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Nba Finals 2011

Jordan Schultz

Chris Bosh Talks Dirk Nowitzki, NBA Finals, Lockout

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 11.07.2011 | Sports

With his extended summer vacation in full effect, Chris Bosh recently participated in the first Call of Duty XP fan fest at Raleigh Studios in Playa D...

Lebron-Haters Experience Postpartum-Like Depression

Pablo Andreu | Posted 08.17.2011 | Comedy
Pablo Andreu

When the Dallas Mavericks upset the Miami Heat in Miami on Sunday, millions of Lebron-haters around the world experienced the greatest exhilaration of their lives.

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...

NBA Finals Ratings Give ABC Best Summer In Decade

AP | By DAVID BAUDER | Posted 08.14.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- The NBA's championship-winning game for the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday was seen by nearly 24 million people, leading ABC to its most-watch...

Did Heat Players Attend Mavs' Championship Party?

Posted 08.14.2011 | Sports

Well, this is awkward. After the Dallas Mavericks won their first NBA title in franchise history, owner Mark Cuban reportedly spent $110,000 on drinks...

In Defense of LeBron James

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 08.13.2011 | Sports
Jonathan Weiler

The past two weeks have probably not been the best fortnight of Lebron James' life. And yes, he's brought that upon himself. But here's what I really don't understand: What did LeBron James do that was so terrible?

Jubilant Mark Cuban Bashes Heat Fans

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 08.13.2011 | Sports

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was noticeably subdued during the Mavs' 2011 playoff run -- especially for a guy who was fined $250,000 the last tim...

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.

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...

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...

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.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 08.10.2011 | New York
Len Berman

This may be the season that seriously tests the Yankees resources. OK, we know they have deep pockets, but how deep are they willing to dig into them?

Heat Guard Does It Again

Posted 08.10.2011 | Sports

Remember when Mario Chalmers nailed a long buzzer beater in Game 3 of the NBA finals? Well, he did it again in Game 5. As time was running out in the ...

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...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 08.09.2011 | New York
Len Berman

It's not often I find myself siding with Iran, but here goes. Their women's soccer team had to forfeit a qualifying match for the 2012 Olympics because of their head scarves.