Carmelo Anthony could very well walk away, yet for some reason Knicks fans will lose their minds, as if any chances they will ever have to win will go with him. How laughable.
As good as Tim Duncan has been over the course of his career, there is no megastar on the San Antonio Spurs. This particular championship was a true team effort.
What more can be said about the Spurs? It probably doesn’t matter, since they only care about the court — where they are the real kings.
Who are the most under-appreciated players in the NBA today? HE
In the age of me over we ball, Duncan is a corrupt cliche – a winner.We judge stars by rings more than ever. The Heat didn’t win; LeBron won. Kobe or Shaq won a decade ago. But when the Spurs win, Duncan is part of a greater whole, lost in a selfless, Vulcan coda.
These athletes rack up championships yet manage to remain completely boring.
At a time when youngsters are force-fed the mantra that there are no losers, that the score is incidental and every team gets trophies, we have LeBron James as the global, athletic avatar.
I doubt it will be the case, but this series should put all those outdated and nauseating LeBron James narratives out to pasture once and for all.
LeBron James had 37 points and 12 rebounds and the Miami Heat repeated as champions with a 95-88 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 7 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night.
The truly memorable teams won the hard way, and that will be the case for the one celebrating at center court this time.
There are moments every once in a while that remind you why you sit in front of a television and watch all those games, and Tuesday night was one of them.
LeBron James led a title-saving charge, and now his crown will be on the line one more time in Game 7.
Ray Allen hit a 3-pointer with 5.2 seconds to play to force overtime and the Miami Heat staved off elimination with a 103-100 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night.
Five things to watch for in Game 6 of the NBA Finals, as the San Antonio Spurs try to clinch their fifth title and end the Miami Heat’s reign on Tuesday night:
Manu Ginobili ran onto the floor as fans stood and screamed. He went to the bench, and they chanted his name. The sights and sounds of so many San Antonio spring nights were back Sunday — and the real party might be just a few days away.