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Ranking The Non Playoff NBA Franchises By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… For nearly half the fans of the NBA, there is very little to be excited about now that the playoffs have started, as they will have to wait a long time to see their teams play again. Currently there is also little to read about when it comes to these teams, […]

New York Knicks: Mike Woodson Firing Grade By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content… The inevitable became official Monday as the Knicks decided to fire head coach Mike Woodson after a disappointing 37-45 finish and failing to grab the final playoff spot in the East despite a late push. New president Phil Jackson obviously […]

Chicago Bulls: Blame Tom Thibodeau For 0-2 By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… The Chicago Bulls were considered the favorites in their first round playoff series against the Washington Wizards, but are quickly in a 2-0 hole, despite home court advantage. Many will blame Kirk Hinrich for missing the key free throw to lose game […]

Miami Heat: Season Team Grades

Posted: April 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

Miami Heat Team Grades By Nekias Duncan: Staff Writer @ Hoopstuff… Offense: 102.2 ppg (12th) 22.5 apg (11th) 50.1% FG (1st) 36.4% 3PT (12th) 76% FT (14th) Defense: 97.5 ppg (5th) 45.7% FG (16th) 36.2% 3PT (18th) 8.9 spg (2nd) 4.5 bpg (18th) The Starters: Mario Chalmers: 9.8 ppg, 4.9 apg, 1.6 spg, 45.4% FG, […]

Houston Rockets: Patrick Beverley’s Importance By Jennifer Fazioli: Lead Writer @ Hoopstuff… Earlier this month I wrote a piece on the impact that injuries to Dwight Howard and Patrick Beverley could have on the Rockets’ playoff success. Both have since returned to the Rockets’ lineup but after Beverley appeared to reinjure the partially torn meniscus […]

The NBA’s 20 Best Rookies By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… 1. Michael Carter Williams- 76ers- Pick 11 – MCW was the NBA’s best rookie by a wide margin, as he was the leading rookie scorer (16.7 per game), rebounder (6.2) and distributor (6.3). He proved that he is an All Star talent and potential franchise player and this season’s about […]

Indiana Pacers: Time to Sit Roy Hibbert? By Jennifer Fazioli: Lead Writer @ Hoopstuff… When the Pacers lost game one of their opening round playoff series to the Atlanta Hawks it was difficult to believe that an eight seed could so thoroughly dominant what was at one time this season the best team in the […]

Utah Jazz: Ty Corbin Firing Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. The Utah Jazz won’t be giving a new contract to coach Ty Corbin, which in the NBA is the same things as being fired. They made the right decision. Why? He was arguably the poorest coach in the NBA this season and that isn’t […]

NBA Playoffs: 5 Things We Learned On opening Weekend By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. 1. Referees Will Be A Story – There are already 2 examples of NBA referees playing a negative impact on playoff games. In the Clippers-Warriors game they missed a foul against Chris Paul that essentially caused the Clippers to lose […]

Phoenix Suns: Season Grade and Review By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content… Record: 48-34 9th in the West Analysis: No one told the Suns they were supposed to tank this season in order to get one of the prized rookies next season. They started off very well and appeared to be on their […]