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5 Takeaways from Heat's Win Over Timberwolves

5 Takeaways from Heat’s Win Over Timberwolves

The Miami Heat got a much needed win against the Minnesota Timberwolves, headlined by their back-up back-court. Both Jimmy Butler and Tyler Herro returned to the lineup tonight, leaving only Victor Oladipo on the injury report. Anyway, here are five takeaways from this important win... #1: Tyler Herro is....back. Tyler Herro returned on Friday night ...
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Miami Dolphins release updated jersey numbers for free agents and rookies

Shortly after the 2021 NFL draft concluded, Miami Dolphins fans everywhere began to ask the important questions. What was the plan at running back? Who will start at right tackle? Which safety was going to be cut?  And of course, what jersey numbers will the new players wear, now that the league has changed the ...
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Trevor Ariza: More than a 3 and D Guy

Trevor Ariza: More than a 3 and D Guy

Meyers Leonard and a second round pick. That’s what it took to get one of Miami’s most important and consistent pieces, Trevor Ariza. After he didn't get any NBA run for over a year, he found a pretty good fit with the Heat this season, immediately being plugged into the starting lineup next to Bam ...
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The On-Court Production of Tyler Herro Needs Some Perspective

The On-Court Production of Tyler Herro Needs Some Perspective

Expectations are a pretty interesting thing in the NBA. One day you're being drafted number 13, which many labeled the wrong choice, and the next instant you're being looked at to step up in an NBA Finals game with all of the eyes on you. And then, the title begins to shift from Boy Wonder ...
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Five Takeaways from Heat's Loss to Dallas

Five Takeaways from Heat’s Loss to Dallas

The Miami Heat lost to the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night, while Jimmy Butler, Tyler Herro, and Victor Oladipo were all out. Those guys were definitely missed, since the offense was missing for many stretches, but some extra defensive weapons against the Mavericks’ offensive shot creators would’ve been huge as well. Anyway, here are five ...
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Why Is the Miami Heat's Press So Effective?

Why Is the Miami Heat’s Press So Effective?

When a team claims that their overall identity is on the defensive end, it's always important to check out their tendencies on that side of the floor, aside from the numbers that place Miami at 8th in the NBA in defensive rating. For one, a defensive player of the year candidate, Bam Adebayo, at the ...
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Five Takeaways from Heat's Win Over Hornets

Five Takeaways from Heat’s Win Over Hornets

The Miami Heat got a very impressive win over Charlotte, as they won in demanding fashion on the second night of a back to back. Yet another night of all-around offensive play sparked some pretty great runs throughout for Miami. So, here are five takeaways from this performance... #1: Bam Adebayo attacks mismatches early, which ...
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Five Takeaways from Heat's Win Over Cleveland

Five Takeaways from Heat’s Win Over Cleveland

The Miami Heat beat the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night on the first night of a back to back. It was a pretty all-around scoring performance, which wasn’t headlined by Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo surprisingly. So, here are five takeaways from this game... #1: Max Strus was indeed....loose. The trio of Jimmy Butler, Bam ...
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Answering Your Questions on the Miami Heat

Answering Your Questions on the Miami Heat

There haven't been many practices for Miami this season, as well as other teams, but the Heat were able to get one in this morning after having the second day off in a row. They will hop right back into it on Saturday night, then follow that up on Sunday, which is why these two ...
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Staying put: Dolphins take former Cane DE Jaelan Phillips at #18

Staying put: Dolphins take former Cane DE Jaelan Phillips at #18

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After the much awaited pick at #6 of Alabama WR Jaylen Waddle by the Miami Dolphins, their selection at #18 seemed just a little less smoky, with some predicting that Coach Flores would opt for Waddle's teammate, RB Najee Harris. But turns out, they did not have to look far as the Fins selected a ...
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Jimmy Butler: Bam Adebayo is "Damn Near Unguardable"

Jimmy Butler: Bam Adebayo is “Damn Near Unguardable”

The Miami Heat are 12-5 this season when Bam Adebayo attempts 7 or more free throws, and well, one of those 17 games was last night. When I asked Jimmy Butler about the difference in offense when Adebayo is attacking like that, he responded, "He's damn near unguardable whenever he's playing like that, because now, ...
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The Continued Offensive Growth is Second to Nunn

The Continued Offensive Growth is Second to Nunn

Kendrick Nunn's NBA career thus far has been a constant cycle of ups and downs. NBA starter to bench warmer then back to NBA starter has happened over and over and over, and yet, he's still competing with the best of them whenever he gets an opportunity out on that floor. It's always the "now" ...
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Five Takeaways from Heat’s Win Over Spurs

Five Takeaways from Heat’s Win Over Spurs

The Miami Heat got a much needed win over the Spurs on Wednesday night, after a bunch of good individual performances. Jimmy Butler got some buckets late in the fourth quarter to sustain the lead, which has been one of their issues as of late. So, here are five takeaways from this game... #1: The ...
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Five Options for the Miami Dolphins at #6

Five Options for the Miami Dolphins at #6

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Take Florida TE Kyle Pitts. The number one mission in this draft needs to be to surround Tua with help. This does just that, Pitts may be the best TE prospect since Vernon Davis in 2006. In eight games Pitts had 43 catches, 770 yards and 12 TD’s. This includes 7 catches for 129 yards ...
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Jazz or Trevor?

Jazz or Trevor?

It comes as no surprise that a Marlin is the frontrunner for the April NL Rookie of the Month Award. Starting the season, it was clear that this ball club was ripe with the untapped potential of countless candidates. Jazz Chisholm emerged as an early frontrunner. How could it not be him? Jazz has been ...
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