The Significance Of The NBA Finals

Just in case you hadn’t heard, the NBA season concluded Sunday when the Dallas Mavericks pulled out a 105-95 win over the Miami Heat, winning the series in six games. The game seemed like it was the Mavericks to win from the start, the most glaring evidence of this being the fact that Dirk had a miserable first half shooting but Dallas still had the lead. By the time the fourth quarter rolled around, with Terry playing the way he was in a positive way, and LeBron and Dwayne Wade playing the way they did in a negative way, the fate of both teams was as good as sealed.

Dirk and the Mavs show off their hardware

This series was significant for a myriad of reasons that go far beyond the simple fact that it was for the NBA’s biggest prize—the Larry O’Brien trophy. Continue Reading


News and Notes: May 23rd

Good morning,

Some cool things a’coming on STS this week, but let’s start things off with a look at all things NBA, including some links about this weekend’s Conference Finals.

Finally, a word for those affected by the tornadoes that hit Joplin, MO. Here is a link to CNN’s live blog on this tornado, and here is a link to the Red Cross, which is accepting donations.