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LeBron James couldn’t have asked for a better scenario to win his first NBA title. Not only was he finally able to silence the critics who said he is incapable of winning big games, but he also put the Heat on his back and carried them most of the way. LeBron capped off an MVP regular season with an incredible postseason where he averaged more than 30 points and nearly 10 rebounds per game. Highlighted by a crucial Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals where he dropped 45 points, there is no arguing that LeBron was “the guy” during the playoffs.
For Dwyane Wade, that was a tough pill to swallow. Miami has been D-Wade’s team, but with a banged up knee and a teammate who was on another planet he had no choice but to step aside and let LeBron do his thing.
“It was hard for me to do it,” Wade admitted according to Sports Illustrated’s Lee Jenkins, “but it was easy for me to do it for the team.”
James said Wade made it clear that he needed LeBron to be the guy in the postseason if the ...
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Well, as we all know, Lebron James and the Miami Heat finally won the NBA title. This was supposed to be their 2nd in what was supposed to “7″ titles. However, it was their first. What changes with this championship other than me no longer being able to wear my “RINGLESS” shirt to mock Lebron? Well, for starters, my view on Lebron is changing.
For the past 2 years, I have...
On this edition of The UC Show, Justin Tinsley’s long-awaited celebration came to life for LeBron James and the Miami Heat. The man was as joyous as anyone associated with the show could be, and that was due to the Heat winning the NBA Championship one week ago. We had Cuffs the Legend join us, [...]
The Miami Heat just completed its victory parade on Monday as the 2011-12 NBA champions, with the proverbial championship monkey finally off LeBron James’ back. So while there were a few days of celebrations in South Beach, Heat officials no doubt already are preparing for next season, starting with this Thursday’s NBA draft. The Heat were the preseason NBA title favorites in...
The Boston Celtics have been a constant road block for LeBron James. He's had a personal rivalry with Paul Pierce for years and he's seen his playoff hopes dashed by the Celtics enough to make his distaste for anything Green understandable. And last night on Twitter, after the Celtics selected Ohio State's Jared Sullinger with the 21st pick of the draft, LeBron made...
It’s been over a week since the Miami Heat won the NBA title, yet it’s hard to be sure if the vitriol towards the franchise or LeBron James has abated or not. If you caught the post-championship appearance on “Late Night” where the three-time MVP was given a standing ovation from the crowd, you’d probably [...]
Dwyane Wade will have surgery knee surgery according to Chris Tomasson on July 9th. He is likely to miss at least a big chunk of the Olympics as a result, if not the entire 2012 games. According to Tommasson, Jerry Colangelo was told by Wade that he is looking at a 4-6 week recovery time after the surgery.
Below is the report from Tommasson via Twitter:
Wade didn't look healthy...
Dwyane Wade’s tenure as an Olympian has ended. The newly crowned NBA champ will not be with USA basketball this summer in London. Wade was battling a knee injury for the bulk of the playoffs and has informed USA Basketball Chairman Jerry Colangelo and coach Mike Krzyzewski that he’ll be having knee surgery in early July. [...]
Last night, Miami Heat star LeBron James stopped by "The Late Show with David Letterman" to talk about winning first NBA title.
There were many notable moments from Dave telling him to get a room after being shown a picture of LeBron kissing the Larry O'Brien trophy and making a Kardashian joke about LeBron:
It turned out quite well for LeBron James. Now, some other top NBA players hope it works for them.
Hall of Fame center Hakeem Olajuwon, who tutored James last summer before his regular season and Finals MVP season with Miami, said Saturday that New York big men Amar'e Stoudemire and Tyson Chandler will work out with him in August in the Houston area and he's optimistic of...
Newly crowned champion LeBron James made a talk show stop in New York to talk with David Letterman.
While LeBron James and Chris Bosh take on the rest of the world in London as part of Team USA, Dwyane Wade will be recovering from left knee surgery. Wade's chronic left knee issues will require a procedure in the coming weeks that eliminated the Heat star from Olympic participation. The U.S. roster won't have Bulls' point guard Derrick Rose or Orlando Magic center...
WALTHAM, Mass. -- Mickael Pietrus watched LeBron James and the Miami Heat cruise to victory in five games over the Oklahoma City Thunder in the NBA Finals, but the free agent swingman never stopped to wonder, "What if?" What if the ball had bounced Boston's way just a couple more times, and Pietrus and the Celtics had outlasted the Heat in seven games in the Eastern...