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2011 Nba Playoffs

Bulls Player Faces Twitter Threats After Loss

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.11.2012 | Sports

While there are many examples of how social media has changed the relationships between professional athletes and fans for the better, we've been over...

Is LeBron The NBA's Samson?

Urban Faith | Posted 08.20.2011 | Religion

The downfall of LeBron James and the Miami Heat plays as a cautionary tale against hubris. But, like Samson of the Old Testament, it's not too late fo...

Jordan Schultz

The Schultz Report: Early Summer Mailbag

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.15.2011 | Sports

To combat the influx of emails I've been getting from you, my incredibly passionate readers, I have decided to start doing a semi-regular mailbag. Bas...

Jordan Schultz

Dallas Mavericks Are Ultimate 'Team' Champs

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.12.2011 | Sports

Dirk Nowitzki validated his spot in the pantheon of basketball greats. His subpar 9-27 shooting performance was but a minor blip on the radar of an MVP series and MVP-type of season, and by scoring 10 points in the fourth quarter, he became the anti-LeBron.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Jordan Schultz

NBA Finals: Heat's Sensational Defense Too Much For Mavericks

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.06.2011 | Sports

With the exception of the final eight minutes of its colossal Game 2 collapse, the Heat have been absolutely superior on the defensive end, with its lighting quick rotations, willingness to help defend and brutally tough hedging of the highball screen.

NBA Finals: Miami Rides Wade to a 2-1 Series Lead

Carl Berman | Posted 08.06.2011 | Sports
Carl Berman

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.

NBA Finals: A Comeback for the Ages Wins Game Two for Dallas

Carl Berman | Posted 08.03.2011 | Sports
Carl Berman

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?

Jordan Schultz

NBA Finals Game 2: The Dallas Mavericks' Sensational Comeback

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.03.2011 | Sports

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NBA Finals: James, Wade Too Much for Mavericks in Game One

Carl Berman | Posted 08.01.2011 | Sports
Carl Berman

If the Mavericks are going to make this a series, they need to be more aggressive on the boards and players not named Dirk Nowitzki need to step up.

Previewing the 2011 NBA Finals

Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.31.2011 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Yesterday morning I appeared on Sporting News national radio with Raheel Ramzanali and David Nuno to break down the NBA Finals.

Jordan Schultz

NBA Finals Preview: Heat-Mavericks

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.31.2011 | Sports

Note: Listen to my Finals breakdown on Sporting News national radio and Watch as I discuss the series with Noah Coslov of Cinesport. In terms of sh...

Heat Is On

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.26.2011 | Sports

CHICAGO -- LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh joined to win a championship. Well, now they have their shot. James scored 28 points, Wade added ...

Jordan Schultz

Should OKC Thunder Trade Russell Westbrook?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.26.2011 | Sports

The dynamic Russell Westbrook had a great season, but he may not be the long-term answer for a championship contending team -- at least in Oklahoma City.

MAVERICKS WIN WEST

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.25.2011 | Sports

DALLAS — Dirk Nowitzki, Jason Kidd and the Dallas Mavericks are going back to the NBA finals. Nowitzki swished a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:14 l...

Heat Take 3-1 Series Lead

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.24.2011 | Sports

MIAMI -- Dwyane Wade was ailing, so LeBron James and Chris Bosh more than picked up the slack. Then Wade found his groove at the perfect time, and ...

Breaking Down the 2011 NBA Conference Finals (AUDIO)

Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.24.2011 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

I recently appeared on two sports radio stations, discussing the NBA's conference finals, and taking a glance ahead at the upcoming NBA Draft in June.

HuffPost's Jordan Schultz Discusses The 2011 NBA Conference Finals

Huff TV | Posted 07.24.2011 | Sports
Huff TV

HuffPost's Jordan Schultz broke down the two conference finals on Tuesday (5/24) with Noah Coslov of CineSport.

Jordan Schultz

Russell Westbrook's Poor Play Destroying OKC Thunder

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.24.2011 | Sports

UPDATE: Watch my breakdown of the conference finals with Noah Coslov of CineSport and listen to my past two sports radio appearances breaking down the...

Mavs Pull Off STUNNING Comeback To Beat Thunder In OT

AP | JEFF LATZKE | Posted 07.23.2011 | Sports

Update: READ Jordan Schultz's complete breakdown of Russell Westbrook, and how his shoot-first playing style is destroying the Thunder. WATCH Jorda...