NBA Playoffs

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Ranking The Potential NBA 1st Round Match-Ups

Three weeks left in the regular season, and the NBA playoff picture is starting to shape up. With that in mind let’s look at the potential first round match-ups and rank them from least interesting to most.


Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat slows down the offense during a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers at American Airlines Arena on March 16, 2015 in Miami, Florida. (Source: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Wade Playing His Best When The Heat Need Him The Most

At a time when winning games has become most crucial to the Miami Heat’s playoff hopes, the best player in the franchise’s history is playing better than he has all season.


Tim Duncan #21 of the San Antonio Spurs looks to pass as Chris Bosh #1 of the Miami Heat defends during Game Four of the 2014 NBA Finals at American Airlines Arena on June 12, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Source: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

A New Playoff Format For The NBA Might Add Excitement

At a time when parody in the NBA is much more rare than it once was, the current playoff format is being viewed by some as flawed.


Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat drives against the Oklahoma City Thunder on January 20, 2015 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. (Source: Isaac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wade Reiterates That He’s Ready To Return To Heat Lineup

The Miami Heat are looking to finish their season strongly and enter the NBA Playoffs as a team that has a chance to make a run at a fifth straight Finals appearance.


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NBA Playoff Projections: Heat vs. Cavs in Round One

The latest NBA Power Ratings and Playoff Odds via FiveThirtyEight give the Miami Heat 93 percent playoff odds and 39.5 expected wins. Where does that road project in April? To a first-round matchup with LeBron James and the […]


Shawn Marion #0 of the Dallas Mavericks stretches before Game Six of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the San Antonio Spurs during the 2014 NBA Playoffs. (Source: Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)

Veteran F Shawn Marion To Sign With Cavaliers

Shawn Marion wanted another shot at an NBA title. He’ll get it playing with LeBron James.


LeBron James #6 and Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat smile after Game Six of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Indiana Pacers during the 2014 NBA Playoffs on May 30, 2014 in Miami, Fl. (Source: Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Friendship Between LeBron And D-Wade Holding Strong

It was a very unique situation when LeBron James and Chris Bosh joined Dwyane Wade in Miami back in the summer of 2010.


Erik Spoelstra of the Miami Heat speaks to the media on an off day following Game Four of the 2014 NBA Finals against the San Antonio Spurs at the Spurs Practice Facility on June 14, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas.  (Source: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra Wraps Up Season With Final Team Meetings

Two days after the NBA Finals came to an end with the San Antonio Spurs winning their fifth NBA championship, the Miami Heat returned to the American Airlines Arena to have their final meetings with the coaching staff and as a unit.


Chris Bosh #1 of the Miami Heat looks to pass as Boris Diaw #33 of the San Antonio Spurs defends during Game Five of the 2014 NBA Finals at the AT&T Center on June 15, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. (Source: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Miami’s Chris Bosh Says Heat Season Was A Grind

Following the conclusion of the NBA Finals, Chris Bosh stood near the bus ramp where the Miami Heat were preparing to depart from the AT&T Center and head back to South Florida.


Chris Andersen #11 of the Miami Heat isolated during Game Three of the 2014 NBA Finals at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida on June 10, 2014.  (Source: Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Miami Heat’s Chris Andersen To Opt Out Of Contract, Become Free Agent

Less than 24 hours after the Miami Heat were defeated by the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Finals it seems that Heat big man Chris ‘Birdman’ Andersen has decided that he will test the free agent waters.