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?

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.

Miami Heat fans should be ashamed for leaving Game 6 early

Miami Heat fans should be absolutely ashamed of themselves for leaving Game 6 of the 2012 NBA Finals early.

Can the Miami Heat be beaten in a seven game series?

Since LeBron James left Cleveland and headed to South Beach, the Miami Heat have become a powerhouse. Teams like the Chicago Bulls, Indiana Pacers and Boston Celtics have been able to frustrate King James and company at times, but aside from Mark Cuban’s Dallas Mavericks defeating the Heat during the first year of the “Big […]

Eight NBA players with the most to gain from the rest of the playoffs

The San Antonio Spurs have already punched their ticket to the NBA Finals with a sweep of the Memphis Grizzlies, but the Eastern Conference representative has yet to be determined as the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers are deadlocked at two games apiece. With a maximum of 10 NBA games left this season, there are […]

The NBA Truly Is A Global League

For the first time ever during this year’s NBA Finals, I really understood that the NBA is a global game.

Dwyane Wade Pays Homage to Dwayne Wayne, LeBron Isn’t Impressed (Video)

One of the biggest story lines of this year’s NBA Playoffs has been the post-game fashion choices of many of the league’s star players. After Miami’s Game 4 win over Oklahoma City last night, Dwyane Wade upped the ante.

With Heat-Thunder Finals Knotted at 1-1, Who Has The Edge Heading Into Game 3?

The Miami Heat have successfully stolen back home court advantage, so that gives them the “edge” heading into game three, right? Most times, I would say yes, but in this situation I am not so sure.

With Great Finals Matchup Set, It’s Time To Appreciate the State of the NBA Game

The 2012 NBA Playoffs have been a blast to watch, but these last couple of months have not been just another post season; they’ve been something much more special than that.

4 Reasons the Miami Heat-Oklahoma City Thunder NBA Finals Will Post ‘Through the Roof’ Ratings

Last night, the Heat finished off the Celtics and reached their second straight NBA Finals. I predict the ratings will be through the roof for this Thunder-Heat Finals for a couple of reasons.

Why the NBA Playoffs, Not March Madness, Is Basketball’s Best Postseason Tournament

Zach is here to tell you why the NBA bracket we watch unfold every summer is not only better than the collegiate tourney, but why it really isn’t even close.

Dallas Mavericks championship an old school win for the ages

There are a lot of reasons to love basketball. When played right, there is no game on the planet that is nearly as beautiful. The artistry and grace with which literal giants play the game is unmatched in any other sport. And oh yes, there is that part about “team.”

Humble, emotional, beloved Dirk finally gets his title

Dirk Nowitzki’s career is everything that sports should be and represent. That he and the Mavericks won the first title in this The Era of the Heat is so fitting it’s almost absurd. How could a storybook end so perfectly and appropriately, right?

NBA Finals Game 6 Quick Preview: Prediction, Poll, and Commenter Picks

Game 6 of the NBA Finals is tonight. Mavs-Heat, 3 games to 2. Jerod provides his prediction, along with some simple reasoning, and then it’s your turn to chime in.