After finishing short of the playoffs last season, Miami Heat President Pat Riley vowed there would be changes. The changes he was referring to was the Heat’s culture. The Heat prides itself on being the most conditioned team in the entire league. Riley believes that slipped last season and it was the reason the Heat missed the postseason.
A year removed from playing in the NBA Finals, Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith has been on the sidelines, a place he’s been since November of last year. The Cavaliers tried to move him at last year’s deadline, but couldn’t come to an agreement with other teams. Now, with July 1st approaching, they’re likely to get more calls about the guard. Continue reading →