The clash of the Spurs and Thunder in the NBA’s Western Conference finals may fly a bit under the national radar when it opens Sunday. Here are 10 factors that make this showdown intriguing.
San Antonio Spurs: The Jekyll-and-Hyde series continued between the past two Western Conference champions, as the road team has been thumped in every game so far.
It will take more than $1 billion in insurance payouts and relief aid to help rebuild Moore, Okla., in the wake of Monday’s devastating tornado. Here’s where the money will come from, and where it is likely to go.
Miami defeated the Chicago Bulls Wednesday night to win their Eastern Conference semifinal series, while Memphis reached its very first Western Conference final by defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Monday night, Miami beat Chicago, and Memphis outlasted Oklahoma City to each go up 3-1 in their respective NBA Eastern and Western Conference semifinal playoff series.
The Indiana Pacers and the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated, respectively, the New York Knicks and Memphis Grizzlies in NBA conference semifinal playoff action Sunday.
Derek Fisher became the third point guard in the Oklahoma City Thunder line up. Derek Fisher won five NBA championship rings with the Los Angeles Lakers.
In a physical yet spirited Olympic final, the US overcame a gritty effort by Spain to capture the men's basketball gold medal.
In their closest game of the London Olympics, the US men's basketball team beat Spain 107-100, to win the gold medal.
USA basketball's Dream Team redux has rolled into the finals of the London Olympics Sunday, but there it faces Spain, the one team that could give it problems.
Team USA goes up against Argentina in today's London 2012 semifinal. It might be playing its best basketball since the Dream Team days of 1992, but the achievement is bigger than that.