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NBA finals Game 1

  1. Did Cavaliers miss their best chance to win at Oracle?

    Jun 5, 2015, 3:33 AM EDT

    LeBron James, Jason Phillips

    A lot of things went Cleveland’s way, yet they still lost.

  2. J.R. Smith beats buzzer just before halftime

    Jun 4, 2015, 10:38 PM EDT

    OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 04:  J.R. Smith #5 of the Cleveland Cavaliers shoots against Klay Thompson #11 of the Golden State Warriors at the end of the in the second quarter during Game One of the 2015 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 4, 2015 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

    Really nice play design by David Blatt to set that up.

  3. NBA Finals Game 2 preview: Don’t expect Game 2 to look, feel like Game 1

    Jun 8, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

    LeBron James

    Expect better defense, more contested shots and fewer turnovers.

  4. Off day wrap up from San Antonio: Tim Duncan wants to be a point guard

    Jun 7, 2014, 8:00 PM EDT

    2014 NBA Finals - Practice Day And Media Availability

    Also, Gregg Popovich hates the three point shot. His word, not mine.

  5. LeBron James, Heat joking about cramps at this point, but happy for extra day off

    Jun 7, 2014, 4:58 PM EDT

    LeBron James

    Like everyone else, LeBron is pretty much over the cramping talk.

  6. Versatile Boris Diaw draws raves from teammates, becomes Heat challenge

    Jun 7, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT

    2014 NBA Finals - Game One

    Boris Diaw was a team best +30 in Game 1 and had the second most touches on the team (behind Tony Parker) as they ran some of the offense through him.

  7. Off Day wrap up from San Antonio: Erik Spoelstra frustrated with Mario Chalmers

    Jun 6, 2014, 10:24 PM EDT

    Erik Spoelstra, Mario Chalmers

    Chalmers’ foul trouble shortened the Heat bench even more on a night they didn’t need it shortened.

  8. Spurs, Heat both focus on defense as Friday practices become film sessions

    Jun 6, 2014, 7:00 PM EDT

    Erik Spoelstra

    Not shockingly, Gregg Popovich was not happy after watching the Game 1 tape. Not even a nice Cabernet could have brightened his mood.

  9. LeBron says he will be ready to go Sunday, has tuned out criticism on social media

    Jun 6, 2014, 3:58 PM EDT

    LeBron James

    “Don’t worry, you guys can talk about me as much as you want. I’ll be there on Sunday as well. I’m not hiding.” —LeBron James

  10. Air conditioning repaired at AT&T Center

    Jun 6, 2014, 1:35 PM EDT

    AT&T center

    It’s fixed and there are two events in the building to test it before Game 2 on Sunday.

  11. Frustrated LeBron James says he’ll be good to go for Game 2

    Jun 6, 2014, 1:31 AM EDT

    LeBron James

    “It sucks not being out there for your team, especially at this point in the season.” —LeBron James

  12. San Antonio has 54-49 halftime lead behind 15 from Tim Duncan

    Jun 5, 2014, 10:27 PM EDT

    2014 NBA Finals - Game One

    Manu Ginobili has been lighting it up from three.

  13. NBA finals Lakers Celtics Game 1: Your pre-emptive hyperbolic headlines

    Jun 3, 2010, 5:22 PM EDT

    So here we are. It’s go time. Time for the dance. Ready to rumble. A June for all the marbles (until November, at which point it starts all over again, especially if your team loses in which case you will disavow this season behind an excuse). It’s the NBA finals! And it’s Lakers-Celtics! OMG! So…

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