In Today's NBA, 3's Are Most Definitely WildThe offensive concept of pace-and-space was nearly an unbeatable combination for the Miami Heat, the plan of surrounding LeBron James with multiple shooters good enough to net two straight NBA titles.
LeBron With A Simple Message: 'Why Not Us?' Early Sunday evening, LeBron James will gather his Miami Heat teammates around him and offer a few final words of wisdom before they try to extend their reign as NBA champions.
"Beat The Heat" Took On New Meaning In San Antonio "Beat the Heat!" had a whole new meaning in a sweltering start to the NBA Finals. The San Antonio Spurs handled the conditions, and the team, and it sure helped when a suffering LeBron James couldn't make it to the finish.
Miami Completes The Heat-Peat, 95-88How do you follow up one of the greatest NBA Finals games in history? The Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs did just that Thursday night with the greatest spectacle in sports, a Game 7, winner-take-all game at the AmericanAirlines Arena.
NBA Living & Dying By The 3-Point ShotThe NBA is more reliant on the 3-pointer than ever. Entering Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night, there had already been more 3-pointers made (1,171) and taken (3,414) than in any postseason in league history, and both were well ahead of the numbers posted last season.
Heat Force Game 7 With 103-100 VictoryThe Miami Heat had no more mulligans left to play Tuesday night when Game 6 of the 2013 NBA Finals tipped off. It was either win, or the team was on a one-way trip to an early summer vacation. The Heat fought back from a double-digit lead and forced overtime where Miami held the Spurs off just enough to get a 103-100 victory which forces a Game 7 Thursday night.
5 Things to Watch For In Game 6 of NBA FinalsFive 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:
Spurs A Model Of Patience & SuccessThe Spurs have long been the NBA's gold standard when it comes to drafting and development, preferring to roll up their sleeves and scour the globe to find the right players to slot into well-defined roles in San Antonio.
Manu Ginobili Sparks Spurs To Game 5 WinManu 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.
Heat Fans "Green" With Envy Over Spurs ShooterDuring the NBA Finals, one player often has to step up in a big way for his team to eventually hoist the Larry O’Brien trophy into the air. For the San Antonio Spurs, the player who has stepped up hasn’t been Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobli or Tony Parker; instead, it’s been Danny Green.
Big 3 Help Heat Even NBA Finals With SpursMiami Heat owner Micky Arison had a message as he walked to the winning locker room.
Heat Handle Spurs 109-93; Finals Coming Back To MiamiThe Miami Heat entered Game 4 of the 2013 NBA Finals against the San Antonio Spurs knowing they couldn't lose and go down 3-1 in the series and have a chance of winning the Larry O'Brien trophy. But the Heat's Big Three responded like the three All-Stars that they are, combining for 82 points and lead Miami to a 109-93.