Wade Says Knee Sore, But He's ReadyMiami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade said Wednesday that his knee is swollen and sore, but to expect him back on the court when the team squares off against the San Antonio Spurs in the deciding Game 7 of the NBA Finals.
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.
Bosh Comes Up Big In Game 6He’s often the most criticized member of the Big Three. But he’s described by head coach Erik Spoelstra as the team’s most important player. In Game 6 of the 2013 NBA Finals, Chris Bosh lived up to Coach Spoelstra’s definition at the most important time in the contest.
2013 NBA Finals Game 6 By The NumbersThe Miami Heat forced Game 7 with the San Antonio Spurs thanks to a remarkable comeback for the ages in Game 6. It’s only after the stats were processed did the unlikely rally really get put in perspective.
Spurs Had Title In Grasp Only To CollapseImagine being just seconds away from the pinnacle of your career only to watch it slip away for at least two more days. That’s what happened to the San Antonio Spurs Tuesday night as the team was less than 30 seconds away from becoming the 2013 NBA Champions.
Shoeless Mike Miller Comes Through For HeatMuch has been made of Miami Heat superstar LeBron James losing his headband during the Heat’s run in the fourth quarter. But another Heat player put on a nice show sans a piece of equipment in the quarter as well.
Heat Win & Marlins Lose...AgainMiami Heat fans, at least those who could get their hearts restarted Wednesday morning, are looking for anything that might give the advantage to the Heat in Game 7 of the 2013 NBA Finals. It turns out, they have to look no further than the Miami Marlins.
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.
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.
Heat Have To Convert At BasketWhen opponents have seen Miami Heat stars LeBron James and Dwyane Wade in the open court on a fast break, the result is usually an easy bucket for the Miami Heat. But in Game 5, Miami’s bread-and-butter went stale and helped submarine an otherwise solid effort by the team.
Heat's Allen Pulls Rare Feat In Game 5Lost in the hubbub of the Miami Heat being one game away from elimination in the 2013 NBA Finals was a rare feat pulled off by guard Ray Allen in Game 5 of the series.
Odds Stacked Against Heat In Game 6The Miami Heat dug themselves a hole when they allowed the San Antonio Spurs to go up 3-2 in the 2013 NBA Finals. Heading into Game 6, the Heat face long odds of just getting to Game 7, much less winning the NBA championship.
Finals Tickets Selling For Thousands On Secondary MarketMiami Heat fans hoping to get a glimpse of the team for what could be the final time this season better get ready to shell out some big money.
Spurs Exploiting Major Flaws For HeatThe Miami Heat have run out of mulligans and face the reality of a second high-profile collapse in the NBA Finals if the team can’t right the ship in Game 6 against the San Antonio Spurs.
Duncan Ready For Fifth Championship It's all right in front of Tim Duncan now, and the big fella can feel it.