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from The Onion sports CLEVELAND—Frustrated by the results of the first three NBA Finals games, Cavaliers head coach Mike Brown told reporters at a Tuesday press conference that his team has been losing simply because they’re being “outvictoried.” “Just look at the numbers—they’re outwinning us, they’re outdefeating us, they’re outbettering us in every category,” Brown said. “There’s not much I can tell my team at this point, except that we…

From The Onion Sports PARADISE—God, the omnipotent and omniscient Creator of the Universe who recently saw fit to allow the Cleveland Cavaliers to advance to the NBA Finals, expressed concern Tuesday that He might be causing the earthly city of Cleveland undue emotional anguish by doing so. “I can’t help feeling that they who dwell in Cleveland and root for the Cavaliers have done nothing to warrant the dashing of…

http://poundingtherock.com/story/2007/6/13/61535/2058 Two recaps in 12 hours? Clearly I’m a workaholic.

Finals Game 2 Cleveland @ San Antonio: Spurs 103, Cavaliers 92 Sorry, I missed it. Sopranos were on y’ know. I flipped it on at half time, saw the boring Spurs (who wouldn’t even be in this series if the league hadn’t shafted the Suns) and just went to bed and had a nice dream about Raquel Welch. :: hits self in the face, repeatedly :: Whoops, my bad. I…

Here it is… I suggest you read Matthew’s instead. But mine’s has some neat pictures n’ stuff. And bizarro Youtube technology that I’m sure Mark Cuban’s blogged about eight months ago but I’ve just now discovered. The files are IN the com-pu-tor?

Tip-off for game one of the 2007 NBA Finals is in 96 minutes. You know what to do …

And good luck. You’re going to need it. (I suppose you’re going to take P.J. with you, huh?) Sam Presti was hired as general manager of the Seattle SuperSonics, and one of his first jobs will be to replace fired coach Bob Hill. The 30-year-old San Antonio assistant general manager replaces Rick Sund, who was demoted to consultant after Seattle’s 31-51 season. Presti also will prepare for the upcoming NBA…

So is God really a Spurs fan? “Yeah!” (Sister Angelina) Gomez said, laughing and clutching her hands in the dining room where a giant Spurs blanket hangs like a banner. Sister Rosalba Garcia, one of the 23 nuns of the Salesian Sisters of Mary Immaculate Province, wears a San Antonio Spurs jersey at their facility in San Antonio, Tuesday, June 5, 2007. Each Sister is praying for an individual player…

Duncan Has Parker. James Has Himself. (New York Times) James may be the N.B.A.’s brightest star and its greatest hope, but three of the four best players in this series are wearing silver and black: Duncan, Parker and Manu Ginóbili. The Spurs have all of the experience, the three crisp championship banners and a cast of role players who have been there and done that, then done it again. The…