Found June 10, 2012 on Sports-Glory:

The Miami Heat punched their ticket to the NBA finals last night by beating the Boston Celtics 101-88. 

Here is a collection of videos from Game 7:


Garnett, Celtics defined by more than age

On March 31, Minnesota wanted so much. Too much. No matter that Kevin Garnett had taken the Target Center court three times already as a Celtic. No matter that he'd been gone for five years; that he should have been more a memory than a source of such crippling insecurity. He was still Kevin Garnett, after all, but these were different desires, different hopes for the man who...

Your Morning Dump... Where Doc doesn't want to let go

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 don't know," said coach Doc Rivers. "Obviously, we're all smart... I think we're going to wait and see what happens with free agency and all that stuff. I honest to gosh hadn...

Kevin Durant Understands Individual Matchup Between Him, LeBron James Will Dominant Finals Headlines

Kevin Durant knows that whatever happens in the NBA Finals, he and LeBron James will be viewed as being at the center of it, for better or for worse. He recognizes that, he understands that, but he doesn't have to like that. Durant and James have more in common than chasing a championship starting Tuesday in Oklahoma City. Both have become hermits during the playoffs, with James...

Chris Bosh Indispensible at Both Ends of Court for Heat in Deciding Win Over Celtics

LeBron James had just finished off another playoff masterpiece, but through his lensless, thick-rimmed glasses, he would not deem himself the most important player in the Heat's victory. While James scored 31 points in the 101-88 win over the Celtics in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals and succeeded in getting the monkey off his back for at least one more playoff round...

LeBron James' Blockbuster Performance Will Not Force Widespread Changes Defensively for Celtics

With the whole season riding on one game, the Celtics are not scrapping their gameplan for something new and entirely different in response to LeBron James' 45-point classic in Game 6. James has had jaw-dropping offensive performances before, many against the Celtics, so coach Doc Rivers is familiar with the many tools in James' kit. Not since 2009 had James gone on a scoring...

As the Big Three Era Concludes, What’s Next for the Boston Celtics?

Last night, in what very well could have been (and should have been) the last game of the Big Three era in Boston, the Celtics fell to the Miami Heat in game seven of the Eastern Conference Finals, 101-88. But do not let the score fool you. The Celtics and Heat were locked up in [...]

LeBron James Went to Miami Looking for a Big 3, But What He Actually Wanted Was Doc Rivers

When the curtain finally went down on the Celtics' season Saturday night in Miami, LeBron James could be seen giving Doc Rivers a lengthy pat on the back. James and Rivers clutched arms as James spoke into Rivers' ear, spending far more time sharing his thoughts than the usual "good game" warrants. James told ESPN's Doris Burke in his postgame interview that...

Finals matchup a dream for NBA, fans

Give the People What They Want was the title of a 1981 Kinks album. It's also what the NBA has delivered for the Finals. All season, the June pairing fans have wanted to see has been Oklahoma City against Miami. The Thunder have young stars and the Heat have more established ones. Both teams play an exciting brand of ball. And there is the continuing quest of Miami forward...

Paul Pierce For Rudy Gay, Could Be A Win-Win Deal For Grizzlies And Celtics

The best trades in any professional sport, are transactions that help all teams involved and a deal that I touched upon in an earlier article, just might be a move that could help two franchises in the Association. The deal that I proposed, would send Boston Celtics All-Star forward to the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for their talented young forward Rudy Gay. The trade could help...

Ray Allen Will Have Surgery, Wants To Continue Career

Ray Allen will soon undergo surgery to remove bone spurs in his right ankle.

7 questions for the 2012 NBA Finals

7 questions for the 2012 NBA Finals 1. Q. On a scale of 1 to 10, how excited are you for these Finals? A. 9. For me, anything more than a 9 would require the Lakers to be playing, with a matchup vs. the Celtics garnering the perfect 10, so this Finals matchup has me the most excited possible for one not involving the Lakers, and for good reason. These are arguably the two most talented... dismisses Celtics, hopefully the SWAG sparks 'em

Wow. It didn't take a genius to realize that any team with LeBron James and the ESPN/NBA marketing machine behind them was almost guaranteed a game six victory on Thursday night, but this is a bit much. The store was preemptively selling "Beat the Heat" shirts yesterday. Not in Celtic green Thunder blue (if that is a thing.) BEFORE GAME 7 OF THE...
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