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NBA Season Primer: Kevin Love and Other NBA Players Poised For a Breakout Season

October 18th, 2010
Featured on MIASPORTSGUY.COM Which players are on the cusp of NBA stardom? These aren’t young guys like Kevin Durant and Dwight Howard. These are the players, typically in their first few years, who are about to make a large jump to the next level. Last season, breakout players included Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook and ...

Miami Heat Final Cuts: How To Make Room For Beverley and Butler

October 14th, 2010
Featured on MIASPORTSGUY.COM With only 15 spots available on the Miami Heat’s regular season roster, three players will be cut by the first game of the season on October 26th against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden. Below are the locks, the fighters, and the “come back next year’s” from the current 18-man ...

Miami Heat Will Win As One: This Is Not Dwyane Wade or LeBron James’ Team

October 11th, 2010
Featured on MIASPORTSGUY.COM The 2010/11 Miami Heat, the most hyped team in NBA history, is different than any roster ever assembled. Who will be the man on this star-heavy squad moving forward? Will it be Chris Bosh, one of the best big men in the league? What about LeBron James, the most talented ...

NBA Matchup Nightmare: Examining the Miami Heat’s Lineup Variations

October 8th, 2010
Featured on MIASPORTSGUY.COM The NBA’s elite always find ways to win. Depending on the matchup, there is a need for a team to adapt from the norm to give themselves the best possible chance of winning. Let’s take a look at at what lineup variations the 2010/11 Miami Heat can offer ...

Miami Heat Position Preview: Chris Bosh, Udonis Haslem and the Power Forwards

October 6th, 2010
Featured on MIASPORTSGUY.COM On Current Roster: Chris Bosh, Udonis Haslem, Juwan Howard, Shavlik Randolph On Projected 15-Man Roster: Bosh, Haslem, Howard Starter: Bosh Depth: Udonis Haslem off the bench reveals incredible immediate depth. Not many teams have a proven veteran workhorse like Haslem, and to have the luxury of bringing him in as a ...

Miami Heat Position Preview: Breaking Down the Perimeter With Wade and LeBron

October 5th, 2010
    Featured on MIASPORTSGUY.COM I am lumping the shooting guard and small forward positions (Or the two and three) together because several of the players have the ability to play both wing spots. Defensively is where the main difference lies, with the three′s guarding bigger players. On Current Roster: Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, ...

Miami Heat Position Preview: Mario Chalmers, Carlos Arroyo, and the Point Guards

October 4th, 2010
Featured on MIASPORTSGUY This is Chalmers last chance to make an impact in Miami. On The Roster Now: Mario Chalmers, Patrick Beverley, Kenny Hasbrouck, Carlos Arroyo, Eddie House Will Make 15-Man Roster: Chalmers, Arroyo, Beverley, House Starter: Carlos Arroyo. If the Heat start a traditional point guard and don’t begin the game with LeBron James ...

Miami’s LeBron James under the Microscope: Why the Hatred Is Unwarranted

October 4th, 2010
Featured on MIASPORTSGUY.COM We are all witnesses. Imagine anything you do and everything you say being monitored. Think about that. There is always someone watching. Every move. Every word. This is the life of NBA superstar and new Heat addition LeBron James. I’m not saying anyone should feel bad for the man. After all, he ...

Could a Carmelo Anthony Trade East Derail the Miami Heat’s Championship Run?

September 29th, 2010
Featured on MIASPORTSGUY.COM 'Melo is looking for a change of scenery The Nuggets' Carmelo Anthony has long been rumored in trades out of Denver over the course of the last few weeks. There was a strong, persistent rumor this past weekend of a four-team trade in which Denver would send Anthony to the ...

Miami Heat: Five Questions Heading Into Training Camp

September 28th, 2010
Featured on MIASPORTSGUY.COM As Miami Heat training camp begins today at Hurlburt Field, just 15 miles from Eglin Air Force Base, there are still several questions that need answering surrounding the most highly anticipated Heat team in franchise history. 1. Who will play the point? Mario Chalmers has the job to lose. It ...