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The Miami Heat are headed back to the NBA Finals, only the supporting cast looks a little different this time. LeBron James, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade have been part of the last three finals trips, while other members of the team celebrated their first Eastern Conference title with the Heat after Monday’s victory over the Pacers in Game 7. Ray Allen, who won a ring with the Celtics in 2008, and Chris Andersen, who was out of the NBA six months ago, celebrated together on the court at AmericanAirlines Arena after the 99-76 win. Heat owner Micky Arison joined in the party, too, because he’s the boss, and that’s his prerogative. Former players like Alonzo Mourning and bit players like Norris Cole happily mingled with the current stars. The ultimate goal lies ahead, but for the meantime the Heat forgot about the Spurs and basked in the moment. Check out Miami’s celebration and Indiana’s dejection>>

Why LeBron James Really Should Consider Playing QB

Thanks to former Redskins QB Joe Theismann, the Internet just about blew up with the notion that reigning league MVP LeBron James could potentially play the same position one day. With as big of a freak athlete Bron Bron is, it got us thinking, “Could he actually be successful at it?” Though there’s about a [...]

LeBron James boxing to prepare for 2013 NBA Finals

LeBron James is ready to rumble when the NBA Finals kick off Thursday night against the San Antonio Spurs. James posted these photos to his website of him boxing with his trainer with the following message. If it was easy, everyone would have a ring. How hard would you work and how much would you give to achieve your goal? While most people were at home eating a late dinner in front...

Video: LeBron James throws down put-back dunk during Game 7 of Heat-Pacers

LeBron James busted out his go-go gadget legs in following up on a Dwayne Wade miss for a thunderous put-back dunk during the first quarter of Game 7 between his Heat and the Indiana Pacers.

LeBron James Gets Off to a Strong Start in Game 7

There has been plenty of talk about the Miami Heat and the Big Three going into Game 7 tonight. LeBron James appeared bound and determined to have not just a good night, but a dominant one with this slam for his first basket of the night. Of course time will tell if his night will be a dominant one...

Shane Battier towels off LeBron during huddle

Hey, maybe Shane Battier didn’t contribute the way some would have liked during the seven-game series between the Indiana Pacers and the Miami Heat that came to a definitive end Monday night with Miami headed to the NBA Finals. After all, Shane Battier averaged 2.3 points on 12.5 percent shooting (.3 FGM on 2.7 attempts), 13.3 [...]The post Shane Battier Randomly Drying Off LeBron...

Heat make it official, will face Spurs in NBA Finals

MIAMI (AP) -- No more sitting out stars, and for the San Antonio Spurs, no more sitting around. Finally, the NBA Finals matchup is set, and the Miami Heat will either win a second straight championship or the Spurs will go a perfect 5 for 5 in the title round while denying LeBron James a ring for the second time. The Heat earned their third consecutive Eastern Conference title...

Miami Heat's Big Three on the Verge of a Break-up?

When the Big Three were formed in Miami they were destined to win the NBA Finals; many for years to come some thought. There was just one thing that could hold them back--themselves. Could they get over not being the focal point anymore and play good team ball? Three years later it is starting to look like the answer to that question is no. After amassing an NBA-best 66...

Video: LeBron James and Tim Duncan shared moment after Spurs won 2007 NBA title

It was 2007. Tim Duncan's Spurs had just swept LeBron James' Cavs away to win his fourth title. In the hallway afterwards, the two shared a moment.

Britney Griner will model mens fashion for Nike

Phoenix Mercury and former Baylor star Britney Griner will model fashion that is branded for men as part of her contract with Nike, according to a snippet in an article in ESPN Magazine where Kate Fagan profiled the star. The article talks about Griner, her rise to fame and how she is dealing with life today, but also in the article Fagan mentions the contract with Nike. Androgynous...

3 Keys To A San Antonio Championship

The San Antonio Spurs will face off against the Miami Heat tonight in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. This will be the first time the Spurs make the Finals without homecourt advantage against the best team in the East, the Miami Heat. The Spurs will have their work cut out for them in the final series to determine the NBA champion and there will be three factors that will determine...

Spurs to face defending champs Heat in NBA Finals

MIAMI (AP) -- Their season, their legacy, their reign atop the NBA was all at stake, and the Miami Heat responded to all of that in a manner befitting champions. With a blowout. It's onto the NBA Finals for the Heat after they put away the Indiana Pacers, who saw their hopes of a storybook upset simply fall apart in a hurry. LeBron James scored 32 points and grabbed eight...

Fiddlin' and Diddlin' Celtics Daily Links 6/2

Herald   Clippers' Grant Hill retiresHeat owner chides outside speculation about the team's 2014 plansPacers even up series with 91-77 win over Heat Ray Allen imprint felt in city of BostonCeltics Green   Healthy Interest in Pierce Around the League - Celtics Weighing Their OptionsComments from the Other Side - Miami Meltdown Game 6CelticsBlog   A quick case for keeping...

Fiddlin' and Diddlin' Celtics Daily Links - 6/3

Herald  With Wade and Bosh slumping, James must soothe egos while getting them on track Globe Celtics Green  A Few Draft Updates and Random Thoughts A Few More Names Surface from Celtics' WorkoutsRay Allen Not Happy in South Beach - Wants a Return to Boston?Lex Nihil Novi  Cowens Leads Way, as Celtics Move to 21-3 (72-73)Russell v. Chamberlain: Game 10Red's Army  Your...
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