His shirt soaked with champagne after winning his fourth title in 2007, Tim Duncan had one more move before celebrating further with his Spurs teammates. He pivoted in a hallway inside Quicken Loans Arena, pulled 22-year-old LeBron James close and delivered a message.
The 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 James scored seven points while playing only 20 minutes against his former team, and the Cleveland Cavaliers went on to beat the Miami Heat 122-119 in overtime Saturday in an exhibition game in Brazil.
Shawn Marion wanted another shot at an NBA title. He’ll get it playing with LeBron James.
You’ve seen the sardonic messages splashed all over social media. Everyone is calling LeBron James the best GM in the NBA, based largely on his ability to wrench Kevin Love from Minnesota, which instantly imbues the Cavaliers with three All-Stars.
With Kevin Love headed to Cleveland, let’s take a look at the 5 favorites to win the 2015 NBA title.
Kevin Love has finally been traded. With the deal in place, let’s take a look at the top five starting lineups in the NBA…
Paul George’s broken right leg has left two teams reeling.
Since this has become LeBron’s summer of love we can turn this into a campy double-entendre, with the lights squarely on Kevin Love, who is supposedly LeBron’s 7-foot bridge to bringing the Larry O’Brien Trophy to Cleveland.
For decades the Los Angeles Lakers have been the measuring stick for NBA franchises. But eventually everything that is on top will fall to the bottom and that may have happened to the Lakers Thursday night.