Sheridan: Open Letter to Adam Silver; Re: Playoffs


Good afternoon, Adam. Hope you are having a nice time filling out your NCAA bracket. I imagine you have Duke winning, since you got your undergrad degree there. A word of caution: Beware Larry Brown’s SMU Mustangs in the South Regional final. It’s fun filling out an NCAA bracket, isn’t it, Adam? So many games between teams that almost never play each other. That’s what makes it so special. Which brings us to the upcoming NBA playoffs, which are not going to be


5 Fast Facts from Last Night’s Game — San Antonio Spurs Win NBA Championship

These are the final 5 Fast Facts of the 2013-14 NBA season. Unfortunately, that also means that Sunday, une 15 was the final day of the 2013-14 NBA season. A brief moment of silence. And we’re back. The San Antonio Spurs capped off what has been one of the most eventful seasons in NBA history by winning an improbable championship. Despite possessing a roster that’s been referred to as too old and the harmful memory of a disappointing 2013 Finals result, the Spurs were the


10 Fast Facts from Last Night’s Games — San Antonio Spurs Take 3-1 Lead in 2014 NBA Finals


The legendary and ultra-competitive first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs is a very distant memory. Very distant. The 2014 NBA Finals continued on Thursday, June 12 with the San Antonio Spurs holding a 2-1 series lead over the Miami Heat. With its backs against the wall, Miami looked to take a game at home to even things up before Game 5 heads back to San Antonio. Here’s everything that you need to know about last night’s action.


5 Fast Facts from Last Night’s Games — San Antonio Spurs Dominate Game 3

The 2014 NBA Finals continued on Tuesday, June 10 with the most lopsided game of the series. Despite entering Game 3 with things tied up at 1-1, one team came out red-hot and the other simply couldn’t compete with their historic offensive attack. Here’s how Game 3 of the 2014 NBA Finals transpired. 1. Kawhi Leonard had his coming-out-party as the San Antonio Spurs went on the road to blow out the Miami Heat 111-92. Leonard finished with a career-high 29 points on 10-of-13


5 Fast Facts from Last Night’s Games — Miami Heat Take Game 2 to Even NBA FInals at 1-1


Let’s call it how it was: the Conference Semifinals and Conference Finals were relatively underwhelming. Fortunately, the 2014 NBA Finals have righted all past wrongs with some outstanding competition. Game 2 of the 2014 NBA Finals took place on Sunday, June 8. Fresh off of the infamous cramp-and-air-conditioning incident, LeBron James erupted with a monster performance as the Miami Heat looked to avoid a 2-0 hole against the home team San Antonio Spurs. Here’s everything that transpired.


5 Fast Facts from Last Night’s Games — San Antonio Spurs Take Game 1 of 2014 NBA Finals

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In a game with no air conditioning, it was the old guys who overcame sloppy play to take Game 1 of the 2014 NBA Finals from the modern day dynasty. It was a wild opening affair as the San Antonio Spurs played host to the Miami Heat at the AT&T Center. Despite the terrible conditions, both teams managed to put forth a competitive outing which was marred by turnovers and cramps sustained by LeBron James. Here’s how it all transpired.


Debunking the Spurs’ Home Court Advantage, Predicting NBA Finals

Will this be the third time NBA fans are treated to this scene?

Will this be the third time NBA fans are treated to this scene? Home Court Advantage? Some in the media are falling too much in love with the regular season standings and statistics, as if the regular season really mattered to either of the teams in the NBA Finals. Some pundits are touting the San Antonio Spurs as being a superior road team because they had the best road record (30-11) during the regular season. That is bunk. First of


Finals Predictions: staff weigh in with their picks

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If you added up all the years of experience for the writers listed below, you’d have well over a century of basketball journalism expertise. Some of these guys have logged decades with different news outlets, while a few others have logged almost three years of experience while writing for this site. We’ve got writers stationed across the country and around the globe, and each brings a unique perspective. Who are the wisest of the bunch when it comes to making predictions? Well, if