The Heat were crushed by the Spurs when LeBron James and Dwyane Wade were on the court together in the Finals, but they survived. The Spurs are better this time around, says Tom Haberstroh. Can Wade's health be the difference?
The Heat still haven't figured out how to neutralize Roy Hibbert, who turns into Dwight Howard against the defending champs. But rather than turn to Udonis Haslem, Chris Bosh's 3-point shooting holds the key, writes Tom Haberstroh.
Tom Haberstroh writes that the Miami Heat have quietly shed their offensive image and now increasingly go to the low post. In fact, both LeBron James and Dwyane Wade rank as two of the most effective post-up weapons in the league.
Tom Haberstroh sizes up the playoff race in the Western Conference, breaking down the odds and likelihood of each of the five bubble teams making the postseason. Could a 50-win team fail to make the playoffs for the first time in league history?