LeBron James and the Miami Heat are off the NBA Finals for the third straight season, with their series against the San Antonio Spurs set to get underway on Thursday. SI’s Ian Thomsen joined Toucher & Rich on Tuesday to discuss the series, and shoot down a Ray Allen rumor.
Game 7. Eastern Conference Finals. The last time the Miami Heat were in this situation, they were coming off a convincing Game 6 win in 2012 and blew out the Boston Celtics 101-88. What a difference a year makes.
LeBron James scored 30 points, Udonis Haslem made his last eight shots on the way to a 16-point night, and the Miami Heat used a dominant third quarter to turn things around and beat the Indiana Pacers 90-79 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals on Thursday.
The Miami Heat are going to have quite a challenge in front of them from the opening tip of Game 4 in the Eastern Conference Finals. Miami must find a way to once again play a near perfect half against the defensive-minded Indiana Pacers.
The Miami Heat and Chicago Bulls are getting ready for Friday’s pivotal game 3.
While Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett rest their ailing ankles on Friday night, the rest of the Boston Celtics will take on the Miami Heat — the best team in the NBA.
In what could be a blessing in disguise, Celtics captain Paul Pierce will not be partaking in the NBA All-Star game in Houston next month.
LeBron James and Dwyane Wade will represent the defending champions and receive passes from Rajon Rondo.
Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo and Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade just plain don’t like each other.
The Boston Celtics defense is a work in progress, and captain Paul Pierce vows it will be better.