Tag: NBA Finals

The Los Angeles Lakers celebrate winning the 2020 NBA Championship after defeating the Miami Heat in six games. (Image: AP)

LA Lakers Win 2020 Championship, LeBron James NBA Finals MVP

In just his second season in Los Angeles, LeBron James guided the Lakers to an NBA championship. The Lakers knocked off the Miami Heat in six games after a blowout victory in Game 6. LeBron posted a triple-double in Game 6 with 28 points, 14 rebounds, and 10 assists. In […]

Anthony Davis of the LA Lakers guards Jimmy Butler from the Miami Heat in Game 4. (Image: Mark J. Terrill/AP)

NBA Finals Game 6 Preview: Do-or-Die Again for Miami Heat

The Los Angeles Lakers are still one win away from an NBA championship, but those pesky Miami Heat already won one elimination game and face another one in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. Jimmy Butler unleashed a 35-point triple-double to boost the Heat to a victory in Game 5. […]

Anthony Davis of the LA Lakers attempts to block Miami Heat guard Jimmy Butler in Game 4. (Image: Mark J. Terrill/AP)

NBA Finals Game 5: Miami Heat Do or Die, Lakers on Cusp of Title

The Los Angeles Lakers are one win away from the NBA Championship heading into Game 5 of the NBA Finals, whereas the Miami Heat are on the brink of elimination after falling behind 3-1. The Lakers are seeking their first title since they knocked off the Boston Celtics in the […]

Jimmy Butler of the Miami Heat defends LeBron James of the LA Lakers in Game 4 of the NBA Finals. (Image: Kevin C Cox/Getty)

NBA Finals: LA Lakers Take 3-1 Lead, Miami Heat in Huge Hole

Los Angeles Lakers won Game 4 of the NBA Finals 102-96 to take a 3-1 series lead over the Miami Heat. LeBron and the Lakers are one win away from the NBA Championship, while the Heat sank into a deeper hole. Goran Dragic attempted to play for the Heat after […]

LeBron James (Lakers) and Jimmy Butler (Heat) battling during Game 3 of the NBA Finals. (Image: Mark J. Terrill/AP)

NBA Finals Preview: Decisive Game 4 with Miami Heat Down 2-1

Even without two starters, Jimmy Butler put on a dazzling performance with a 40-point triple-double to lead the Miami Heat to their first victory in the 2020 NBA Finals. The gutsy performance inspired the Heat, who now know they’re capable of hanging with the LA Lakers despite falling behind in […]

Anthony Davis of the Los Angeles Lakers dunks against the Miami Heat in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. (Image: Mark J. Terrill/AP)

LA Lakers Game 1 Blow Out, Miami Heat Lose Dragic and Adebayo

The small-ball Miami Heat struggled to stop Anthony Davis and the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 1 of the 2020 NBA Finals. The Lakers coasted to a 118-96 victory, but led by as many as 32 points in a difficult opening game in which the Heat lost Goran Dragic (foot) […]

Jimmy Butler of the Miami Heat defended by LeBron James of the LA Lakers. (Image: Lynee Sladky/AP)

NBA Finals Game 1: Lakers and Heat Ready to Throw Down

The NBA started its bubble nearly three months ago with 22 teams playing at Disney’s World of Sports in Orlando. Now, just two teams remain in the hunt for the championship — the Los Angeles Lakers and Miami Heat. LeBron James will appear in his 10th NBA finals with his […]

The Denver Nuggets dynamic duo, Jamal Murray (27) and Nikola Jokic, during a game at Pepsi Center in Denver, CO. (Image: Joe Camporeale/USA Today Sports)

NBA Value Plays: Denver Nuggets, Miami Heat and Toronto Raptors

The Los Angeles Lakers, Milwaukee Bucks, and Los Angeles Clippers are the three consensus co-favorites to win the 2020 NBA championship. The front runners distanced themselves from the “chase pack” that’s seven teams deep. The chase pack offers up tremendous value if you think the front runners will fail to […]

AD not a happy camper. Photo: USNews

Disgruntled NBA Free Agents: Why So Much Discontent?

“We sucked. Nobody was interested in playing.” Those were post-game words from Anthony Davis in February, after his New Orleans Pelicans were crushed 118-88 by the Orlando Magic. Nevermind that Davis produced a grand total of 3 points in just 21 minutes of floor time. These words of frustration came […]

Kawhi Leonard of the Toronto Raptors drives by Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

Golden State Warriors Lose Game 4, Trail Raptors 3-1 in NBA Finals

The Toronto Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors 105-92 in Game 4 of the NBA Finals to take a 3-1 series lead and move within one game of winning their first-ever NBA Championship. The Warriors played without All-Star Kevin Durant, who missed his ninth-straight game since injuring his calf in […]