1. Dwight Howard on Playing with Kobe Bryant: "It Was Very Tough"

    In his first face-to-face interview since announcing his decision to leave the Los Angeles Lakers for the Houston Rockets , it appeared that Dwight Howard was on a mission to clear his name...

    David Weiss Written by David Weiss about 1 year ago 3,843 reads 15 comments

  2. Kobe Must Temper Ego Enough to Let Lakers Tank Next Season

    Kobe Bryant remains one of the most polarizing figures in sports, because there is only the subtlest of difference in how his critics and proponents choose to define his driving force...

    David Weiss Written by David Weiss about 1 year ago 1,169 reads 10 comments

  3. Dwyane Wade's Future with Heat Should Be More in Question Than Health

    The missing link in the Miami Heat 's series against the Indiana Pacers has been Dwyane Wade . Slowed by injury in the playoffs for a second consecutive year, it's become harder ...

    David Weiss Written by David Weiss about 1 year ago 4,191 reads 7 comments

  4. Pacers Are Proving to Be Toughest Opponent in Big Three Era of Miami Heat

    It wasn't until 10:45 was left in the fourth quarter of Game 2 that the Miami Heat captured their first lead of the match against the Indiana Pacers . It lasted exactly 11 seconds long...

    David Weiss Written by David Weiss about 1 year ago 546 reads 18 comments

  5. Miami Heat Likely in Store for Physical Remainder of NBA Playoffs

    The road to a repeat for the Miami Heat may be a lot bumpier than anyone initially thought and, believe it or not, it has nothing to do with the health of LeBron's fashion fearless sidekick, whom we all have come to lovingly know as Dwyane Wade ...

    David Weiss Written by David Weiss about 1 year ago 1,240 reads 4 comments

  6. Los Angeles Lakers Would Be Better off Without Dwight Howard

    Everything Laker Nation needed to know about Dwight Howard was on full display Sunday night in the franchise's season-ending playoff loss to the San Antonio Spurs ...

    David Weiss Written by David Weiss about 1 year ago 4,048 reads 50 comments

  7. NBA Mailbag: 4 Burning Questions Surrounding Los Angeles Lakers This Summer

    With a Shakespearean tragedy of an NBA season now mercifully behind them, so much uncertainty follows the Los Angeles Lakers this summer that one can only wonder if the worst is, in fact, over...

    David Weiss Written by David Weiss about 1 year ago 782 reads 1 comments

  8. NBA Playoffs 2013: Can Lakers Rise from Kobe Bryant's Shadow?

    It wasn't until they beat the Houston Rockets in the final game of the regular season to secure the seventh seed in the Western Conference playoff bracket that I became reinvested in the Slowtime Lakers...

    David Weiss Written by David Weiss about over 1 year ago 2,850 reads 11 comments

  9. Miami Heat: Will Securing Homecourt Advantage Throughout Playoffs Hurt Miami?

    With six games left on their schedule , four of which are against below .500 teams, and a four-game lead on the San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder for best record in ...

    David Weiss Written by David Weiss about over 1 year ago 3,670 reads 62 comments

  10. Miami Heat: Defending Champs Rise While Enemies Continue to Falter

    Coming off a thrilling victory against the San Antonio Spurs, the Miami Heat sit atop the throne in the NBA with the best record, the best player, the best team, and the best upper management...

    David Weiss Written by David Weiss about over 1 year ago 1,116 reads 5 comments

  11. Los Angeles Lakers: Dwight Howard Is as Good as Gone

    While going through adversity ultimately uplifted one superteam two seasons ago, it's about to divide the Los Angeles Lakers more than injury, chemistry issues, coaching styles ...

    David Weiss Written by David Weiss about over 1 year ago 3,611 reads 32 comments

  12. 3 Reasons Why LeBron James Must Carry the Miami Heat to Repeat Title

    If heavy is the head that wears the crown, then the Miami Heat have shown an incredible knack of diffusing championship-caliber expectations with a penchant for keeping the bigger picture in mind...

    David Weiss Written by David Weiss about over 1 year ago 4,218 reads 25 comments

  13. Official Midseason Report Card for the Miami Heat

    With the first half of the season now over, the Miami Heat appear right on track to defend their title amidst an ever-weakening NBA landscape. The goals coming into the year were fairly simple...

    David Weiss Written by David Weiss about over 1 year ago 1,333 reads 4 comments

  14. Official 2013 Miami Heat NBA Trade Deadline Shopping List

    Once upon a time, the NBA trade deadline marked a point in the year that doubled as the Black Friday of deal discounts for GMs and Chrissmukkah for die-hard fans of mediocre teams that were one blockbuster move away from getting over the hump...

    David Weiss Written by David Weiss about over 1 year ago 12,068 reads 50 comments

  15. Why LeBron James Is Only Untouchable Player on Miami Heat

    Whether you agree with me or not that the NBA should save itself the formality of giving LeBron James MVP year after year as well as its selection committee any undue guilt of ...

    David Weiss Written by David Weiss about over 1 year ago 3,688 reads 9 comments

  16. Do the Miami Heat Have the Assets to Get a Rebounding Big Man?

    The Miami Heat 's rebounding issues are well documented by now and currently stand as the biggest void on a team otherwise poised to raise another championship banner in AmericanAirlines Arena...

    David Weiss Written by David Weiss about over 1 year ago 10,465 reads 46 comments

  17. 3 Reasons Why Miami Heat Should Be More Motivated

    There are three kinds of Miami Heat fans: 1. The ones who think Miami's rebounding woes and road struggles may be a sign of things to come down the line, unless they right the ship now...

    David Weiss Written by David Weiss about over 1 year ago 150 reads 32 comments

  18. Ranking Three Possible Finals Opponents for Miami Heat

    Give the Miami Heat credit—it's been three years since its free agent bonanza in 2010 and they have remained the prohibitive favorites to win the title to date. Predicting champions in the NBA these days, however, is a simple formula...

    David Weiss Written by David Weiss about over 1 year ago 2,879 reads 13 comments

  19. Three Eastern Conference Stars Standing in Way of Miami Heat Repeat

    So I'm not going to lie: As a huge fan of the cartoon Smurfs , the movie Groundhog Day and, of course, the Miami Heat , there was really no way I was going to miss watching my favorite team go up against the best rebounding team in the NBA ...

    David Weiss Written by David Weiss about over 1 year ago 1,568 reads 7 comments

  20. Miami Heat Need to Trade a Member of Its 'Little Three' to Solve Rebounding Woes

    You may be familiar with a couple of guys by the name of LeBron James , Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh . You may also be familiar with the fact that the 29th -best rebounding team ...

    David Weiss Written by David Weiss about over 1 year ago 400 reads 108 comments

  21. Does Dwyane Wade Deserve to Make the All-Star Team?

    By his own admission , Dwyane Wade isn't the player that he used to be. What started as a noticeable decline in his level of play during the semifinal round of the Eastern ...

    David Weiss Written by David Weiss about over 1 year ago 3,976 reads 47 comments

  22. Ranking the 5 Must-Watch Heat Games in January

    With two forgettable losses and a controversial play marring the last week of what has been an otherwise incredible year for the Miami Heat , I think we're all ready to close the books and welcome 2013...

    David Weiss Written by David Weiss about over 1 year ago 2,597 reads 17 comments

  23. Miami Heat Should Be Active in Free Agency Market More Than Trade Rumors

    For lack of a better word, the world finally got a chance to see the real Miami Heat yesterday against the Oklahoma City Thunder , and here's a few things we were reminded of: LeBron James is still the best basketball player on the planet...

    David Weiss Written by David Weiss about over 1 year ago 4,494 reads 12 comments

  24. Miami Heat Should Bench Mario Chalmers in Favor of Ray Allen

    Because the Miami Heat are on a four-game winning streak and starting to resemble the team that won the championship last season—especially on the defensive end—even the most ardent critic would balk at making changes...

    David Weiss Written by David Weiss about over 1 year ago 8,197 reads 25 comments

  25. Analyzing the Miami Heat's Best and Worst Statistical Lineup

    To fully appreciate the conversation about what the Miami Heat 's best and worst starting lineup is, there first needs to be a little bit of context...

    David Weiss Written by David Weiss about over 1 year ago 1,997 reads 5 comments