Thunder expectations haven't changed
Oklahoma City general manager Sam Presti knows the last two years haven't gone as planned. After reaching the NBA Finals in 2012 and being hailed as a potential dynasty, Thunder seasons have stalled in the Western Conference playoffs. Injuries
Homecoming King: James returns to Cleveland
ten-time All-Star and led the the Miami Heat to four consecutive NBA Finals , winning twice. James also led the Cavaliers to a Finals appearance ..... young talent for proven veteran help to drive a potential run to the NBA Finals .
Spurs announce signing of Boris Diaw
assists and 25 minutes while shooting more than 52 percent from the field. He was one of the team's best players in the NBA Finals in June, when the Spurs beat the Miami Heat for the franchise's fifth championship. Diaw's versatility on offense
Balanced NBA field will make title chase tougher
playoffs. Ewing and the Knicks found their way past the Bulls - still plenty good with Scottie Pippen - and into the NBA Finals , where the MVP that season, Hakeem Olajuwon, was waiting. The Rockets were deeper. They won in seven games, denying
New No. 1: LeBron James is more popular than Michael Jordan
as America’s most popular male athlete. The polling actually was done before James and the Miami Heat lost in the NBA Finals and before James decided to return to Cleveland as a free agent. James fell out of the top 10 the last time he was a
Chris Bosh: 'We've built a life in South Florida'
point guard Mario Chalmers and have deals pending with forwards Josh McRoberts and Danny Granger. Miami has been to the NBA Finals in each of Bosh's first four seasons there, the team's two-year run as champions coming to an end when the Heat
AP Sources: Bosh agrees to max deal with Heat
Friday he was leaving the Heat for a return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Heat are continuing to negotiate with Dwyane Wade, the other member of what was the Miami ''Big 3'' that went to the NBA Finals in each of the last four seasons.
Heat waste little time in rebuilding roster after LeBron's exit
become a legend in his short time with the Heat, mainly because of the massive 3-pointer he hit in Game 6 of the 2013 NBA Finals . He appears to be leaning toward retirement, but if Riley can convince him of a suitable role with this year's squad
Spurs sign Patty Mills, Kyle Anderson
the key fill-ins that helped keep them motoring right along to an NBA-best 62 wins. In the last two games of the NBA Finals , Mills combined to score 31 points and hit 9 of 14 3-pointers to help the Spurs clinch the franchise's fifth title
Cavs target ex-Heat players, near deal with Miller, sources say
talks said he will join the Cavs if he returns for another season. After the Heat lost to the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Finals , Allen told reporters he would like to play on the same team with James again. Anderson, 36, is also being recruited