1. 5 Waiver-Wire Signings That Will Swing the NBA Playoff Picture

    When an organization signs a player during the trade deadline, it's usually perceived as a sign of desperation. It's a last ditch effort to get all the essentials before the playoffs begin...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 2 years ago 16,122 reads 13 comments

  2. Live Blog: Miami Heat vs. Oklahoma City Thunder in Possible NBA Finals Preview

    At long last, the matchup of two of the league's best teams from each conference is upon us. At 8 p.m., we will be entertained with a contest between the 36-12 Oklahoma City Thunder and the visiting 35-11 Miami Heat ...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 2 years ago 4,815 reads 78 comments

  3. The Biggest Playoff Pretenders in the NBA

    It was only three months ago that we suspected there wouldn't even be a 2011-12 NBA season. We were too busy dealing with business jargon and legal mumbo jumbo...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 2 years ago 16,505 reads 52 comments

  4. 5 Changes the Miami Heat, Erik Spoelstra Need to Make to Their Offense

    Coming into the 2010-11 season, one of the last things we thought we'd be worrying about would be the struggles of the Miami Heat offense...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 2 years ago 5,329 reads 48 comments

  5. Why LeBron James Is the NBA's MVP and Defensive Player of the Year

    In 1988, Chicago Bulls shooting guard Michael Jordan became the first player in NBA history to win the NBA MVP and Defensive Player of the Year award in the same season...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 2 years ago 4,987 reads 32 comments

  6. 5 Keys to the Miami Heat's Playoff Success

    I think we can just about confirm that the Miami Heat will make it a fourth consecutive season where they will make it to the playoffs. However, they have different plans on their mind...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about over 2 years ago 74 reads 20 comments

  7. Power Ranking Dwight Howard, LeBron James and the NBA's Unlikeliest Villains

    In every sport, there are always those certain players who nobody can seem to stand. The NHL has Sean Avery, MLB has A.J. Pierzynski and the NFL has Cortland Finnegan. The NBA has too many players to not like...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about almost 3 years ago 4,032 reads 17 comments

  8. 5 Reasons the Miami Heat Did Well at the Trade Deadline

    With the trade deadline past us, we can now take in what we can only perceive to be the Miami Heat 's roster for the rest of the year. Not too bad...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about almost 3 years ago 9,479 reads 12 comments

  9. Does LeBron James Have the Most Twitter Clout Among NBA Stars?

    One of the most active and personal Web sites currently available for surfing, Twitter has allowed us to interact with our favorite athletes and celebrities...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about almost 3 years ago 887 reads 3 comments

  10. 5 Rookie Busts Who Wish They Were Playing in the NCAA Tournament Right Now

    The 2011 NBA draft class wasn't as bad as many assumed. There weren't too many great vibes about anyone heading in. There wasn't even much hype surrounding the No. 1 pick in the Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about almost 3 years ago 4,197 reads 0 comments

  11. Which NCAA Tourney Teams Have the Most NBA Starters in the League Today?

    There is a whole lot of money going to be spent on those players next year. And I mean a lot. The man in the middle, Anthony Davis, is going to be the No. 1 pick next year, and some lucky lottery team is going to be fortunate enough to acquire him...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about almost 3 years ago 138 reads 2 comments

  12. Which NBA Teams Are Screwing Fans on Ticket Prices Based on 2012 Play?

    Despite being in a recession, sports franchises still raise the price of tickets. The crazier thing? People are still buying them...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about almost 3 years ago 4,201 reads 12 comments

  13. Miami Heat: With a Post Game, Has LeBron James Become Unstoppable?

    "Linsanity" is on its deathbed and this is one of the quietest trade deadlines in recent history. It's about that time to put LeBron James back in his usual spot under the microscope...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about almost 3 years ago 10,991 reads 142 comments

  14. The 2012 NBA All-Disappointment Team

    In everyday life, we all find ourselves getting a little disappointed with something. Whether it's car troubles or not getting that promotion we were striving for, disappointment is just another aspect of life...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about almost 3 years ago 7,651 reads 13 comments

  15. Ranking LeBron and D-Wade with the Best Alley-Oop Combos in the NBA

    I'm not too sure on the history of the alley-oop, but if movies have taught me anything, it's that Jackie Moon, Andre 3000 and the white guy from White Men Can't Jump invented it ...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about almost 3 years ago 7,702 reads 27 comments

  16. Best and Worst Case Second Half Scenarios for Every NBA Team

    With the All-Star break come and gone, the NBA can now look forward to the second half of the season. This is the time of year where last minute adjustments are made, and teams begin their final run to the postseason...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about almost 3 years ago 1,990 reads 2 comments

  17. Miami Heat Trade Rumors: Ranking the Moves Most Likely to Happen

    For some strange reason, the Miami Heat aren't as involved in the trade deadline as they were last season. You can only wonder why...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about almost 3 years ago 14,020 reads 13 comments

  18. 2012's 5 Sexiest NBA Finals Scenarios

    It's not quite on par with the Super Bowl in terms of popularity, but there always seems to be some sort of aura around the NBA Finals that gives you goosebumps and leaves the hair standing up on the back of your neck...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about almost 3 years ago 2,341 reads 15 comments

  19. Miami Heat: Should They Make a Move Before the Trade Deadline?

    Last week, I wrote an article dealing with the Miami Heat and their possible response to the trade deadline. I set myself on firm ground and stood by the belief that this team has no moves to be made...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about almost 3 years ago 7,918 reads 39 comments

  20. Nets Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz Ahead of Trade Deadline

    In the summer of 2010, all the elite free agents began to spread their wings in search of greener pastures. Dwyane Wade decided to stick it out in Miami , but he would be joined by fellow free-agents Chris Bosh and LeBron James ...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about almost 3 years ago 9,821 reads 7 comments

  21. Predicting What the Miami Heat's Roster Will Look Like at Season's End

    With the trade deadline creeping up on us (two weeks away), I think it's time we take a strong look at the Miami Heat 's roster and see if anything needs to be changed. It certainly isn't as bad as last year's...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about almost 3 years ago 7,542 reads 4 comments

  22. Miami Heat: What LeBron, D-Wade and Company Need to Address in Second Half

    At 27-7, the Miami Heat are leaving their imprint on the face of the NBA as one of the league's top teams. Prior to wins by Oklahoma City and Chicago over the past two nights, the Heat were tied for the league's best record...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about almost 3 years ago 950 reads 5 comments

  23. NBA Trade Speculation: Every NBA Team's Most Tradable Asset

    Beware the 'Ides of March'. In other words, watch out for the NBA trade deadline that's slowly creeping up on us...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about almost 3 years ago 142,522 reads 120 comments

  24. Miami Heat Rumors: Latest News, Expert Analysis and Twitter Buzz

    The Miami Heat played zero games since Thursday, yet they are once again at the center of controversy. LeBron James being a primary subject once again and Dwyane Wade also taking ...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about almost 3 years ago 3,323 reads 26 comments

  25. The 10 Smartest Players in the NBA

    For any team to have some sort of success, the chances are likely that they need to have a smart leader dictating the flow and rhythm of this team...

    John Friel Written by John Friel about almost 3 years ago 16,975 reads 102 comments