DON'T NEED YA
Miami Heat star Chris Bosh issued a very clear message to all the fans who gave up on the team and left Game 6 at AmericanAirlines Arena early.
WHAT A THRILLER
Game 6 of the NBA Finals is an instant classic, and thanks to YouTube user MaxaMillion711 we can relive it in just over three minutes of an epic compilation. In what will most likely be known as the headband game, fans were reminded why the NBA is just plain awesome. Enjoy. [The Score] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
From Los Angeles NBA writer Mark Heisler:
If #Celtics #Clippers were 1 pick and $3M (DJ's trade kicker) apart, what are chances this starts again? Depends what Doc tells Danny today
— Mark Heisler (@MarkHeisler) June 19, 2013
Barring commitments either makes before then, source tells http://t.co/4ZwNGyR6WK #Clippers-#Celtics will restart talks before June 27 draft
A fan was wondering whether the Spurs had signed Tracy McGrady on from an Arby's, but the restaurant actually had to cut the former All-Star. Why?
TOUGH ONE TO SWALLOW
After blowing a 10-point lead in the fourth quarter and losing in overtime, Spurs veteran Manu Ginobili didn't mince words when explaining how it felt, saying, "I'm devastated."
(Note: This was written on Tuesday the 18th, by which time sources had reported the Clippers walking away from trade talks and Danny Ainge himself declared the trade “dead.” But as far as I know, an hour after publication the trade may end up happening, rendering this article useless. But, you know…whatever.)
Well…How Did We Get Here?
The first thing that should be addressed...
Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump.
I really didn’t want to write about Doc today, but it’s unavoidable. The Celtics’ immediate future basically hinges on his decision to stay or go. Doc and Danny will be meeting today to discuss Rivers’ future...
I was unable to be near Twitter while watching Game 6 on Tuesday night, and when LeBron James ditched his headband I definitely was having withdrawals. LeBron got rid of his headband after it was knocked off during the 4th quarter and immediately took over the game. The Internet reacted to seeing LeBron without his headband and some of the reactions were priceless. We have gathered...
Thank you, Gregg Popovich. Thank you for what has been a great NBA Finals, where you and Erik Spoelstra have coached an incredible series. Thank you also for Game 6 on Tuesday night, when outcoached yourself with some final-minutes substitution patterns that threatened to destroy Twitter.
But, Gregg Popovich, thank you most of all for your postgame news conference.
Popovich has never...
Over the last few years, many people have called out “Miami Heat fans” for being fair-weathered but in this story, a group of fans don’t even deserve that title as they committed one of the greatest cardinal sins of sports, “Leaving the Game Early To Beat Traffic”.
Below is a video shot by Grantland’s Rembert Brown showing some Heat fans leaving in the final minute of...
Chris Bosh of the Miami Heat said he became upset when he saw the NBA and the security at American Airlines Arena preparing for the Larry O’Brien Trophy presentation when the Heat were down 5 with 22 seconds left. He should be more upset with the Heat fans that hurried to the exit to beat the traffic. A couple of thousand fans attempted to beat the rush, giving up on their team...
Gregg Popovich was as salty and sassy in his postgame press conference as you would expect after his San Antonio Spurs blew a 5-point lead with 22 seconds left in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday and lost 103-100 in overtime. Pop fielded six questions from reporters after the game, and the Spurs [...]
SET EM OFF
The Miami Heat said they were motivated after seeing the NBA begin to set up the championship trophy towards the end of Game 6.
Mike Miller had 8 points for the Heat in a Game 6 overtime victory against the Spurs on Tuesday, and 3 of those points came without one of his shoes.
After his shoe came off, Miller tossed it to the Heat bench than across the court where he hit a dagger that pulled the Heat to within four points early in the fourth quarter.
Ray Allen’s 3-pointer with 5.2 seconds to play to force overtime, and LeBron James 32 points helped the Miami Heat stay alive in the NBA Finals Tuesday night against the San Antonio Spurs. The Heat beat the Spurs 103-100
MISSED THE FUN
Miami Heat fans did nothing to help their reputation for being frontrunners. Some reportedly left Game 6 before the comeback.
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Miami Heat fans often get a bad rap for showing up late and leaving early. They’re earning it on Tuesday night.
As the Heat mounted an incredible comeback to force overtime in Game 6, many of those in attendance weren’t there to see it, because they had already made their way to the exits. Miami radio host and columnist Dan LeBatard noted the crowd’s lack of fandom in a series...