Saturday, December 31, 2011

HEAT Produced: Miami 103, Minnesota 101

The numbers explain why the Miami HEAT needed a game-winning alley oop to prevent the Minnesota Timberwolves from stealing a win at home.

NBA Fanalyst Rankings: Eastern Conference on New Year's Eve

Since the preseason Fanalyst Rankings were such a hit, Mrs. NBA returns to the Miami Heat Index to play good cop/bad cop with the top eight teams in the Eastern Conference for the first week of the season.

Friday, December 30, 2011

HEAT Produced: Miami Escaped First Back-to-Back 2-0

LeBron James, Chris Bosh and James Jones shined the brightest as the Miami HEAT swept their first back-to-back set of the season by holding off a Boston Celtics team playing without Paul Pierce and by stealing a win from the Charlotte Bobcats.

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

HEAT Produced: 2011 Celtics Retrospective

A look back at the numbers and stories for the Boston Celtics and Miami HEAT rivalry in 2011 to prepare for their first meeting of the 2012 NBA season.

Monday, December 26, 2011

HEAT Produced: Miami Dominates Dallas Mavericks for Three Quarters on Christmas

The Miami HEAT expected to make spectacular plays against the Dallas Mavericks but they couldn’t have expected the same fourth quarter problems that were an issue in the Finals.

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Dwyane Wade: Best Christmas Player in the NBA Has the Biggest Beef, Too

There will be a lot of big stars with big beefs taking the court this Christmas, but none of them will be better - or have more beef - than Dwyane Wade.

Pay What You Owe: Fuck Christmas, Happy Kwanzaa

It’s time to try something different since the Miami HEAT didn’t get the free agents they wanted for Christmas.

Saturday, December 24, 2011

HEATcast: Everything You Need To Know About the 2012 NBA Season Before It Happens

If you knew everything that would happen in the 2012 NBA season, then would you still watch it?

If not... Spoiler alert: bloggers from the Miami Heat Index, and Section 357 Show analyzed and predicted everything about the NBA from the pre-season to the 2012 Playoffs.

Friday, December 23, 2011

2012 NBA Western Conference Preview: Fanalyst Rankings

There are two sides to every NBA Power Ranking: the Fanalytical and the Fanatical. The Miami Heat Index and Mrs. NBA played "bad and evil" to predict the top eight teams in the Western Conference for the 2012 season.

2012 NBA Eastern Conference Preview: Fanalyst Rankings

There are two sides to every NBA Power Ranking: the Fanalytical and the Fanatical. The Miami Heat Index and Mrs. NBA played good fan/bad fan to predict the top eight teams in the Eastern Conference for the 2012 season.

Thursday, December 22, 2011

LeBron James and Miami HEAT Need Hater Therapy for the 2012 NBA Season

Since Dwyane Wade and LeBron James said playing off the hate cost them a championship last season, the Miami Heat Index and a Mental Health Counseling major discussed the psychological impact of haters on job performance and what the Miami HEAT can do about it this season.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

HEATcast: 2012 Season Preview with the Queen of HEAT News

The Queen of HEAT News joined the Miami Heat Index to discuss the top five news stories for the Miami HEAT as they prepare for the 2012 NBA season.

NBA Free Agency: Where Golden Showers Happen

Some NBA fans are so happy the lockout is over they’re allowing NBA executives and the mainstream media to piss on their heads and tell them it’s sunshine.

Friday, December 16, 2011

HEATcast: What Red & Black Scrimmage Means for the Present and Why CP3 Matters to the Future

Bloggers from the Miami Heat Index and discussed why HEAT fans should care about the Chris Paul trade fiasco, what to expect from Norris Cole and Dexter Pittman after the Red & Black scrimmage, whether the HEAT can win playing small with Shane Battier and what Erik Spoelstra's contract extension means for the coach in the long-term and Eddy Curry in the short-term. And Week 15 for the HEAT's favorite NFL teams was covered, too.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

HEAT Check: Where's the Value of Shane Battier's Defense?

If Shane Battier's defense will be such a great benefit to a Miami Heat team that already has a great defense in the NBA, then why don't the numbers say the same?

Monday, December 12, 2011

HEAT Check: November 2011

Franchise players, the lockout and the NFL were the hottest topics in November at the Miami Heat Index until the NBA and NBPA reached a tentative agreement to bring basketball back.

Sunday, December 11, 2011

HEATcast: David Stern Destroys the HEAT's Competition

One of Kobe Bryant's biggest fans and the Miami Heat Index discussed the impact David Stern's veto of the Chris Paul trade will have on the LA Lakers and the Miami Heat's chances to be a dynasty.

Dwyane Wade: Chris Bosh Was Most Consistent HEAT Player in Playoffs

Dwyane Wade said Chris Bosh was the most consistent HEAT star in the 2011 playoffs while talking to reporters and analysts at the release of his new Fly Wade sneaker.

Friday, December 9, 2011

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Sunday, December 4, 2011

HEAT Check: Why I Hate Shane Battier

Why do I hate Shane Battier? Let me count the ways...

HEAT Check: NFL Week 13

LeBron James and Kevin Durant played a flag football game on Wednesday, but how will the Heat players' favorite NFL teams fare in Sunday's games?

Friday, December 2, 2011

HEATcast Flashback: Free Agents

Five months ago, bloggers from the Miami Heat Index and discussed which players should be targeted in free agency to give the HEAT “more than enough” to win an NBA title next season. The conversation's still pretty relevant.