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Hidden Advantages the Miami Heat Have in the 2015 NBA Playoffs

March 31st, 2015
If the Miami Heat make the playoffs (which is looking more and more likely with the team currently positioned alone as the No. 7 seed), they aren't exactly going to be favored in their first-round series. Regardless of whom the Heat end up taking on in their first playoff matchup, they're ...

Projecting the Miami Heat’s Best and Worst 2015 NBA Playoff Matchups

March 24th, 2015
The Miami Heat haven't punched their ticket to the playoffs quite yet, but it's certainly starting to look like they'll be around for the postseason. The Heat are 32-38 and hold a one-game lead over the Boston Celtics for the Eastern Conference's seventh seed. They're 1.5 games up on the ninth-seeded Charlotte ...

Final 2015 NBA Trade Deadline Shopping List for the Miami Heat

February 17th, 2015
The Miami Heat are in a weird spot heading into the 2015 NBA trade deadline. Miami is currently the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference. But it's just 22-30 and has no real shot at making noise in the playoffs if it does get there. Most teams in this kind of ...

USA Basketball vs New Zealand: Game Grades, Analysis for FIBA World Cup Matchup

September 2nd, 2014
After an up-and-down performance against Turkey on Sunday, it was important that Team USA came away with a convincing win against the New Zealand Tall Blacks. Mission accomplished. The United States skated to an easy 98-71 win, the outcome of which was never really in doubt. There are definitely still a few ...

Under-the-Radar Moves OKC Thunder Could Make

February 15th, 2014
By far the biggest midseason acquisition for the Oklahoma City Thunder will be Russell Westbrook, who could return as soon as February 20, per Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski. It's hard to imagine any trade having a bigger impact than that. Still, even the Thunder have a few weaknesses to address, and ...

The Most Original NBA Jerseys of the Last 20 Years

August 23rd, 2013
The New Orleans Pelicans recently unveiled the uniforms they'll be wearing for the 2013-14 season, and the overwhelming sentiment seemed to be this: boring. And that's not too surprising. To be frank, there hasn't been all that much creativity or originality when it comes to NBA jerseys in recent years. Not ...

New NBA Rosters We Can’t Wait to See on Court Next Year

August 17th, 2013
The 2013 NBA offseason has been a pretty crazy one. More than a few teams have completely shaken up their rosters through either risky trades, big free-agency signings or one of the most compelling drafts in recent memory. The NBA isn't often a league that rewards standing still, and whether those ...

Ranking the Biggest 2013 NBA Free-Agency Re-Signings so Far

July 13th, 2013
NBA fans love when their team adds a big new player. It's fun, it's exciting and it often feels like they could be that one piece that pushes the team back to the top. Be honest, we've all been there. With that being said, sometimes it's better when your favorite team ...

Where Are They Now, the Random NBA All-Star Edition

February 16th, 2013
If you're an NBA junkie, there's a good chance that at some point you've watched highlights of some game from 20 or 30 years ago and thought, "Whatever happened to that guy?"There are some former All-Stars who, by sheer virtue of their accomplishments, will never fully get out of the ...

The Origin Stories of Every NBA Team’s Name

February 9th, 2013
The announcement that the New Orleans Hornets would be changing their name to the Pelicans shocked the NBA world a few weeks ago. However, it also shed a little light on something interesting—how NBA teams get their names.Most NBA teams have pretty interesting origin stories surrounding their names. It might ...