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5 Things Learned In Game 3 Of The NBA Finals

Five things to take away from the San Antonio Spurs’ 113-77 win over the Miami Heat in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night:

06/12/2013

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Role Players Dominating NBA Finals

In a NBA Finals featuring multiple first-ballot future Hall of Famers, the story of the series has been the phenomenal play of the role players for the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat.

06/12/2013

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Spurs Spank Heat In Game 3, 113-77

The Miami Heat made their way into a hostile AT&T Center for Game 3 of the 2013 NBA Finals and quickly ran into a massive mauling at the hands of the San Antonio Spurs, 113-77.

06/12/2013

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Brian Shaw In Mix, But Jason Kidd Owns Buzz In Nets’ Coaching Decision

Kidd met with general manager Billy King on Monday and Shaw is expected to meet with the team Wednesday.

06/12/2013

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It’s Time For Gregg Popovich And The Spurs To Adjust

The Heat changed things up, and now it is time for Gregg Popovich to adjust. Is there anyone else you would want in that film room and on the practice floor figuring out how to counter those moves more than Popovich?

06/11/2013

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Heat Look To Build On Game 2 Momentum

After mauling the San Antonio Spurs in Game 2 of the 2013 NBA Finals, the Miami Heat will look to take a 2-1 lead in the series Tuesday night during Game 3 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio.

06/11/2013

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Report: Interest ‘Mutual’ Between Jason Kidd, Brooklyn Nets

Brooklyn’s coaching search is “strongly pointing toward” Kidd after his meeting with team brass, the Post reported, adding that he’s “viewed as the leading candidate for the job.”

06/11/2013

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Don’t Bet Against Heat After Loss

It’s rare, but the Miami Heat does lose an occasional game or two. They just don’t do it in consecutive games, at least not for the last six months. And when the Heat does respond to the loss, it’s usually in an overwhelming manner.

06/10/2013

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Heat Beat Spurs in Game 2 to Tie NBA Finals

LeBron James overcame a terrible start to finish with 17 points, eight rebounds and seven assists and the Miami Heat rolled to a 103-84 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday night to even the series at a game apiece.

06/10/2013

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LeBron’s Thunderous Block Sparks Heat

In every NBA Finals, there’s often a play that people will never forget. Michael Jordan’s push-off jump shot against the Utah Jazz is one people still remember. Sunday night gave NBA fans another one of those unforgettable moments courtesy of Miami Heat superstar LeBron James.

06/10/2013

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Report: NBA To Sell Ads On Court, Backboards

The NBA will join the NHL, as well as MLB, and have advertising on the court during the 2013-14 season.

06/10/2013

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Jason Kidd Plans To Meet With Nets About Coaching Vacancy

Kidd is interested in Brooklyn’ coaching position and plans to talk to the team this week, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Sunday.

06/10/2013

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Heat Rout Spurs In Game 2 To Pull Even In NBA Finals

Back with a blowout, and, no, the Miami Heat didn’t need to lean on LeBron to get it. Not when Mario Chalmers and everyone else came through.

06/10/2013

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Parker’s 4th Quarter Helps Spurs Rally To Beat Heat In Finals Opener

Six years later, the San Antonio Spurs still have that winning NBA Finals formula of good defense and a little luck on offense.

06/07/2013

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George Karl Will Not Return As Nuggets Coach

Less than a month after winning the NBA’s Coach of the Year award, Karl’s tenure with the Nuggets is over after 8½ seasons. His departure comes shortly after Masai Ujiri, the league’s executive of the year, left to become GM of the Toronto Raptors.

06/07/2013

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Spurs Rally To Stun Heat In Game 1 Of NBA Finals

The San Antonio Spurs still have that winning NBA Finals formula of good defense and a little luck on offense.

06/07/2013

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Finals Could Be Historic For Heat Or Spurs

Four victories. That’s all that separates the San Antonio Spurs from furthering its dynasty, or the Miami Heat from an elite place in history.

06/06/2013

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NBA Finals: Keep Up With The Heat And Spurs

Follow our Twitter wall for all the latest NBA Finals news from players, analysts and more!

06/06/2013

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Sports Verdict: Bigger Impact In The NBA Finals? Chris Bosh Vs. Tim Duncan

Perhaps the most key matchup of this matchup will be Tim Duncan vs. Chris Bosh. Which center will emerge as the bigger impact player? Craig Carton joins the Sports Verdict set to debate!

06/06/2013