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Dwyane Wade’s Looming Free Agency Decision 15

Dwyane Wade’s Looming Free Agency Decision

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With the 2013-14 NBA season now at its tragic end, it seems as though the biggest topic of conversation is whether LeBron James is going to opt out of his contract with the Miami Heat, two years prior to its expiration, and
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LeBron James and the Next Decision 5

LeBron James and the Next Decision

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The Miami Heat’s bid for basketball immortality – four straight NBA Finals appearances and three straight NBA titles, a feat which has only been accomplished once in league history – has fallen short. In the wake of this failure, we’re all left
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The Anatomy of a Spectacular Miami Heat Failure 4

The Anatomy of a Spectacular Miami Heat Failure

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The Miami Heat’s bid for basketball immortality – four straight NBA Finals appearances and three straight NBA titles, a feat which has only been accomplished once in league history – has fallen spectacularly short. In the wake of this colossal failure, we’re
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Could the Miami Heat afford Carmelo Anthony, Big Four? 3

Could the Miami Heat afford Carmelo Anthony, Big Four?

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Now that the New York Knicks have both a president and a head coach with championship pedigrees, one would think there should be no problem luring championship caliber players to a city that’s been starving for a title since 1973. But any
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The Changing Landscape of the NBA 6

The Changing Landscape of the NBA

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The NBA is thriving! Just three years removed from a time when we were all seduced by claims of poverty from owners facing supposed losses that were mounting so quickly and so heavily that they forced a nasty lockout that nearly cost
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The Cost of All Those Traded Draft Picks Becoming Clearer for Miami Heat 4

The Cost of All Those Traded Draft Picks Becoming Clearer for Miami Heat

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In the summer of 2010, the Miami Heat changed the course of team and league history. As a result of two trade calls held with the NBA league office in less than an hour on July 10, the Heat completed sign-and-trade transactions
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Salary Cap and Luxury Tax Projections for 2014-15 Keep Rising 2

Salary Cap and Luxury Tax Projections for 2014-15 Keep Rising

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The NBA has issued new projections for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 salary cap and luxury tax thresholds. All 30 teams were informed this week via league memorandum that the 2014-15 cap and tax threshold are now projected to be $63.2 million and
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Miami Heat Sets New Team Record for Player Payroll 0

Miami Heat Sets New Team Record for Player Payroll

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If the Miami Heat haven’t exactly lived up to expectations thus far this season, it isn’t because of their spending. Despite making some unpopular moves last summer – utilizing the amnesty provision to waive Mike Miller, declining to utilize the mid-level exception – the
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LeBron James Completes Historic NBA Shooting Season 0

LeBron James Completes Historic NBA Shooting Season

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The kingly play of LeBron James has been one of the most compelling aspects of the NBA since his entrance into the league eleven years ago. Lately, however, the experience of watching the world’s greatest basketball player ply his trade has taken on an
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Dwyane Wade Completes Historic NBA Shooting Season 0

Dwyane Wade Completes Historic NBA Shooting Season

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Before the playoffs begin, before championship aspirations are fought for, before future planning is deliberated, let’s take a moment to acknowledge something truly remarkable that has quietly transpired in the midst of a largely torturous regular season. Dwyane Wade has completed a
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