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Writer William E. Ketchum III explains why although Michael Jordan will go down as one of the most iconic athletes and pop culture figures of all time, but all things considered, LeBron James is the GOAT. He brought receipts.

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CLEVELAND (AP) — The odds are longer than a Stephen Curry 3-pointer, Kevin Durant’s wingspan […]

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CLEVELAND (AP) — The Golden State Warriors clinched their first NBA championship since 1975 by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-97 in Game 6 on Tuesday, extending Cleveland's even-longer title drought and denying LeBron James the fairytale finish to his homecoming season...

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OPINION - Here are five things hoops fans should look out for during the 2014 NBA Finals...

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OPINION - The NBA needs LeBron to get fans back to their television sets. As usual, all eyes will be on him for Game 6. Let’s hope it’s more eyes than in Game 5...

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OPINION - We need to see vintage Dwyane Wade over these next two weeks. If Wade steps up and plays like the superstar we’re used to, the Heat shouldn't have a problem capturing their second consecutive title...

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MIAMI (AP) — The NBA Finals matchup is finally set, and the Miami Heat will either win a second straight title or the San Antonio Spurs will deny LeBron James a championship ring for the second time...

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MIAMI (AP) — When LeBron James learned he was Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year, the Miami Heat star was surprised. Not because he thought his achievements in 2012 weren't worthy, but because he figured what happened in 2010 was still holding him back...

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Dwight Howard and Bryant wore their gold uniforms together for the first time Monday as the Lakers opened training camp with a revamped roster and sky-high expectations..

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Even after losing in the NBA Finals, the Oklahoma City Thunder returned home to a heroes' welcome...

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CLEVELAND (AP) - On the same sidewalk where fans torched a LeBron James jersey in protest two summers ago, office workers on their lunch hours passed gamblers headed to the new downtown casino...

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OPINION - If you ask why people dislike LeBron James the answer is almost universal, I don't like what he did to Cleveland...

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MIAMI - According to ticket reseller TiqIQ.com, the average price for a Game 5 ticket was $1,312.07 as of Wednesday afternoon...

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MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade has asked a Chicago judge to suspend his ex-wife's right to visitation with their two children after a weekend incident that delayed the boys' return to his custody and led to her arrest...

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MIAMI (AP) - The lead was 10, the building was quiet, it was late in the third quarter and the Oklahoma City Thunder were on the cusp of grabbing command of the NBA Finals again...

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SLIDESHOW - TheGrio team has compiled our favorite NBA nicknames in honor of the NBA finals. Did your favorite player make the list?...

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Politically speaking, you'd think President Barack Obama would have a free pass to pick a winner in the NBA championship...

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma is a football power and its rival Oklahoma State often dominates wrestling, but now the state has something every sports fan can cheer: an NBA finals debutante...

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