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Odds Stacked Against Heat In Game 6

The Miami Heat dug themselves a hole when they allowed the San Antonio Spurs to go up 3-2 in the 2013 NBA Finals. Heading into Game 6, the Heat face long odds of just getting to Game 7, much less winning the NBA championship.

06/18/2013

Congratulations Miami Ad

Miami Newspaper Runs Ad Congratulating Heat For Winning Championship

The Miami Herald ran an ad in Monday’s paper congratulating the Heat on winning the NBA Championship, the only problem is that they didn’t, the Dallas Mavericks did.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2011

LeBron James

Cavs Owner: ‘There Are No Shortcuts’

Rarely has Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert passed up an opportunity to take a shot at his former superstar LeBron James, and Gilbert did it again shortly after the Heat lost to the Mavericks.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2011

Jose Barea and Dirk Nowitzki

Mavs Beat Heat, Win First NBA Title In Franchise History

Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks are NBA champions, and they went through LeBron James for that long-awaited first title.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2011

Jason Terry

Mavs Need Win For Terry To Keep Championship Trophy Tattoo

Dallas Mavericks guard Jason Terry went out on a limb, and he did it in a fairly permanent way, in the form of a tattoo. With one more win, he’ll get to keep that tattoo of the NBA’s championship trophy – plus have the real thing.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2011

Phil Jackson and Kobe Bryant

Wisch: No Bull? Phil Jackson Is More Of A Laker

When he belonged to Chicago, he had a thick and dark(ish) head of hair, a mustache worthy of Magnum P.I., and a championship swagger that befit the six-ring circus he ran on the city’s West Side.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2011

Phil Jackson and Michael Jordan

Thompson: Jackson Greatest, No Matter Who Played For Him

The Lakers uncharacteristic early exit from the playoffs on Sunday was an unlikely end to Phil Jackson’s career. Regardless of whether Jackson appears courtside again, he is the greatest coach in American sports history. Period.

670 The Score–05/09/2011

Carlos Boozer and Derrick Rose

Muller: Bulls Haven’t Looked Pretty, But There’s No Need To Panic

During the regular season, many people in the city of Chicago, and plenty more people around the country, were quick to say that they didn’t think the Bulls had what it takes to win the NBA championship this season.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2011

Phil Jackson

Dorfman: Jackson’s Exit Was Sad To Watch

Seemingly every year there is a discussion about an athlete who stayed around one year too long. Willie Mays, Ken Griffey Jr. and Brett Favre are examples that come to mind.

670 The Score–05/09/2011

Kevin Love and Derrick Rose

Rose Finishes Fourth In Most Improved Player Voting

Derrick Rose is the frontrunner to win this season’s NBA MVP Award. But it wouldn’t have been ridiculous to think that he could also be named the leagues’ Most Improved Player.

04/21/2011

LeBron James

Thompson: Time For LBJ To Deliver Title

Now that the regular season is over, it’s time to find out what LeBron James and the Miami Heat are really made of. There’s not a player in the league that has more at stake in the 2011 playoffs than James.

670 The Score–04/15/2011

Derrick Rose and Keith Bogans

Muller: The Bulls Deserve Respect, No Doubt About It

We all knew that the Chicago Bulls were going to be a pretty good team when the season began back in late October.

CBS Chicago–04/15/2011

Jonathan Toews and Derrick Rose

Dorfman: Playoffs Will Be Great, But Will They Be Long?

There should always be hope at the top of a playoff run, but there should always be realism.

670 The Score–04/13/2011

Larry O'Brien Trophy

Muller: The NBA Playoff Format Needs Changing

If there is one thing I hate about the playoffs–be it the NBA, NFL, or NHL–it is when a team with a losing record makes it in, while a team from the opposite conference–with a winning record–has to stay home.

04/12/2011

Derrick Rose

Rose And Bulls ‘Trying To Do Something Special’

The Chicago Bulls held on to beat the Phoenix Suns 97-94 on Monday night. However, it was an ugly and unsatisfying win for Derrick Rose and the Bulls.

04/06/2011

Scottie Pippen

Bulls To Unveil Pippen Statue On April 7th

At halftime of the Chicago Bulls’ April 7 game agaisnt the Boston Celtics, the organization will unveil the statue for Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen.

03/17/2011