Hassan Whiteside Reacts to Miami Heat’s No. 14 Draft Selection

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With the No. 14 overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, the Miami Heat selected University of Kentucky big man Bam Adebayo to add to their frontcourt.

Afterwards, Heat rising star center Hassan Whiteside took to Twitter to share his feelings on the pick:

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The reason for Whiteside’s tweet stems from the fact that both players were raised in the state of North Carolina.

The duo of Whiteside and Adebayo will be a huge boost to the Heat’s already stout defense, as the 28-year old Whiteside will look to take the youngster under his wing during Miami’s push to return to prominence in the Eastern Conference.
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Andrew Salmi is a recent graduate of California State University, Fullerton after he previously attended Arizona State University. He is proud to be a staff writer for Heat Nation. You can follow him on Twitter @andrewsalmi.