In their pursuit of back-to-back titles, the Miami Heat have found an unlikely hero. Only A Game’s Phil Latzman has the story of Chris “Birdman” Andersen, who’s making the most of another chance to fly in the NBA.
The San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat are tied at two games apiece, making the rest of the NBA Finals a best-of-three affair. Mike Monroe, who covers the Spurs for the San Antonio Express-News, discusses the coming games with Bill Littlefield.
LeBron James posted a triple-double in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, but it wasn’t enough for the Miami Heat to top the San Antonio Spurs. The New York Times’ Howard Beck joins Bill Littlefield to break down the Spurs’ victory and to preview the rest of the series.
In the wake of Monday’s tornadoes in Oklahoma, Thunder star Kevin Durant and the team each pledged $1 million to relief efforts. Bill Littlefield speaks with Thunder General Manager Sam Presti about the donations.
Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose chose to sit out the end of the NBA season and the playoffs even though doctors cleared him to play in March. Rose had knee surgery last year. The decision left some fans frustrated as the Bulls fizzled out in the second round of the playoffs against Miami. ESPNChicago.com columnist Jon Greenberg joins Bill Littlefield to discuss Rose’s decision.
The San Antonio Spurs have made it far in the NBA Playoffs yet again. Is anyone surprised? Probably not. Paul Flahive of Texas Public Radio reports on what’s kept the team in the postseason for 16 straight years.
Louisville wasn’t the only team to win an NCAA championship in Atlanta’s Philips Arena last month. For the first time in NCAA history, the Division II and III championships were played in the same location as the D-I title game. But should this be a permanent change?
The Wall Street Journal’s Rachel Bachman joins Bill Littlefield to discuss the end of former Michigan basketball standout Chris Webber’s 10-year ban and a lawsuit facing the NCAA that could have serious implications.
The Oklahoma City Thunder advanced past the Houston Rockets without second leading scorer Russell Westbrook, but how much farther can the team go? Daily Oklahoman columnist Berry Tramel shares his thoughts.
LeBron James has once again been voted the NBA’s Most Valuable Player. But not unanimously. Against his better judgment, Bill Littlefield has been thinking about that.