The Dallas Mavericks got 43 points from their bench Sunday night in defeating the Miami Heat, 105-95, to win their first NBA title.
The Dallas Mavericks, behind Dirk Nowitzki's 29 points, went on a 17-4 scoring run with just over four and a half minutes remaining to defeat the Miami Heat Thursday night, 112-103 in Game 5 of the NBA Finals.
Tuesday night, the Dallas Mavericks overcame a nine-point, fourth quarter deficit to defeat the Miami Heat, 86-83, in Texas. The best-of seven series is now tied at two, with Game 5 in Dallas on Thursday night (9 p.m. Eastern time, ABC).
The Miami Heat used a strong inside-the-paint offensive game Sunday night to defeat the Dallas Mavericks, 88-86, in Game 3 of the NBA Finals.
The Dallas Mavericks, led by Dirk Nowitzki, went on a 22-5 scoring run with six minutes remaining to cap an epic comeback against the Miami Heat and win Game 2 of the NBA Finals Thursday night. The series now stands tied at one game apiece.
The Miami Heat's aggressive perimeter offense and suffocating defense collaborated to defeat the Dallas Mavericks Tuesday night, 92-84, in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.
The Dallas Mavericks face the Miami Heat Tuesday night at Miami's American Airlines Arena in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. The game will be televised, starting at 9 p.m., Eastern time, on ABC.
NBA playoffs: The Miami Heat overcame a 12-point deficit late in the game Thursday night to defeat the Chicago Bulls, 83-80, in Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference finals. Miami closed out Chicago in the series, four games to one, and now meets the Dallas Mavericks in the next round of the NBA playoffs.
Boston Celtics: When it was over, James took a knee, oblivious to the photographers who quickly surrounded him in Miami's celebration.
NBA playoffs: The Miami Heat stand one win away from the NBA's Eastern Conference finals, after defeating the Celtics in overtime in Game 4. The Heat leads the NBA playoff series, three games to one.