| Jun 17, 2013
| 3:12 PM
The basketball gets tossed up Tuesday night for Game 6 of the NBA Finals in Miami, and anything happens next. Everything happens, actually. The previous five games tell us that. Miracles? Meltdowns? Heartache? Heartstrings?
That's the beauty of a sports...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 10:21 PM
"Look, if you had one shot or one opportunity to seize everything you ever wanted, one moment, would you capture it or just let it slip?" -- Eminem, "Lose Yourself"
At one point, before there was a Big Three, before Pat Riley's championship-or-...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Who will win Spurs-Heat Game 7? We have some predictions from our staff writers, and we want yours, too.
George Diaz: The San Antonio Spurs may as well be a beached whale somewhere along the sunny South Florida coast. They are dead, or close to it. That...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 5:47 PM
— This is how it ended for Dwyane Wade on a night that goes up in his pantheon: He walked down the hallway of the AT&T Center in stylish white clothes near midnight, parting packs of remaining Spurs fans, on his way to face the media.
| Jun 16, 2013
| 9:18 PM
Sometimes you forget how long it's been.
The preseason trip to China. The midseason pressure to pursue the NBA's all-time winning streak. The bruising and grinding against the Chicago Bulls in the second round and against the Indiana Pacers in the...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:36 PM
SAN ANTONIO – The rebound went to Chris Bosh, who passed to LeBron James, who then passed to Dwyane Wade, who was loping down the lane and dunking the last smidgeon of San Antonio hope, all of it, Thursday night.
The band was back together again....
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:30 PM
That spot in the corner, so full of magic Tuesday night, was where Ray Allen walked again early Wednesday afternoon, roughly 15 hours after his miracle shot from there resuscitated the Heat season.
This was in a loose moment before a loose practice, not...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 11:03 PM
SAN ANTONIO — The story of the night, the snapshot of these NBA Finals, came between the third and fourth quarters Tuesday night. That's how lopsided San Antonio's 113-77 victory against the Heat in Game 3 of the NBA Finals was.
The action wasn'...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Let 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...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 9:34 PM
So this is what it came down to: Tony Parker feathering through the lane, glancing the ball off his leg, smothered by LeBron James, stumbling to his knees, stumbling back up and, somehow, getting up to put the ball off the backboard into the basket.
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:30 AM
The Choice (and remember, death is not an option): The NBA’s regular season or the NBA’s Eastern Conference?
Except for Miami, of course. The Heat are so good they should be in the West. The rest of the East is the junior varsity.