Monday, November 26, 2012

Week 5 NBA Fanalyst Rankings: Cyber Monday Edition

While fans search for the best holiday shopping deals online today, this week’s Fanalyst Rankings identifies the offseason contract signings that look like good deals for the best teams in the NBA after the 1st month of the season.

Miami HEAT Three Kings: LeBron James, Chris Bosh and... Ray Allen? What's Wrong with Wade?

Ray Allen's offense and Dwyane Wade's defense defeated the Cavaliers but Allen's offense makes him the 3rd most productive player on the Miami HEAT and 7 times more effective than Wade after 13 games.

Monday, November 19, 2012

Week 4 NBA Fanalyst Rankings: All-Star Ballot Edition

Star power and balance separates playoff teams from lottery teams in the NBA. This week’s Fanalyst Rankings uses the 2013 All-Star ballot to identify strengths and weaknesses in the backcourt and frontcourts for the best teams in the league.

Friday, November 16, 2012

Ray Allen Is Not the Problem with the HEAT Defense

Identifying Ray Allen as one of the reasons for the HEAT's poor defense doesn't actually identify the team's problem but it does identify the problem with plus-minus statistics.

Monday, November 12, 2012

Friday, November 9, 2012

HEAT Check: West Is Soft, East Is Only Built 4 Cuban Linx

Do the Miami HEAT have an advantage in the NBA Finals because the Western Conference is so tough its teams beat each other up before they get there?

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Monday, November 5, 2012

Week 2 NBA Fanalyst Rankings: Game-Winners Edition

It helps to have players that can knock down a winning shot when games appear closer than they should while teams figure out the kinks early in the season. This week’s edition of the Fanalyst Rankings lists the best clutch options for the best teams in the Eastern Conference going into the second week of the NBA season.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Mario Chalmers vs. the Top 10 Point Guards

Mario Chalmers said he was a top 10 point guard in the offseason and some fans thought he was just being cocky, but he almost matched Rajon Rondo's production in the season opener. How does 'Rio compare to the top 10 point guards in the NBA, by the numbers?

Dwyane Wade: Will Tyreke Evans Become an Apprentice or Adversary?

Tyreke Evans, the 2010 Rookie of the year, was not offered a contract extension at the October 31st deadline like other members of his draft class - James Harden, Ty Lawson, Steph Curry and Jrue Holiday. WTF happened? Should Dwyane Wade recruit him to the Miami HEAT or will he end up with Derrick Rose and the Bulls in Chicago?