Monthly Archive: May 2010

Filling Out the Roster 5

Filling Out the Roster

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Many of us have our doubts. We ask ourselves whether it truly can be done. Can the Miami Heat realistically build a championship caliber roster while operating within the confines of the salary cap? It doesn’t seem possible. We point to the
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Hedo’s unhappiness presents more trouble in Toronto 0

Hedo’s unhappiness presents more trouble in Toronto

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(Damn it! I’ve had this post in queue for weeks. Now that Hedo has come out and declared his unhappiness, it seems reactionary, rather than with brilliant foresight.) Bryan Colangelo must be kicking himself now about his decision to sign Hedo Turkoglu.
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Should the Heat be interested in Nate Robinson? 8

Should the Heat be interested in Nate Robinson?

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Some of us that were watching the second quarter of tonight’s Celtics/Magic game may be contemplating the possibility of adding Nate Robinson to play the point for the Heat next season. After all, he will be an unrestricted free agent. It may
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Why LeBron James Should Consider the Miami Heat 1

Why LeBron James Should Consider the Miami Heat

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I’m not sure if you already know this, but the rumor is that LeBron James is thinking of leaving Cleveland, now that his contract with the Cavaliers is up. Everyone from Jay-Z to Barack Obama is in on the act of recruiting
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Q&A: Under-the-table-agreements 0

Q&A: Under-the-table-agreements

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The following question to Ira Winderman has piqued some interest from my shockingly tiny reader base: “In all your posts, you are undermining and flat out discarding one very real possibility for the Heat to round out the roster. That is, for
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Be Careful What You Wish For With Joe Johnson 0

Be Careful What You Wish For With Joe Johnson

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Joe Johnson is a great player. He has great length, great handles, a nice shooting touch, and he sees the floor. He’s also about as unselfish a player as you can get from an All-Star. He’d be a nice addition to any
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Lessons in Game Theory 0

Lessons in Game Theory

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LeBron James continues to insist his upcoming free agency decision will be based purely on the potential to win. It’s not about legacy. It’s not about marketing. It’s not about becoming basketball’s first billion-dollar man. If that’s true, it’s all just a
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A Look Ahead to the 2010 NBA Draft 2

A Look Ahead to the 2010 NBA Draft

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The Heat has four picks in the upcoming draft – the 18th pick in the first round, and the 41st, 42nd and 48th picks in the second round. The three mid second round picks won’t provide much value. They hardly ever do.
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Dirk Nowtizki won’t be available this summer 0

Dirk Nowtizki won’t be available this summer

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Rumors are swirling in South Florida now that Dirk Nowitzki is reportedly planning to opt out of his contract and test the free agency market this summer. Everybody calm down. It means absolutely nothing. Media outlets and fans are confused as to
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Short N.B.A. Playoff Series Affecting the Salary Cap 0

Short N.B.A. Playoff Series Affecting the Salary Cap

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N.B.A. commissioner David Stern projected last month that the league’s 2010-11 salary cap would be about $56.1 million when figures are released in early July, but he admitted they “might have to hustle to get it.” His projection came just before the
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