2013 NBA Playoffs: LeBron James Takes Charge, Miami Heat Shutdown Indiana Pacers

Steve Mitchell-USA Today Sports

The Miami Heat made a definitive statement in their Game 5 win against the Indiana Pacers in South Beach on Thursday night. Lots of questions had been raised after the Indiana Game 4 victory to level the series at two […]

Houston Rockets: Daryl Morey Is Phenomenal NBA General Manager, Even Better On Twitter

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Houston Rockets’ fans finally have a young core group to get excited about. The team has been torn down and built back up again by GM Daryl Morey and is beginning to look like a young nucleus that is destined […]

2013 NBA Playoffs: Memphis Grizzlies’ Offense Has Vanished Against San Antonio Spurs

Soobum Im-USA Today Sports

The San Antonio Spurs held serve in Texas on Tuesday night, going up 2-0 in their Western Conference Finals series against the Memphis Grizzlies. The next challenge they’re facing is heading east to try to steal a game in Tennessee. […]

2013 NBA Playoffs: Golden State Warriors Fall Behind Early, Never Threaten San Antonio Spurs

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The Western Conference Finals matchup has been set. The San Antonio Spurs took down the high-scoring threat of the Golden State Warriors in an elimination game Thursday night in Oakland. It was an uncharacteristically poor offensive showing for both teams. […]

2013 NBA Playoffs: Furious Oklahoma City Thunder Comeback Falls Just Short Against Memphis Grizzlies

Jerome Miron-USA Today Sports

The look on Kevin Durant’s face said it all. This was not how his 2013 playoff run was supposed to end. The Oklahoma City Thunder hosted the Memphis Grizzlies in an elimination Game 5 of their Western Conference semifinal playoff […]

2013 NBA Playoffs: San Antonio Spurs Must Attack Golden State Warriors Early in Game 3

Soobum Im-USA Today Sports

The San Antonio Spurs have become a group of familiar faces in the NBA Playoffs. Arguably the most consistent squad over the past decade, it’s beginning to look like age is catching up with coach Gregg Popovich’s team. One thing […]

2013 NBA Playoffs: Miami Heat Look Unstoppable, Frustrate Chicago Bulls

Steve Mitchell-USA Today Sports

The Chicago Bulls showed a glimmer of hope when they shocked the NBA by stealing Game 1 of their second round playoff series against the Miami Heat. The Bulls looked to carry that momentum into Game 2. They instead endured […]

2013 NBA Playoffs: San Antonio Spurs Struggle With Golden State Warriors

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The San Antonio Spurs looked worn down from the monumental comeback in game one of their series against the Golden State Warriors. Down 16 points with less than four minutes remaining, the veteran squad pulled a rabbit out of their […]

2013 NBA Playoffs: San Antonio Spurs Take on Red Hot Golden State Warriors

Kelley L. Cox-USA Today Sports

This second round Western Conference playoff matchup can be seen in a number of ways. David vs. Goliath. Grizzled experience meets youth and energy. Or simply stated, the San Antonio Spurs open their second round playoff series Monday night against […]

Jason Collins Receives Great Support From Athletic Community for Decision to Come Out

Mark J. Rebilas-USA Today Sports

The landscape of professional sports changed this week. Jason Collins, longtime NBA center, openly announced to the world Monday the he is gay. In a first-person essay written for Sports Illustrated, Collins declared, “I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. […]

2013 NBA Playoffs: Houston Rockets Poised to Make a Run at Oklahoma City Thunder

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The Houston Rockets entered their first round playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder as heavy underdogs. Oklahoma City, a much deeper team, looked to have too many scoring threats for the weak Houston defense to contend with. The loss […]

2013 NBA Playoffs: Houston Rockets Look for Big Performance in Elimination Game vs Oklahoma City Thunder

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The Houston Rockets are in dire need of a big-time performance from superstar James Harden to retain any hope of keeping their season alive and surviving a first round matchup with the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Rockets have fought back […]