET6:27 GMT14:27 11:27 PM MST1:27 AM EST10:27 UAE07:271:27 ET12:27 AM CT5:27 - Whiteside didn't shoot particularly well Friday but still finished with 13 points, 16 rebounds and three blocks.
Analysis: He made 6 of 13 shots in his 11th straight double-digit rebounding game. He has averaged 18 points in that stretch.
|Mar. 2 10:03 PM PT11:03 PM MT12:03 AM CT1:03 AM ET6:03 GMT14:03 11:03 PM MST1:03 AM EST10:03 UAE07:031:03 ET12:03 AM CT5:03 - Whiteside scored a career-high 26 points and had 14 rebounds in Tuesday's win over Chicago.
Analysis: He made 8 of 11 shots, helping the Heat to a franchise record 67.5 percent performance, and added four blocks.
|Feb. 27 6:53 PM PT7:53 PM MT8:53 PM CT9:53 PM ET2:53 GMT10:53 7:53 PM MST9:53 PM EST6:53 UAE (+1)03:5321:53 ET8:53 PM CT1:53 - Whiteside had 13 points, 15 rebounds and eight blocks in Saturday's loss in Boston.
Analysis: Whiteside has averaged 19.5 points, 17.3 rebounds and 4.5 blocks in his last four games.
|Feb. 22 8:33 PM PT9:33 PM MT10:33 PM CT11:33 PM ET4:33 GMT12:33 9:33 PM MST11:33 PM EST8:33 UAE05:3323:33 ET10:33 PM CT3:33 - Whiteside logged his second straight big game with 19 points, 18 rebounds and six blocks on Monday.
Analysis: Whiteside's first rebound was the 1,000th of his Heat career, in 95 games. That's the fastest anyone has reached that milestone in Heat history. He had 25 points and 23 boards on Saturday.
|Feb. 20 8:44 PM PT9:44 PM MT10:44 PM CT11:44 PM ET4:44 GMT12:44 9:44 PM MST11:44 PM EST8:44 UAE05:4423:44 ET10:44 PM CT2:44 - Whiteside had 25 points and 23 rebounds in the Miami Heat's 114-94 win over the Washington Wizards on Saturday night. He came off the bench while returning from a one-game suspension for throwing an elbow at San Antonio center Boban Marjanovic's head on Feb. 9.
Analysis: Whiteside's 20-20 performance marked the 11th in NBA history for a reserve and first since Kevin Love had 23 points and 22 rebounds for Minnesota against Phoenix on March 28, 2010.
|Feb. 11 12:55 PM PT1:55 PM MT2:55 PM CT3:55 PM ET20:55 GMT4:55 1:55 PM MST3:55 PM EST0:55 UAE (+1)21:5515:55 ET2:55 PM CT18:55 - Whiteside has been suspended one game without pay for his elbow to the head of San Antonio Spurs center Boban Marjanovic.
Analysis: Whiteside will serve his suspension Feb. 19 when Miami plays the Hawks in Atlanta. He was ejected with 9:35 left in the Spurs' 119-101 win at Miami on Tuesday night. He swung his right elbow after a free throw, smacking Marajonovic on the side of the face and knocking him backward.
|Feb. 6 10:29 PM PT11:29 PM MT12:29 AM CT1:29 AM ET6:29 GMT14:29 11:29 PM MST1:29 AM EST10:29 UAE07:291:29 ET12:29 AM CT4:29 - Whiteside had 10 points, 10 rebounds and 10 blocked shots as the Heat beat Charlotte 98-95 on Friday.
Analysis: Whiteside has three triple-doubles on the season and four in his career. His blocks were one shy of his season high set in a win at Denver on Jan. 15. He's swatted away 15 shots in two games after missing six with a strained oblique.
|Jan. 20 10:07 PM PT11:07 PM MT12:07 AM CT1:07 AM ET6:07 GMT14:07 11:07 PM MST1:07 AM EST10:07 UAE07:071:07 ET12:07 AM CT4:07 - Whiteside scored 23 points with 18 rebounds and two blocks in Miami's 91-79 loss to Milwaukee on Tuesday.
Analysis: Whiteside is averaging 18.7 points and 15.3 boards over the past three games.
|Jan. 20 8:53 PM PT9:53 PM MT10:53 PM CT11:53 PM ET4:53 GMT12:53 9:53 PM MST11:53 PM EST8:53 UAE05:5323:53 ET10:53 PM CT2:53 - Whiteside returned from a strained oblique on Wednesday.
Analysis: Whiteside played just 17 minutes so he's likely to be eased back into action.
|Jan. 16 10:12 PM PT11:12 PM MT12:12 AM CT1:12 AM ET6:12 GMT14:12 11:12 PM MST1:12 AM EST10:12 UAE07:121:12 ET12:12 AM CT4:12 - Whiteside had 19 points, 17 rebounds and a season-high 11 blocked shots in a 98-95 victory over Denver on Friday night.
Analysis: The Miami Heat center finished one block shy of his career-best 12 against Chicago on Jan. 25, 2015. It was his third career triple-double and second this season. He pulled off the feat against Minnesota on Nov. 17 by registering 22 points, 14 rebounds and 10 blocks.
|Jan. 11 8:27 PM PT9:27 PM MT10:27 PM CT11:27 PM ET4:27 GMT12:27 9:27 PM MST11:27 PM EST8:27 UAE05:2723:27 ET10:27 PM CT2:27 - Whiteside sat out Monday night.
Analysis: Whiteside has knee tendinitis. He averages 12.1 points, 11.1 rebounds and 3.8 blocks.
|Jan. 4 7:20 PM PT8:20 PM MT9:20 PM CT10:20 PM ET3:20 GMT11:20 8:20 PM MST10:20 PM EST7:20 UAE (+1)04:2022:20 ET9:20 PM CT1:20 - Whiteside returned Wednesday with eight points and eight boards.
Analysis: Whiteside sat out Monday with a sore right knee.
|Jan. 1 6:52 PM PT7:52 PM MT8:52 PM CT9:52 PM ET2:52 GMT10:52 7:52 PM MST9:52 PM EST6:52 UAE (+1)03:5221:52 ET8:52 PM CT0:52 - Whiteside bounced back by racking up 25 points and a season-high 19 rebounds in Friday's win over Dallas.
Analysis: The shot-blocking specialist had been held to five points in Miami's last outing. Whiteside continues to be an excellent source of rebounds and blocks, as he leads the league in rejections and is averaging 11.2 boards per game.
|Dec. 23 11:12 PM PT12:12 AM MT1:12 AM CT2:12 AM ET7:12 GMT15:12 12:12 AM MST2:12 AM EST11:12 UAE08:122:12 ET1:12 AM CT5:12 - Whiteside had a monster game on Tuesday, finishing with 16 points, 16 rebounds and four blocks.
Analysis: He has double-digit rebounds in seven straight games, and he's shot 66.7 percent in his last four.
|Dec. 20 7:12 PM PT8:12 PM MT9:12 PM CT10:12 PM ET3:12 GMT11:12 8:12 PM MST10:12 PM EST7:12 UAE (+1)04:1222:12 ET9:12 PM CT1:12 - Whiteside finished with 22 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks in the Heat's win over Portland on Sunday.
Analysis: The center made all eight of his field-goal attempts in the second half, finished 10 of 13 from the field and is averaging 16.7 points while shooting 72.4 percent in his last three games. Whiteside has had five blocks in consecutive contests, and his 4.0 per game is far and away the top average in the league.
|Dec. 17 10:08 PM PT11:08 PM MT12:08 AM CT1:08 AM ET6:08 GMT14:08 11:08 PM MST1:08 AM EST10:08 UAE07:081:08 ET12:08 AM CT4:08 - Whiteside had 20 points and 13 rebounds in a 104-98 win at Brooklyn. However, he only had one block - far below his league-leading 3.9 average.
Analysis: Whiteside had averaged 9.7 points over his previous 13 games.
|Nov. 22 10:34 PM PT11:34 PM MT12:34 AM CT1:34 AM ET6:34 GMT14:34 11:34 PM MST1:34 AM EST10:34 UAE07:341:34 ET12:34 AM CT4:34 - Whiteside was close to a triple-double on Saturday with 13 points, nine rebounds and eight blocked shots against the winless 76ers.
Analysis: He has 27 blocked shots in his last four games and 58 on the season.
|Nov. 17 8:17 PM PT9:17 PM MT10:17 PM CT11:17 PM ET4:17 GMT12:17 9:17 PM MST11:17 PM EST8:17 UAE05:1723:17 ET10:17 PM CT2:17 - Whiteside earned his second career triple-double with 22 points, 14 rebounds and the 10 blocks against Minnesota on Tuesday.
Analysis: Whiteside became the seventh player in NBA history with multiple points-rebounds-blocks triple-doubles. He also had one against Chicago last season
|Nov. 11 10:06 PM PT11:06 PM MT12:06 AM CT1:06 AM ET6:06 GMT14:06 11:06 PM MST1:06 AM EST10:06 UAE07:061:06 ET12:06 AM CT4:06 - Whiteside scored 19 points and matched a season high with 15 rebounds during Tuesday's win over the Lakers.
Analysis: He now has four double-doubles and 11.4 points per game.
|Nov. 8 5:47 PM PT6:47 PM MT7:47 PM CT8:47 PM ET1:47 GMT9:47 6:47 PM MST8:47 PM EST5:47 UAE (+1)02:4720:47 ET7:47 PM CT23:47 - Whiteside posted his third double-double with 20 points and 11 rebounds in Sunday's 96-76 win over Toronto.
Analysis: He also matched a season high with six blocked shots.
|Nov. 4 9:24 PM PT10:24 PM MT11:24 PM CT12:24 AM ET5:24 GMT13:24 10:24 PM MST12:24 AM EST9:24 UAE06:240:24 ET11:24 PM CT3:24 - Whiteside had another big game on Tuesday, totaling 23 points, 14 rebounds and four blocks in a loss to Atlanta.
Analysis: The 7-foot center was virtually unstoppable in the post, hitting 11 of his 12 shots in following up a 25-point, 15-rebound effort Sunday against Houston.
|Nov. 2 10:24 PM PT11:24 PM MT12:24 AM CT1:24 AM ET6:24 GMT14:24 11:24 PM MST1:24 AM EST10:24 UAE07:241:24 ET12:24 AM CT4:24 - Whiteside had a huge game Sunday against Houston, posting 25 points on 12 of 15 shooting and collecting 15 rebounds and three steals.
Analysis: Whiteside benefited from the Rockets resting Dwight Howard. The 7-foot center had just 15 points and 15 boards over Miami's first two games.