| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:41 AM
It started as rotation roulette.
But this never was about Mike Miller being in and Udonis Haslem being out of the Heat's starting lineup.
Just as it never was about the Spurs' Gary Neal checking in less than a minute in for Tiago Splitter, as...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 12:17 PM
La interpretación del himno nacional de Estados Unidos por parte de un niño mexico-estadounidense previo al tercer juego de la final de la NBA en San Antonio ha causado un alboroto mediático.
Tras la ejecución de Sebastien De La Cruz,...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 9:18 PM
Sometimes you forget how long it's been.
The preseason trip to China. The midseason pressure to pursue the NBA's all-time winning streak. The bruising and grinding against the Chicago Bulls in the second round and against the Indiana Pacers in the...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 8:12 PM
The best player in basketball was getting the stuffing beat out of him. His shot was missing, his game bleeding. LeBron James looked weary, overmatched and so unlike the LeBron who normally bends steel.
"What's wrong with him?" Heat fans asked.
| Jun 9, 2013
| 7:23 PM
The Miami Heat throttled the San Antonio Spurs, 103-84, to even their best of seven series at one in the NBA Finals.
But you knew that. Come on, no way the Heat were going to lose two in a row to the Spurs. The Internet would have blown up. And maybe...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:12 PM
When it comes to the NBA playoffs, conventional wisdom says that for teams forced to open a series on the road, getting a split on an opponent's home floor is a great accomplishment.
Maybe that's how San Antonio players felt after a hard-fought, close...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 8:55 AM
I know that as a Cleveland fan and general underdog-rooting sports fan, I should have been cheering for the Indiana Pacers to pull off an epic upset of the LeBron James-helmed Miami Heat, but I definitely was not because, c’mon: Not even the...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:07 PM
The one phone call that's telling, the one greeting that matters, the one word that a few years later puts these NBA Finals into proper context came just a few days after the Heat signed LeBron James.
This was in July, 2010. San Antonio coach Gregg...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:32 PM
I’m picking the Spurs to make one last hurrah and beat the Heat to win the NBA title.
The Spurs can take one last bow.
Tim Duncan is 37 and Manu Ginobili turns 36 next month. The end is near for the decorated Spurs’ era, and...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 8:46 PM
— There has been much discussion in recent days about how this year's U.S. Olympic men's basketball team stacked up against its most famous predecessors, the Dream Team of 1992. There also has been a good deal of trash talking too by legendary trash...
| Nov 27, 2012
TV: Comcast SportsNet
Only a few seats down from the Washington Wizards' bench, owner Ted Leonsis sat courtside with Nationals owner Mark Lerner as his team hosted the San Antonio Spurs at Verizon Center....