It’s almost been a month since the NBA season was canceled. There’s still uncertainty on when or if the NBA season will resume. There’s been talk about resuming the season in the summer and possibly playing into September. However, no one knows what will happen. Everyone is still trying to adjust to the new normal. Continue reading →
Former Miami Heat assistant coach David Fizdale continues to speak highly of the Heat’s culture. Fizdale appeared on the Golic and Wingo show on ESPN Radio earlier this week and one of the topics discussed was the Brooklyn Nets firing of Kenny Atkinson. Brooklyn players reportedly being unhappy with Atkinson played a huge role in the coach’s departure.
Who would you choose Gary Payton or Jason Kidd? Both players grew up in the Bay Area in the city of Oakland. Payton is five years older than Kidd. Kidd played 19 seasons in the NBA, and Payton played 17. Continue reading →
“The pupil who is never required to do what he cannot do, never does what he can do.”
One thing that’s always intrigued me about sports is the dying phenomenon of the multi-sport athlete at the professional level.
While sports, in general, are beginning to largely ditch specialists in favor of utilitarians, the greatest form of a utilitarian (no, I’m obviously not talking about John Stuart Mill) is no longer a thing. Continue reading →
Almost eight years ago, the Miami Heat trailed the Boston Celtics 3-2 heading into game six of the 2012 Eastern Conference Finals. There was huge pressure going into game six in Boston. A loss in game six could’ve sent the Heat home and raise questions about the future of the Heat’s superteam.
A three-team trade that included Miami, Minnesota, and Memphis landed Andre Iguodala to the Heat. While Andre Iguodala was the big name in the deal, Jae Crowder has made the most impact on the team so far. Since his Heat debut on February 9th, Crowder has averaged 11.9 points and 5.8 rebounds while shooting 39.3 percent from beyond the arc. Continue reading →