Tuesday, November 29, 2011
The new max salary provision from the tentative agreement between the NBA and the Players Association illustrates two key points: star players are underpaid and no other team will have three max players to compete with the Miami Heat.
Sunday, November 27, 2011
LeBron James was rooting against the Miami Dolphins instead of playing for them on Thanksgiving and his favorite NFL team, the Dallas Cowboys, rewarded him with a win. Will the rest of his teammates get to enjoy watching their favorite NFL teams win on Sunday?
Friday, November 25, 2011
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The Miami Heat Index joined sports economist David Berri and bloggers from the Wages of Wins Network to discuss the struggle for power in the NBA Lockout and lessons the National Basketball Association could learn from Major League Baseball’s new collective bargaining agreement.
Sunday, November 20, 2011
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
The History of NBA Labor and the disclaimer of interest filed by the National Basketball Players Association on Monday shows that decertification and antitrust lawsuits transitioned from an offensive collective bargaining strategy to a defensive one.
Sunday, November 13, 2011
Manny Pacquiao’s performance in his third fight against Juan Manuel Marquez showed two flaws: his trainer Freddie Roach is overconfident and Pacquiao is only half as good as Floyd Mayweather.
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.
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Monday, November 7, 2011
There's a simple, but powerful, message for the National Basketball Players Association in the lyrics of the song "I See" by Medina Green and Mos Def.
Saturday, November 5, 2011
United States tax law called professional ballplayers chattel before Bryant Gumbel accused David Stern of treating them like slaves.
Friday, November 4, 2011
Bloggers from the Miami Heat Index and HeatFreak.com 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.
Thursday, November 3, 2011
The difference between the Dallas Mavericks and the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals was not the difference between love and hate, it was the difference between Dwyane Wade being healthy and Wade struggling with a hip contusion courtesy of the hockey goon, Brian Cardinal.
The difference between Nike's Basketball Never Stops ad campaign during the NBA lockout and the "Start the Season" commercials run during the 1998 lockout tell fans what they don't want to hear: get used to life without NBA basketball.
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Multiple posts at the Miami Heat Index said the National Basketball Players Association was following a similar strategy the Major League Baseball Players Association used in 1994 but none of them were 13 years ahead of the curve like Washington Post columnist Thomas Boswell.