Monthly Archive: April 2010

Let the games begin… 0

Let the games begin…

Now that the Miami Heat is eliminated from the playoffs, the 2010/11 rebuilding plan is officially underway. The Heat is now allowed to pursue trades with other teams not currently in the playoffs. Off limits are any players who will become free...

Asssessing Jermaine O’Neal’s Worth on the Open Market 0

Asssessing Jermaine O’Neal’s Worth on the Open Market

Here’s a question for you. How many million dollars is Jermaine O’Neal costing himself with his postseason performance? I’ll take a stab. I’ll boldly claim it to be over 8 figures. Yes, $10 million. There were some predicting O’Neal, with his strong...

Beasley Trade Expectiations 1

Beasley Trade Expectiations

Let’s discuss Michael Beasley for a moment. For whatever reason, he’s not living up to expectations. The sad truth is that he was an unwise draft selection for the Miami Heat. It’s a shame when you consider that beneath his personal and...

UPDATED: Heat’s True Cap Position 0

UPDATED: Heat’s True Cap Position

Commissioner David Stern changed the landscape of the free agent market on Friday. During the N.B.A. board of governors session in New York, he revealed that the league’s projection for the 2010/11 salary cap is now $56.1 million — a substantial increase...

N.B.A. Raises 2010-11 Salary Cap Projection to $56.1 Million 0

N.B.A. Raises 2010-11 Salary Cap Projection to $56.1 Million

David Stern dramatically altered the landscape of the summer’s free-agent market on Friday. At the league’s board of governors meeting in New York, he revealed that his latest projection for the 2010-11 salary cap is now $56.1 million – a robust increase...

Another Opportunity Wasted 0

Another Opportunity Wasted

Somebody please explain to me why the Miami Heat and coach Erik Spoelstra chose to win its season finale against the New Jersey Nets. Perhaps I am simply not as smart as I thought I was. In my crazy mind, the Bucks...