Cowley: LeBron James is NBA MVP. Who else could it be?
No drama, no second thoughts, no controversies. If there’s a word to sum up the awards that will be handed out for the 2012-13 NBA season, it’s ‘‘clean.’’ MVP: LeBron James, Miami Heat — The all-around best basketball player on earth, ever. From last season to this season, he added a stronger post-up game and erased the perception that he didn’t have the clutch gene. James can legitimately play four positions, as well as defend four positions, and there are very few better passers in the game. Runner-up: Chris Paul, Los Angeles Clippers. ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: Damian Lillard, Portland …
Beating Heat boosts Bulls’ confidence
The celebration was quick. It usually is when Tom Thibodeau is the coach. For the Bulls, Thursday was for treatment and to start preparing for the game Saturday at Dallas. It was business as usual a day after they ended the Miami Heat’s 27-game winning streak. “We play them in April, so I’m sure they will be looking for payback,’’ Bulls guard Nate Robinson said of the Heat. “We’ll see them soon enough. We’ve got some other work to do.’’ Not that ending the defending champs’ winning streak six games shy of the NBA record set by the 1971-72 Los …
NBA-Chicago ends Miami's 27-game winning streak
March 27 (Reuters) - Miami Heat's 27-game winning streak in the National Basketball Association ended on Wednesday when they were beaten by the Chicago Bulls.The Bulls won 101-97 at home to hand the defending NBA champions their first defeat since Feb. 1.Miami's 27 consecutive wins was the second longest winning streak in NBA history. Only the 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers, who won 33 in a row, had a...
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Heat focused on winning title, not winning streak
The Los Angeles Lakers made it look easy when they racked up win after win after win for an NBA-record 33 straight games.
West enjoying Heat streak, rooting for LeBron
For 41 years, the Los Angeles Lakers' 33-game winning streak in the 1971-72 season has stood as one of the most unbreakable records in sports.
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