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After a month of some of the most compelling playoff action basketball fans have seen in a while, the fight card for the Eastern Conference Finals is in. While the two clubs vying for the ticket to the big show have each proven themselves over the course of the postseason, the reigning champion Miami Heat are still wildly regarded as NBA betting favorites.
That’s not to say, however, that the Indiana Pacers aren’t getting their share of attention from critics, oddsmakers and diehard hoops fans alike. Such is life when a once-overlooked midwestern franchise takes the basketball world by storm, making short work of the New York Knicks and Atlanta Hawks in the first two rounds of the NBA playoffs.
These days, while the Heat still sit atop the NBA futures with 1-3 odds of winning the title, the Pacers are acknowledged as a legitimate threat. Though few have shown glimpses of an ability to retain Heat superstar LeBron James, Indiana swingman Paul George is among the short list of those w...
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The Michael Jordan and LeBron James comparisons will probably follow the players throughout the duration of LeBron’s career. The players will be constantly asked their thoughts, regardless of whether or not it actually has merit. Remember when Jordan when Jordan did an interview with ESPN Magazine and shared his thoughts on how he would stop [...]
LeBron James and Dwayne Wade hit South Beach during their NBA playoff break, strutting shirtless for the ladies.
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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...
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, [...]
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...
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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...
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