He’s never won NBA Coach of the Year, but Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra has had the last laugh as the leader of the back-to-back champions.
Coming into the deciding Game 7 of the 2013 NBA Finals, everyone knew what to expect from LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, but it was the role players who would help swing the game for the Heat.
The Miami Heat are NBA Champions for the third time in seven years and the one constant through all of that time has been superstar guard Dwyane Wade.
How do you follow up one of the greatest NBA Finals games in history? The Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs did just that Thursday night with the greatest spectacle in sports, a Game 7, winner-take-all game at the AmericanAirlines Arena.
The Miami Heat put together one of the best regular seasons in recent memory thanks in large part to a 27-game winning streak. But it also secured home-court advantage throughout the playoffs and that could be a deciding factor on where the Larry O’Brien trophy stays for the next year.
And then there was one. One game to decide the value of a year’s worth of work trying to become NBA champion. For one team, it’s one last shot at glory as the window is nearly closed on a historic run and for the other, immortality winning back-to-back championships.
Nobody wants to be remembered for choking? Just ask Bill Buckner.
It’s onto the NBA Finals for the Heat after they put away the Indiana Pacers, who saw their hopes of a storybook upset simply fall apart in a hurry.
There’s a lot that can be taken away from the Blackhawks’ Game 7 loss to the Canucks in 2011.
If you wanted to go to Game 7 of the Stanley Cup playoff series between the Blackhawks and the Red Wings, you had to get ready to shell out plenty of money, or gamble that there will be some tickets left for a bit less at the 11th hour.
Chris Carpenter will start on three days’ rest in Game 7 of the World Series for the St. Louis Cardinals.
In one of the most exciting World Series games of all-time, the St. Louis Cardinals, down to their final strike in both the ninth and 10th innings, forced a decisive Game 7 when David Freese capped a game for the ages with a walk-off home run to center field.
Down to their final strike in the ninth and 10th, the Cardinals won Game 6 on David Freese’s 11th-inning homer off Mark Lowe.
Prior to his team’s Game 7 matchup with the Blackhawks, Canucks general manager Mike Gillis publicly complained about the officiating in the series, those were complaints that will cost Gillis some money.
The Chicago Blackhawks’ title defense ended on Tuesday night with an overtime loss to the Vancouver Canucks. It was a sudden and harsh ending to a series that saw Chicago fight back from a three-game deficit.
The Chicago Blackhawks came back from being down 3-0 in the series. They also came back from a 1-0 deficit in Game 7.
As Chicago Blackhawks fans watch Game 7 on Tuesday night hoping their team can pull off one of the biggest comeback in NHL history, the Vancouver Canucks fans will be watching, hoping to avoid embarrassment.
The wild Western Conference quarterfinal series between Chicago and Vancouver has storylines aplenty, the most significant one deals with the Canucks’ goaltending.
Faced with a decisive Game 7 on Tuesday night and the possibility of becoming just the fourth team in NHL history to lose a series after winning the first three games, Vancouver GM Mike Gillis claimed the calls have been one-sided.
The Chicago Blackhawks are looking to do something that only three teams in Stanley Cup Playoff history have ever done