On one hand, winning is the most important thing about sports, and in the playoffs that feeling is amplified. We have 82 game seasons followed by four playoff rounds to see who wins, to see who is the best team… Continue Reading
It’s difficult to pin down the exact reason, but it seems to me there’s an impulsive backlash that happens in our society today, immediately and predictably, against anything that isn’t new and trendy and hype-worthy. Continue Reading
Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra is one of the NBA’s best minds, using his personnel to the full extent of their abilities. The Heat have a non-traditional offense, and with it comes wacky sets, interchangeable pieces and myriad scoring options… Continue Reading
With all due respect to everyone else who will be taking basketball’s biggest stage in the coming two weeks, I think Dwyane Wade is the most compelling figure of the NBA Finals. Continue Reading
The only thing more surprising than Rashard Lewis’ impact on the Eastern Conference Finals is that not even he saw it coming.
“When [Coach Spoelstra] called my name [in Game 3], I sat there like, ‘Did he just say my name?’” Lewis told Grantland’s Zach Lowe. “And he looked at me like, ‘Let’s go!’” Continue Reading
Throughout the last four years, Erik Spoelstra has maintained that Chris Bosh is the most important player on his team. Is he, against the Pacers? Continue Reading
The Heat fell in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference Finals matchup against the Indiana Pacers yesterday, but it wasn’t for lack of production from the Birdman. In 19 minutes off the bench, he went 6-7 from the field for… Continue Reading