Saturday, March 31, 2012

Week 15 Eastern Conference Fanalyst Rankings: Tricks of the Trade

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.

HEAT Produced: March 2012

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Mario Chalmers were the Miami HEAT's Three Kings in the month of March.

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Trayvon Martin and the Miami HEAT's Lack of Moral Courage

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

HEATcast: Sexism & Sports Blogging

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.

Week 14 Eastern Conference Fanalyst Rankings: Floater Edition

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.

Trayvon Martin: "Cries for Justice" by MzMiamiHeat

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One Miami HEAT fan, Mz. Miami HEAT follows the team's lead and lends her voice to the Trayvon Martin issue with a powerful poem.

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Thursday, March 15, 2012

March Madness 2012: Day 1 Upset Picks

Marquette alum Dwyane Wade should enjoy watching the Golden Eagles defeat BYU but there are five upset picks that will be more entertaining on the first day of March Madness.

Saturday, March 10, 2012

HEATcast: On the Road at the Trade Deadline

Bloggers from the Miami Heat Index and 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: Numbers Against Him Winning Defensive Player of the Year

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

HEAT Produced: Miami 89, Atlanta 86

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

HEAT Check: January & Februray 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.

Deron Williams: Tough Matchup for Miami HEAT in Three Kings Era

Deron Williams was a problem for Mario Chalmers and the Miami HEAT's Three Kings long before he dropped 57 points on the Charlotte Bobcats.

Monday, March 5, 2012

LeBron James: Why His PER Is Useless Information

LeBron James' success is measured by winning and championships, so his PER is irrelevant bullshit produced by ESPN's hype machine.

Chris Bosh: Keys to Greatness

If Chris Bosh shoots like he did before Dwyane Wade came back from injury and rebounds like he did after, then the Miami HEAT will become one of the greatest NBA teams of all-time.

HEAT Produced Page Updated With Stats from 3-Game West Coast Trip

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.

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Chris Bosh: What's the Impact of His Loss?

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.

Black History Month: From Basketball Slave to 40 Million Dollar Slaves

From Basketball Slave to Forty Million Dollar Slaves, black players allowed white team owners to exploit their superior production for 60 years.