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  1. Would you deal LeBron for Dwight Howard?

    Kevin Arnovitz

    On an August day during the NBA lockout, Insider contributor and Heat Indexier Tom Haberstroh wrote this: You are Pat Riley. It's December 2011. The lockout has come and gone. The salary cap has been sliced, leaving the Miami Heat organization wi...

    Blog | November 30, 2011
  2. The Miami Heat's Top 10 'What if's

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Garrett Ellwood/NBAE/Getty Images What could the Heat have done differently to change their fortune in 2010-11? How did the Heat blow it? How did a team with such an impressive collection of talent become so listless when it mattered most? Was it ...

    Blog | June 14, 2011
  3. How Heat played into Bulls' hands

    Kevin Arnovitz

    As bad as the situation was on the defensive glass, the Miami Heat couldn't generate a thing on the offensive end in the second half against the Chicago Bulls' stifling defense. All that nice-looking stuff they executed against the Boston Celtics...

    Blog | May 16, 2011
  4. How the Heat played into the Bulls' hands

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Dennis Wierzbicki/US Presswire For LeBron James, encountering multiple Bulls in the paint was a familiar pattern in Game 1. As bad as the situation was on the defensive glass, the Miami Heat couldn't generate a thing on the offensive end in the sec...

    Blog | May 16, 2011
  5. Heat's three-headed center sprouts a fourth

    Kevin Arnovitz

    MIAMI -- Joel Anthony couldn't resist. It was an imminently blockable shot, the kind of schlock he's been sending back at opponents all season. Glen Davis was working down low against James Jones at the two-minute mark of the first quarter. As Dav...

    Blog | May 12, 2011
  6. How James Jones torched the Celtics

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Steve Mitchell/US Presswire The Heat had a big three on Sunday -- Dwyane Wade, LeBron James ... and James Jones. MIAMI -- Sideline interviews with media outlets are typically reserved for guys named James, Wade and Bosh in Miami. But after scoring ...

    Blog | May 01, 2011
  7. NBA playoffs: Breaking down Boston Celtics vs. Miami Heat

    Chris Forsberg and Kevin Arnovitz

    ESPN Boston and The Heat Index break down the highly anticipated playoff matchup.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2011
  8. How the Heat let Game 4 slip away

    Kevin Arnovitz

    The math is fairly straightforward. Barring quick turnovers and some intentional fouling, a six-point game with about 90 seconds to play will usually yield about three possessions per team. At that point, it's a skins game. If the team with the le...

    Blog | April 24, 2011
  9. Heat at Sixers, Game 3: Five things we saw

    Kevin Arnovitz and Tom Haberstroh

    Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images After being harassed by Philly in Game 2, Dwyane Wade turned his game on by playing off the ball. Miami Heat put away Philadelphia 76ers on putbacks "All I have to say is 20 offensive rebounds," Doug Colli...

    Blog | April 22, 2011
  10. The Miami Heat on a string

    Kevin Arnovitz

    AP Photo/J Pat Carter All five guys in the Heat's defense work on a string ... and Joel Anthony is one of its puppet-masters. MIAMI -- "The defense is all about being on a string," Dwyane Wade said after Miami shut down a Philadelphia offense that ...

    Blog | April 19, 2011
  11. Will Mike Miller ever be the 4th Heatle?

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Victor Baldizon/NBAE/Getty Images Mike Miller: Still looking for his shot in Miami MIAMI -- It was the freakiest of freak injuries. On Oct. 20, just six days before the Heat's opener at Boston, Mike Miller was wrestling with LeBron James down on...

    Blog | January 20, 2011
  12. The return of Heat small ball

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Mike Nelson/US Presswire The Heat had only one big man on the floor when the ball was tipped for overtime in Portland. PORTLAND, Ore. -- Who do you want on the floor in crunch time? That might be the most vital question a head coach confronts, a...

    Blog | January 10, 2011
  13. Codeword: Skirmish

    Kevin Arnovitz

    OAKLAND -- In an effort to give their increasingly effective transition attack a name, the Miami Heat have introduced a new word into their team vernacular: Skirmish. In most contexts, skirmish carries a negative connotation. It speaks to confl...

    Blog | December 11, 2010
  14. Confirmation bias and our own lyin' eyes

    Kevin Arnovitz

    There is a ton of reasons to be drawn to advanced statistics. A noble desire to understand what has been previously been unquantifiable. A geeky compulsion to scoop up information like a packrat accumulates belongings. A cynical -- but human -- inst...

    Blog | December 07, 2010
  15. Tim James moves closer to the front line

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Former NBA forward Tim James spends his days training for combat missions, writes Kevin Arnovitz.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2010
  16. Wednesday Hotness

    Kevin Arnovitz

    Luminary journalist Gay Talese tells the Miami New Times that, if he were LeBron James, he would have pursued the same course of action this summer. Talese also takes a shot or two at the New York press corps. The Star Tribune's Jerry Zgoda caught ...

    Blog | November 03, 2010