News and Features
  • The Finals Blog
    Live and behind the scenes from San Antonio and Cleveland.
  • Brent Barry Blog
    The Spurs veteran documents his chase for a second ring.
  • Daniel Gibson Blog
    Cavaliers rookie Daniel Gibson writes about his first Playoffs and Finals experience.
  • Bill Russell on the Finals
    The Celtics legend checks in live from the NBA Finals.
  • NBA.com Blogs: Eric Millegan | Joaquin Henson
  • JUNE 14, 2007

  • Learn From Losing
    As disappointed as the Cavaliers may be after losing in four straight, they have a bright future ahead of them if they learned from this experience.
  • Together Everyone Achieves More
    The San Antonio Spurs got contributions from top to bottom on their way to the 2007 NBA championship.
  • He’ll Be Back
    It happened to great players like Hakeem Olajuwon, Clyde Drexler, Shaquille O'Neal, Isiah Thomas, Gary Payton, Julius Erving and Elvin Hayes. Their first trip to The Finals ended in loss, their lust for Larry O'Brien left unfulfilled.
  • Dreams Do Come True
    NBA.com followed 2007 Finals MVP around after his historic performance.
  • Who's in the House - Game 4
    Some crooners and gladiators of the gridiron attended Game 4.
  • Scottie Pippen: If I Were Coach ...
    Six-time NBA Champion Scottie Pippen tries his hand at coaching, dispensing advice on what he would do if he were on the sidelines for Game 4 between San Antonio and Cleveland.
  • Marv Albert’s Most Memorable Playoff Moments
    In light of LeBron James' transcendent performance in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals, NBA.com asked the five-time Emmy Award winning announcer for his take on that game along with his other most memorable games behind the microphone.
  • How Quickly We Forget
    What a difference a week makes...
  • JUNE 13, 2007

  • Ringmaster Rob
    With a Spurs victory in Game 4, Robert Horry would pass the likes of M.J., Scottie and Kareem as the player with the most titles won on any team other than the Celtics. Three of those would have come via sweep.
  • Tale of the Tape Man
    NBA.com caught up with Cavaliers video coordinator, Steve Hetzel, during Cleveland's media availability on Wednesday to discuss his role in breaking down game film for the team and how his work helps everyone on the staff from Mike Brown down to Ira Newble
  • An Odd Dynasty
    The debate heats up on whether a Spurs' dynasty is in the making.
  • JUNE 12, 2007

  • Spurs: A Great Position To Be In
    Game 3 of the 2007 NBA Finals wasn't pretty, but at the end of the day, the Spurs are up 3-0. And that's just fine with them.
  • Cleveland Struggles in the Clutch
    Timing is everything. For Cleveland, timing seems to have left them.
  • Second Guessing Boobie
    To fill in for the injured Larry Hughes in the starting lineup, Mike Brown should have looked to veteran Eric Snow.
  • Who's in the House - Game 3
    Super Bowl XLI MVP Peyton Manning and Greg Oden attend Game 3
  • JUNE 11, 2007

  • Scout’s Take: Game 2
    One Eastern Conference scout looks back at Game 2 of the Spurs-Cavaliers Finals matchup.
  • JUNE 10, 2007

  • Almost Perfect
    In Game 2 of the 2007 NBA Finals, the Spurs played brilliantly... for three quarters. But that was enough.
  • Cavs Search for the Silver Lining
    Drew Gooden said during Friday's media availibility he was optimistic about the rest of the series because Cleveland played at its absolute worst in Game 1. Turns out he was wrong.
  • Good Things Happen When You Go To The Rim
    With the Cavs struggling with their shots, it's time for LeBron James to put his team on his back, just as 2003 Draft class-mate Dwyane Wade did a year ago.
  • 3D at The Q
    The Cleveland Cavaliers and the NBA team up with PACE, a leader in digital 3D, to offer the “NBA Finals 3D HD Experience," the broadcasting of the first-ever live game of the NBA Finals.
  • JUNE 9, 2007

  • The Man Behind the Mop
    Meet Anderson Varejao. He isn't defined by his mop and flops.
  • Pressing Questions
    On the second straight day of media availability, some asked questions that weren't of the how-to-defend-LeBron variety.
  • Spurs Notebook - June 9
    Bruce Bowen welcomes a new addition and Robert Horry holds court on Saturday.
  • Can the Cavs Bounce Back?
    Since the Finals went to a 2-3-2 format, only the ’85 Lakers and the ’98 Bulls rebounded to win Game 2 after losing the opener; both teams went on to win the championship.
  • Scottie Pippen: If I Were Coach ...
    The six-time champs looks at what he would do in Game 2.
  • NBA Finals Reading and Learning Center Event
    NBA Cares opens a new Reading and Learning Center in San Antnonio.
  • JUNE 8, 2007

  • Cavs Bounce Back
    Despite being down 1-0, the Cavs remain upbeat and loose.
  • Cavs Notebook
    Forget the "Are you happy to be here?" questions. The Cavs now have to answer the tough ones like "What happened on the boards?" and "What's with all of these third-quarter collapses?"
  • Keep the Ball Moving
    The story of Game 1 can be seen in the assist numbers.
  • Scout's Take: Game 1
    One Eastern Conference scout looks at what went right and wrong in Game 1, as well as adjustments the teams need to make for Game 2.
  • Superfly on the Wall
    NBA.com goes behind the scenes as Patrick Ewing hosts Tuesday Night with Ahmad, with guests Tim Duncan, Lebron James and Tony Parker.
  • JUNE 7, 2007

  • First Game Jitters
    The old (Finley, Ilgauskas) and young (James) alike struggled in their first ever Finals game.
  • Witness Spurs Basketball
    The kind of defense San Antonio plays wins championships.
  • LeBron's Learning Curve
    James learned quickly that life isn't fair.
  • Faison & McHale on The Finals
    Actor/comedians Donald Faison and Joel McHale called up NBA.com for a barbershop style conversation regarding the Finals.
  • Who's In The House - Game 1
    Dr. J and the Salesian Sisters of Mary Immaculate Province were just a few of those in attendance for Game 1.
  • How The Other 99.9999 Percent Live
    Matt Wurst watched Game 1 of the Finals like everybody else not in San Antonio.
  • JUNE 6, 2007

  • Are You Experienced?
    The Spurs have been there and done that, but Michael Finley and a few of his teammates have not.
  • For Ilgauskas, Finals are well Deserved
    Big Z has been from A-Z getting to his first-ever Finals appearance.
  • Franchise Men
    Portland should look to this year's Finalists to see how the No. 1 Draft pick can shape a franchise.
  • Finals Notebook: Snow Drifts
    Six years later, the elder statesman returns to the Finals.
  • One Scout's Take
    One Eastern Conference scout breaks down the keys to victory for this year's Finalists.
  • Drive to The Finals: Tony Parker
    The experts' strategy centered on the Pistons making the Finals, so, in Game 1, take Parker.
  • One on One With the Ice Man
    Gervin still is the king among local fans.
  • Spurs By The Numbers
    A look at San Antonio's impressive playoff resume.
  • NBA Finals to Reach Record Worldwide Audience
    A record 128 television broadcasters will provide coverage of the 2007 NBA Finals.
  • JUNE 5, 2007

  • Scottie Pippen: If I Were Coach ...
    The six-time NBA champ thinks Spurs in six.
  • JUNE 4

  • Defense Wins Championships
    What really impresses one NBA.com writer about the Cleveland Cavaliers is their defense.
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