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Young and Proud: A Look at the NBA Finals


BY MATTHEW VINSKO, Couchsideshow.com blogger

Miami Heat superstar LeBron James looks to win his first NBA title after losing in the NBA Finals last season. Photo by: Martin Fahsel / Flickr

When it comes to sports, people often look to the veteran teams to pave the way for younger talent. This year, however, two young teams have cemented their place in the NBA, systematically decimating their opponents and showing their time is now.

The Miami Heat, while relatively young, have championship pedigree and something to prove after last season’s meltdown against Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks. This season proved to be a frustrating one for many a Heat fan. LeBron James was often times erratic, again. Chris Bosh wasn’t living up to his hefty payday a year ago. Dwayne Wade has shown glimpses of greatness, but been bogged down by injuries. The Heat went from being the favorite at times this season to being a laughing stock due to their inconsistent play. (more…)

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Couch Side Podcast: Episode 18 — The Lone Wolf


BY Couchsideshow.com staff

Regular Co-Host Craig Paul is out this week, so Wade McMillin takes over the reigns to host our 18th episode all by himself. Wade previews the NBA playoffs, finally talks some baseball, discusses the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley decision and takes a look at Brock Lesnar’s possible return to the UFC.

Click here to stream/download Couch Side Episode 18: The Lone Wolf  via iTunes

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Click here to download Couch Side Episode 18: The Lone Wolf via our host site TalkShoe