Seattle Sonics HEADLINES
Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri announced Wednesday that Dwane Casey will remain the team's head coach for the upcoming 2013-14 season.
The NBA Draft provides a sense of optimism, an opportunity for the feeble to rise and rebuild into legitimate title contenders.
It will be known as the LeBron James Headband Game.
Muthu Alagappan arrived at Stanford University with his heart set on attending medical school, and he still hopes to become a doctor someday.
The Miami Heat were so close to elimination from the NBA championships that the team noticed officials bringing yellow tape out to block off the court for the Spurs' trophy presentation. But a couple of big 3-pointers later and powered by LeBron James' fourth-quarter surge, the defending champions stayed alive, edging San Antonio 103-100 in overtime. Game 7 is in Miami on Thursday, the NBA's first do-or-die game to determine its champion since the Lakers beat the Celtics in 2010. Here are some of the best images from Game 6:
The sly smile on Erik Spoelstra's lips said it all. If only this once, the Miami coach couldn't wait to field questions.
It will be remembered as the night Ray Allen bailed out LeBron James and Dwyane Wade and, quite possibly, saved a championship for the Miami Heat.
When LeBron James' greatness almost wasn't good enough, officials began preparing for a San Antonio celebration.
For much too much of Game 6, LeBron James reverted to the 2011 version of himself. He was settling. Settling for jump shots. Settling for assists. Deferring. Drifting.
With the Heat's season on the line Tuesday night, Miami needed something big out of Mario Chalmers.
MIAMI — LeBron James led a title-saving charge, and now his crown will be on the line one more time in Game 7.
Tim Duncan was five seconds away from his fifth NBA championship.
The three-time NBA Finals MVP started dismantling the Heat early, with an exquisite 12-foot bank shot, the type we have witnessed Tim Duncan make hundreds of times.
After getting beaten mercilessly in the paint for three quarters, the Heat switched to the same lineup that had given it its best quarter of basketball earlier in the NBA Finals.
Don't do it, Doc.
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