Friday, June 21, 2013

Thursday, June 20, 2013

2013 NBA Finals: Miami HEAT Need To Be Faster & More Physical In Game 7



Miami HEAT will need to be better in transition and attacking the paint if they don't want Game 7 to come down to a miraculous 30 seconds like Game 6.

Monday, June 17, 2013

Danny Green: From Random Scrub HEAT Killer to Finals MVP?



How did HEAT fans end up in a situation where they could be watching a Random Scrub HEAT Killer like Danny Green become Finals MVP after breaking the record for threes in the NBA Finals? Good question. 

2013 NBA Finals: Older Gods Strike Back in Game 5. Will 3 Kings Defend the Throne in Game 6?



The Older Gods were faster, more physical, less fatigued and more aggressive than the Miami HEAT in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. What adjustments do the 3 Kings and Erik Spoelstra need to make for Game 6?

Friday, June 14, 2013

2013 NBA Finals: The 3 Kings Returned in Game 4, Will the Older Gods Strike Back in Game 5?



When the Miami HEAT needed the 3 Kings the most, they were there in a Flash to take back home-court advantage in the NBA Finals. Will they be able to withstand the wrath of the San Antonio Spurs' Older Gods in Game 5?

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Off the Index: What Does History Say About Jason Kidd Coaching the Nets?


Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov said he wants to win an NBA championship by 2015. He and Billy King must think Jason Kidd will be 1 of the greatest coaches of all-time for that to happen.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Miami HEAT 5 Factors for the Finals: Fast, Physical, Free Space, Fatigue & Foul Trouble



Miami HEAT trail the San Antonio Spurs 1-2 because they played weaker physically and mentally in 4 of the 5 factors for the NBA Finals.

Miami HEAT Out-Hustled & Out-Gunned in Game 3 of the NBA Finals



Miami HEAT must be fast and physical to create fatigue and foul trouble for the San Antonio Spurs if they want to defend their NBA title. They lost all four of those areas in Game 3 of the 2013 NBA Finals and got shot out the building by 36 points.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

2013 NBA Finals: Which Game 2 Adjustments Will Carry Over to Game 3?


Mario Chalmers attacking off the pick-and-roll with LeBron James was the biggest adjustment on offense for the Miami HEAT in Game 2. The biggest improvement on defense came in the post against Tim Duncan.

Gregg Popovich: No Good Run Goes Unpunished... Unless It's Game 2 of the 2013 NBA Finals


Gregg Popovich and the Spurs are one of the best run-stoppers in the NBA, so how did the Miami HEAT out-score them 33-5 in the 2nd half of Game 2 in the NBA Finals?

2013 NBA Finals: Spurs Hyperdrive Was Too Weak To Leap With the HEAT in Game 2. Will They Keep Up in Game 3?



Miami HEAT went on a run that took Game 2 into rare air and the Spurs couldn't breathe. Will the Spurs take a deep breath in Game 3?

Sunday, June 9, 2013

Dwyane Wade: Half-Man, Less Amazing On 1 Leg This Postseason



Dwyane Wade's knee injury has literally turned his offense into half-Wade, less amazing this postseason. This article breaks down the areas his performance declined and the impact it's had on the HEAT's ability to win games.

2013 NBA Finals: Game 2 Adjustments



Miami HEAT's key adjustments on offense for Game 2 include:
  • Chris Bosh finishing off the pick-and-roll in the paint and getting some baseline cuts like the Birdman 
  • More opportunities in transition for LeBron James
  • Replacing the isolation offense Dwyane Wade can't provide with his knee injury 

On defense, the key adjustments for the HEAT include:

Friday, June 7, 2013

Thursday, June 6, 2013

2013 NBA Finals Intro: Older Gods



The Miami HEAT's 3 Kings will give the older gods from the San Antonio Spurs their first loss in their last trip to the NBA Finals.

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Feel This Moment: Will Miami HEAT Be Homicidal or Home-Sick in Game 6 vs. Pacers?



When properly motivated, the Miami HEAT are an unstoppable machine. What will be their motivation for Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Indiana Pacers?