After "The Decision," Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert publicly pledged to Cleveland fans that the Cavaliers would win a title before James. He chuckled after James latest season ended Sunday night, leaving him still without a championship.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
if fan spirit if any indication of a team's success on the court, consider the following: During the month of May, "Miami Heat" boasted 83 percent more listings on eBay and 56 percent more in sales than "Dallas Mavericks."
In a closely contested game of runs, the Miami Heat held off the Dallas Mavericks 88-86 - the difference in this game was the play of Dwyane Wade.
In the final seven minutes of the game Dallas outscored Miami 22-5 to escape with a thrilling 95-93 victory to even the series at 1-1. It was Miami's first home loss after 10 wins in this season's playoffs. So what happened?
On Thursday before Game 2, I joined Salt Lake City's 1280 The Zone to talk all things NBA Finals and NBA Draft on The Gordon Monson Show.
Shaquille O'Neal announced his retirement on Twitter. No tears. No fuss. Just a direct message to his fans. Next thing you know, sports commentators will be rendered obsolete.
For the opportunity to witness a piece of the first Stanley Cup Title since the days of Orr, fans are paying a hefty premium over the regular season average price -- 1,220% to be exact.