Wednesday, February 29, 2012

One More Nite of Black History

Legendary graffiti artist JamesTop began Black History Month celebrating Hip Hop icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 3D at the Azucarera Gallery in Sugar Hill, Harlem and ends it with One More Nite of performances at the Sapphire Lounge on the Lower East Side of NYC.

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Week 10 Eastern Conference Fanalyst Rankings: Trade Rumors Edition

The biggest date on the NBA calendar after All-Star Weekend is the trade deadline and it's the last chance teams have to improve themselves enough to become the best in their conference. This week's Fanalyst Rankings highlight the trade rumors surrounding the best eight teams in each conference.

Mario Chalmers: Haters Ain't Nothing But Fuel, Doubters Ain't Nothing But Fools

Mario Chalmers has been using haters as fuel to prove doubters wrong his entire career.

Friday, February 24, 2012

HEATcast: All-Star Break Analysis

Bloggers from the Miami Heat Index and discussed the future of LeBron James and the Miami HEAT dynasty and what fans can expect in the second half of the season after the team's performance before All-Star Weekend.

HEAT Produced Page Updated: 2/24/12

The HEAT Produced Page was updated with stats from games against the Magic, Kings and Knicks. Mario Chalmers was the second-most productive player last night as he shutdown Jeremy Lin.

Apologies for the lack of content the last two weeks, but this weekend the blog gets back on track with a new HEATcast, the Fanalyst Rankings and a HEAT Check analyzing what the first half of the season should mean for the second half. Enjoy All-Star Weekend.

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Week 9 Eastern Conference Fanalyst Rankings: NBA All-Star Saturday Night Edition

Week 9 of the NBA season ends with All-Star Weekend, where the best plays take place above the rim and beyond the arc. This week’s Fanalyst Rankings highlights the best dunkers and bombers on the best teams in the Eastern Conference.

Thursday, February 16, 2012

HEAT Produced Page Updated after 3-0 Back-to-Back-to-Back

Dwyane Wade's production is back at the same level as last season after a slow start, but the bench led by Norris Cole is producing worse than last season's reserves. Overall, the team's production is about the same as it was last season. Those are the highlights from the latest update to the HEAT Produced Page.

Saturday, February 11, 2012

HEATcast: Behind Enemy Lines

The NBA thinks the Chicago Bulls defense is a big problem but HEAT fans don't. The Miami Heat Index went behind enemy lines with sports economist David Berri to discuss whether the Chicago Bulls would improve if they traded for Dwight Howard or if the NBA's new revenue sharing plan helps small market teams like the Oklahoma City Thunder or Denver Nuggets compete for his services. The podcast also discussed comparisons of Paul Pierce to Larry Bird and Kobe Bryant to Magic Johnson, fake superstars and real title contenders.

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Week 7 Eastern Conference Fanalyst Rankings: Star Power

With the All-Stars announced this week and next, the teams with the most stars shine brightest in Week 7 of the East Fanalyst Rankings.

Saturday, February 4, 2012

HEATcast: Dwyane Wade & LeBron James, Arrogance & All-Stars

Bloggers from the Miami HEAT Index and debated the cause and effect of the Miami HEAT's arrogance and predictions for the All-Star Reserves that will be announced next week.

Thursday, February 2, 2012

HEAT Check: Is Time on the Side of Miami or the Thunder?

Conventional wisdom says youth doesn't win in the NBA. Would that give the Miami HEAT an edge over the Oklahoma City Thunder if they met in the Finals?

HEAT Check: LeBron James' Attempted Murder in Milwaukee

A few quick stats put the Miami HEAT's second loss to the Milwaukee Bucks this season in perspective.