"Don’t be afraid of failure. This is the way to succeed." - LeBron James

If at first you don’t succeed…

The 2013-14 NBA playoffs begin today! 
Eight first-round series set to tip off. What are your first round predictions? Who you got?
Eastern Conference 1. Indiana Pacers vs. 8. Atlanta Hawks 2. Miami Heat vs. 7. Charlotte Bobcats  3. Toronto Raptors vs. 6. Brooklyn Nets  4. Chicago Bulls vs. 5. Washington Wizards Western Conference 1. San Antonio Spurs vs. 8. Dallas Mavericks 2. Oklahoma City Thunder vs. 7. Memphis Grizzlies  3. Los Angeles Clippers vs. 6. Golden State Warriors 4. Houston Rockets vs. 5. Portland Trail Blazers

The 2013-14 NBA playoffs begin today!

Eight first-round series set to tip off. What are your first round predictions? Who you got?

Eastern Conference
1. Indiana Pacers vs. 8. Atlanta Hawks
2. Miami Heat vs. 7. Charlotte Bobcats
3. Toronto Raptors vs. 6. Brooklyn Nets
4. Chicago Bulls vs. 5. Washington Wizards

Western Conference
1. San Antonio Spurs vs. 8. Dallas Mavericks
2. Oklahoma City Thunder vs. 7. Memphis Grizzlies
3. Los Angeles Clippers vs. 6. Golden State Warriors
4. Houston Rockets vs. 5. Portland Trail Blazers

"Our offense is like the Pythagorean Theorem. There is no answer… Well, there is an answer, but by the time you figure it out, I got 40 points, 10 rebounds and then we’re planning for the parade." - Shaquille O’Neal

#HBD to The Big Aristotle.

"Commitment is a big part of what I am and what I believe. How committed are you to winning? How committed are you to being a good friend? To being trustworthy? To being successful? How committed are you to being a good father, a good teammate, a good role model? There’s that moment every morning when you look in the mirror: Are you committed, or are you not?" - LeBron James

Dedication.

"When you’re playing against a stacked deck, compete even harder. Show the world how much you’ll fight for the winners circle." - Pat Riley

"When you’re playing against a stacked deck, compete even harder. Show the world how much you’ll fight for the winners circle." - Pat Riley

"Whenever there is a big game and people don’t think I can do it, I always play my hardest, and now it has become a part of me." - Dwyane Wade

"Whenever there is a big game and people don’t think I can do it, I always play my hardest, and now it has become a part of me." - Dwyane Wade

LeBron James names his top 3 NBA players of all-time…

Do you agree with him?

Who’s on your top 3 list?

"I just bring the determination to win." - LeBron James
Like or Share if you want the Heat to win the NBA Finals.
Did You Know: LeBron James is averaging 31.5 PPG all-time in elimination games. That is the highest in NBA History, ahead of Michael Jordan (31.3 PG) and Wilt Chamberlain (31.1PPG).

"I just bring the determination to win." - LeBron James

Like or Share if you want the Heat to win the NBA Finals.

Did You Know: LeBron James is averaging 31.5 PPG all-time in elimination games. That is the highest in NBA History, ahead of Michael Jordan (31.3 PG) and Wilt Chamberlain (31.1PPG).

"Ask me to play. I’ll play. Ask me to shoot. I’ll shoot. Ask me to pass. I’ll pass. Ask me to steal, block out, sacrifice, lead, dominate. Anything. But it’s not what you ask me. It’s what I ask of myself." - LeBron James

"Ask me to play. I’ll play. Ask me to shoot. I’ll shoot. Ask me to pass. I’ll pass. Ask me to steal, block out, sacrifice, lead, dominate. Anything. But it’s not what you ask me. It’s what I ask of myself." - LeBron James

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Did You Know (via @EliasSports)
The Spurs and the Heat players have a combined 182 NBA Finals games played. The 5th most in last 25 seasons.
Tim Duncan will join A.C. Green & John Salley as the only players in NBA History to make a Finals appearance in 3 separate decades.
LeBron James has 2 triple doubles in the NBA Finals. Only Magic Johnson has more (8).
The Spurs have never lost Game 1 in the NBA Finals. Their 4-0 record is the best all-time among teams with at least 2 games played.
The Heat won 66 games this season. Of 12 previous teams to win 66+ games , 9 went on to win the NBA title that season.
The 2013 NBA Finals is 12th time history that each Finals participant had a winning pct of at least .700 in reg season.

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Did You Know (via @EliasSports)

  • The Spurs and the Heat players have a combined 182 NBA Finals games played. The 5th most in last 25 seasons.
  • Tim Duncan will join A.C. Green & John Salley as the only players in NBA History to make a Finals appearance in 3 separate decades.
  • LeBron James has 2 triple doubles in the NBA Finals. Only Magic Johnson has more (8).
  • The Spurs have never lost Game 1 in the NBA Finals. Their 4-0 record is the best all-time among teams with at least 2 games played.
  • The Heat won 66 games this season. Of 12 previous teams to win 66+ games , 9 went on to win the NBA title that season.
  • The 2013 NBA Finals is 12th time history that each Finals participant had a winning pct of at least .700 in reg season.

The 2013 NBA Finals are set, as LeBron James and the Miami Heat will face Tony Parker and the San Antonio Spurs. The series kicks off Thursday, June 6, 9:00 PM (ET) at the American Airlines Arena, Miami, Florida.

P.S. The Heat, Spurs, or Lakers have played in every NBA Finals since 1999.

Just to put LeBron James 2012-13 NBA season in perspective

LeBron James's averages through the 10 worst games of 2012-13: 19.3 pts, 8.7 reb, 5.2 assts.

Do you think LeBron should be named the NBA 2012-13 regular season MVP?


AP Photo/Tony DejakIn 2014, LeBron James can again become a free agent. 

During last nights Cleveland / Miami game a Cavaliers fan ran onto the court wearing a shirt that said “We Miss You, 2014 Come Back.”
The fan made his way up to LeBron, seemed to say something to him and, after he was apprehended and dragged away, LeBron patted him on the head.
Video of fan rushing court:

AP Photo/Tony Dejak
In 2014, LeBron James can again become a free agent. 

During last nights Cleveland / Miami game a Cavaliers fan ran onto the court wearing a shirt that said “We Miss You, 2014 Come Back.”

The fan made his way up to LeBron, seemed to say something to him and, after he was apprehended and dragged away, LeBron patted him on the head.

Video of fan rushing court:

Mar. 18, 2008 - The Boston Celtics ended the Houston Rockets’ 22-game winning streak with 94-74 win

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Before the Rockets 94-74 loss to the Celtics (Kevin Garnett scored 22 points and Paul Pierce added 20), Houston had a team-high 22-game win streak. Houston’s streak was also the second-longest in NBA history; longest was the Los Angeles Lakers 33-game win streak that went from November 5th, 1971 to January 7th, 1972.

After Boston beat the Rockets, Tracy McGrady said this about the Celtics: “It’s a hell of a team over there. They outplayed us. I’ve never seen a defense like that. I mean, if they play defense like that, night in and night out, the NBA is in trouble because that was defense at its finest.”


Tonight the Miami Heat will go to Boston looking to extend their wnning streak to 23 games, and take sole possession of the 2nd longest streak in league history.

Do you think the Celtics will end Miami’s 22 game win streak like they did the Rockets? Can lightning strike twice? Will history repeat itself? Or will Miami beat the Celtics and extend their win streak to 23 games?

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