Report: Kevin Love trade to Cleveland is done

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

On Monday night Brian Windhorst reported that a trade that will send Kevin Love to the Cleveland Cavaliers has essentially been completed. Windhorst claims it is a "handshake agreement" at this point, as the Cavs have to wait a few weeks to trade No. 1 pick Andrew Wiggins to the ...

Woe is Buffalo: America’s Most Miserable Sports City

Friday, July 11th, 2014

LeBron James' decision to return to Cleveland has had an unintended consequence: sealing Buffalo, New York's fate as the most mind-numbingly depressing city in which one can be a sports fan. For years, the competition on the opposite ends of Lake Erie was fierce and unrelenting. The resumes are remarkably similar: ...

Heat beats the Heat, creates need for David Caruso memes

Friday, June 6th, 2014

The Spurs opened the NBA Finals with a 110-95 win over the Heat, but in a most unusual circumstance for an indoor sport, the temperature played a big role in the outcome. The air conditioning system went kaput at San Antonio's AT&T Center, forcing the temperature in the arena to hover ...

Tim Duncan says Spurs will beat Heat in NBA Finals

Sunday, June 1st, 2014

The San Antonio Spurs dispatched the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 6 of the NBA's Western Conference finals Saturday night, notching a 112-107 overtime win and moving on to the NBA Finals. It is the second-straight year the Spurs are Western Conference champions and the second-straight year they will face ...

Miami Heat force Game 7 with amazing comeback

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

In Game 6 of the 2013 NBA Finals from American Airlines Arena in Miami, we were reminded that the battle between the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat is a marathon, not a sprint. While Spurs' head coach Gregg Popovich would have liked the series to be a sprint in ...

Video: LeBron James blocks Tim Duncan’s shot after perfect pass from Manu Ginobili

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

In Game 4 of the NBA Finals Thursday night there was a sequence of basketball-deliciousness that needs to be seen to be believed. Stephen Douglas of The Big Lead referred to it asĀ basketball porn and I really can't argue with that assessment. Late in the third quarter, San Antonio Spurs guard ...

LBJ’s blocked shot? BFD.

Monday, June 10th, 2013

In Game 2 of the NBA Finals, LeBron James blocked a white guy's shot and it was somehow enough to blow up the internet universe. Though there's no question LeBron's fourth-quarter stuff of Tiago Splitter was an impressive feat of athleticism, the overreaction made me wonder what life would have been ...

LeBron James Has Epic Put-Back Dunk on Boston Celtics

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

LeBron answered a lot of questions about himself Thursday night. He scored 45 points, grabbed 15 rebounds and dished out five assists in the Miami Heat's 98-79 win over the Boston Celtics in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals. James was on fire from the start and the Heat led ...