1. Where Miami Heat Would Rank Among Back-to-Back Champs If They Defend Their Title

    Ranking this year's Miami Heat team among NBA's greatest winners may seem a bit overzealous, but it's difficult not to look further down the road to see where this Miami team could possibly end up among some of the top rosters ever assemled...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 1 year ago 1,614 reads 2 comments

  2. Chris Bosh Was Right All Along About the LA Lakers

    As I write this, the San Antonio Spurs are up 13-4 with six minutes, 50 seconds remaining in the first quarter and Aron Baynes is outscoring Dwight Howard four points to none...

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  3. Biggest Issues Houston Rockets Must Address This Offseason

    For the first time since 2009, the Houston Rockets are in the postseason. And it still isn't enough. Not for a team with high-volume scorer James Harden, as well as rising stars ...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about 1 year ago 1,496 reads 42 comments

  4. How Miami Heat Can Avoid Becoming Own Worst Enemy in Playoffs

    If there has ever been a team with the potential to defeat the Miami Heat , it's usually been the team wearing the same exact uniform...

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  5. Complete Guide to Miami Heat Postseason

    The NBA postseason sort of sprung up on us this year, didn't it? At least that was the impression I felt...

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  6. Season's End Proving Miami Heat Weren't Over-Reliant on LeBron James

    To achieve 64 wins, it's going to take more than having arguably the greatest player to step foot onto the hardwood wearing your team's jersey...

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  7. Revisiting Preseason Predictions for the Charlotte Bobcats

    Only the Charlotte Bobcats could more than double up their win total from last year and still come away as the NBA 's worst team...

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  8. How Miami Heat Match Up Against Every Potential Conference Playoff Opponent

    In the midst of setting the franchise record for wins, the Miami Heat are getting the necessary rest to prepare for the long haul that is the NBA postseason...

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  9. Who Should Be Miami Heat's Clutch 5 in NBA Playoffs

    Remember when the Miami Heat used to be bad at that whole scoring in late-game situations aspect part of the game? Me, neither...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 1 year ago 7,675 reads 25 comments

  10. Stars of March Madness Who Could Land on Charlotte Bobcats

    The Charlotte Bobcats could not have picked a worse year to be terrible. Maybe they should select their bouts of obscurity in years where great talent is set to enter the draft...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 1 year ago 3,274 reads 37 comments

  11. Projecting Miami Heat's 2013 Free Agency Big Board

    Since the Miami Heat 's winning streak has come to an end, it's only right to begin talking about the impending free-agency period they must use to improve on...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 1 year ago 14,675 reads 49 comments

  12. Miami Heat Should Lose Before the Playoffs If They Know What's Good for Them

    Not even the second-longest winning streak in NBA history can spare the Miami Heat some form of criticism...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 1 year ago 2,923 reads 11 comments

  13. Early Recommendations for Charlotte Bobcats' 2013 NBA Free Agency Plans

    You would assume a team that has doubled its win total from last year would be satisfied. Then again, we're talking about the Charlotte Bobcats . A year after having the worst winning percentage in NBA history—...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 1 year ago 369 reads 16 comments

  14. What LeBron James Must Do to Propel Miami Heat to NBA Finals

    Enough about this silly little, historically unprecedented win streak the Miami Heat are on. It's that time to begin analyzing the playoffs. Specifically, the Miami Heat and how LeBron James is going to lead them in the playoffs...

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  15. Atlanta Hawks' All-Time Dream Team

    Originally known as the Buffalo Bisons , the Hawks took more than two decades to finally settle into their current home of Atlanta...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 1 year ago 5,606 reads 15 comments

  16. Is Washington Wizards' John Wall a Top-Shelf Point Guard Yet?

    Another NBA season nears an end, meaning it's yet another failed campaign of watching the playoffs at home for the Washington Wizards ' point guard John Wall . To consider Wall the reason for another regular-season failure would be deplorable...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 1 year ago 2,366 reads 15 comments

  17. Miami Heat's All-Time Dream Team

    For an NBA franchise that is celebrating only its 25-year anniversary this season, the Miami Heat have compiled a roster that could compete with any other franchise's best...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 1 year ago 2,089 reads 76 comments

  18. Miami Heat Must Utilize This 5-Man Unit More Often

    The efficiency of the Miami Heat during their winning streak has made it confusing to figure out which lineup is the most effective and should be used more often...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 1 year ago 142 reads 20 comments

  19. 5 Worst Decisions of Pat Riley's Miami Heat Era

    Not even Pat Riley, the "gangster-pimp, don, godfather," is exempt from making a few miscues in his time as a head coach, Team President, or looming father figure for the Miami Heat ...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 1 year ago 13,856 reads 25 comments

  20. 3 Moves Miami Heat Could Have Made at the NBA Trade Deadline

    Patience has been a virtue within the Miami Heat organization over the past two-and-a-half seasons. That staggering amount of patience, while also keeping a deaf ear to their numerous ...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 1 year ago 470 reads 15 comments

  21. One Major Adjustment Miami Heat Must Make Post All-Star Break

    It's back to business for the Miami Heat . That means it's time to begin turning on the jets and settling in for an arduous second half of the season...

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  22. Affordable Trade Targets to Boost Chances of Miami Heat Title Repeat

    For a team that has made it to consecutive NBA Finals, and currently on a good enough run to lead you to believe they'll soon make a third, the Miami Heat have continued to find a ...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 1 year ago 13,211 reads 16 comments

  23. How Miami Heat Can Assure Big 3 Stay in 2014

    I really don't want to be the guy to rain on everybody's parade. Over the past two weeks, the NBA community has been a witness to arguably the greatest stretch of basketball we have ever seen played...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 1 year ago 22,518 reads 30 comments

  24. Miami Heat's Trade Deadline Strategy Blueprint

    Not even a NBA championship could quell the spoiled Miami Heat fanbase into accepting the unorthodox roster that has represented the Eastern Conference in the Finals the past two seasons...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 1 year ago 7,726 reads 27 comments

  25. 5 Greatest Current NBA Players in Search of Their First Championship

    At least the league's best player finally has himself a ring. Now that LeBron James has a ring, we can finally lay our criticism upon the next ringless superstars...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about almost 2 years ago 12,044 reads 55 comments