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Will LeBron James and the Heat drive by Paul George and the Pacers? (Credit)
The Miami Heat have LeBron James — the best basketball player in the world, the league’s most valuable player for two years in a row and four out of five, and one of the all-time greatest to ever play the game. Along with James, Miami has his best friend: Dwyane Wade — the Finals MVP in 2006, two time NBA Champion, and a top-ten player in the league.
Who do the Indiana Pacers have? Paul George, a 23 year-old rising star whose only accolade to date was winning this season’s Most Improved Player. Roy Hibbert is the other “star” (if you could call it that) on the team, who stands at 7’2” and has given opposing offenses nightmares all season long. If you don’t believe that, ask Carmelo Anthony and the rest of the New York Knicks.
So, as these two teams prepare to face off in the Eastern Conference Finals, why should the Heat have anything to worry about with Indiana? It’s a simple, one word answer: toughness...
BEST OF MAXIM
LeBron James and Dwayne Wade hit South Beach during their NBA playoff break, strutting shirtless for the ladies.
COMING UP CLUTCH
With 2.2 seconds remaining, down 1 in OT and the Pacers best rim protector in Roy Hibbert on the bench, LeBron James drove the lane and put in the game-winning layup as time expired to give the Heat a 1-0 series lead over the Pacers in the Eastern Conference Finals 103-102. James finished the night with a triple double of 30 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. And here’s Roy...
LeBron James and Nike have brought in $300 million in U.S. retail sales in 2012 for the LeBron X making his signature shoes the highest-selling NBA sneakers of the year. LeBron generates 6 times as much as the next player on the list – Kobe Bryant for the Kobe 8 at $50 million.
According to SportsOneSource via Forbes.com:
U.S. Retail Basketball Shoe Sales
1. LeBron James (Nike...
With the NBA season winding down, athletes everywhere are and have been already been working on their shoes for next season. LeBron James happens to be one of those athletes
Mav Carter, one of LeBron's childhood friends, gives us a look at next years shoe for James, the LeBron XI.
I'm sure as the summer goes, we'll be finding out more about this shoe.
MIAMI -- LeBron James missed by one vote being the unanimous MVP. At least he's a unanimous selection for the All-NBA first team.
The Miami Heat star received all possible 119 media votes for one of the forward spots in the balloting that was announced Thursday. It marks his seventh selection to the first team and ninth pick to any team in his 10 seasons.
The Heat also placed...
Three critical mistakes by Pacers.
1- Not having Hibbert in the game.
2- Paul George overplaying LeBron on the catch.
3- Not mugging LeBron as soon as made his turn toward the basket.
LeBron James also gets credit for doing things you expect the best player in the world to do. He also messed around and got a Triple-Double.
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James Pallotta, president of the soccer team AS Roma and a minority owner of the Celtics, presented a Celtics jersey to Pope Francis at the Vatican Wednesday. Pallotta was there to represent Roma in the Coppa Italia...
Tweet Indiana Pacers wing Paul George has made a name for himself with his play this season, but his biggest moment may have came in game one of the Eastern Conference finals against the Miami Heat, when he buried this long three to send the game into overtime: George finished the game with 27 points, [...]
In a Menudo exclusive, we have learned what Roy Hibbert was doing instead of guarding LeBron James in overtime last night. All on Frank Vogel’s orders. Here, we see Roy modeling fancy golf clothes.
Vogel Vs LeBron