Friday, November 4, 2011

HEATcast: NBA Lockout Drama, Heat vs. Hate, LeBron's Top 5 NFL Players & Week 9 Picks

D.C. hated LeBron Before It Was Cool!

Bloggers from the Miami Heat Index and discussed the latest drama in the NBA Lockout, Dwyane Wade's comments about hatred costing the Heat a title, LeBron James' top five NFL QBs and Week 9 picks for the Heat's favorite NFL teams.

HEATcast Details

Companion Reading
The podcasters discussed the articles linked below during the HEATcast.

NBA Lockout
Alfredo analyzed where negotiations between the NBA and NBPA stand after the and reported static between NBPA president Derek Fisher and executive director Billy Hunter in the article Where Are We? at He set the confidence meter for the lockout ending this weekend at 3.5 (out of 10).

Miami Heat Index provided counterpoints to Alfredo's analysis in the articles "You Can't Win" and "Fisher and the Passion of Uncle Ruckus."

Miami Heat vs. Miami Hate
Wade said the Heat lost the 2011 Finals because they played off hatred. The podcasters discussed suggestions for controlling that problem from the article, "How Will the Heat Beat the Hate?"

LeBron's Top 5 NFL Players
The podcasters discussed LeBron's list of the top five quarterbacks, wide receivers and running backs in the NFL.

Alfredo's Week 9 NFL Predictions
Alfredo is 23-11 picking games for the Heat players' favorite NFL teams this season. He went 2-1 last week. This week's picks are listed below.

This podcast was inspired by E.J. Fischer.

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