Author Archive

NBA Mid-Season Report: Are the Miami Heat Still the Team to Beat?

January 20th, 2011
In the last week of games for the Miami Heat, LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh have all been listed on an injury report. Both James and Bosh have actually missed games. The result: Miami has lost their last four games. The Heat responded to a mediocre start this season by ...

Miami Heat: Is It LeBron’s Injury Or Something Else That’s Wrong With Miami?

January 16th, 2011
The Miami Heat went without a win this week after winning 20 of its last 21 games. LeBron James sat out with an ankle injury the last two games, and now Chris Bosh may be out for a few games with an ankle injury. Injuries could become a big issue for ...

Miami Heat: Could LeBron James Or Dwyane Wade Win MVP?

January 9th, 2011
When LeBron James took his talents to South Beach this summer, the conventional wisdom said that his chances of winning the NBA MVP were "thrown out the window." Both James and Wade felt that they would gladly trade an NBA MVP for an NBA Finals MVP award. A week ago before ...

Miami Heat Report Card: How LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Co. Fared This Week

January 9th, 2011
The Miami Heat capped another undefeated week with a hard-fought overtime win against the Milwaukee Bucks. With Dwyane Wade and LeBron James struggling, Chris Bosh lifted the Heat to overcome a fourth quarter deficit, Andrew Bogut's 27 rebounds and Chris Douglas-Robert's 30 points. The Milwaukee game continued to ...

NBA Power Rankings: Miami Heat and Orlando Magic Climbing The Ladder

January 7th, 2011
When the 2010-11 season began, it appeared that LeBron James and the Miami Heat were not going to be the powerhouse everyone expected them to be. Dwight Howard was surrounded by aging veterans on the Orlando Magic, and the only competitive team in the Eastern Conference was the Boston Celtics. On ...

NBA Trade Rumors: Minnesota Timberwolves Inquire About O.J. Mayo

December 30th, 2010
The Minnesota Timberwolves are in the basement of the Western Conference, tied with the Sacramento Kings for the embarrassing distinction of the worst record in the NBA. Clearly, the Timberwolves aren't going anywhere this season. The Memphis Grizzlies are at least competitive; however, the Grizzlies at 14-18 will not likely compete ...

Miami Heat Team Report Card: Grading LeBron James and Co. on the Past Week

December 26th, 2010
Unless you were on another planet for the past week, you heard about the Christmas Day matchup between the Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh combined for 69 points and held Pau Gasol and Kobe Bryant to just 34 points together.While both teams ...

NBA Trade Rumors: Michael Jordan and the Charlotte Bobcats Targeting Baron Davis

December 23rd, 2010
Last year, the Charlotte Bobcats finished 44-38 under Larry Brown, making the playoffs for the first time in franchise history. While the Bobcats were clearly not a top team in the Eastern Conference, as demonstrated by the Orlando Magic sweeping them in the first round, Charlotte seemed to be on ...

New York Knicks Team Report Card: Are Amar’e Stoudemire and Co. in Real Trouble?

December 19th, 2010
Entering the week with a seven game winning streak and having won 12 of the last 13 games, the New York Knicks were on top of the world. Knicks fans came out of their decade of hibernation and many truly believed that this was a new era ...

Miami Heat: How To Get LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh More in Sync

December 16th, 2010
The Miami Heat are on a 10-game winning streak. Calls for the firing of coach Erik Spoelstra have ceased and there is a general feeling in the Miami locker room that this team is back on track.However, over the last 10 games, the Heat, while dominating the opposition, have played ...