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Don't Ignore Miami's Defensive Woes

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 05.22.2014 | Sports

Games 1 and 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals, in which the Miami Heat squared off against the Indiana Pacers, were indicative of the Heat's defensiv...

Jordan Schultz

James Harden's Houdini Act

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 05.05.2014 | Sports

A thrilling first round of the NBA Playoffs saw two 1-seeds nearly go down, a record five Game 7s (tied with 1994) and Portland's Damian Lillard showi...

The Indiana Pacers' Last Chance For The Championship

Jordan Schultz | Posted 06.22.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

With every Indiana miss, every questionable coaching decision or substitution by Frank Vogel and every lackluster defensive possession, the concern mounts. The Pacers, after posting a miserable 11-13 second-half record, have seen their top-ranked defense surrender 103.2 points per 100 possessions -- compared to 96.8 for the season -- over the past six weeks. After falling to Atlanta in Game 1 however, panic from the Eastern Conference's top seed would be foolish. Instead, making the necessary adjustments will prove crucial for Vogel.

Jordan Schultz

NBA Playoff Preview: LeBron James And The Heat Face New Kid On The Block And Wild West

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.18.2014 | Sports

The grueling nature of the NBA Playoffs may not offer the same one-game excitement as March Madness, but the high energy and the spate of storylines r...

Timeout with Indiana Pacers Head Coach -- and Dad -- Frank Vogel (VIDEO)

Jim Higley | Posted 06.03.2014 | Parents
Jim Higley

Coaches are one of my favorite go-to resources for fathering advice. So when I recently saw Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel in a commercial about fatherhood featuring basketball decision makers, I reached out to him for some more dad decisions and wisdom.

Jordan Schultz

How 5 NBA Contenders Can Win A Championship

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 02.26.2014 | Sports

The word "contender" will likely be frequently misused during the second half of the NBA season, the same way everybody's always talking about LeBron ...

LeBron James' Brilliance Has Heat 1 Game Away From NBA Finals

Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.31.2013 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

LeBron James, in Game 5 Thursday night, showed Frank Vogel and the Pacers why people like to say players, not coaches, win championships.

Jordan Schultz

Roy Hibbert Is Controlling Chris Bosh And The Miami Heat

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 05.29.2013 | Sports

For all of the Miami Heat's much-touted invincibility, something must be said for the way Indiana -- specifically, David West and Roy Hibbert -- has c...

LeBron James And The Heat Need Dwyane Wade Magic As Badly As Ever

Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.28.2013 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

When Wade is truly healthy, he attacks the basket with a reckless abandon. He is equally active defensively, playing the passing lanes and disrupting the perimeter. But, he is not healthy right now. His right knee is severely limiting that explosion and, as a result, he's attempting just three free throws per game, or half of his regular season attempts.

5 Questionable Playoff Coaching Moves

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 07.24.2013 | Sports

Deciding who plays, and when they don't, is one of the toughest parts of coaching. Sometimes coaches stick with a player too long. Some...

Frank Vogel-Roy Hibbert Fiasco to Blame for Pacers Loss to Heat

Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.23.2013 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

"I would say we'll probably have him in next time," Vogel said after the Pacers' 103-102 defeat. Paul George added: "[Hibbert] does an amazing job of protecting the rim. I'm 100 percent sure he would've been there."

Experienced Heat vs. Upstart Pacers

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 07.21.2013 | Sports

MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade's rookie season ended with a playoff loss to the Indiana Pacers. The next year, the Miami Heat were headed to the Eastern C...

With A Vanishing Act Like That, Lebron Should Play For Magic

Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.17.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Moving forward minus Bosh, Miami is highly vulnerable. Let us not forget that this was the eighth most efficient half-court offense in basketball this year, and that was with Bosh. In other words, if they cannot get out and run, they can be beaten.