The San Antonio Spurs made 19 of their first 21 shots and hit 75.8 percent in the best-shooting half in NBA Finals history, and went on in the second half to cream the Miami Heat.
With their superstar making it to the finish this time, the Miami Heat won Game 2, just as they always do when they drop an opener.
NHL Players play through broken bones, collapsed lungs and dislocated ribs. The King is sidelined due to cramps … which has happened more than once.
The shark has officially been jumped with LeBron James. People have lost their damn minds. For anyone to question James’ toughness or heart after Thursday night’s game are clueless, lost, dishonest, and idiotic.
The Spurs beat the Heat. Miami couldn’t beat the heat. And there was the story of Game 1 of the NBA Finals.
Tim Duncan had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Miami Heat 110-95 on Thursday night in Game 1 of the NBA Finals inside a sweltering AT&T Center.
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In a rematch of last years final which went 7 games, the San Antonio Spurs square off against the Miami Heat and Tony Parker and company hope to prevent LeBron and the Heat from winning their third consecutive NBA championship.
Unless Wade and James both play to a star’s level, and they find some help from the supporting cast, I think the Spurs win a hotly contested seven-games series. Spurs in seven.
If we may make the small assumption that the Miami Heat will bag their third consecutive title next month, it will infuse a few watts to the charged debate about LeBron James’s place in NBA history.
In as fitting an ending as you could script for this season, the host Heat roared back from an eight-point deficit in the last three minutes to send the Nets back to Brooklyn for good, 96-94.
The question now isn’t where LeBron James will be playing in 2014-15. It’s whether he — or anyone else — will suit up at all.
Since James, Wade and Chris Bosh became teammates, the Heat are 8-0 in home games that could end a series. Two of those wins came against Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett when they were wearing Boston green.
The cold truth is that these guys are limited in what they can be counted on to do night-in and night-out. And this series has proven that those limits make it awfully hard to take down a King.
LeBron James tied his playoff career high with 49 points, Chris Bosh made the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 57 seconds left, and the Miami Heat beat the Brooklyn Nets 102-96 on Monday night for a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.