Entries by Ethan Skolnick

Las Vegas not so hot on Dolphins

Are the Dolphins tanking, resetting or rebuilding? Whatever, they’re not impressing. The Las Vegas sportsbooks are starting to set their win futures, and at least one has Miami losing more than 2/3 of its games. Our Chris Kouffman of 3YardsPerCarry had a related nugget. Miami and Arizona tied with 5.0 win over/unders. Only 3 times […]

Hey, hi, meet Five Reasons Sports

Who are you? Don’t worry, we get that a lot. Who are you? What are you? Why are you? We get it. It’s warranted. It’s understood. We didn’t exist a year ago, at least not collectively, not as the amalgam of Miami sports media misfits we are now. Five Reasons Sports? What the hell is […]

Justise Winslow thinks our shirt is #Better

You’ve seen the hashtag: #JustiseBetter …. Last month, it was time for Justise Winslow to see the t-shirt in person. Last month, we noticed that Justise Winslow liked an Instagram post by @ejskolnick showing off the shirts that Miami Heat Beat had created in his honor. So it was time to show him the shirt, […]

Waiters, Whiteside down Knicks at MSG

It was supposed to be Dwyane Wade’s night. But to get the W, Miami needed more than they’ve gotten at times from Dion Waiters and Hassan Whiteside. Waiters was the offensive star for the first three quarters, as the Heat struggled to defend the league-worse Knicks, and Whiteside carried Miami in the fourth after Erik […]

Pressure on Heat veterans tonight in NYC

This should be easy. The Knicks are intentionally awful, worst in the East at 14-61, and arguably the worst franchise in the East over the past five years. But, with the Heat missing Justise Winslow, Josh Richardson and Rodney McGruder — and having struggled against some of the NBA’s worst teams already — nothing can […]

JRich, Winslow out for Heat trip

The Miami Heat need just about every game from here out…. and would seem to need every key player. They won’t have two of the Kids for the next two games, however. Neither Josh Richardson (heel) nor Justise Winslow (thigh) traveled to New York for the opening contest of a short trip that finishes in […]

Goran, Luka and the Slovenians that Didn’t Stop

Goran Dragic played his best game of the season Thursday, filling in as a starter for Justise Winslow and Josh Richardson and recording a triple-double in a needed win for the Miami Heat against the Dallas Mavericks. But neither he, nor certain Rookie of the Year forward Luka Doncic on the other squad, were the […]