LeBron James was at his best this season, and the voters tasked with selecting the NBA’s Most Valuable Player took notice.
Every voter except one, that is. Read More
LeBron James scored 30, Ray Allen had another big game against his old team and the Miami Heat advanced to the Eastern Conference semifinals with an 88-77 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday. It’s the first time the Heat have swept a playoff series since James and Chris Bosh joined Dwyane Wade in Miami three years ago. Read More
The Warriors have had no problems so far on their seven-game road trip, but things will get a little more difficult at the next stop.
Golden State will put its four-game winning streak on the line when it visits the defending champion Miami Heat today. The Heat have taken back-to-back games and are 10-1 at home while leading the Eastern Conference in scoring. Read More
The Giants can’t afford to lose when they score five runs, but when your starting pitcher can’t get out of the fourth inning, you’re doomed to lose virtually every time.
“Bad Barry” is back, folks, and his return comes at a most unfortunate time. Read More
Now LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh can have a championship celebration with an actual championship trophy.
Pushing to an early 17-point lead and then holding on from there, the Miami Heat defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 121-106 Thursday night at AmericanAirlines Arena, to close out the best-of-seven NBA Finals in Game 5 of the series, sweeping the three consecutive games on their homecourt. Read More
Once again it was riveting theater.
Once again it came down to the finish.
And while the Miami Heat moved to a 2-1 lead in these best-of-seven NBA Finals with a 91-85 victory Sunday night over the Oklahoma City Thunder at AmericanAirlines Arena, the sense is this series is just getting started. Read More
LeBron James and Dwyane Wade proved they were not yet ready to pass the torch to the next generation by leading the Miami Heat to a 100-96 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game Two of the NBA Finals on Thursday.
James scored 32 points and Wade added 24 as the veteran-laden Heat rebounded from Tuesday night’s lacklustre 105-94 setback to even the best-of-seven series at 1-1. Read More
Since Day One, the LeBron James-led Miami Heat have been under the microscope everywhere they go, every time they play.
But when the NBA’s top team hit the hardwood at the University of San Francisco on Monday for its first full practice of the new year, it carried itself with the composure of a veteran squad accustomed to the glare of the spotlight. Read More
Perhaps Dwyane Wade should learn to hit. You know, scrap the basketball career that has held him down for so long, and learn to play a sport where he can make some real money.
Maybe he and LeBron James should ask Ozzie Guillen, the new manager of the soon-to-be Miami Marlins, for an invitation to spring training. I mean, come on. These guys have families to feed. Read More
The championship spotlight shines like no other.
Under its glare, some grow in stature. Others shrink.
And it’s not predictable who will do what.
Who would have thought that Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, seemingly a spotlight-hogging hound, would shine in victory like he has?
His deferring the spotlight to others, yet paying for anything worthy of the celebration, has been as classy as one could imagine. Read More