Miami Heat’s (not so) Elite Shooting

It’s no secret that the Miami Heat’s three point prowess from the 2019-2020 season has disappeared this season. Across the board their shooters are missing shots from behind the arc that they knocked down at a high rate last season. How does a player like Duncan Robinson go from shooting 44.6% from three in 2019-2020Continue reading “Miami Heat’s (not so) Elite Shooting”

Why the 2020 Miami Heat are the Natural Successor to the 2019 Toronto Raptors

Four dates. Two in the summer…July 18th, 2018. July 6th, 2019. Two in the winter…February 7th, 2019, February 6th, 2020. Each set of dates almost exactly one year apart. These dates are critical to understand the last two playoff runs in the NBA. On July 18th the Toronto Raptors traded for Kawhi Leonard and setContinue reading “Why the 2020 Miami Heat are the Natural Successor to the 2019 Toronto Raptors”

Jimmy Butler: The Ed Reed of the NBA

Ball-hawk is typically a term reserved for cornerbacks and safeties in the NFL. The mark of a good defensive back is someone who can capitalize on the quarterbacks errant throws. A great defensive back is when they can “bait” a quarterback into a bad throw and then take advantage of it. Of all the defensiveContinue reading “Jimmy Butler: The Ed Reed of the NBA”

12 Players – Heroic Labors: Luka Doncic

With the NBA playoffs in full swing, the challenge that the players will face in their quest for a championship becomes clearer. While it’s foolish to argue that this restart will decide the legacy of an NBA player or organization, it certainly can help to build up one should they go the distance. Just asContinue reading “12 Players – Heroic Labors: Luka Doncic”

12 Players – Heroic Labors: James Harden

With the NBA playoffs back in action, the challenge that the players will face in their quest for a championship becomes clearer. While it’s foolish to argue that this restart will decide the legacy of an NBA player or organization, it certainly can help to build up one should they go the distance. Just asContinue reading “12 Players – Heroic Labors: James Harden”

12 Players – Heroic Labors: Damian Lillard

With the NBA playoffs beginning, the challenge that the players will face in their quest for a championship becomes clearer. While it’s foolish to argue that this restart will decide the legacy of an NBA player or organization, it certainly can help to build up one should they go the distance. Just as Hercules hadContinue reading “12 Players – Heroic Labors: Damian Lillard”

12 Players – Heroic Labors: Joel Embiid

With the NBA playoffs beginning, the challenge that the players will face in their quest for a championship becomes clearer. While it’s foolish to argue that this restart will decide the legacy of an NBA player or organization, it certainly can help to build up one should they go the distance. Just as Hercules hadContinue reading “12 Players – Heroic Labors: Joel Embiid”

12 Players – Heroic Labors: Jimmy Butler

With the NBA playoffs beginning, the challenge that the players will face in their quest for a championship becomes clearer. While it’s foolish to argue that this restart will decide the legacy of an NBA player or organization, it certainly can help to build up one should they go the distance. Just as Hercules hadContinue reading “12 Players – Heroic Labors: Jimmy Butler”

NBA Teams at the Bar: a Playoff Breakdown

Covid-19 shutdown nations around the world in late February and early March causing people to begin quarantining, self-isolating, social distancing, to wear masks. The business world and the sports world were shutdown along with the majority of society. Since then nations have slowly begun to reopen and sports have returned to varying degrees of success.Continue reading “NBA Teams at the Bar: a Playoff Breakdown”

12 Players – Heroic Labors: Donovan Mitchell

With the NBA playoffs beginning, the challenge that the players will face in their quest for a championship becomes clearer. While it’s foolish to argue that this restart will decide the legacy of an NBA player or organization, it certainly can help to build up one should they go the distance. Just as Hercules hadContinue reading “12 Players – Heroic Labors: Donovan Mitchell”