The Greek Freak blows up? A hypothetical NBA midseason tournament

This week NBA Commissioner Adam Silver floated the idea of a mid-season single-elimination NBA Tournament.

What is not to like about that idea?

Dominoes Falling After LeBron James Makes Decision

In case you’ve been under a rock so far today, LeBron James announced he is heading back home to rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers. As soon as that news broke, all the major free agency dominoes began to fall. What follows is a quick roundup of what we know so far.

Report: LeBron James is done meeting with teams

As the speculation over LeBron James’ possible future home continues to swirl and different reporters handicap the race for his services, the most interesting report of all surfaced Wednesday night.

Report: Kyrie Irving made pitch to LeBron James

LeBron James is in the middle of making what could be the biggest decision of his professional life right now. Most experts believe the NBA’s top free agent is deciding between returning to the Miami Heat and going back to the Cleveland Cavaliers. This week he reportedly got a pitch from an important source.

What I’ve learned watching the Spurs “pound the rock”

“I think the Spurs are gonna win it all,” my dad told me a few weeks ago. This was before San Antonio fully morphed into the fully operational Death Star of offensive efficiency that we watched eviscerate Miami in five games. Hell, this was before we knew if they would be able to shake the demons of 2012’s conference finals loss to Oklahoma City, much less the heartbreak in South Beach 12 months ago.

The San Antonio Spurs: An Ode to a Dynasty

Throughout the history of sports, there have been a select number of franchises that have sustained success over a long enough period of time to be considered a dynasty. And Sunday night in San Antonio, we witnessed a truly unique dynasty add another championship to its historic legacy when it dethroned the two-time defending champion Miami Heat.

2014 NBA Finals: Is Heat-Spurs redux good for NBA fans?

I’ve watched precious little of the 2014 NBA playoffs, and I ignored the long regular season, but I’ll likely watch most of the NBA Finals — whenever it finally begins after yet another long lay off — because the two best teams will again do battle. Knowing this type of clash occurs most years though, why should fans watch an often formulaic and endless six weeks of playoffs when most can predict the championship participants by mid-April or earlier?

Horace Grant: James’ Heat couldn’t beat Jordan’s Bulls

The Miami Heat are four wins away from winning three straight NBA championships. But according to Horace Grant, LeBron James and his Heat teammates wouldn’t come close to matching Michael Jordan and his Chicago Bulls teams.

NBA Playoffs – Giving Some People What They Want

For the second consecutive season, the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs will square off in the NBA Finals. For the fourth consecutive season, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade have led the crew from South Beach to the precipice of NBA glory.

As the stage is set for what should be a phenomenal championship bout, some fans have chosen to look at the NBA with urine-colored glasses.

GIFs and Videos of Lance Stephenson’s Game 5 Antics

The Indiana Pacers last night overcame an 11-point second half deficit to extend their series with the Miami Heat to at least a sixth game. This is good news not only for Pacers fans but also for anyone who hasn’t yet had his or her fill of Lance Stephenson.

Is a protest warranted if Sterling still owns Clippers next season?

Every week a new development has risen relating to Donald Sterling. In the latest turn in what has been a month-long reaction to comments made by the Clippers owner, it has been announced that LeBron James and other NBA stars would take a seat next season if Sterling was still involved with the Clippers franchise.

NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference preview and predictions

The NBA Playoffs begin Saturday afternoon after another highly entertaining basketball season. Here are the first round matchups, previews and predictions for the Eastern Conference.

Five reasons LeBron James won’t leave the Miami Heat

LeBron James is happy and has been for a while. Two consecutive championships for his Miami Heat and two NBA Finals MVPs will do that.

Only two NBA Eastern Conference teams are above .500

Each of the NBA’s Eastern Conference teams has now played at least 16 games. And entering Tuesday’s action, only two of them are currently above .500.

The top 5 current dynasties in sports

After seeing the 38-17 dismantling of LSU on Saturday, Alabama remains the undisputed top team in college football. The Crimson Tide have carried over their form from game to game and year to year for a good while now.