Category Archives: NBA

The Unforeseen Consequence of DeMarcus Cousins’ Injury

I’ve always been a big fan of DeMarcus Cousins.

I understand that’s not a particularly universal opinion – his reputation has always one that takes into consideration supposed character problems and volatility.

But he’s an incredibly talented basketball player and incredibly passionate about what he does.

And that’s why his sequence of injuries ever since January 26, 2018, is so upsetting.

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NBA scout weighs in on Heat’s playoff chances

Jacari McRae \ Aug 14th, 2019

Last season, the Miami Heat missed the playoffs for the third time in the past five seasons.  In order to improve their chances for this upcoming season, the Heat acquired all-star Jimmy Butler in a sign and trade from Philadelphia 76ers.  Miami traded Josh Richardson to the 76ers for Butler and also moved Hassan Whiteside to the Portland Trail Blazers for Meyers Leonard. With Butler in the fold, the Heat are likely to be better. Continue reading

Kelly Olynyk injures knee in Canada exhibition game

Jacari McRae \ Aug 8th, 2019

With training camp a month away, Miami Heat forward Kelly Olynyk picked up an injury Wednesday night.
While playing for the Canadian national team in a FIBA exhibition game against Nigeria, the Heat big man slipped on a wet spot on the court and had to be helped off the floor and brought to the locker room area. Continue reading

Carmelo Anthony explains why he didn’t join Dwyane Wade and LeBron James in Miami in 2010

Jacari McRae \ Aug 3rd, 2019

In 2010, the Miami Heat pulled off the biggest free agency coup in NBA history signing Lebron James and Chris Bosh to join Dwyane Wade in Miami. During their four seasons together in Miami, the Heat went on to win two championships in four NBA Finals appearances. While Chris Bosh became a member of the Heat’s Big Three, there’s been reports over the years that suggested that Carmelo Anthony was supposed to be the third piece of the Heat’s Big Three in 2010. Continue reading

Tyler Herro: From Draft Question to Fan Favorite

Jacari McRae | July 28th, 2019

When the Miami Heat selected Tyler Herro 13th overall in the 2019 NBA Draft, most Heat fans seemed either disappointed or confused with the pick. If you scrolled through Twitter shortly after the selection was made, you would see the disappointment in some fans. Most were expecting the Heat to draft either Kevin Porter Jr or Sekou Doumboya. Continue reading

Rookie Report: 2019 Summer League Edition

Troy Pierce | July 25th, 2019

The 2019 NBA Summer League has ended, and the Rookie Report has returned!

Today I’ll be taking a look at some of the top rookies from this years’ Summer League. While the competition in Summer League isn’t close to what the NBA game has to offer, these games do still serve a purpose (even if it’s just to feed into the fans’ basketball addictions). Continue reading