Heat Burn Pacers 99-76, Advance to NBA Finals

Behind a sensational team effort, the Miami Heat defeat the Indiana Pacers 99-76 and have moved on to face the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Finals. 

Following game six of the Eastern Conference Finals, many experts and NBA people, including myself, believed that game seven would either be a closely contested battle or a lopsided victory in favor of the Pacers. If the Heat were going to have any chance at moving on, they were going to need more than just a 30 point effort from LeBron James to make that happen.  Continue reading

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Summer Reading: A Father First: How My Life Became Bigger Than Basketball

(Photo: Miami Herald)

Through the spring months of 2013, my book of choice was Michael Vicks Finally Free. For the summer, or at least the beginning of it, my sports book of choice belongs to Dwayne Wade.  Continue reading

Pacers Defeat Heat 99-92, Tie Series at 2-2

It took a total team effort, but the Indiana Pacers were able to bounce back after a crushing 114-96 defeat at home to beat the Heat 99-92 in game four and even the series at two games a piece.

After starting the game off with an 11-0 run, the Pacers were able to control the tempo for much of the first half and took a one point lead into the half, 47-48. Unlike Sunday nights fiasco, the Pacers were able to keep the Heat within reach and didn’t allow them to get more than a six point lead for the entire game. Continue reading