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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.
The Milwaukee Bucks are expected to complete a buyout of Caron Butler’s contract Wednesday to let him become a free agent. Butler is then expected to go from the frigid cold of Wisconsin to the warmth of South Florida.
It’s not quite a nose for news, but LeBron James’ nose remains in the news this week as the team prepares to face, pardon the pun, the New York Knicks on Thursday.
In what could be a NBA Finals preview, the hottest team in the NBA, the Oklahoma City Thunder, will take on the two-time defending NBA Champion Miami Heat Wednesday night at the AmericanAirlines Arena.
It’s almost becoming old hat for the Miami Heat, but the team will take another trip to the White House to be honored as the NBA champion.
The NBA is finishing off quite a 2013 that saw one of the greatest NBA Finals and Finals games in history plus the crowning of a back-to-back champion. So, with the calendar turning over on Wednesday, what better way to send it off than with the best dunks of the year.
He’s the greatest player in the world; a back-to-back NBA and NBA Finals MVP; and he’s again topping the list of top-selling NBA jerseys as Christmas arrives.
When LeBron James and Dwyane Wade are playing as well as they did Monday night against the Phoenix Suns, it’s impossible to beat the Miami Heat.
The NBA’s Eastern Division became a little bit easier for the Miami Heat on Monday when the Chicago Bulls announced point guard Derrick Rose will be out for the season after tearing his meniscus.
The NBA released a new set of “jerseys” that several teams will wear for the annual Christmas Day games this year, including the Miami Heat.