Browsing 2012-2013 NBA Season

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LeBron James – Road to the Second Ring

Posted on 25 Jun, 2013, by in Basketball

Four phases in the 2012-2013 NBA season stand out more than anything else for LeBron James leading the Miami Heat to a second consecutive championship, on the way adding more MVPs, accolades and legacy foundations for himself. More

San Antonio Spurs – Tim Duncan Got Dragged Down by Manu Ginobili & Tony Parker

Posted on 21 Jun, 2013, by in Basketball

It’s hard to think about it at the moment, but the San Antonio Spurs vastly exceeded expectations by reaching the NBA finals, not to mention dragging it to a game 7 and being in it right up until the very end. Why it ended badly? Because Tim Duncan was alone among the big three that showed up for the final two games, while Manu Ginobili kept making all the wrong moves, and Tony Parker didn’t have it in him to be on the court in crunch time. More

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On LeBron James Being Clutch & the Miami Heat Becoming a Dynasty

Posted on 21 Jun, 2013, by in Basketball

Game 7 left no room for questions, unlike its predecessor. LeBron James completed one of the most impressive two years stretches ever for a basketball player by winning the NBA title and Finals MVP to go along with his regular season MVP, while erasing any doubts about hit ability to perform at the highest level when a game matters the most. More

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Best Photos of the Miami Heat Winning the 2013 NBA Finals

Posted on 21 Jun, 2013, by in Featured

Game 7 of the 2013 NBA finals was filled with great moments, both of joy, mostly coming from LeBron James and the Miami Heat, but also of despair, sadness and disappointment from Tim Duncan and the San Antonio Spurs. More

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NBA Finals – Spurs vs Heat Game 7 Predictions

Posted on 20 Jun, 2013, by in Basketball

There’s nothing like a game 7, and the 2013 NBA finals, which have mostly been about blowout wins, produced a soon to be legendary late turn of events from both the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat, both hoping to be the team with a bit more left in the tank in order to come out holding the championship trophy. More

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San Antonio Spurs – Manu Ginobili Needs Gregg Popovich To Make the Right Decision About Him

Posted on 20 Jun, 2013, by in Basketball

There’s more than just the question of whether the Manu Ginobili of more than 80% of this series will show up. It’s about whether Gregg Popovich thinks he has it in him to put it behind in game 7 of the 2013 NBA finals, and even more importantly, is Popovich willing to take him off the court when he sees it’s damaging the San Antonio Spurs. More

Tony Parker guarding LeBron James

Miami Heat – LeBron James in the Real Must Win Game of the NBA Finals

Posted on 20 Jun, 2013, by in Basketball

NBA moments don’t get bigger than a game 7 in the finals, and for LeBron James, in touching distance of his second NBA title ring, it’s about championships, greatness and legacy, needing the right kind of night from Ray Allen, Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade, Mario Chalmers, Mike Miller and everyone who is going to be involved in order to come out of this one looking like a winner. More

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On LeBron James Being Clutch and His Triple Doubles

Posted on 19 Jun, 2013, by in Featured

A triple double is usually taken as an example to measure excellence in basketball, but when so many of them happen during losses, you can’t help but feel it’s another statistic being greatly overrated. LeBron James is a great basketball player, one of the best of all-time, but the triple doubles aren’t the measuring stick we should be using. More

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San Antonio Spurs – Tim Duncan Too Tired to Make Up For Manu Ginobili & Tony Parker Being Terrible

Posted on 19 Jun, 2013, by in Basketball

There’s only so much Tim Duncan can do. After a heroic first half in which he tortured Chris Bosh in the low post, age and fatigue finally kicked in. The problem? When the game was on the line in the fourth quarter Gregg Popovich didn’t have him on the floor, and in overtime, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili messed up badly enough for Duncan’s great game 6 of the NBA finals not really matter. More

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Miami Heat – LeBron James Comes Out on Top in a Night of Highs & Lows

Posted on 19 Jun, 2013, by in Basketball

There’s something misleading about triple doubles, but LeBron James is more than numbers. The final plays for the Miami Heat as they evened the NBA finals for a third time came from Ray Allen and Chris Bosh, but it was James in his fourth quarter revival that made it all possible, once again bringing a different definition to clutch as he managed to almost ruin it all before the happy ending. More