Sunday, April 29, 2012

HEAT Produced: Miami Beats Knicks by 33 in Game 1


LeBron James and Mario Chalmers turned in two of their 10 best performances of the season to help the Miami HEAT dominate the New York Knicks in Game 1 of their 1st round playoff series.

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Week 1 Fanalyst Rankings for the Eastern Conference Playoffs


Fans have already predicted how the playoffs will end before they even start, but fanalysts know the post-season is a two month grind so the Playoff Fanalyst Rankings analyze the East playoff matchups one week at a time.

Friday, April 27, 2012

HEATcast: Everything You Need to Know About the 2012 Playoffs Before They Start


A blogger, podcaster and tweeter joined the Miami Heat Index to analyze and predict everything you need to know about the 2012 NBA Playoffs before it happens.

HEAT Check: Inside Look at the Wizards Franchise That Beat Miami by 34 Points


On the last night of The Don't Give A Fuck Season, the Miami HEAT got embarrassed by perhaps the most embarrassing team in their division over the last few seasons: the Washington Wizards. Former Wizards beat reporter for ESPN 980 radio, Jay Glassie, provided an inside look at the Wizards organization that shows how embarrassing it really is for the HEAT to lose to them.

Sunday, April 22, 2012

NBA Needs New Playoff Rules


You know the NBA playoff system is broken when the HEAT choose to rest LeBron James and lose to the Wizards at home when they were supposed to be fighting for the #1 seed. Here's one proposal for a solution to the "maintenance programs", poor efforts and garbage time that fuck up the NBA regular season.

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

HEAT Check: No Rest 'Til London


The Spurs and the Thunder give the Miami HEAT two big reasons to play Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh as much as possible down the stretch. They can rest at the 2012 Olympics in London. It's not like they're getting paid for it.

HEAT Check: Will Bulls or HEAT Get More Rest Before Thursday's Re-Match?


The Miami HEAT and Chicago Bulls both play terrible teams before their rematch on Biscayne Boulevard tomorrow night. Which team's "maintenance program" will give their starters more rest tonight?

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Saturday, April 14, 2012

HEATcast: Striving for Perfection After Losing to the Bulls


Alfredo Arteaga from HeatFreak.com joined the Miami Heat Index to discuss what the HEAT's overtime loss to the Bulls means for the playoffs, whether the HEAT can win without a true center, an evaluation of Erik Spoelstra's routine and how to form the perfect offensive player from the HEAT roster.

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Week 16 Eastern Conference Fanalyst Rankings: Surprises & Disappointments


This shortened season is full of surprises and disappointments. This week's Fanalyst Rankings looks at the surprises and disappointments for the best teams in the Eastern Conference this season.

Thursday, April 5, 2012

HEATcast: Critical Success Factors for the Last Month of the Season


Alfredo Arteaga from HeatFreak.com joined the Miami Heat Index to discuss the biggest things for Miami HEAT fans to watch in the last month of the season as well as what to expect from the HEAT and NBA television coverage in the playoffs.

LeBron James and Mario Chalmers Led Miami HEAT to Back-to-Back Wins over Sixers and Thunder


As expected, LeBron James and Mario Chalmers were the two most productive players in the Miami HEAT's back-to-back wins over the Philadelphia 76ers and Oklahoma City Thunder.

Monday, April 2, 2012

Magic Johnson: Science & Politics of HIV/AIDS Research After His Announcement


A biomedical engineer and political scientist joined the Miami Heat Index to discuss their examination of how the science and politics of HIV/AIDS research has changed since Magic Johnson announced his retirement from the NBA due to HIV.

Sunday, April 1, 2012

LeBron James and Chris Bosh Were Most Popular HEAT Topics in March


The most popular Miami HEAT stories in March discussed where LeBron James' performance this season ranks in NBA history, his case for Defensive Player of the Year and the importance of Chris Bosh's game to the team's success.