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The Miami Heat's coach, Eric Spolstra, has adopted what he calls a position-less philosophy. Basically, that means there are five multi-positional players playing the game on instinct. It is not as random as it sounds though. The very conventional plays and basketball philosophies still remain. The game is still played from the inside out and there are still set positions for the players on the court. The difference is you never know what player is going to be in that position.
It is not the plays that make this philosophy different, it is the players. Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and LeBron James are all extremely versatile, athletic and unselfish. You have two of the best slashers in the league in Wade and James and you have the best outside shooting five in Bosh. Wade and Bosh can play 2 to 3 positions and always have a significant advantage in every matchup. But the real key is James; he can play all five positions. He always has a mismatch advantage and any position he plays be...
BEST OF MAXIM
Dwyane Wade has taken many bold fashion steps over the past few years ever since hiring a consultant to dress him. He’s worn the pointless nerd glasses, color-coordinated his finger wraps with his ties, and he even painted his toe nails. Maybe his most notable look was the hot pink pants he wore during the playoffs. Coming in a close second are the super-skinny pants he wore on...
PUTS THE 'ACK' IN 'SLACKS'
Dwyane Wade will probably be the subject of quite a few of my “Fashion Glances.” One, because he clearly loves fashion and two because people usually have a strong reaction to his choices. Case in point, LeBron James posted this photo of DWade to Instagram last night following Heat vs. Rockets- the Rockets had this [...]
Thanks to @cjzero for the GIF.
Heat forward Chris Bosh is the human version of a surprised ostrich or a sly velociraptor, depending on your interpretation. Often times he makes odd, yet hilarious faces like the one you see above, and it’s OK to laugh at him and his wacky antics, because if we didn’t, Bosh might stop making said funny faces, and then where would we be?
There are so many great things about this play. First Eric hustles back when most players would just let a two on none happen. Not Eric, he comes running in and gets up higher than Dwyane Wade for the block. Great play for a young player that a lot of writers are high on. I am a little surprised Dwyane Wade didn't call Bledsoe dirty or cheap after that block like he usually...
Back on Tuesday, LeBron James decided to post this photo of teammate Dwyane Wade rocking some skinny jeans on a recent flight.Clearly, Wade needed assistance to just get into those pants:(Courtesy of USA Today)
LeBron James scored a season-high 38 points, Chris Bosh had 24
points and 10 rebounds, and the Miami Heat rallied to beat the
Houston Rockets 113-110 on Monday night.
A couple of years ago, Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade's dunk attempts weren't going to be swatted by many people.However, D-Wade is getting up their in NBA age (He's 30) and last night, he got victimized by Clippers guard Eric Bledsoe swatting a dunk attempt in the second quarter of play:
The Clippers bench is solid. They reinforce their value every game. During Wednesday night’s game against the Miami Heat, reserve point guard Eric Bledsoe chased down Dwyane Wade and got up for a pretty amazing block. Should I mention DWade was a game time decision with some sort of foot aliment? Ok, I did. For [...]
Come on, Channing Tatum wasn’t about to make it that easy for LeBron James.
After LeBron won his first NBA championship — ridding himself of a dump truck full of demons in the process — and then went on to lead Team USA to a gold medal in the London Olympics, everyone figured he was having the best year a person could possibly have.
Buuuuuut in the midst of all of that, Channing...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Blake Griffin and Chris Paul had double-doubles, with Paul keying a third-quarter spurt that helped carry the Los Angeles Clippers to a 107-100 win over the Miami Heat on Wednesday night.
Griffin had 20 points and 14 rebounds and Paul had 16 points and 10 assists to lead five players in double figures in the Clippers' fourth straight win. Jamal Crawford added...
When the Thunder traded James Harden shortly before the season, the small-market contender did more than clear salary cap space. In dealing the heady two-guard, the Thunder also signaled that they believed Kevin Durant was ready to expand his game and to fill some of the roles Harden formerly occupied.
Durant has come through so far this season, and then some. Not only has he assumed...
HOUSTON -- The newly constructed Houston Rockets showed Wednesday that they could deal with an unexpected reversal of fortunes. Two nights earlier, the Rockets erased a 17-point deficit, blew past the Heat, and then watched as LeBron James led Miami to victory late. On Wednesday night, the Rockets fashioned a seemingly insurmountable lead, only for the New Orleans Hornets to methodically...
While their offense has been up to the task, the Miami Heat's defense hasn't been close to championship form.
The Denver Nuggets have similar concerns defensively with the NBA's highest-scoring team coming to town Thursday night.
After finishing fourth in the league in scoring defense at 92.5 points per game during their 2011-12 championship season, Miami (6-3) ranks...