Tag Archives: NBA

Dragic says HEAT are doing group workouts on Zoom

Jacari McRae | April 1st, 2020 

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 HEAT Assistant Coach David Fizdale Praises Heat’s Culture

Jacari McRae  | March 28th, 2020

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.

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Utilitarianism, When Two Sports Clash, and the Dude Who Played an NBA Game and Never Got Paid for It

“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

Lebron James: Losing to Celtics in 2012 Could’ve Ended the Big 3

Jacari McRae  | March 20th, 2020

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.

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HEAT Could Target DeMar DeRozan in This Year’s Free Agency

Jacari McRae  | March 17th, 2020

During last month’s trade deadline, the Miami Heat flipped Justise Winslow, James Johnson, and Dion Waiters for Andre Iguodala, Jae Crowder, and Solomon Hill. They nearly acquired Danilo Gallinari, but the failed extension talks ended the deal.

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Jae Crowder Wants to Stay in Miami Long-Term

Jacari McRae  | March 16th, 2020 

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