Post Tagged with: "Miami Heat"

Jesus Shuttlesworth Finds His Shot

Jesus Shuttlesworth Finds His Shot

Drew Corrigan – Remember when Ray Allen hit “the shot” in Game 6 of the NBA Finals last season? Well, how couldn’t you? Now, think of the next memory of Ray Allen that comes to your mind that happened after that shot. Uh, I’m have a problem here. You too? Not a surprise. The memories of Ray Allen have been dwindling in my recent memories as the years[…]

The Season of the Power Forward

The Season of the Power Forward

Rami Michail – In a season where the point guard position took a hit with injuries to Derrick Rose, Russell Westbrook, and Rajon Rondo; where James Harden is the long top dog on the list of shooting guards with Kobe Bryant out for the season and Dwyane Wade battling injuries; where the center spot is gradually improving again thanks to the likes of Dwight Howard, DeMarcus Cousins, Joakim Noah […]

It’s Podcast Time! The Jump: Episode 1

It’s Podcast Time! The Jump: Episode 1

Russell Simon – March 12th, 2014 was a truly special day in the NBA. Not only did Cole Aldrich actually start in a professional basketball game with playoff implications, but Crabdribbles debuted a new podcast. Tentatively titled “The Jump,” our new show will feature plenty of debate on the three biggest headlines in the NBA each day. It’ll feature a rotating panel of Crabdribbles writers […]

No York: Does Being The “Basketball Mecca” Matter?

No York: Does Being The “Basketball Mecca” Matter?

Kyle Neubeck – The city that never sleeps is the self-appointed hub for all things hoops. As the story goes, basketball runs through the veins of New York, from the public league aficionados to the depraved souls who held onto their season tickets through the Isiah Thomas era. Coming up as a player in New York […]

Why Evan Turner Makes The Pacers Worse

Why Evan Turner Makes The Pacers Worse

Drew Corrigan – Any fan of the Philadelphia 76ers is aware of the play-style of Evan Turner — pounding the ball into the ground for 23 seconds then forcing up a bad shot. After Turner receives no foul call (when he feels that he was fouled), Turner will argue with the official as if he is going to change his mind and give Evan Turner, out of all people, a call. As Turner crosses half-court, a wide […]

A Vital Tool? A Look At The 10-Day Contract

A Vital Tool? A Look At The 10-Day Contract

Zach Oliver – One of the NBA’s best tools for teams looking to secure young talent or depth in the latter part of the season is the 10-day contract. Teams are able to sign free agents to 10-day contracts beginning on January 5th, and when they have two or fewer games to play or there are less than 10 days remaining in the season. However, questions arise, most notably: What’s […]

Shane Battier fixed his shot in the NBA Finals by aiming off target

Shane Battier fixed his shot in the NBA Finals by aiming off target

Shane Battier had a miserable post-season. Up until the final two games against the San Antonio Spurs in the finals, he was averaging just 0.9 made threes per contest on 24.4 percent shooting from beyond the arc. Luckily for the Heat, they had a handful of other shooters that were able to pick up [...]