Category: Commentary

Miami Heat Select Justise Winslow With No. 10 Pick in the 2015 Draft 0

Miami Heat Select Justise Winslow With No. 10 Pick in the 2015 Draft

The foundation of the Miami Heat’s future championship aspirations rests largely on the shoulders of point guard Goran Dragic and center Hassan Whiteside. Dragic loves to attack the basket. He’s an aggressive guard who keeps defenders backpedalling as he slashes to the...

Is Kevin Durant at the Root of Dwyane Wade-Miami Heat Divide? 7

Is Kevin Durant at the Root of Dwyane Wade-Miami Heat Divide?

The sharp divide between Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat represents a unique challenge for team president Pat Riley. For the past 12 years, the Wade name has been synonymous with that of the Heat organization. Wade has often been viewed as...

Dwyane Wade’s Contract Negotiations with Miami Heat Stall 12

Dwyane Wade’s Contract Negotiations with Miami Heat Stall

What was thought to be a relatively straightforward summer for the Miami Heat has hit a snag over contract talks with Dwyane Wade. Wade must decide by June 29 whether to opt out of the final year of a contract that would pay...

Addressing The Heat’s Need for Floor Spacing 0

Addressing The Heat’s Need for Floor Spacing

Long since departed were the glory days of the Big Three era, the thrill of competing deep into June, the sparkle from all the championship rings, as the 2014-15 Miami Heat staggered to the finish of a brutal season replete with injuries,...

Miami Heat Secure No. 10 Pick in 2015 NBA Draft 0

Miami Heat Secure No. 10 Pick in 2015 NBA Draft

The Miami Heat officially received its expected consolation prize on Tuesday night for missing the 2014-15 playoffs by a single game: the tenth pick in the 2015 NBA Draft, which will be held on June 25 in New York City. After finishing the...

A Preliminary Look at the Miami Heat Offseason 4

A Preliminary Look at the Miami Heat Offseason

“I know one thing about the Miami Heat organization. We don’t just sit around and hope. We get to work.” That was Dwyane Wade speaking to the media, describing what his team’s front office will do this summer to improve upon a...

NBA Issues Updated Salary Cap Guidance to Teams 0

NBA Issues Updated Salary Cap Guidance to Teams

I have a request. I write primarily for myself. I don’t do it for recognition. I don’t get compensated for it. It feels rather awful to see my work being exploited for the personal gain of others. If you would like to leverage...

With Injuries Mounting, Should the Miami Heat Tank? 21

With Injuries Mounting, Should the Miami Heat Tank?

Update (4/15/15): The Heat finished the season with a 37-45 record, missing the playoffs by one game. The fate of their 2015 first round draft pick – which is owed to the Philadelphia 76ers, subject to top-10 protections – will be determined by the...

Chris Bosh Diagnosed with Pulmonary Embolism 0

Chris Bosh Diagnosed with Pulmonary Embolism

Update (2/17/16): Chris Bosh was ruled out of the All-Star game with what was initially described as a calf strain. It was later determined, however, that a small deep vein thrombosis (blood clot) was found in Bosh’s calf, and that he is back...

Heat Acquire Goran Dragic From the Suns in Three-Team Trade 0

Heat Acquire Goran Dragic From the Suns in Three-Team Trade

The Miami Heat’s long, arduous search for an elite point guard is now over. The Heat has acquired what it hopes is its point guard of the future in Goran Dragic. The Heat received Dragic and his brother Zoran Dragic from the...