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Miami Heat Mid Season Player Grades

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe first half of the season was a bumpy one for the Heat, starting 7-14, they struggled due to COVID-19 and injuries. Nonetheless, they once again pulled through. Led by Jimmy Butler the Heat have climbed to 4th place in the East while sitting 22-21.  Despite the COVID-19 and injury impacts we have been able to get a semi clear picture of most of the roster.  With that said here are the Heat’s mid season player grades: Jimmy Butler: A. Without Jimmy Butler on the court the Heat have seemed lost for most of the season...

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Meyers Leonard’s Comments Are The Continuation of a Dangerous Pattern of Antisemitism

Reading Time: < 1 minuteOn Tuesday March 9th,  Miami Heat player Meyers Leonard emphatically streamed Call of Duty on streaming platform Twitch. In a sentence that included lots of profane language, the NBA big man called a fellow gamer a “k*ke b*tch”, in a very nonchalant manner. Soon after, Meyers ended the stream abruptly and has not yet issued his own statement. It is clear that he did not know the magnitude of his statement. The situation is playing out to be eerily similar to controversy from last summer surrounding Desean Jackson, the Eagles wide receiver who posted a...

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Heat Show Resilience Throughout Road Trip

Reading Time: 2 minutesBefore embarking on their 7 game road trip, Miami was 11-14, entering a daunting road trip featuring matchups against the league-best Utah Jazz and defending champion Los Angeles Lakers. This 7 game road trip, lasting almost 2 weeks tied for the longest road trip in Heat franchise history. During this trip, Miami picked up wins against the Rockets, Kings, Lakers, and Thunder with losses to the Jazz, Clippers, and Warriors.  The Heat had their moments throughout the trip, both good and bad but overall it was a successful trip.  The Heat got off to a shaky...

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Could We Have an NBA Finals Rematch in 2021?

Reading Time: 2 minutes The 2020 NBA Season will be remembered for a variety of things, the Finals being one of them. From the Miami Heat’s epic run through the Eastern Conference to LeBron James securing his fourth championship, this past season will be recognized as one of the greatest, but also one of the strangest. Thanks to the implementation of the bubble, new sources come out every day questioning the results of the Finals, and whether or not the season should be seen as a fluke. Team representatives and players openly wonder if the Lakers vs Heat showdown...

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Why The 2020 Miami Heat Finals Run Was Not A Fluke: The Bigger Picture

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe Miami Heat surprised and impressed many last season due to their historic postseason run. The Heat ended their game-changing season with a 4-2 series loss to LeBron and the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA Finals. As the new season closely approaches, many people are calling the team’s previous run a fluke, but there are overwhelming signs, all pointing to the future growth of the Heat. Before last season was paused in mid-March, Miami sat at 4th place in the Eastern Conference Playoff Picture. After the eight bubble games in August, the Heat dropped to...

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