1. Jose Calderon Is a Perfect Point Guard for Dirk Nowitzki and Dallas Mavericks

    Were the Dallas Mavericks a tad overzealous in giving Jose Calderon a four-year deal worth $29 million? Without seeing any of their games yet, probably. Calderon turns 32 before the start of the 2013-14...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 1 year ago 8,421 reads 22 comments

  2. 5 Veteran Free Agents the Miami Heat Can Still Pursue

    Within the next 24 hours, we should know if Greg Oden is going to be the Miami Heat 's big free agent splash of 2013...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 1 year ago 47,774 reads 84 comments

  3. Breaking Down the Pros and Cons of Each Houston Rockets Offseason Move

    To say the least, the Houston Rockets have had an eventful offseason. Putting all of their eggs in one basket, the Rockets were able to cash in with the biggest prize of the offseason in the form of Dwight Howard ...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 1 year ago 4,411 reads 8 comments

  4. Top 15 Dunks of LeBron James' Miami Heat Tenure

    Despite only playing with the Miami Heat for three years, it was extremely difficult to narrow down LeBron James ' best dunks as a member of the Heat to only 15...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 1 year ago 33,543 reads 61 comments

  5. Power Ranking Every Utah Jazz Player Already on Roster

    My apologies to the loyal, ravenous fanbase of the Utah Jazz , but this team is not going to be good this year. In the future? Possibly...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 1 year ago 5,881 reads 20 comments

  6. Why LeBron James Will Stay with Miami Heat After 2014 Offseason

    Isn't this supposed to be the time for celebration still? Shouldn't we still be reveling in the Miami Heat winning a second consecutive title? Should we not be in awe of LeBron ...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 1 year ago 43,170 reads 131 comments

  7. Miami Heat Must Take Chance on Greg Oden to Defend Eastern Conference Supremacy

    What do the Miami Heat have to look forward to in next year's postseason, assuming nothing of titanic significance takes them out of it? A run through the Eastern Conference playoffs that's going to be as arduous, physical and compelling, for one..

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 1 year ago 35,676 reads 112 comments

  8. Key Stories for Miami Heat's Summer League Team

    Before we begin to make rash judgments about the play of 19- and 20-year-olds after the Miami Heat 's 69-59 summer league loss to the Utah Jazz , let's at least remember that these ...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 1 year ago 12,666 reads 10 comments

  9. Miami Heat 2013 NBA Free-Agency Primer: What You Need to Know

    It's understood that LeBron James and the rest of the Miami Heat need a long and deserved break after taking home their second consecutive title in thrilling fashion, but it certainly ...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 1 year ago 42,332 reads 48 comments

  10. What Does Dwyane Wade's Ailing Playoffs Mean for 2014 Offseason?

    2006 Dwyane Wade was not necessary to win the 2013 NBA title. Neither was the 2011 Wade who quietly averaged 27 points per game in a now-infamous series with the Dallas Mavericks ...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 1 year ago 7,223 reads 14 comments

  11. Where LeBron James Ranks All-Time with and Without 2nd NBA Title

    Within the next 24 hours, we're going to find out what type of narratives are going to come into play over the next season for LeBron James ...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 1 year ago 13,327 reads 26 comments

  12. 5 Reasons Why the Miami Heat Are a Dynasty

    This might not be the most appropriate time to be writing such an article, but I'm one to take on a challenge. Plus, we've been here before. The Miami Heat have been down in several series in the past few years...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 1 year ago 7,899 reads 49 comments

  13. Miami Heat Title Chase Will Go as Chris Bosh Does

    There's no abdominal strain limiting him this postseason, yet Chris Bosh has found himself with lower averages and percentages than he was posting up last year...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 1 year ago 2,388 reads 8 comments

  14. How Miami Heat Can Stop Tony Parker's Pick-and-Roll Assault

    The fall back to Earth for Tony Parker, Tim Duncan and their feared pick-and-roll was a hard one. After a Game 1 where the Miami Heat were terrorized and bombarded with relentless ...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 1 year ago 1,537 reads 3 comments

  15. NBA Finals: Rick Barry and I Talk Sneakers, Finals Predictions and HORSE

    On Wednesday afternoon, I was gifted the opportunity to speak with former NBA and ABA legend Rick Barry. Rick is an investor in Ektio and is attempting to get the sneaker into the mainstream and onto basketball courts everywhere...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 1 year ago 1,542 reads 0 comments

  16. Miami Heat's Scouting Report for NBA Finals Showdown with San Antonio Spurs

    Over the next few weeks, we should all look forward to this new idea of a team being bought versus being built...

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  17. Grading Every Miami Heat Players' Eastern Conference Performance

    This isn't how the Miami Heat pictured their Eastern Conference Finals series with the Indiana Pacers to pan out...

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  18. Building the Case for and Against Rebuilding the Boston Celtics This Offseason

    As the Boston Celtics season concludes, the obvious question, as it has been for seemingly the entire "Big Three" era, is just how much the franchise can get out of their veterans...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 1 year ago 3,884 reads 14 comments

  19. Adjustments Erik Spoelstra Must Make to Save Miami Heat's NBA Finals Dream

    From cloud nine to Dante's inferno, the Miami Heat have found themselves transitioning from clear-cut NBA Finals champion to possibly not even making it out of their Eastern Conference Finals series after a 99-92 loss to the Indiana Pacers ...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 1 year ago 3,553 reads 21 comments

  20. Game Predictions for Miami Heat vs Indiana Pacers in Eastern Conference Finals

    Hey! Wake up! Don't you realize that the Eastern Conference finals are finally here? It feels like we saw Halley's Comet the last time we saw the Miami Heat play, but the time is ...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 1 year ago 6,975 reads 27 comments

  21. Comparables Prove Chris Bosh Is Right Big Man for Miami Heat

    Despite being the one member of the trio that can never grasp the offensive spotlight, Chris Bosh has been at the center of more trade rumblings, at least amongst the masses of bloggers and analysts, than any other member of the Miami Heat ...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 1 year ago 5,665 reads 17 comments

  22. Can Reggie Jackson Become OKC Thunder's Next James Harden?

    Comparing second-year guard Reggie Jackson to future perennial All-Star James Harden isn't fair to either player. Especially to Jackson, who the Oklahoma City Thunder are going to hope becomes the next Harden...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 1 year ago 4,044 reads 13 comments

  23. Highlighting Miami Heat's Top Free Agent Target at Every Position

    Because of impending luxury tax penalties due to a costly roster, the Miami Heat will be extremely limited in their approach to this summer's offseason free agency period...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 1 year ago 9,355 reads 15 comments

  24. Top Prospects Miami Heat Must Target in 2013 Draft

    Because they gave up their picks in the sign-and-trade for LeBron James and saw their hopes of a 2013 first-round pick fly out the window when the Philadelphia 76ers failed to ...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 1 year ago 17,879 reads 22 comments

  25. Keys for Miami Heat to Beat Chicago Bulls in the Second Round

    Somebody wake the Miami Heat up from their mini-vacation. Let them know that an actual challenge will await them...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 1 year ago 162 reads 14 comments