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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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Homeless to Glory: The Story of Jimmy Butler

Reading Time: 2 minutesJimmy Butler was born on September 14, 1988, in the outskirts of Houston, Texas. He never knew his biological father, and his mother was not caring for Jimmy. At the age of 13 years old, his mother told him “I don’t like the look of you, you gotta go”. And those were the last ever words exchanged between Jimmy and his Mother.  Rather than becoming a victim, Jimmy decided he would get through life on his own. For years, Jimmy Butler jumped from one friend’s couch to another’s. Finally, in Jimmy’s senior year, he became close...

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Udonis Haslem Career Retrospective

Reading Time: 2 minutesWith the end of the NBA Finals, the process for getting ready for the next season begins. Anthony Davis already announced he plans on resigning with the Lakers, and there are so many other intriguing free agents like Fred VanVleet, Montrezl Harrell, Danilo Gallinari, and more. But the one that needs to be talked about: Udonis Haslem! Going undrafted in 2002, 40-year-old Udonis just wrapped up his 17th year with the Heat, 13th playoff appearance, and 6th Finals appearance. With the conclusion of the 2019-2020 season, barring retirement, Haslem is going to be a free agent....

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