Dear David Stern, Billy Hunter, various grim-faced lawyers, union representatives, hired-gun economists, and rank-and-file ballers: don’t take this season from Derrick Rose.
While Philadelphia fans and the national media are busy crowning the Eagles as champions of the football world, I am going to take the safer “wait and see” approach.
Dwyane Wade could see himself and other NBA stars eyeing an overseas contract if the lockout drags on, just like New Jersey’s Deron Williams.
When Sports Illustrated recently released their list of the Top 50 highest-earning American athletes, there was one Chicago player who cracked the list: Jake Peavy.
LeBron James latest decision to attack his critics’ “personal problems” officially supplants him among some of the most foolish athletes of all time.
I had no idea June 13th was a national holiday. I thought the calendar was bereft of celebrations between Memorial Day and July 4th. But it seems all of America is honoring this day, or at least all of America outside of South Beach.
As Dirk Nowitzki and Dwyane Wade traded big shots in a thrilling NBA finals, with fans tuning in at levels the league hadn’t seen since the days of the Kobe-Shaq Lakers, the questions came more frequently.
Now or never? LeBron James is apparently making that his mantra entering Game 5 of the NBA finals.
Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks have pulled off another stunning comeback, tying the NBA finals at two games each.
Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks put a stunning end to their misery in Miami.
So, LeBron James is better than Michael Jordan. (If you ask Scottie Pippen … or, well, asked him last week.) But Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain are better than either of them. (If you ask Kareem Abdul-Jabbar)
LeBron James scored 24 points, Wade added 22 points and 10 rebounds and the Heat beat the Dallas Mavericks 92-84 in Game 1 of the title series on Tuesday night.
Not too long ago, former Oak Lawn Richards High School star Dwyane Wade received a nice welcoming when his Miami Heat made the trip to the United Center, but that’s no longer the case.
So far this series, the Miami Heat’s Big 3 has really been the Big 2. LeBron James and Chris Bosh have had big games all series, but Chicago-native Dwyane Wade has struggled.
At the end of four quarters, the Chicago Bulls and the Miami Heat found themselves right where they started the game, all tied up.
For the third straight game, the outcome of an Eastern Conference finals game was decided by a second half run, and once again it as the Heat who pulled away and beat the Bulls.
Dwyane Wade’s right arm had a nasty gash that left him unwilling to shoot the ball for Miami down the stretch.
Good news for the Heat: They’re the only team still unbeaten at home in this year’s playoffs. Better news for the Heat: To win the NBA championship, they only need to stay that way.
The Miami Heat evened up the Eastern Conference finals at one game apiece with their 85-75 win over the Chicago Bulls.
The Miami Heat are a team built around their two superstars, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James, as well as All-Star Chris Bosh, who make up the Big 3. But in Game 1 that group wasn’t good enough to beat the Chicago Bulls.