NBA Basketball COMMENTARY

Horrible in the Half Court 8

Horrible in the Half Court

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The Miami Heat is averaging 101.3 points per game thus far this season, while shooting 47.0% from the field. That’s the best ever scoring output in the Pat Riley era and the second best efficiency mark in the NBA. Mighty impressive stuff
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Heat Sign Jerry Stackhouse, Waive Beverley and Butler 10

Heat Sign Jerry Stackhouse, Waive Beverley and Butler

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A freak injury to the right thumb of Mike Miller is expected to keep one of the NBA’s top three-point shooters sidelined for an extended period of time. Miller fractured a bone and tore a ligament when the thumb on his shooting hand got
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Heat Should Pursue Danny Green 0

Heat Should Pursue Danny Green

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Mike Miller is injured. Miller sustained what appears to be a serious thumb injury on his right hand – his shooting hand – during Wednesday’s practice. He was injured when he got his hand snagged in a teammate’s jersey. The Miami Heat have not yet announced the findings
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Heat Waive Kenny Hasbrouck and Shavlik Randolph 0

Heat Waive Kenny Hasbrouck and Shavlik Randolph

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As expected, the Heat have cut Kenny Hasbrouck and Shavlik Randolph loose. Randolph never had a realistic shot at making the opening day roster. Hasbrouck faced long odds to earn a spot. But he did nothing to help his cause during preseason
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Contract Details of Heat Roster Players 11

Contract Details of Heat Roster Players

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The final contract details are in. Here’s a look the specifics for all 18 players currently under contract to the Heat: LeBron James and Chris Bosh were each signed-and-traded to a six-year, $109,837,500 contract in July 2010. They will each make $14,500,000
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Heat signs Da’Sean Butler to a much anticipated two-year deal 0

Heat signs Da’Sean Butler to a much anticipated two-year deal

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The Miami Heat signed rookie Da’Sean Butler to a two-year, $1.3 million contract on Monday. Given the rules of the collective bargaining agreement, despite Butler’s ongoing rehabilitation from his gruesome left knee injury and his resultant uncertain NBA future, the contract was
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Heat signs Patrick Beverley to a curious two-year deal 21

Heat signs Patrick Beverley to a curious two-year deal

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The Miami Heat signed Patrick Beverley to a two-year, $1.3 million fully-guaranteed contract on Monday. That much we know. What we don’t know is why. Why did the Heat sign him? Why did they sign him so soon? And why did they fully guarantee
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Breaking down the Da’Sean Butler situation 14

Breaking down the Da’Sean Butler situation

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Da’Sean Butler had played his way into a surefire first-round selection in the 2010 NBA Draft with a spectacular senior campaign at West Virginia last season, sinking six game-winning shots, earning second-team All-America honors, and leading the Mountaineers to the Final Four
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Mikhail Prokhorov supports LeBron’s decision 11

Mikhail Prokhorov supports LeBron’s decision

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Mikhail Prokhorov is a newcomer to the NBA, as the wealthy owner of the soon-to-be Brooklyn Nets. At 45 years of age, Prokhorov is Russia’s second richest man, with an estimated net worth of $13 billion. Apparently, he is also a classy
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Colangelo’s comments about Chris Bosh surprising 8

Colangelo’s comments about Chris Bosh surprising

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Raptors general manager Bryan Colangelo went on the air yesterday, now three weeks after his former All-Star power forward decided to leave Toronto in favor of the Miami Heat, and basically declared that Chris Bosh quit on his team during the stretch
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