The Heat need game 2. Never has a more obvious statement been made, but if the Three Kings and Co. can't get the job done in OKC tonight, it might be their big three that are blown up. There isn't anyone that can say they saw that coming three summers ago when Bron announced he was "taking his talents to South Beach".
Commish Gone Wild:
If you thought NBA Commissioner David Stern has grown into a cantankerous old man, raise your hand. Mine's up, who is with me? Stern laid the smack down on radio host Jim Rome yesterday in response to Romie's question about the league's draft lottery process being rigged.
'Have you stopped beating your wife yet?' asked Stern.
Well, where do we go from here?
Money Mayweather Serving Hard Time:
Floyd isn't digging his new home behind bars. Mayweather has been behind bars 12 days of his three-month sentence for domestic battery and has requested to serve the remainder of his stay under house arrest. That request was subsequently ko'd by Justice of the Peace Melissa Saragosa.
Money has been isolated due to his celebrity status and the champ is claiming a low blow stating the conditions are "inhumane".
Thome Owns Target Field:
With his 466 foot blast last night was the third longest in the three year history of the park. Big Jim owns the four furthest home runs hit at Target Field. He tagged one 490 feet July 17 of last season, the current record followed closely by his 480 footer back in September of 2010.
Parise Watch: Day Two
Nothing new to report really…although Zach man did profess that he would not go across the river to New York to play for the Rangers when talking to reporters on "locker clean out day".