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How Gators can make an impact in NBA playoffs

Even more impressive than the fact that eight of 10 former Gators in the NBA will be playing in the NBA playoffs is the fact that each of those eight players are key contributors, if not cornerstones, to their respective teams. While The Sun’s Kevin Brockway highlighted each player that will be in action starting today, I’ll go into each first-round matchup and what role each Gator can play to help their respective teams. DAVID LEE: The All-Star forward/center always… Read More »

Injury-riddled Miller seals 2nd Heat title with hot hand

Mike Miller denied rumors before the start of the NBA Finals that he’d retire after this season. Well, is there a better game to go out on? Battered but filled with adrenaline, Miller made it rain on the Thunder by splashing seven 3-pointers in the Heat’s title-clinching Game 5 victory on Thursday night. Time and time again, the former Gator took cuts at any slim chance Oklahoma City had of becoming the first team to rally from 3-1 in the… Read More »