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  1. First Cup: Tuesday

    Henry Abbott

    Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald: The Miami Heat will open the season at home against Boston and play host to Oklahoma City in a Christmas Day NBA Finals rematch, according to several league sources who have seen the league's tentative schedule due ...

    Blog | July 24, 2012
  2. LeBron and Kobe Team Up

    Henry Abbott

    By CHRIS BROUSSARD It's safe to assume that LeBron James and Kobe Bryant haven't talked privately about giving the world what it wants - the dream NBA Finals matchup between James' Cleveland Cavaliers and Bryant's Los Angeles Lakers. But in...

    Blog | March 05, 2010
  3. First Cup: Friday

    Henry Abbott

    Bill Livingston of The Plain Dealer: "The Cavs and Los Angeles Lakers are an event. But if events like Cavs 93, Lakers 87 on Thursday night keep up until the NBA Finals, it will get to be a rivalry -- and for more than the way the teams' individual s...

    Blog | January 22, 2010
  4. FIBA Americas Qualifier: Day 1

    Henry Abbott

    By Alfredo R. Berrios SAN JUAN -- Forward Charlie Villanueva will enter next season with the Detroit Pistons with the sole intention of competing in the NBA Finals. "The expectations are very high," said Villanueva, who is...

    Blog | August 26, 2009
  5. A Spur Nightmare

    Henry Abbott

    48 Minutes of Hell's Tim Varner imagines the Spurs in the 2010 NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers. The series is tight, and all the major players are earning their checks. Then, in a crucial moment, Manu Ginobili gets hot. Goes on one of...

    Blog | July 01, 2009
  6. Ed Stefanski and the Philadelphia Cure to Conference Imbalance

    Henry Abbott

    More than a year ago, I was on a media bus from the hotel to Quicken Loans Arena for the NBA Finals, where the San Antonio Spurs were due to smack around the Cleveland Cavaliers for a fourth straight game. We were talking, not surprisingly, about the...

    Blog | July 09, 2008
  7. The City of Cleveland: Rocked, Not Rolled

    Henry Abbott

    Before the Finals started, the Onion had a classic little article from the dateline "PARADISE": God, the omnipotent and omniscient Creator of the Universe who recently saw fit to allow the Cleveland Cavaliers to advance to the NBA Finals, expressed ...

    Blog | June 15, 2007
  8. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Ira Winderman of the Sun-Sentinel: "The similarities should not be understated. The Heat trailed 0-2 against the overwhelming Western Conference favorite in last season's NBA Finals, just as the Cavaliers find themselves 0-2 heading into Tuesday's Ga...

    Blog | June 12, 2007