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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.