Ray Allen

This Day in Sports History: June 17

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: June 17

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

With that in mind, June 17 is the day in which the NBA Finals were interrupted for a police chase that shocked the country and one of baseball's all-time greats recorded his 500th homer.

 

NBA trade deadline roundup

While the NBA All-Star festivities are underway in New York this weekend, some more weighty affairs may occur in league front offices. The trade deadline is February 19, or just six days away, and there are still some major pieces potentially in play.

 

Amar’e Stoudemire

Top 10 Reasons Why the Miami Heat Won’t Win the 2013 NBA Championship

The Miami Heat won last season and are the favorites this year, but there are no guarantees.
<p> Top 10 Reasons Why the Miami Heat Won’t Win the 2013 NBA Championship, including LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Erik Spoelstra and Ray Allen.</p>

NBA Offseason Summer Blockbuster Moves

Highlights from the action-packed NBA offseason, including the Nets move to Brooklyn.
<p> Highlights from the action-packed NBA offseason that included the Nets moving from New Jersey to Brooklyn, Dwight Howard being traded to the Lakers, Jeremy Lin re-signing with the Rockets and Ray Allen joining the enemy Heat.</p>

Highlights from the action-packed NBA offseason that included the Nets moving from New Jersey to Brooklyn, Dwight Howard being traded to the Lakers, Jeremy Lin re-signing with the Rockets and Ray Allen joining the enemy Heat.

 

Who Is Norris Cole?

Miami Heat rookie, Norris Cole, was key is sealing last night's victory against the Boston Celtics
<p> Miami Heat rookie, Norris Cole, was key is sealing last night's victory against the Boston Celtics</p>

by Josh Kipnis

Google his name, and a fictional soap opera character is all you will find.  Click on his bio on NBA.com and you will find they haven’t even bothered writing one.  Ever heard of Norris Benjamin Cole?  Didn’t think so.

The Miami Heat defeated the Boston Celtics last night, 115-107.  LeBron James and Dwayne Wade each scored over 20 points, but it was Miami’s rookie sensation, Norris Cole, who stole the show.