LeBron James and Kevin Durant go for their first NBA title.
The NBA Finals begin tonight at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, and the stars on the court will be plentiful. The dynamic trio of Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and James Harden lead the Thunder, while the more publicized “Big 3” of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh will counter for the Heat.
Spurs shocked after losing four in a row to the Thunder.
It has been an amazing playoff run so far for the Oklahoma City Thunder, with the dynamic duo of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook leading the team to the NBA Finals. OKC has gone through a who’s who of Western Conference opponents, defeating the Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Lakers and San Antonio Spurs on the way to the Finals.
This summer's basketball has been more fun that NBA basketball.
By Saul Hutson
Since NBA teams aren’t allowed to contact their stars during the lockout, your favorite pros have spent their downtime risking career-ending injuries at the local Y. It all came to a head this weekend when the country’s two most prominent pro-am leagues faced off and Kevin Durant’s Goodman League squad (Washington, DC) knocked off the Drew League team (Los Angeles) led by Brandon Jennings.