It was a historic night at the American Airlines Arena on Tuesday, just not the kind of history that Heat fans were hoping for. The San Antonio Spurs shot the lights out, shooting a higher percentage during the first half of Game 3 then the NBA has ever seen in a Finals game.
As soon as NBA MVP LeBron James hit the game winning layup in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, analysts and commentators began blasting away at Indiana Pacers head coach Frank Vogel for not having center Roy Hibbert on the court at the end of the game.
CBS analyst Doug Gottlieb got coverage of the NCAA tournament’s Sweet 16 off to an awkward start, saying he was there to bring the “white man’s perspective” to the network’s pregame show.
Kenneth Faried had 40 points and 10 rebounds and entertained the crowd at the end with a series of dunks, leading Team Chuck to a 163-135 victory over Team Shaq in the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday night.
Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant has never been one to shy away from saying he’s the greatest player in the game. But his latest quip is drawing laughter from NBA Hall of Famers and from the sports world in general.
The Miami Heat already had three players in the NBA All-Star game and two players in the Three-Point Contest. Thursday, the Heat added another player to the All-Star Weekend festivities.
When ESPN dedicated an hour of programming for the second time to Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow Thursday morning; it gave the appearance that Tebowmania may have jumped the proverbial shark.
Outspoken former Miami Heat superstar Shaquille O’Neal wasted no time finding a new career after retiring from the NBA. In a move that will make the NBA cringe, Shaq is set to join Charles Barkley and the TNT studio broadcast team, according to Darren Rovell of CNBC.
During the Eastern Conference Finals, former NBA star and current TNT analyst Charles Barkley needled the fans in Miami and the fans let him have it outside the AmericanAirlines Arena.
TNT NBA analyst Charles Barkley has been highly critical of the Miami Heat throughout the 2010-2011 season. But when it finally came time to face the music, or chants, of the Miami Heat faithful, Barkley wanted Heat fans to know he thinks they’re number one.