It's an ominous statistic for the Heat, who arrived into the NBA Finals as the second-biggest underdog in almost two decades. The omen is even worse considering the way the Lakers have bounced back from each of the three losses they have suffered in the current postseason. The Purple and Gold are 3-0 after losing in the playoffs, winning each game by a margin of 12.3 points and scoring an average of 114 points per game in each of those wins, with Anthony Davis and LeBron James putting up an average of 33 points and 8.7 rebounds and 21.3 points and 8.7 rebounds respectively. … [Read more...] about Miami Heat Must Do Something That’s Only Been Accomplished Four Times in NBA Finals History
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2018—Golden State Warriors - Cleveland Cavaliers 4-0James' last appearance in the NBA Finals in a Cavs uniform ended like his first, as Cleveland was swept by the Warriors in one of the most lopsided Finals in memory. The Cavs had the chance to win Game 1 on the road, but J.R. Smith's brain fade gave the Warriors a second chance and they never looked back. On a personal note, LeBron became the first player since Michael Jordan in 1993 to score 50 points in a NBA Finals game. … [Read more...] about LeBron James Is in His 10th NBA Final—Here’s How He Performed in the Other Nine
NBA injury expert Jeff Stotts suggested Dragic will undergo additional testing over the next 24 hours to establish the extent of the injury, as players can play on a partially torn plantar fascia. However, he warned that Dragic may not come feature in the Finals again as over the last 15 seasons, NBA players have missed an average of 13 games after suffering plantar fascia tears. … [Read more...] about Miami Heat Injury Update: How Long Are Jimmy Butler, Goran Dragic and Bam Adebayo Out For?
“We believe Shane is an incredible example of our HEAT program, not only for the present, but also for the future,” Riley said via CBS Sports. “He embodies everything that we are looking for in our players and staff. We feel he will help us tremendously with his experience and knowledge of the game. Shane is an out-of-the-box thinker and will bring a fresh expertise that can help us evolve as a franchise.” … [Read more...] about Report: 76ers eye Shane Battier for front-office role