After changing perceptions of loyalty in the NBA four years ago, LeBron decides, first and foremost, to return to his roots.
LeBron James playing under Cavs owner Dan Gilbert would say a lot about NBA's great owner-player divide.
As another decision looms, few can command the attention of LeBron James quite like Pat Riley, J.A. Adande writes.
The Spurs' dismantling of the Heat demands a rethinking of the pecking order of the great modern franchises, J.A. Adande writes.
The Spurs are testing the Heat's willpower, preying on the Heat's physical and mental fatigue, J.A. Adande writes.
The Spurs want more than anything to get this over with -- to stop talking about last year's disappointment and adjustments and what it will take to close out the Heat and actually do this thing, J.A. Adande writes.
Kawhi Leonard is shy enough to skip the postgame podium, but his game did all the talking J.A. Adande writes.
Is it "system" or "superstars" that win titles in the NBA? J.A. Adande examines San Antonio and Miami's paths.
LeBron James can't just look up the MJ-style revenge game to implement for his Game 2 plans, J.A. Adande writes.
The Spurs took Game 1 with some un-Spurs-like actions -- winning being the main exception, J.A. Adande writes.
At what point does Erik Spoelstra get credit for the success of the Miami Heat? Winning this much demands that he does, J.A. Adande writes.
What's the most important storyline of the Finals? Our panel weighs in.
The Clippers' two superstars -- Chris Paul and Blake Griffin -- aren't letting personal goals get in the way of L.A.'s championship hopes, J.A. Adande writes.
With Mike D'Antoni out and Kobe Bryant's time fading, the Lakers need more than a new head coach.
The NBA commissioner did the hard part. Now it's up to others to finish the job, writes J.A. Adande.
J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez discuss the opening round of the NBA playoffs.