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Len Berman | Posted 08.13.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Well, it's good thing for Dallas that Dirk Nowitzki took his talents to America. When all was said and done, Nowitzki was the true fourth-quarter superstar who rose to the occasion.

The Glorious Karmic Justice Of Lebron James And The NBA Finals

Bryan Maygers | Posted 08.13.2011 | Religion
Bryan Maygers

As someone who has studied Buddhism (read: slightly above Wikipedia-level knowledge), I see several important concepts that resonate in the outcome of the series.

Mavericks Crowned Champions in a Team Effort

Carl Berman | Posted 08.13.2011 | Sports
Carl Berman

The Mavericks won the last three games by dominating the fourth quarter. They aren't the most athletic or explosive team, but they know how to play the game, and they are champions.

The NBA Finals: Young Guys Make Highlights, But Old Guys Rule

Larry Strauss | Posted 08.13.2011 | Sports
Larry Strauss

Poise and perspective and restraint are the skills of veteran players. Disappointment and frustration and outright embarrassment teach them well. In that respect, the Miami Heat should be a tougher Finals opponent next time.

Dallas: A Team Victory

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 08.13.2011 | Sports
Joe Peyronnin

The Dallas Maverick's demonstrated that a passionate, determined, gritty and talented team could prevail over a group of superstars. This should be the biggest takeaway for the Miami Heat.

WATCH: LeBron Takes On Haters

Posted 08.13.2011 | Sports

UPDATE: On Tuesday, LeBron James tried to backtrack his comments from Sunday night's press conference about people rooting for him to fail. "I thin...

Mavericks Fans Celebrate 1st NBA Title

Posted 08.13.2011 | Sports

As Dirk Nowitzki, Mark Cuban and the rest of the Mavericks hoisted the Larry O’Brien Trophy after their Game 6 victory on Sunday night, fans took to...

Cavs Owner Jabs LeBron After NBA Finals Loss

Posted 08.12.2011 | Sports

Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert didn't hesitate to take a shot at LeBron James after the Dallas Mavericks won their first NBA championship in fr...

LeBron: NBA Finals Loss Feels Like 'Personal Failure'

AP/The Huffington Post | Brian Mahoney | Posted 08.12.2011 | Sports

MIAMI — Good thing LeBron James had that big party when he arrived here last summer. For now, that's the only celebration he gets in Miami. He...

WATCH: Chris Bosh's Emotional Reaction To NBA Finals Loss

Posted 08.12.2011 | Sports

Chris Bosh could barely stand after the Miami Heat lost to the Dallas Mavericks in Game 6 of the NBA finals. After the Mavs won the NBA championship, ...

Mavericks Top Heat For NBA Title

AP/The Huffington Post | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 08.12.2011 | Sports

MIAMI — For Dirk Nowitzki, the resume is complete. He's an NBA champion. For LeBron James, the agonizing wait continues for at least one more y...

NBA Finals Game Six LIVE UPDATES

Posted 08.12.2011 | Sports

This could be it for the Miami Heat. Can the Dallas Mavericks pull off a crucial road victory to win the 2011 NBA finals? Or will LeBron James and Dwy...

NBA Finals: Reflections on "The Decision"

Danny Groner | Posted 08.12.2011 | Sports
Danny Groner

Not everyone agrees that we should continue to harbor such ill will against LeBron. Here, a roundup of what sports columnists are saying about "The Decision" as the Heat sit on the brink of elimination.

How Dirk Nowitzki Can -- and Will -- Save the Soul of America

Steve Kettmann | Posted 08.10.2011 | Sports
Steve Kettmann

If Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks win this year's NBA Finals, as I fully expect them to do, it will be a huge step forward for U.S. sports and U.S. attitudes about the rest of the world.

Jordan Schultz

LeBron James Shrinks Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.10.2011 | Sports

Perhaps it's time we accept LeBron for what he is; a terrific player with a beta-male mentality. Maybe then we won't be so disappointed when he fails to take over in crunch time.

WATCH: Wade, LeBron Mock Dirk Nowitzki Before Game 5

Posted 08.10.2011 | Sports

Dwyane Wade and LeBron James looked like they were having fun before Game 5 on Thursday night... at Dirk Nowitzki's expense. After Miami's pregame...

Dallas Executes at End to Take Pivotal Game Five

Carl Berman | Posted 08.10.2011 | Sports
Carl Berman

In an offensive slugfest the Dallas Mavericks closed the game on a 15-3 run to defeat the Miami Heat 112-103 and take a 3-2 lead in the NBA Finals as the series shifts to Miami.

ONE MORE TO GO

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.09.2011 | Sports

DALLAS -- Dirk Nowitzki waited five long years for that elusive third victory over Miami, yet there was only a short celebration when it finally came....

Wade Appreciates Mavs Talking Trash About Lebron

Posted 08.09.2011 | Sports

Dwyane Wade doesn't mind the LeBron trash talk coming from the Mavericks this week. In fact, he appreciates it. Matt Moore of CBSSports Eye on Bas...

Jordan Schultz

NBA Finals: LeBron James Shows True Colors In Game 4 Disappearance

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.08.2011 | Sports

In Game 4, LeBron managed to attempt just one shot in the fourth quarter. Forget the 3-11 shooting output and 37-97 total for the series -- that's bad enough in itself -- but it was the manner in which he played that truly excludes him from the list of all-time legends.

NBA Finals: Dirk Gets Help as the Mavericks Even the Series

Carl Berman | Posted 08.08.2011 | Sports
Carl Berman

We now have a best-of-three series for the title, with Miami having the home court advantage. The Mavericks still need to win Game Five to have a reasonable chance of hoisting the championship trophy.

D-Wade Goes Way Up For Amazing Block

Posted 08.08.2011 | Sports

The 2011 NBA Finals is already shaping up to be a classic series, thanks in no small part to games like Tuesday night's hard-fought Game 4, which saw ...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 08.08.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Hotshot minor leaguer Bryce Harper hit a long homer. Instead of hustling out of the batter's box, he stood and admired it. If that wasn't bad enough, as he neared home, he blew a kiss to the opposing pitcher.

MAVS GET EVEN

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.07.2011 | Sports

DALLAS -- Coughing and wheezing, his temperature spiking to 101, worn out from hardly sleeping the night before, Dirk Nowitzki went through three mise...

NBA Finals Game 3 Analysis

Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.07.2011 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

In the wake of Miami's impressive Game 3 victory, I joined The Odd Couple of 610 Sports Radio in Houston to break down how and why Dallas faltered at home.