Found June 21, 2012 on Los That Sports Blog:
As I watch the current NBA finals with the Miami Heat vs. Oklahoma City Thunder, most believe that the most interesting matchup has been the Miami “Big Three” vs. the OKC “Big Three.” However, I have always been interested in the matchup between the two starting point guards, Russell Westbrook and Mario Chalmers. Most NBA [...]

Russell Westbrook wore a jean vest to presser

Now that the Oklahoma City Thunder lost in the NBA Finals and the season is over, we have to send you off with one last look at what Russell Westbrook was wearing to his postgame press conference. Westbrook showed up to his final presser of the season wearing a jean vest that was cut off at the sleeves, and a pair of glasses. I guess he hopped on his Harley and rode off into the...

Russell Westbrook doesn’t care about media, won’t let it dictate his play

Russell Westbrook has been the media and fans’ whipping boy whenever anything goes wrong with the Thunder. The criticism of Westbrook goes back to last season when the Thunder lost to the Mavericks in the playoffs. Many observers were watching the All-Star point guard play for the first time, and they were aghast that he didn’t play like a typical point guard. They couldn...

Chalmers comes up big for Heat in Game 4

Mario Chalmers gets screamed at more than any other Miami Heat player. And that's just by his teammates, who think nothing of getting in their point guard's face to provide instant criticism. It's not disrespect. They do it because Chalmers can take it - and in Game 4 of the NBA Finals, he gave his team reason to scream with joy. Chalmers scored 19 of his 25 points...

Russell Westbrook is NOT to blame for Thunder’s loss

                Let’s get one thing out of the way. The Oklahoma City Thunder are likely going to lose the NBA Finals. A 104-98 loss to the Miami Heat Tuesday put the Thunder down 3 games to 1. That scenario’s occurred 30 different times in NBA Finals history, and 30 times the team up 3-1 has won the series. I don’t really need the stat to tell me that Miami are clearly...

Chalmers is Miamis natural-born winner

MIAMI It has taken nine years and been a labyrinthine journey, but it looks as if through the missteps, the soul searching and the blitzkrieg of criticism, LeBron James has evolved into someone who is at ease when everything is heaped on his broad shoulders. That much appeared clear Tuesday night when James, fighting off leg cramps, sank a tie-breaking 3-pointer with 2:51 left...

Russell Westbrook's Monster Game 4 Effort Goes to Waste After Thunder's Immaturity Shows Down Stretch

The Oklahoma City Thunder are a young team. They may still need to learn how to win close games against elite teams in difficult environments. They could learn something by watching to see how their opponent operates. The Miami Heat prevailed over the Thunder in Game 4 on Tuesday night, 104-98, to push LeBron James one win closer to earning his first-ever NBA championship ring. While...

Mario ‘Mother-Fuc*ing’ Chalmers!

Dwyane Wade was very excited about the Heat beating the Thunder in Game 4 of The NBA Finals.  In fact, he was so excited as he walked to the locker room he decided to nickname Mario Chalmers for his solid 25 point performance on national TV.  Unfortunately for the world, Mario Chalmers nickname was one which needs to be bleeped.  Enjoy Dwyane yelling it not once, but two times...

Westbrook learning like LeBron did

LeBron James was talkative and at ease on the afternoon before his first attempt at a final leap into NBA history. The Miami Heat can close out the Oklahoma City Thunder and the 2012 season tonight at AmericanAirlines Arena, and James didn't merely seem confident that he was about to win his first title. He looked like a man seasoned by his failures, as though he had walked through...

Heat take 3-1 series lead despite Westbrook’s 43 points

LeBron James and the Miami Heat are now only one win away from an NBA Championship. Despite Russell Westbrook’s 43 points, the Heat went on to a 104-98 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder giving them a commanding 3-1 series lead, something no other NBA team has been able to overcome in NBA finals history. LeBron James had 26 points, 12 assists and nine rebounds before being...

Miami’s Role Players Get It Done

The Heat hold a 3-1 lead thanks to the contributions of Mario Chalmers, Shane Battier, Norris Cole and James Jones.
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