NBA Basketball COMMENTARY

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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Did the Heat Turn Down An Evan Turner for Udonis Haslem Offer? 0

Did the Heat Turn Down An Evan Turner for Udonis Haslem Offer?

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It has been suggested that the Miami Heat were engaged by the Philadelphia 76ers with an interesting proposition at the Feb. 20 NBA trading deadline. It has been suggested that Sixers general manager Sam Hinkie proposed a trade to Heat general manager
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Miami Heat Sign DeAndre Liggins to 10-Day Contract 0

Miami Heat Sign DeAndre Liggins to 10-Day Contract

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The Miami Heat have made the first use of their NBA D-League affiliate after purchasing operational control this season, with Tuesday’s questionable signing of swingman DeAndre Liggins of the Sioux Falls Skyforce to a 10-day contract. Liggins had been playing with the
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Miami Heat Dump Roger Mason Jr. in Trade Deadline Deal 0

Miami Heat Dump Roger Mason Jr. in Trade Deadline Deal

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The Miami Heat have dumped the contract of Roger Mason Jr. at the Feb. 20 trade deadline, in a move that saves owner Micky Arison $1.05 million and opens up a roster spot to utilize either on a current free agent or
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Chicago Bulls: Salary Cap Maneuvering in Action 4

Chicago Bulls: Salary Cap Maneuvering in Action

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Update (June 7): The Bulls didn’t follow my advice. They did waive Erik Murphy as I speculated. But they added more players too quickly, and ended up rolling the dice with regard to the bonuses of Joakim Noah and Taj Gibson. Noah made
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Miami Heat at the NBA Trade Deadline 0

Miami Heat at the NBA Trade Deadline

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The Feb. 20 N.B.A. trade deadline is now officially less than a month away. The Miami Heat started their dealings early this season, shipping Joel Anthony to the Boston Celtics along with a million dollars and two draft picks (one second-rounder and
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Miami Heat Trade Joel Anthony in Three-Team Deal 0

Miami Heat Trade Joel Anthony in Three-Team Deal

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The Miami Heat have traded center Joel Anthony to the Boston Celtics, as part of a three-team deal, in exchange for guard Toney Douglas from the Golden State Warriors. The Heat also sent the Celtics $1 million in cash and a pair of
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Should the Miami Heat Take Interest in Andrew Bynum? 0

Should the Miami Heat Take Interest in Andrew Bynum?

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In a move that has the Chicago Bulls thinking about the future but could have major implications for the Miami Heat in the present, the Bulls executed a significant trade with the Cleveland Cavaliers Tuesday morning. They sent forward Luol Deng to the Cavs
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Suck For Luck Revisited 0

Suck For Luck Revisited

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Note: This post has been updated periodically since November 6, 2011, the day the Dolphins secured their first win of the season, as more and more information has become available to prove out my point. It has been a source of great
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Million-Dollar Roger Mason Jr. Decision Due by Jan. 7 0

Million-Dollar Roger Mason Jr. Decision Due by Jan. 7

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The date in which all N.B.A. contracts become fully guaranteed for the rest of the season, Jan. 10, is looming. That leaves the Heat with a decision to make on the non-guaranteed contract of Roger Mason Jr. Mason Jr. plays a somewhat
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