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ReutersJune 19 (Reuters) - The Miami Heat face the San Antonio Spurs in Game Seven of the NBA Finals on Thursday, marking the 18th time the league's championship series has gone the distance. Here are five of the most memorable Game Sevens in NBA Finals...
On Wednesday, Kobe Bryant emphasized how important it is for the Lakers to re-sign free-agent center Dwight Howard this summer "Those guys are hard to find, they don't grow on trees," Bryant said on 710 ESPN Los Angeles. "When you have someone like that...
— For a day, maybe even two, Don Mattingly will be king again. Donnie Baseball is returning to the Bronx. Even though Mattingly is in town to manage the Dodgers' first games against the Yankees in New York since the 1981 World Series, and even...
For RedEyeWhen it comes to metropolitan bragging rights, nothing tops pro sports rivalries. These come in two forms: head-to-head battles and overall performance. With the Blackhawks and Bruins locked in a Stanley Cup Final showdown, hockey bragging rights are up...
ReutersMLB Team Report - Los Angeles Dodgers - INSIDE PITCH Once a Yankee, always a Yankee? That is certainly true for Don Mattingly, one of 17 players to have his jersey number retired by the storied franchise after a 14-year career in Yankees pinstripes...
And so, right on cue, the other Heat appeared. The sluggish Heat. The error-prone Heat. The Heat that forget the game starts at tip-off, neglect to play defense and shrug at the Game 5 stakes in the NBA Finals. San Antonio 114, Heat 104. "I can't...
For RedEyeThe two teams duking it out in the NBA Finals offer a stark contrast. The Miami Heat are a product of the NBA's new normal. I like to call it the "Super Friends Era"—a bunch of star players who were already friends and decided to play together....
The Sacramento BeeSACRAMENTO, Calif. Kings majority owner Vivek Ranadive found his new general manager Saturday by reaching an agreement to hire Denver vice president of basketball operations Pete D'Alessandro, a source confirmed. The source spoke on the condition of...
ReutersThe Sports Xchange By Walter Villa, The Sports Xchange Heat 103, Spurs 84 MIAMI -- Breaking open a close game in the second half, the Miami Heat stormed back again, evening the NBA Finals at a game apiece with a 103-84 victory over the San Antonio...
Rivers and Jackson didn't Josh Robbins, Orlando Sentinel It's helpful for new NBA head coaches to have NBA assistant-coaching experience. It's not necessary. Just ask Doc Rivers and Mark Jackson. Rivers didn't have any real coaching experience...
Jason Kidd landed the Brooklyn Nets' head-coaching gig Tuesday, just 10 days after retiring as a player. The former point guard was considered one of the smartest players during his 19 NBA seasons, and he led the Nets to back-to-back NBA Finals...Jun 12, 2013 |Column| South Florida Sun-SentinelLet me guess: He'll be better. "I'll be much better,'' LeBron James said. He'll solve San Antonio's defense. "I'll figure it out,'' he said. He's accountable for the Game 3 meltdown. "I take full responsibility for our team's performance,'' he...
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