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Top 5: LeBron James’ Most Dominating Postseason Performances

LeBron James averaged 29ppg during the Conference Finals in leading the Heat to a series victory against the Pacers. Let’s take a look back at the Miami star’s top 5 career playoff performances.

06/05/2013

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Rested Spurs Ready To Get Back To Basketball

The San Antonio Spurs spent most of the past week resting, answering the same questions from the media and battering each other during practice.

06/05/2013

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Spoelstra, Popovich Making The Right Moves

Other than being widely known by just the first syllable of their surnames, the coaches who will match wits in these NBA Finals may seem like polar opposites.

06/05/2013

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Battle Of Big 3’s For Spurs & Heat

Both the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat will be relying on three stars to carry most of the weight for their respective franchises during the 2013 NBA Finals.

06/05/2013

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Report: Nets Contact Hall Of Famer Larry Brown As Search For Coach Continues

The Nets are continuing to search for their next head coach, and it’s no secret that owner Mikhail Prokhorov likes big names. Cue Larry Brown, the current head men’s basketball coach at Southern Methodist University.

06/05/2013

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Memphis Allows Hollins To Talk With Other Teams

Lionel Hollins doesn’t want to talk to any other NBA teams and wants to continue coaching the Memphis Grizzlies.

06/04/2013

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Pacers & Heat Rivalry Just Getting Started

The Indiana Pacers pushed the Miami Heat to the brink only to come up short in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals. But their play made a major announcement to the country and the NBA that the Pacers are here to stay.

06/04/2013

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Gallinari To Have Surgery On Left ACL Next Week

Danilo Gallinari says he will undergo surgery to repair the ACL on his left knee next week and is hoping to be back on the court for the Denver Nuggets around February.

06/04/2013

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Heat, Spurs to Play for NBA Title

No more sitting out stars, and for the San Antonio Spurs, no more sitting around.

06/04/2013

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Will Heat Roll To 2nd Straight NBA Championship?

LeBron James and the Miami Heat are off the NBA Finals for the third straight season, with their series against the San Antonio Spurs set to get underway on Thursday. SI’s Ian Thomsen joined Toucher & Rich on Tuesday to discuss the series, and shoot down a Ray Allen rumor.

06/04/2013

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Jason Kidd Announces Retirement From NBA After 19-Year Career

Legendary Nets and Knicks point guard Jason Kidd has retired from the NBA after a storied 19-year career.

06/03/2013

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Heat Down To Last Shot In Game 7

Game 7. Eastern Conference Finals. The last time the Miami Heat were in this situation, they were coming off a convincing Game 6 win in 2012 and blew out the Boston Celtics 101-88. What a difference a year makes.

06/03/2013

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Baffoe: The Problem With Roy Hibbert’s ‘No Homo’ Joke

I enjoy watching Roy Hibbert play basketball. I enjoy watching Lebron James play basketball. I enjoy watching Roy Hibbert play basketball against Lebron James. In no way do I want to have sex with either of them, while they play basketball or otherwise.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2013

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Andersen May Face Suspension For Game 6

As the Miami Heat prepare for Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals, there’s a good chance one of the Heat’s key pieces won’t be available for the team in that game.

05/31/2013

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Heat Take 3-2 Series Lead With 90-79 Win Over Pacers

LeBron James scored 30 points, Udonis Haslem made his last eight shots on the way to a 16-point night, and the Miami Heat used a dominant third quarter to turn things around and beat the Indiana Pacers 90-79 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals on Thursday.

05/31/2013

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Knicks Point Guard Jason Kidd Undecided If He Will Play 2013-2014 Season

“There’s a lot of different stuff I may have the opportunity to do,” Kidd said. “If I play, I plan on playing for the Knicks. I got to be honest with myself. I’m a young man. (But) I got to see if I could still mentally do the grind all over again.”

05/31/2013

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Heat Look To Regain Momentum In Game 5

It’s hard to call a game for the Miami Heat a must-win, but if the Heat can’t put together a winning formula against the Indiana Pacers in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals; the Heat could be in deep trouble.

05/30/2013

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Pacers, Heat Prepare For Crucial Game 5

Several times around the start of these playoffs, Miami coach Erik Spoelstra insisted that the postseason path his team would wind up navigating had the potential to be more challenging than the route they took to the NBA championship a year ago.

05/30/2013

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Heat Have Hibbert-Sized Headache

The Miami Heat return to the AmericanAirlines Arena Wednesday to begin preparations for a critical Game 5 matchup in the Eastern Conference Finals. The Heat has a huge headache in the form of Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert and no way to really solve the problem.

05/29/2013