Brendan Haywood says ‘Us Against The World’ mentality pushed Dallas Mavs to beat LeBron & Big 3-era Miami Heat in ‘11 NBA Finals

The 2011 NBA Finals matchup between the Miami Heat and Dallas Mavericks is known as a major defeat in LeBron James’ career. Simply put: James underperformed in four consecutive fourth quarters vs the Mavs. As a result, the Mavs defeated a heavily favored Miami Heat team that featured Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James

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After First Loss in Weeks, How Will The Sixers Respond?

Game 2 of the first round matchup between the Miami Heat and Philadelphia 76ers caught many by surprise. The Heat imploded in the second half of Game 1 due to the Sixers locking up on the defensive end while also getting some of the most efficient shooting they’ve seen all season from the likes of

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Hassan Whiteside

Society Top 50: No. 32 – Hassan Whiteside

Name: Hassan Whiteside Ranking: 32 Team: Miami Heat 2016-2017 Regular Season General Stats: 17.0 PPG, 14.1 RPG, 0.7 APG, 0.7 SPG, 2.1 BPG, 55.7 FG%, 62.8 FT% 2016-2017 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 22.6 PER, .579 TS%, 9.5 WS, -2.0 OBPM, 1.5 DBPM, 0.9 VORP The Breakdown: If you were to tell me back in the summer of 2012

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Goran Dragic

Society Top 50: No. 37- Goran Dragic

Name: Goran Dragic Ranking: 37 Team: Miami Heat 2016-17 Regular Season Traditional Stats: 20.3 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 5.8 apg, 1.2 spg, 47.5 percent FG%, 40.5 percent 3PT%, 79 percent FT% 2016-17 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 19.8 PER, 57.5 TS%, 7.5 WS, 3.4 OBPM, -0.7 DBPM, 2.9 VORP The Breakdown:  Coming in at number 37 on

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Chris Bosh

Should Chris Bosh consider entering the Big 3 league?

Chris Bosh has unfortunately seen his career possibly come to an end due to his recent health issues. We haven’t seen Bosh on the court for the past two seasons because of his battles with blood clots. This led the Miami Heat to waive his contract this past week making him an unrestricted free agent.

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UNC Basketball

Flashback Friday: Some of the best redemption moments in basketball

The North Carolina Tar Heels capped off a long season with another championship on their belt. Roy Williams got a step closer to greatness while his players got a taste of what being a champion felt like. But this championship came with a chip added on to their shoulders. The Tar Heels labeled this season

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The race for the NBA’s Coach of the Year is a close one

It’s almost that time of the year when everyone begins making their picks for the end of the year NBA awards. Sometimes that choice is a simple one but not this time. The Coach of the Year award is up for grabs. There are four coaches who hands down deserve to be considered for this

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Miami Heat

How the Heat can rebuild quickly

For a guy who has only missed the playoffs four times in his tenure, Pat Riley seems pretty confident in his skills of rebuilding a torn down NBA roster. Maybe five NBA titles as a head coach, and three NBA titles as an NBA executive will speak to that, but Riley has dealt with teams

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NBA Uniform Rankings: 15-11

Hello all and welcome back to my continued rankings on each NBA’s uniform sets. Last time I ranked teams 20-16 and today I continue with teams 15 thru 11. 15. Milwaukee Bucks (Three different sets) Home (white) Away (green) Alternate (black) Milwaukee went through a complete overhaul a season ago and it has received many positive

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Which teams should sign Donatas Motiejunas?

The Houston Rockets renounced their rights to Donatas Motiejunas making him an unrestricted free agent. The Brooklyn Nets offered Motiejunas a four-year offer sheet, but since the Rockets matched it, Motiejunas can’t be signed or traded to the Nets for at least one calendar year, according to the CBA. Motiejunas brings value to teams as a

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