Miami Heat superstar and NBA Most Valuable Player LeBron James looked like a shell of himself in Game 3 of the 2013 NBA Finals against the San Antonio Spurs. He promised he would play better in Game 4 and just like the mailman, he delivered.
Miami Heat owner Micky Arison had a message as he walked to the winning locker room.
The Miami Heat entered Game 4 of the 2013 NBA Finals against the San Antonio Spurs knowing they couldn’t lose and go down 3-1 in the series and have a chance of winning the Larry O’Brien trophy. But the Heat’s Big Three responded like the three All-Stars that they are, combining for 82 points and lead Miami to a 109-93.
Spurs guard Tony Parker will play in Game 4 of the NBA Finals after his availability was in doubt because of a mild right hamstring strain.
Jarome Iginla and James Neal each scored twice and the Pittsburgh Penguins routed the Ottawa Senators 7-3 on Wednesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series.
In their biggest game of the season, the Chicago Bulls had a chance to end the game in regulation. And in that situation, there was only one person head coach Tom Thibodeau wanted taking that final shot.
Chicago Bulls center Omer Asik will miss the rest of the team’s 2011 playoff run, the team announced on Wednesday.
Tuesday night marked the first time that the Bulls have lost three games in a row all year. It was a “back against the wall” game and the Bulls failed. It wasn’t because of a lack of effort or a lack of heart. Miami’s talent/size combination has been too much to overcome.
Without facing elimination, Game 4 was about as close to a must-win game for the Chicago Bulls as you can get. Trailing 2-1 in the series, the Bulls could either come home tied or facing elimination.
At the end of four quarters, the Chicago Bulls and the Miami Heat found themselves right where they started the game, all tied up.
Heading into Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals, Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau will be faced with some tough lineup decisions. The Bulls have a roster filled with players either talented offensively or defensively, but few who are both.
I did some checking over the last couple of days and there could be some serious collateral damage if the NFL labor situation doesn’t get resolved by the time training camp rolls around.
The Bulls appeared confident when we spoke to them Tuesday morning in the locker room. They said they think they have solved Miami’s suffocating defense, but obviously we won’t know that until Tuesday night.
At their most critical point of the season, the Chicago Bulls are faced with some distractions.
With the Heat holding a 2-1 advantage in the Eastern Conference finals it feels like Miami has the confidence and momentum to win the series, but if the Bulls are victorious in Game 4, the series will shift in their favor heading back to Chicago.
The Eastern Conference finals couldn’t have gotten off to a better start for the Chicago Bulls, a 21-point rout gave Chicago a 1-0 series lead. But since that point, everything has gone the way of the Miami Heat.
During TNT’s postgame broadcast after the Chicago Bulls 96-85 Game 3 loss to the Miami Heat, Charles Barkley became the focus of intense jeering and taunting by fans outside AmericanAirlines Arena.
During Game 4 of the Chicago Bulls’ matchup with the Atlanta Hawks, Derrick Rose saw one team playing harder, chasing down loose balls and scoring easy baskets. But there was one small problem.
Derrick Rose played 44 minutes in the Chicago Bulls’ 100-88 loss to the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday night. He led all scorers with 34 points, added 10 assists and was 9-for-11 from the free throw line.
The Chicago Bulls’ 100-88 loss to the Atlanta Hawks raised some questions and concerns as the series now shifts back to Chicago, all knotted up at two games apiece.