The San Antonio Spurs won their fifth NBA championship, beating the Miami Heat 104-87 on Sunday night to win the series in five games.
In the age of me over we ball, Duncan is a corrupt cliche – a winner.We judge stars by rings more than ever. The Heat didn’t win; LeBron won. Kobe or Shaq won a decade ago. But when the Spurs win, Duncan is part of a greater whole, lost in a selfless, Vulcan coda.
For this list of men, it isn’t enough to excel at the sport of their choice. These guys must also excel off the field by dressing in killer clothes, marrying major babes and rubbing shoulders with the elite.
LeBron James had 35 points and 10 rebounds in a powerful bounce back from the opener as the Miami Heat tied the NBA Finals with a 98-96 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 2 Sunday night.
NHL Players play through broken bones, collapsed lungs and dislocated ribs. The King is sidelined due to cramps … which has happened more than once.
Last night, like every NBA night, morphed into a sweaty, LeBron James symposium. And the firewall between factions is rather defined. He’s either a chump who cheated his team out of a win, or he’s a victim of fate or faulty wiring, a hardwood martyr who can’t get a break.
Porter: LeBron James’ 3rd Straight Title Would Be More Impressive Than Duncan’s 5th And It’s Not Even Close
You refuse to admit it’s even possible for him to be regarded as the greatest basketball player. You know who you are. You are a ‘LeBron hater.’
It’s that time of year again, you know, the end of Spring where football is far away, baseball is boring, and all we can do is get jealous of other cities who get to watch their sports teams compete in the NBA Championship and the Stanley Cup Finals.
Cleveland landed the first pick in the NBA Draft… again. Aside from winning the NBA Draft Lottery, what else is Cleveland #1 at?
The Las Vegas rockers offer up a potential song to a star NBA player and discuss how they narrowly averted disaster at Chicago’s Wrigley Field.
The player, college, and NBA have suffered greatly in quality of play and players. And for every Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett there has been a conga line of lost causes, teens who toiled in Europe or Asia or worse once their hoop dreams melted into memory.
In This Week’s That Thing You Missed watch a brawl break out after fans rush the court during a college hoops game, J.R. Smith pulls more practical jokes on the hardcourt, and Jeff Gordon gets revenge on his biggest critic.
A basketball player wearing a mask during an NBA game because of a facial injury is nothing new. Many players, after breaking a nose or another facial bone, have worn masks to allow them to continue to play as they heal.
It’s not crazy to suggest that when all is said and done, Lebron James will be considered one of the greatest few NBA players of all time. As it turns out, Lebron himself agrees with that sentiment.
David Beckham has exercised his option to purchase a Major League Soccer expansion team in Miami, and the deal with the former English national team captain will be finalized when he can secure a financing plan and location for a new stadium.