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HEAT Legend Wade At His Most Efficient Ever On Eve Of 2014 NBA Finals

Posted by dbarmmer, 01 June 2014 · 1,987 views
Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and 8 more...
By Dylan Barmmer

They're here. Again.

And he has helped lead them back here.


The HEAT are about to tipoff their fourth consecutive appearance in the NBA Finals, and franchise face and all-time scoring leader Dwyane Wade remains as valuable and vital as ever to the team's deep and productive playoff runs.

In fact, you could even argue that Wad...

Battier Brings Versatile, Veteran Game Back To The Forefront For HEAT

Posted by dbarmmer, 18 May 2014 · 4,525 views
Shane Battier, veteran, forward and 7 more...
By Dylan Barmmer

When talk turns to the HEAT among national observers, the names LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh generally dominate the conversation.

But during the HEAT's exceptional and sensational run since James and Bosh joined franchise face Wade in the summer of 2010, many other men have contributed mightily to the success.

Some call t...

Chris Bosh Three-Pointers Vital In HEAT Push For Third Straight Championship

Posted by dbarmmer, 15 May 2014 · 2,331 views
Chris Bosh, shot, shooter and 7 more...
By Dylan Barmmer

As the HEAT attempt to secure a third consecutive NBA Championship, veteran center/forward Chris Bosh has added a whole other third dimension to his seeming ever-expanding and awe-inspiring game.

He is now a lethal three-point marksman.

It's not too often that you find a 6-foot-11 post player leading his team in both three-point f...

Miami Native James Jones Gives HEAT Sweet-Shooting Lift Off Bench

Posted by dbarmmer, 25 April 2014 · 1,871 views
James Jones, Miami, veteran and 7 more...
By Dylan Barmmer

Adversity is a part of sports. As is repeatedly proving your ability, durability and value.

James Jones knows this as well as anyone.

Much like fellow Miami native and HEAT veteran Udonis Haslem , the 33-year-old swingman had to endure long periods of sitting and waiting to contribute on the court during the 2013-14 regular season.


HEAT Icon Udonis Haslem Proves Ready To Play Primary Role

Posted by dbarmmer, 08 April 2014 · 2,353 views
rebounds, power forward, center and 7 more...
By Dylan Barmmer

He was born and bred in Miami.

He has worn a HEAT uniform for all 11 of his NBA seasons.

Only Dwyane Wade has appeared in more games in that uniform.

He holds the HEAT franchise record for career rebounds .

He has shone, stood out and even starred at both the power forward and center positions.

But for Udonis Haslem, this season ha...

Veteran Ray Allen Continues To Author An Enduring Legend

Posted by dbarmmer, 04 March 2014 · 2,224 views
shooting, conditioning, guard and 7 more...
By Dylan Barmmer

Every now and then, an athlete comes along who not only amazes with his play, but inspires with his ability to sustain that exceptional level of play for several seasons.

Ray Allen is one such player.

In fact, he might even set the template. Or take it to a whole new level.

Now in the homestretch of his 18th overall NBA season, and h...

Chris Bosh A Portrait In Versatility & Durability

Posted by dbarmmer, 29 December 2013 · 1,642 views
Chris Bosh, 3-pointer, center and 7 more...
By Dylan Barmmer

Chris Bosh has been and done and seen and played a lot during his 11-year NBA career.

There's the 8 All-Star Game appearances. The 5 consecutive seasons averaging at least 22.3 points and 8.7 rebounds per game. The 3 seasons averaging "20 and 10" a game. And the 3 NBA Finals appearances in his first 3 seasons with the HEAT – with each...

Popular Chris Andersen Keeps Coming Up Big Off HEAT Bench

Posted by dbarmmer, 03 December 2013 · 3,367 views
veteran, Chris Andersen and 8 more...
By Dylan Barmmer


Last year, he provided a mid-season jolt   that helped carry the HEAT to a record-setting regular season and a second consecutive NBA Championship.

This season, versatile veteran big man Ch...

Veteran Lewis Making An Impact In Many Areas For HEAT

Posted by dbarmmer, 16 November 2013 · 3,219 views
forward, veteran, versatile and 7 more...
By Dylan Barmmer

Good things can  come to those who wait.

Need further proof? Just look at HEAT forward Rashard Lewis.

A savvy, lengthy, versatile veteran with a knack for draining the 3-point shot, the 34-year-old Lewis came to the HEAT last season  with all kinds of accolades accumulated over 14 NBA seasons.

He had made two NBA All-Star teams. He h...

Chalmers, Cole Delivering 1-2 Point Guard Punch

Posted by dbarmmer, 13 November 2013 · 4,052 views
Mario Chalmers, Norris Cole and 8 more...
By Dylan Barmmer

One is in his sixth NBA season, including his fourth as the full-time starting point guard for the HEAT.

The other just kicked off his third professional season, and has served as the second-team point guard for back-to-back NBA Championship HEAT teams.

The former is an expert at the art of the steal, a consistently lethal long-range...