Schmeelk: Crown The King; James Gets His Title, Now It's Time To Move OnLike everyone red blooded American, I would have loved to see the Heat lose in the Finals to the Oklahoma City Thunder. With that being said, part of me is happy because this asinine LeBron James narrative can finally be put away.
Schmeelk: NBA Finals Far From OverAs much as the Heat have outplayed the Thunder in this series, the margin has been extremely small. A few plays here and there and the Thunder could easily be the team up 3-1. If Oklahoma City can do a few things differently, they can still win this series.
Schmeelk: Heat Defense Is The Reason They Are Up 2-1It has been the Heat’s ability to slow down the Thunder offense that has been the difference so far in the series.
Schmeelk: Breaking Down The Critical Matchups Of The NBA FinalsWith the NBA Finals set to begin on Tuesday night, here is a closer look at the matchups that will be critical in determining the eventual champion.
Schmeelk: Coaching Vs. Individual Flash; Which Teams Deserve NBA Finals Nod?I want to take a moment and unplug the NBA playoffs from reality.
Melo-Less Knicks Fall To Thunder, 104-92The Thunder defeated the Carmelo Anthony-less Knicks 104-92. Oklahoma City led by 23 at halftime and pulled their stars in the third quarter.
Schmeelk: LeBron James And Co. Turning On The HeatIn the first contest, we saw how the Bulls were going to win games in this series. In Game 2, we saw how the Heat will. The difference was stark and sets the stage for how the rest of this series will go.
Late Comeback Gives Grizzlies Game 3 WinZach Randolph had 21 points and a franchise-record 21 rebounds, and the Grizzlies rallied from a 16-point deficit to stun the Oklahoma City Thunder 101-93 in overtime Saturday and grab a 2-1 lead in their Western Conference semifinal.