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Dwyane Wade finally showed up Monday night, as the Miami Heat thumped the Indiana Pacers to move on to their third straight NBA Finals, and elsewhere in the NBA, Jason Kidd called it a career after 19 incredible seasons in the league.
The NFL lost a legend in Hall of Famer Deacon Jones, the Bruins took a 2-0 lead on the Penguins in the Eastern Conference Finals, and Cliff Lee acknowledged that he very well could be traded -- again.
As for the rest of Monday's sports news, here's some of what you may have missed:
-- A future USC long snapper has a pretty sweet trick shot video:
-- The Maloofs, after being forced to sell the Kings to a local buyer instead of one who would move the team, thanked the fans of Sacramento with a newspaper ad. I'm sure they appreciate the gesture.
-- Hope Rafael Nadal likes cake .
-- Feds tossed a complaint seeking to ban the use of Indian mascots for sports teams in Michigan.
-- The Jaguars will be looking to get the ball to Denard Robinson this season.
-- You've heard the term "one-legged man in a butt-kicking contest" before. Now you can see it happen for real.
-- This Atlanta Braves fan has a mighty fine haircut:
Good Lord. Bald guy with a ponytail?!@ tsmizzy spotted this fan tonight: twitter.com/bairet/status/...
-- bairet (@bairet) June 1, 2013
-- UConn baseball coach Jim Penders hoped to be able to donate his liver to a former teammate. Unfortunately, he learned he is not a match .
-- The Charlotte 49ers football team unveiled its new uniforms .
-- I assume the owner of the world's most expensive golf clubs is not shy about playing for money.
-- This is a bad Davis Love III tattoo . Actually, on second thought, any Davis Love III tattoo is probably a bad one.
-- The Indiana football team unveiled several new helmets to its players.
-- Dwight Howard lost a free throw shooting contest to the daughter of an LA Times columnist:
-- Ever wonder what was written about Gregg Popovich in his Air Force Academy yearbook?
-- U.S. soccer stars Sydney Leroux and Alex Morgan "prancercising"
One way to celebrate a win RT @ sydneyleroux Prancercising with @ alexmorgan13 #remake #howto vine.co/v/b3e7zhl6z0a
-- US Olympic Team (@USOlympic) June 3, 2013
-- A Connecticut high schooler with autism hit a 3-pointer in a game that was a long time in the making.
-- The Astros will honor four firefighters killed in a fire in Houston last Friday.
-- Hey Tim Robbins: You're gonna have to find somewhere else to play your hockey in NYC.
-- A dog made an appearance at an NCAA regional baseball game over the weekend:
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MIAMI What happened: As they often have done over the past two seasons, the Miami Heat made it very interesting.
As they always have done in such situations, they won.
The Heat trailed in their last three series last year en route to the NBA title and they were forced to a Game 7 in these Eastern Conference finals.
But the Heat broke open the game in the second quarter Monday...
Dwyane Wade has scored under 20 points in 12 straight games – the longest streak of his career. Chris Bosh has failed to reach double digit scoring in three straight games for the first time since his rookie year. Point blank, they’re struggling, but Wade says the cure is they need a bigger role in the Heat offense going into Game 7.
According to ESPN:
“We’ve got to do a...
Bosh and Wade haven’t been playing well and LeBron hasn’t been shy in saying that they have struggled and he needs them. They had just enough to get by the Pacers, but the Spurs are going to be a bigger challenge.
Wade is a curious guy, part of the reason he has been successful is because he is so brazenly arrogant, whereas Bosh is a lot more sensitive. I wonder what these conversations...
The NBA Finals are upon us and the Miami Heat’s bandwagon haters and lovers are making their feelings felt everywhere you go.
Meanwhile down in Texas, Spurs supporters are settling in for what they know will be a long series.
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LeBron James confessed that Heat teammates Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade aren't playing well, saying, "We can state the obvious: They’re both struggling."
Justin Bieber be tripping if he thinks that he’s going to pull this look off. If he’s a true baller then he’d be watching the Heat game in Ibiza with Rony Seikaly.
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Brian Windhorst has an excellent article about the dilemma facing Lebron James in tonight’s game 7 showdown in Miami versus the Pacers. Should he try to take over the game and save the Heat like he did in Game 5, or should he try to stay with the program and find ways to get Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh involved.
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And then there were two.
For the third straight year, LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat made their way to the NBA Finals. And for the first time since 2007, it's the San Antonio Spurs representing the Western Conference in the championship round, with the same three-man core that won a title six years ago and had heard plenty of whispers since that they were too old...
The 2013 NBA Finals feature four players who have been named MVP of the NBA Finals, now known as the Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award:
Tim Duncan (1999, 2003, 2005)
Dwyane Wade (2006)
Tony Parker (2007)
LeBron James (2012)
Tim Duncan and LeBron James are two of four former Finals MVPs in this year’s Finals. Twice before there have been five. (Photo from Getty...