Saturday, March 31, 2012
Teams need stars to win championships and stars need a variety of tricks to get the job done. This week's Fanalyst Rankings analyzes the best moves by the best players on the best teams in the Eastern Conference.
Friday, March 30, 2012
Sunday, March 25, 2012
This brief HEATcast explains why Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and their Miami HEAT teammates should spend more time trying to save the living instead of mourning the dead.
Saturday, March 24, 2012
The NBA Mistress joined the Miami Heat Index during Women's History Month to discuss the differences between male and female sports bloggers, women's sports coverage, female sports analysts on TV and the homosexuality of male sports reporters, bloggers and broadcasters.
Shooting efficiency is the most important factor for winning basketball games, but most teams don’t have a big man to get them easy buckets below the bottom of the key. This week’s Fanalyst Rankings looks at the guards the best teams in the East will be using to score points in the paint with a variety of runners and floaters during the playoffs when teams try to prevent them from getting to the rim.
Saturday, March 17, 2012
This week's Fanalyst Rankings brings a little March Madness to the best teams in the Eastern Conference.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
Sunday, March 11, 2012
The Fanalyst Rankings of the top 8 teams in the Eastern Conference return a week before the trade deadline.
Saturday, March 10, 2012
Bloggers from the Miami Heat Index and HeatFreak.com discussed what trades the Miami HEAT should and should not make before next week's trade deadline and how the team will fare on the road next week against the top teams in the Eastern Conference.
Friday, March 9, 2012
LeBron James defense on Pau Gasol may show he's the most versatile defender in the NBA, but the box scores show he's not the Defensive Player of the Year.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
LeBron James put on a show early but the Miami HEAT needed Udonis Haslem and Dwyane Wade in the fourth quarter to close out the Hawks with a three-point win on the second night of a back-to-back.
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Dwyane Wade's 30th birthday, last-second shots and all-star predictions were the most popular articles on this blog in January. LeBron James vs. Kobe Bryant, a big game from LeBron in a bad loss against the Bucks and the best team Dwight Howard could join to beat the HEAT in the playoffs were the most popular blog posts in February.
Monday, March 5, 2012
LeBron James was the most productive Miami HEAT player against the Trailblazers, Jazz and Lakers with an estimated 1.1 wins produced on the road trip while Norris Cole was the least productive with an est. -0.3 wins produced.
Saturday, March 3, 2012
Bloggers from the Miami Heat Index and Section 357 Show updated predictions from their season preview with Alfredo Arteaga from HeatFreak.com on everything that would happen in the 2012 NBA season after the All-Star break.
Thursday, March 1, 2012
LeBron James played his most minutes at power forward this season against the Toronto Raptors on February 5th and he finished the game with 30 points and nine rebounds. The HEAT may need even better production than that to maintain their winning streak while Chris Bosh misses the next two games to deal with the death of his grandmother.