Saturday, November 12, 2011

HEATcast: NBA Lockout Fatigue, Jerry West Dream Game, Hall of Fame for Tim Hardaway & Week 10 NFL Picks


Bloggers from the Miami Heat Index and HeatFreak.com discussed NBA lockout boredom, Jerry West's dream game featuring the top 20 players in NBA history, whether Tim Hardaway and Alonzo Mourning will make it into the Basketball Hall of Fame and the Week 10 picks for the Heat players' favorite NFL teams.

HEATcast Details


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

NBA Lockout
Sports economist Rodney Fort stated on a podcast last week that a division among the owners was likely the problem. Their recent proposal seems to illustrate he was right.

West's Dream Game with the Top 20 Players in NBA History
Jerry West described his Dream Game in his recently released autobiography. The podcasters debated who would win with the coaches and rosters listed below.

EAST
Kobe Bryant (SG)

Red Auerbach (Head coach)
Phil Jackson (Assistant coach)

WEST

Pat Riley (Head coach)
Gregg Popovich (Assistant coach)

Are Hardaway and Mourning Hall-of-Famers?
The Hall of Fame Probability page at basketball-reference.com.

Alfredo's Week 10 NFL Predictions
Alfredo is 25-13 picking games for the Heat players' favorite NFL teams this season. He went 2-2 last week. This week's picks are listed below.
  • LeBron and Chris Bosh's Cowboys vs. Bills: Alfredo picked the Cowboys
  • Udonis Haslem, James Jones and Eddie House's Dolphins vs. Washington: Alfredo picked the Dolphins
  • Norris Cole's Eagles vs. Cardinals: Alfredo picked the Eagles
  • Mario Chalmers' Panthers vs. Titans: Alfredo picked the Panthers
  • Wade's Bears vs. Lions: Alfredo picked the Bears
  • Dexter Pittman's Packers vs, Mike Miller's Vikings: Alfredo picked the Packers

This podcast was inspired by E.J. Fischer.

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