Terrence Ross had to settle his nerves at the start of the All-Star dunk contest. By the end, he was calming down a ball boy he needed as a prop for his winning slam.
The Miami Heat entered Thursday night’s contest as the hottest team in the NBA, led by the front-runner for the Most Valuable Player award, LeBron James. By the time the final horn sounded, the Heat had finished off the Oklahoma City Thunder for the sixth straight time, 110-100.
The Miami Heat will end the first half of the 2012-2013 NBA season Thursday night with another NBA Finals rematch with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
The featured matchup for the NBA’s annual Christmas day lineup of games was a rematch of the 2012 NBA Finals between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Miami Heat. By the time the final buzzer sounded, one thing was clear…the Thunder still couldn’t beat the Heat.
LeBron James is atop the NBA’s jersey-sales list once again. The Miami Heat star has the league’s hottest-selling jersey, marking the third time the NBA’s reigning MVP and Finals MVP has held that distinction. James was No. 4 in the most recent rankings, released in April.
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.
It took around two years, but Thursday night after a completely dominating performance by the Miami Heat, LeBron James and the rest of the Big Three finally won the NBA Championship with a dominating 120-104 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Only one victory stands in the way of the Miami Heat and a NBA Championship. For NBA MVP LeBron James, he’s put last year’s bad performance behind him and is ready to carry the Heat to the title in Game 5.
The Miami Heat moved one game closer to it’s second NBA Championship Tuesday night at the AmericanAirlines Arena with a thrilling 104-98 victory in Game 4 of the NBA Finals.
While Miami Heat star LeBron James is used to the never-ending scrutiny that goes along with playing in the NBA Finals, Oklahoma City star Kevin Durant is getting his first taste of it this year.