Go Small & Win Big: 7 Thoughts

In a surprise decision to many Erik Spoelstra chose to sit Meyers Leonard and start Jae Crowder. The Heat’s starting lineup of Nunn, Robinson, Butler, Bam, and Leonard had been one of the best units in the NBA this season (+121 in over 480 minutes). To go small against the Nuggets, who had to goContinue reading “Go Small & Win Big: 7 Thoughts”

12 Players – Heroic Labors: Nikola Jokic

As we inch closer to actual NBA games, the challenge that the players will face in their quest for a championship becomes clearly. Early this week the NBA passed its first test by having every NBA player in the bubble test negative for Covid-19. This has bolstered the hope that the bubble concept will beContinue reading “12 Players – Heroic Labors: Nikola Jokic”

The NBA All-22: Part I – The West

At the conclusion of the NBA Finals in mid-October each of the 22 NBA franchises in Orlando will have gone through the most unique sports experience of their careers. The performance of the individual players and of the teams could trigger significant (and not so significant) changes to the each of the 22 teams. SoContinue reading “The NBA All-22: Part I – The West”