NBA MVP Makes Statement With 61 Point OutburstAt this point, writers are running out of superlatives to describe just how well LeBron James plays the game of basketball. Monday night he once again reminded everyone that he is the greatest player on the planet and that any talk of the Most Valuable Player award goes through him.
The NBA Finals By The NumbersThe Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs don’t look like almost exact copies of each other, but statistically speaking there’s almost no better matchup of teams than the two squads headed for the NBA Finals.
Ray Allen & Shane Battier Still Searching For ShotThe Miami Heat have been constructed to utilize the slashing and post-up ability of the Big Three to create wide open shots on the outside for the team’s shooters. One of the biggest problems for the Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals though has been those shooters missing shots.
Thrilling Game 1 Had Some Brutal StatsThe Miami Heat took a 1-0 lead in the best of seven Eastern Conference Finals over the Indiana Pacers in a thrilling Game 1 victory. But the game wasn’t without some really ugly play from both teams.
Heat Still Not Satisfied After 23 Straight WinsEvery athlete dreams of leaving a legacy that will be remembered for decades. The 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers did that by winning 33 games in a row. Now, the Miami Heat are looking to top that Lakers team during a run they hope culminates with another NBA Championship.
LeBron Once Again Eastern Conf. Player Of The WeekMiami Heat All-Star forward LeBron James was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week for last week’s games, the fifth Player of the Week honor for James this season.
LeBron Abusing Heat Opponents At Record ClipThe NBA Most Valuable Player award won’t be given out for months, but there is little doubt that Miami Heat superstar LeBron James is playing at a level no one in the league can come close to matching.
UM Defense Smothering ACC OpponentsThe Miami Hurricanes men’s basketball team is in a rare position for the school, at the top of the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Hurricanes are a game-and-a-half ahead of the North Carolina State Wolfpack thanks to two impressive victories.
Heat Losses Raising ConcernsThe Miami Heat have gone from chasing the Eastern Conference’s best record to getting whipped in consecutive games by the Oklahoma City Thunder and Indiana Pacers. There’s plenty of blame to go around, but after last year, the Heat don’t seem fazed by the increasing scrutiny.
Bosh Is MIA For The HeatMuch of the blame for the Miami Heat’s recent struggles has fallen on the shoulders of LeBron James. But it’s another member of the Big Three who’s gone MIA on the court.