Mike Levine of WQAM in Miami joined The Triple Threat to discuss the NBA Finals.
NHL Players play through broken bones, collapsed lungs and dislocated ribs. The King is sidelined due to cramps … which has happened more than once.
Last night, like every NBA night, morphed into a sweaty, LeBron James symposium. And the firewall between factions is rather defined. He’s either a chump who cheated his team out of a win, or he’s a victim of fate or faulty wiring, a hardwood martyr who can’t get a break.
“Beat the Heat!” had a whole new meaning in a sweltering start to the NBA Finals. The San Antonio Spurs handled the conditions, and the team, and it sure helped when a suffering LeBron James couldn’t make it to the finish. Tim Duncan had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and the Spurs beat the Heat 110-95 on Thursday night in Game 1 at steamy AT&T Center.
In a rematch of last years final which went 7 games, the San Antonio Spurs square off against the Miami Heat and Tony Parker and company hope to prevent LeBron and the Heat from winning their third consecutive NBA championship.
Tonight the B-Straw & Pauly G Show traveled to San Antonio and Miami in a NBA Finals edition of the Road Trip. First they talked to Dan McCarney, San Antonio Express, about the Spurs. He talked about Popovich and the team’s approach moving forward. Then they flew over to Miami to talk to Brian Rowitz, ESPN 106.3, about the Heat. He compared how he thinks this year’s Finals will play out versus last year. Rowitz thinks the Heat have it if LeBron James brings his A game.
Brian Geltzeiler of HoopsCritic.com joined The Triple Threat to preview the NBA finals.
Spurs play by play voice Bill Schoening joined The Triple Threat to talk about San Antonio’s finals run.
He’s never won NBA Coach of the Year, but Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra has had the last laugh as the leader of the back-to-back champions.
Coming into the deciding Game 7 of the 2013 NBA Finals, everyone knew what to expect from LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, but it was the role players who would help swing the game for the Heat.