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After being outscored by Danny Green through the first three games of the NBA Finals, LeBron James has finally issued a guarantee: he’ll be better for Game 4. Okay, so it’s not much of a guarantee. If James doesn’t play better - and really, is theUpvote Share Tweet
Game 4 of the NBA Finals will tell more about the Miami Heat than a 66-win regular season ever could.Upvote Share TweetTo most of us, Tracy McGrady‘s NBA Finals appearance in a Spurs blowout of the Heat was pretty unremarkable. We’re talking seven minutes, zero points, two rebounds, three assists-type of unremarkable. [Check out T-Mac's Top 15 Basketball Moments] ButUpvote Share Tweet
“Jimmy Kimmel Live” asks Miami Heat fans for their takes on fake players and schemes (Video)Miami Heat fans have a pretty poor reputation among NBA observers and partisans. In the eyes of many, they show up late for important games, approach the game itself with cursory interest, and generally just don't know very much about basketball. As wit…Upvote Share Tweet
Spurs fans mock beaten Heat with ‘Seven Nation Army’ chant to close Game 3 blowout (Video)You know how the Miami Heat (like many sports teams before them) have been using the White Stripes' "Seven Nation Army" as their player introduction music, and how Heat backers at the AmericanAirlines Arena have fallen in love with “OOOOH OH OH OH OH OHUpvote Share TweetESPN.com Jun 12, 2013Lakers forward Metta World Peace believes the Heat aren't just being beat on the court, but also between the ears.Upvote Share Tweet
Stephen Curry Clowned LeBron James on Twitter Last Night During Game 3So Stephen Curry was in charge of the SportsCenter Twitter feed last night during Game 3 of the NBA Finals. That feed boasts more than 5 million followers — that’s a lot of pressure for one guy to be entertaining for the course of more than two hours,Upvote Share Tweet
Jeff Van Gundy Thinks Erik Spoelstra is Going to the Hall of Fame — True or Ridiculous Idea?We have learned various things over the last week or so of the NBA Finals. Stuff like Manu Ginobili can still put it on you, Dwyane Wade has seen “Red Tails” once or twice, and LeBron James will have none of your week stuff at the rim. Here’s anotheUpvote Share Tweet
Diapered, mustachioed cowboy children dance on truck to celebrate Spurs’ huge Game 3 winThe alert came in the hours after the San Antonio Spurs' dominating 113-77 victory over the Miami Heat in Game 3 of the NBA Finals from SB Nation's Paul Flannery: There's a child dancing on a truck in a diaper. Go Spurs Go - Paul Flannery (@Pflanns) JunUpvote Share Tweet
Watch All 16 Of San Antonio’s NBA Finals Record-Breaking Three-Pointers Last NightDanny Green made seven. Gary Neal hit six. Kawhi Leonard and Tony Parker contributed three more. All in all, it felt like a game of NBA 2K14 on easy for the Spurs, setting a NBA Finals record with 16 made three-pointers in a 113-77 blowout win over Miam…Upvote Share TweetLeBron James needs to step up or he'll lose his third Finals in four trips.Upvote Share TweetThe San Antonio Spurs dominated Game 3 of the NBA Finals, besting the Miami Heat 113-77 to take a 2-1 series lead. While the Spurs' defensive work on LeBron James has become the overarching development of this series, this particular game belonged to sh…Upvote Share Tweet
LeBron's mystifying Game 3 places legacy at riskCNNSI.com Jun 12, 2013A quiet performance from LeBron James left Miami defenseless to stop the Spurs in a 113-77 Game 3 loss in the Finals and put the MVP's legacy at risk, says Michael Rosenberg.Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Jun 12, 2013This is an article about Tracy McGrady.Read more...Upvote Share Tweet
Interesting DefenseJun 12David Thorpe points out that the Spurs aren't frustrating the Heat with incredible pressure. Instead they're packing the paint and daring the Heat to shoot. TrueHoop TV at the Finals.
NBA Finals ChatJun 12Michele Steele is joined by Kevin Arnovitz, Kevin Pelton and Ethan Sherwood Strauss to break down game 3 and look ahead to game 4 of the NBA Finals
Can LeBron Recover From Game 3 Performance?Jun 12Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless debate whether LeBron James can recover from his dreadful Game 3 performance against the Spurs.
Anatomy Of A 3-Point FrenzyJun 12Players and coaches for both the Heat and Spurs break down Danny Green and Gary Neal's stellar 3-point shooting in Game 3 of the NBA Finals.
2013 NBA Finals: Is this the real LeBron James?Jun 12What has gotten into LeBron James in the Finals? J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez examine.
Brooklyn Nets on verge of naming Jason Kidd coach, sourcesJun 12The Brooklyn Nets, after completing a five-hour interview with Brian Shaw, are strongly leaning toward hiring Jason Kidd as their next coach, according to sources close to the process.
Brooklyn Nets to hire Jason Kidd, sourcesJun 12The Brooklyn Nets, after completing a five-hour interview with Brian Shaw, are strongly leaning toward hiring Jason Kidd as their next coach, according to sources close to the process.
Jason Kidd hired as new coach of Brooklyn NetsJun 12The Brooklyn Nets have named Jason Kidd their new head coach, the team announced Wednesday night.