After the Dallas Mavericks had just beaten the Miami Heat in Game 6 to capture their first NBA title in franchise history, Mavericks owner Mark Cuban was asked why he was uncharacteristically quiet throughout the series.
“It doesn’t matter now,” Cuban scoffed, walking away from the microphone to celebrate with his team.
And Cuban was right, the [...]
When LeBron James torched the Detroit Pistons for 48 points in Game 5 of the 2007 Eastern Conference Finals, hitting 29 of Cleveland’s final 30 points, many called “King James” the best closer in the NBA.
But since that spectacular playoff run, which ended with an abrupt Finals sweep by the San Antonio Spurs, James has [...]