Category: 2011 NBA Finals

Shawn Marion Finally Reached His “Ultimate Goal”

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

The NBA Finals were supposed to be a coronation of LeBron James following the way he played against Boston and Chicago in the playoffs. Apparently Shawn Marion and the Mavericks didn’t get the memo. While it seems like LeBron’s issues on the game’s biggest stage seem to go beyond talent ...

Brian Cardinal on Miami Making Fun of Dirk: “It was kind of bogus”

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

They call Brian Cardinal “the custodian” and if you watched the NBA Finals, you can see why. He has one role in the NBA and that’s doing all the dirty work, the work that not everyone wants to do or is willing to do and he seems to relish that ...

Rick Carlisle: “Dirk Nowitzki is the best basketball player on this planet”

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

The Dallas Mavericks proved a lot of people wrong again. The Mavs took their talents to South Beach and left the other night with the NBA Championship. They were tougher, they played smarter, they played with more poise, and throughout the entire series they had big shots in critical moments ...

Charles Barkley on the likely NBA Lockout: “I would be surprised if we play basketball next year.”

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

You can watch and listen to the regurgitated highlight reels over-and-over again in the days to come. You know, the one's of Heat coach Erik Spoelstra saying the criticism levied at LeBron James is unfair;  or Udonis Haslem's post-game comments after game six where he basically states that no matter ...

Mark Cuban Slept With NBA Championship Trophy, Wants To ‘Change The Game’ With New Championship Paraphernalia

Monday, June 13th, 2011

It was only fitting that the NBA season -- which essentially started last summer as LeBron James announced on television that he was taking his talents to South Beach -- would conclude in Miami as the Dallas Mavericks defeated the Miami Heat in game six to win their first NBA ...

The Dallas Mavericks New Goal: Don’t Let There Be a Game Seven

Friday, June 10th, 2011

With great defense, incredible comebacks, and clutch shots late, the Dallas Mavericks have pushed the Miami Heat to the brink of elimination in the NBA and have Dallas close to capturing an elusive NBA Championship. It has been a shocking turn of events, but in a pivotal game five, the ...

Tyson Chandler Helps Dallas Mavericks Even Series With Miami Heat 2-2

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

Most of the talk surrounding the Dallas Mavericks' fourth-quarter comeback in Game 4 is revolving around Dirk Nowitzki's performance despite being sick. And rightfully so. However, the performance of Tyson Chandler cannot go unnoticed and it has to be a welcome sign for a Mavs team that needs him badly ...

Udonis Haslem’s Text Message to Dwyane Wade Might Have Turned the Heat Around

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

When Miami’s Big Three decided to join forces this summer they created a super-team that may never be duplicated in the NBA. However, there were also some minor moves made by the front office that were of utmost importance to the success of the Eastern Conference Champions. One of those ...

Tim Donaghy Feels The Officiating Hasn’t Been ‘Too Good’ In The NBA Postseason, Believes Refs Are Swayed By Mark Cuban

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

Tim Donaghy was sentenced to 15 months of jail time in July 2008 for betting on games that he officiated through his 13-year referring career (1994-2007). In December of 2009, Donaghy wrote a novel titled Personal Foul: A First-Person Account of the Scandal That Rocked the NBA, chronicling the referring scandal ...

Five Years Later Dirk Nowitzki and the Mavericks Will Get Their Shot at Revenge

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Dirk Nowitzki is currently in the midst of one of the greatest playoff runs of all-time and he’s got his Mavericks four games away from an elusive NBA Championship. That’s the one thing missing from his impressive NBA resume. He has an MVP trophy and he has a number of ...