NBA Finals: Defiant Jimmy Butler says Miami Heat capable of rallying against LA Lakers despite 0-2 deficit
"We're never giving up. We're going to fight and we're going to ride with this thing till the wheels fall off. It's not over," said Butler.
NBA Finals: LeBron James, Anthony Davis domination sparks memories of Shaquille O'Neal-Kobe Bryant era for Lakers
James and Davis combined for 65 points in the Lakers' 124-114 victory over the Heat, which put Los Angeles halfway to victory in the best-of-seven championship series.
NBA: LeBron James, Anthony Davis power Los Angeles Lakers to second straight win over Miami Heat in Finals
Davis added 14 rebounds as the Lakers took a two games to none lead in the best-of-seven NBA Finals in the league's quarantine bubble in Orlando, Florida.
Anthony Davis scored 34 points in his finals debut, James had 25 points, 13 rebounds and nine assists and the Los Angeles Lakers rolled past the Miami Heat 116-98.
NBA: Jimmy Butler finally 'happy to be home' as Miami Heat prepare title tilt against Los Angeles Lakers
Jimmy Butler with a taste for country and western music will lead the Miami Heat on Wednesday as they take on LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers in game one of the NBA Finals in Orlando.
Not many would have predicted the Miami Heat making it to the NBA Finals. How did they do it? Heat Culture.
Get ready for the NBA Finals — a title series like none other, to end a season like none other. The matchup is set, with Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Lakers emerging as the last two teams standing in the chase to be crowned champions of the most tumultuous season in NBA history.
NBA: Miami Heat topple Boston Celtics in Eastern Conference Finals to earn finals spot against LA Lakers
The Heat are the only NBA franchise with six Finals appearances in the last 15 years. They’re seeking their fourth title, and this chance didn’t come easily.
After all the drama, all the angst, all the challenges, the NBA Finals await for the Lakers.
LeBron James punctuated his 27th postseason triple-double with a big fourth quarter, powering the Lakers to a 117-107 victory over the Denver Nuggets to win the Western Conference finals in five games.
Anthony Davis scored 34 points, LeBron James had 26 and the Lakers beat the Nuggets 114-108 on Thursday night in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals.
NBA: 'Pissed off' LeBron James sees Los Angeles Lakers roll past Denver Nuggets 126-114 in West finals opener
Anthony Davis had 37 points and 10 rebounds, LeBron James added 15 points and 12 assists hours after finishing a distant second in the MVP voting, and the Lakers rolled to a 126-114 victory on Friday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.
NBA: Lebron James helps Lakers beat Rockets 119-96, advance to first Western Conference final in a decade
Los Angeles advanced to their first NBA final four since the Kobe Bryant-led Lakers beat Phoenix for the conference title and then defeated Boston for the 2010 NBA championship, the last time they won.
Anthony Davis was the biggest player on the floor, and the Houston Rockets had no answers.
LeBron James had 28 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists, Anthony Davis added 34 points and 10 rebounds and the Los Angeles Lakers evened the Western Conference semifinals by beating the Houston Rockets 117-109.
NBA Playoffs: Heat surge late to push Bucks to brink of elimination; Harden powers Rockets' to victory over Lakers
Miami Heat out-scored the Milwaukee Bucks 40-13 in the final period and it was the most lopsided final period in a playoff game since the NBA introduced the shot clock in 1954.
At a meeting involving players from all teams late Wednesday, LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers, and the Los Angeles Clippers, voted to abandon the season.
NBA: Players vote for resumption of playoffs a day after season's suspension in wake of Jacob Blake's shooting
The decision followed a day of tumult in the NBA on Wednesday, when the Bucks refused to play their first round game against the Orlando Magic in protest at the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Sunday.
NBA: With boycott, players make definitive statement against racism even as league finds itself at crossroads
By refusing to play due to the Jacob Blake shooting incident, NBA players and teams have taken a definitive stand against racism. But the league finds itself at a moment of reckoning.
NBA: Los Angeles Lakers, Clippers vote to abandon season in wake of Jacob Blake's shooting, say reports
The Lakers and Clippers vote to end the season came at an emergency meeting of all the teams left in the NBA's playoffs, which are taking place in Orlando, Florida.