Browsing Chris Andersen

NBA Rumors – Miami Heat Looking to Get Rid of Mario Chalmers

Posted on 16 Aug, 2015, by in NBA

The Miami Heat don’t want to pay a lot of tax, but they’re deep in luxury tax country and are repeat offenders. In order to reduce the tax bill, they’ll be trying to get rid of some redundant players, like Mario Chalmers and maybe even Chris Andersen. More

NBA Playoffs – Miami Heat Defense is About Speed & Length, Not Size

Posted on 28 May, 2014, by in NBA

It’s pretty much true for most teams in the NBA, but especially when it comes to the Miami Heat: When they get their way defensively, everything opens up for them on offense. LeBron James and Dwyane Wade have open floor opportunities to take advantage of and open three-point shots are created. The Heat’s defense works on speed and length instead of size, which is something they willingly give up to the Indiana Pacers. More

NBA Playoffs – Miami Heat Made Adjustments, Indiana Pacers Did Nothing

Posted on 21 May, 2014, by in NBA

Making adjustments is the name of the game in the NBA playoffs, and the Miami Heat combined that factor that comes with good coaching and experience to the ability of LeBron James and Dwyane Wade to convert in the most important of moments, leading the Miami Heat to a 87-83 road win in game of the Eastern conference finals, making it a 1-1 series against the Indiana Pacers, who clearly regressed in comparison to their first game, looking quite lost and sheepish in the closing minutes. More

Miami Heat – Back Where They Should Be

Posted on 1 Apr, 2014, by in NBA

The basketball hasn’t been tremendous from the Miami Heat of late, but results of their rivals and LeBron James taking over against the Toronto Raptors in a 93-83 win moved them back on top of the Eastern conference. More

Miami Heat – Barely, But Still Standing

Posted on 30 Mar, 2014, by in NBA

There’s a feeling that the Miami Heat are close to running on empty. For these situations, it’s good to play a team like the Milwaukee Bucks, which leads to a 88-67 win to end a road trip, not needing anything special from LeBron James once again, being able to give their MVP a bit more rest. More

Heat Over Mavericks – LeBron James Didn’t Look Tired

Posted on 19 Feb, 2014, by in NBA

Despite talking about the need for a longer All-Star break, LeBron James didn’t look like he actually needed one as his performance in the 117-106 win over the Dallas Mavericks was probably his best this season for the Miami Heat. More

Miami Heat – LeBron James Barely Getting By Without Dwyane Wade

Posted on 22 Jan, 2014, by in NBA

The Miami Heat continue their resting plan for Dwyane Wade, putting more pressure on LeBron James and the rest of the team. Once again, it almost cost them a victory, but they managed to pull through and beat the Boston Celtics 93-86. More

Miami Heat – LeBron James Not Afraid of Clutch Moments

Posted on 24 Dec, 2013, by in NBA

The Miami Heat in the big three era have shown that big deficits late in the game don’t mean much to them, as LeBron James carried the team on his back, without Dwyane Wade or Chris Bosh, to force overtime and eventually win 121-119 against the Atlanta Hawks, on the way destroying Paul Millsap with another dunk that’s going to be remembered for quite a while. More

Miami Heat – Rebounding a Problem, But Nothing to Panic About

Posted on 6 Dec, 2013, by in NBA

Even though the Miami Heat have been a terrible rebounding team for the last three years, the key to beating them usually hasn’t been by simply winning on the boards. It’s been about moving the ball quickly against them on defense, and preventing the Heat from doing the same on offense, trying to turn their offense into a one on one gimmick through LeBron James or Dwyane Wade. More

Miami Heat – LeBron James Isn’t Slowing Down

Posted on 17 Nov, 2013, by in NBA

It was going to take something bigger and better than the Charlotte Bobcats to take LeBron James out of the impressive scoring run he’s currently going on, scoring 30 points to lead the Miami Heat to a 97-81 win, winning for a third consecutive time and a sixth in their last seven games. More