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February 16th, 2013

Preview: The NBA’s 2013 Playoff Drive

Midway through the NBA season, three teams boast winning percentages above .700, Sports Illustrated’s Chris Ballard joined Bill Littlefield to break down this season’s title contenders.

June 16th, 2012

All Square In The NBA Finals

The NBA Finals are tied at one game apiece after the Heat’s Game 2 victory in Oklahoma City. As the series shifts to Miami, CBSSports.com blogger Royce Young joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the Thunder’s chances.

June 9th, 2012

The Heat Is On Erik Spoelstra

Since LeBron James, Dwayne Wade, and Chris Bosh arrived in sunny Florida, the Miami Heat’s Erik Spoelstra has coached what is arguably the most talented team in the NBA. The Boston Globe’s Bob Ryan joins Bill Littlefield to talk about the pressure Spoelstra is under to bring home the championship.

June 6th, 2012

Celtics vs. Heat: Only Certainty Is Compelling Stories

When they were down 0-2, the Celtics were left for dead. After winning three straight in the Eastern Conference Finals, Boston can pull off the improbable Thursday night at home at the TD Garden. Bill Littlefield examines the possibilities.

Charlie Pierce
June 2nd, 2012

Charlie Pierce and the Week’s News

Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce goes over the week’s sports news including the Stanley Cup Finals, the NBA Playoffs, and a fishing triumph with a side benefit.

May 19th, 2012

Are The Heat Cooked?

After a disappointing loss in last year’s NBA Finals, the Miami Heat are against struggling in the playoffs. Phil Latzman of WLRN in Miami says some fans are starting to worry.

December 24th, 2011

Miami Heat Redux

Many teams started NBA seasons with high expectations, but few have done it as publicly as the Miami Heat did in 2010. After losing to Dallas in the NBA Finals, the pressure to win it all is even more intense as LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and the rest of the Heat prepare to open their season. WLRN’s Phil Latzman reports.

November 19th, 2011

“The Whore of Akron”

In his new book, The Whore of Akron, Scott Raab chronicles his resentful obsession with LeBron James after the NBA star left the city that made him famous.

June 16th, 2011

Advice For A Non-Champion: Lessons For LeBron

Only A Game’s Bill Littlefield has some advice for James, as the basketball star heads into the off season without a championship, without a trophy and without any humility.

June 11th, 2011

Jean-Jacques Taylor On The NBA Finals

Bill Littlefield talks to Dallas Morning News’ Jean-Jacques Taylor about the NBA finals. Taylor analyzes Game 5 and offers his expectations for the remainder of the series.

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