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The (Unnecessary) Dwyane Wade Vs. LeBron James Debate: Will Vs. Skill

October 8th, 2010
As I noted in response to a recent article, Heat fans debating whether LeBron James or Dwayne Wade is the Heat's best player (or leader, or "alpha dog"), is kind of like spending the night with Brooklyn Decker and Bar Rafaeli and then debating which girl is hotter. Who cares?  Just ...

Bleacher Report Mad Libs: LeBron James/Miami Heat Edition

October 4th, 2010
Hey kids! Have you ever wanted to write an article for Bleacher Report, but you just don't know how? No problem! With the new Bleacher Report "Mad Libs" feature, all you need is a 3rd grade vocabulary and you too can write an article of your own! This week, we'll start with a topic ...

Miami Heat vs. Los Angeles Lakers: An Unnatural Rivalry

September 24th, 2010
If the buzz on this site and throughout the web is any indication, the Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers are on the verge of becoming the next great sports rivalry. This is unusual, as the teams (as they are now constituted) have not played a single game against each other.  In ...

Miami Heat’s Method of Building a Contender As Valid As Any

August 23rd, 2010
There has been a lot of talk, primarily from fans of a certain team in Los Angeles (as a bonus clue, it's not the Clippers' fans), that the Miami Heat has built its team the wrong way. They argue that assembling a lineup from free agents who wish to play together ...

What’s Wrong With Kobe Bryant Fans?

August 5th, 2010
Have you ever tried to have a conversation with a Kobe Bryant fan? No matter how many times you acknowledge that Bryant is a great player, if you dare suggest that he has significant flaws, that he is not the best player in the league, or that maybe... just maybe... his success has ...

If You Can’t Have Him, Hate Him: The Chris Bosh Story

August 4th, 2010
Six weeks ago, Chris Bosh was the NBA’s “Most Wanted.”   With most people predicting that the top two free agents, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James, would remain in Miami and Cleveland respectively, many described Bosh as the biggest prize in the free agent market.   And why not?  ...

LeBron James: “The Decision 2,” My Interview With LeBron (Satire)

August 3rd, 2010
After a successful bluff in a late night hand of poker, I won, from Jim Gray, the right to conduct a follow-up interview with LeBron James.  Though our television deal, which was to benefit the Cleveland Clinic's new Sports Fan Wing, ultimately fell through, I was able to sit down ...

Eighty-Two Games: Blessing for Miami Heat, Curse for Los Angeles Lakers

July 30th, 2010
Who is the best team in the NBA right now, the Miami Heat or the Los Angeles Lakers? Who cares? Its July, after all.  The regular season is still three months away.  The real question is, which team will be superior in June 2011? Its a long road to the NBA Finals.  There are ...

Miami Heat: The Stat That Will Have the Team’s Opponents Crying ‘Foul’

July 28th, 2010
You think they're crying about the Heat's Big Three now? Just wait. Here's a stat that foreshadows something Heat opponents will really whine about: Free Throws Per Game (2009-2010): 1. Kevin Durant, LeBron James : 10.2 3. Dwight Howard: 10.0 4. Dwyane Wade : 9.1 5. Carmelo Anthony: 8.9 6. Chris Bosh: 8.4 That's right. The Big Three were ...

The “Catch-22 Three”: Miami’s Trio Can Never Win With The Naysayers

July 20th, 2010
The jealous masses have spoken. If the Miami Heat with their "Big 3" don't win the NBA Championship within the next two years, they are an epic failure.  With their talent, they should win it all with ease.  Otherwise, they're choke artists... or selfish egomaniacs who can't coexist... or money grubbing ...