Long bouts of inactivity on both ends of the court? Lottery teams keeping up with the league’s best team for 48 minutes? A desperate late attempt to erase over nearly 40 minutes of mediocre basketball?
Sounds like the Miami Heat won an early regular season game.
You knew it was coming. After Dwyane Wade raised the bar with his videobomb cartwheel of LeBron James’ post-game interview in Monday’s win over Phoenix, LeBron knew he would have to find a way to top Wade.
Although he’s done it before, LeBron’s giant, grinning face appearing in the middle Wade’s interview following the Heat’s win over Cleveland comes close to topping Wade’s cartwheel and Bosh’s numerous memorable videobombs.
And Dwyane’s deadpan stare into LeBron’s still-grinning face after he slowly turns around? Icing.
Wrote this over at Dimemag.com. It’s a reflection on Michael Beasley’s early start with the Heat and how well he’s integrated himself within the system and his acclimation within the rotation. The numbers will startle you.
Wrote this for DimeMag.com. The Miami Heat are once again struggling out the gate in terms of their defense, ranking in the bottom half of the league in terms of defensive efficiency. I wrote about why there’s nothing to worry about and why the defense will come when the effort is needed.