Proof that practice makes perfect, though it doesn’t hurt to start out as a freak of nature.
When the pressure was on, LeBron James delivered.
If you don’t know, now you know (who to root for).
A sudden revival in reputation for the NBA player who looks most like a dinosaur.
Oh, Manu. Emanuel David “Manu” Ginóbili — for non-sports nerds — is a player for the San Antonio Spurs, and they lost a nail-biter to the Miami Heat.
A veteran sharpshooter walked out of a cornfield to make one of the bigger shots of the NBA season.
Cool as the other side of the pillow.
Green broke the record for the most three-pointers in a Finals through only five games. And the guy whose record he broke was sitting right there, being all pouty.
Spo, buddy: you all right? (He wasn’t actually on drugs, he just made some funny faces, but let’s pretend.)
Green — who was cut by LeBron’s Cavaliers back in 2010 — is a major part of why the Spurs now lead the Heat two games to one.
Just like Gregg Popovich drew it up. (Sure.)
Have you ever thought about what highlights really mean, dude?
It’s not just Chicago that loves Patrick Kane and the Blackhawks. The beer and wings economy does, too.
The Heat win Game 2 with an exclamation point on top of an explosion on top of a nuclear bomb of a LeBron James block.
This guy is seriously not human.
The two key plays that led to a Spurs win in the first game of the NBA Finals.
We know all about the Spurs and the Heat basketball-wise. Let’s talk about the other stuff.
Now that LeBron has won a title, how does he compare to the greatest basketball player of all time at a similar point in his career.
OKC mailed in the second half and got blown out by a team that’s probably only going to get better. Stop treating them like Little Leaguers who lost in extra innings!
The only GIF-based guide you’ll need for basketball’s biggest show.
It’s pretty hard to do the weather without mentioning “Heat” and “Thunder.”
Watch Chris Bosh’s animal tendencies from Game 1 to Game 5.
On the night LeBron left Cleveland, the owner of the Cavaliers famously wrote a screed that culminated in a prediction that the Cavs would win a championship before LeBron James. Last night, LeBron made a liar out of his former boss and Twitter was quick to let Gilbert know it.
The ecstacy of winning and the agony of defeat, conveyed by GIFs and video.
With Game 4 of the Finals coming tonight, it’s time to show who you’re rooting for. If you’ve ever wanted to know what you’d look like with James Harden’s beard or LeBron’s comically over-sized headband now’s your chance.
How about Barack Obama, Lady Gaga, Drake, and Chris Brown? BuzzFeed investigates.