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”