Dikembe Mutombo made an appearance at the World Cup
NO! NO! NO!
NOT IN MY HOUSE!
Jimmy Kimmel found out if Michael Jordan could palm a melon, a globe and a bowling ball. But what about LeBron?
Lance helping San Antonio fans with the Heat.
Throwback Thursday to 2013 Game 2: The LeBlock
NBA Finals Game 1 memories.
That’s what they’re playing for, gang — the 2014 NBA Finals begin Thursday night in San Antonio, with the Spurs and Heat vying for the right to hoist the Larry O’Brien Trophy and call themselves NBA champions. Before Game 1 tips off at 9 p.m. ET on ABC, get ready for the rematch of last year’s epic seven-game slugfest with BDL’s breakdowns.
- BDL 2014 NBA Finals preview: Spurs vs. Heat. (With predictions!)
- Kelly Dwyer lists the main X-factors on the Spurs and Heat.
- Eric Freeman on what’s at stake from a legacy/reputation perspective for key members of the Spurs and Heat.
- Dan Devine’s Inarguable Power Rankings of who will matter most in the Finals.
Via the folks at Facebook: a state-by-state 2014 NBA Finals fan map of the U.S., looking at which parts of the country are rooting for the San Antonio Spurs and which are rooting for the Miami Heat, based on “Likes” for each team. Maybe a bit more Spurs grey than you might have thought?