Contenders or Pretenders: Eastern Conference playoff picture

Looking at the Eastern Conference standings, there is few legit NBA Finals contenders. But there is some teams that could challenge the repeat Eastern Conference champion Cleveland Cavaliers. LeBron James has been dominating the East for as long as most can remember. With the shift in power slowly rolling to

Shane Battier Joins Heat Front Office

Former Miami Heat Player Shane Battier will join the Heat front office.  Miami hired Battier as Director of Basketball Development & Analytics. His duties include the development of analytics in evaluating all talent. “We believe Shane is an incredible example of our HEAT program, not only for the present but also for

Justise Winslow Out For the Season

Justise Winslow will be out of commission for the rest of the season, because of a torn labrum. This will be his consecutive year that he has not been healthy. The Miami Heat are 11-26 this season and have been struggling with keeping their key players healthy. Winslow is the heart

Washington Wizards bad habits continue

The best way to learn from a mistake is taking time and looking at what you did wrong, and then go about that situation differently. If the Washington Wizards would do this perhaps their record would be a reciprocal of the dismal 9-14 record they have. After winning two games

NBA Power Rankings Week 6

  One month into the NBA season there are various story lines that come to mind during this marathon campaign of 82 games. As most teams are starting to take form, we can look at the contenders and quickly identify the pretenders as we head into December. 1. Golden State Warriors: With Kevin Durant

Revenge? Dwyane Wade returns to South Beach

  Will we see vintage Dwyane "Flash" Wade tonight? Wade makes his anticipated return to South Beach tonight. After over 850 career games playing in a Miami Heat uniform, it will be interesting to see him in a different color red jersey. Let's look at Wade's accomplishments while playing in a Heat Jersey: -12