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Carlos Boozer looks to pass the ball against the San Antonio Spurs. (Credit: Chris Covatta, Getty)

Bulls Topple Spurs 96-86

Jimmy Butler had 19 points and Carlos Boozer added 16 points and 12 rebounds and the Chicago Bulls handed the injury-riddled San Antonio Spurs their third straight loss, 96-86 on Wednesday night.

01/29/2014

Dwyane Wade #3, LeBron James #6 and Chris Bosh #1 of the Miami Heat celebrate after defeating the San Antonio Spurs 95-88 to win Game Seven of the 2013 NBA Finals at AmericanAirlines Arena on June 20, 2013 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

LeBron Leads Heat To Second Straight Title

LeBron James and the Miami Heat remain atop the NBA, and not even a proud push from the San Antonio Spurs could knock them down.

06/20/2013

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LeBron Leads Heat To Game 6 OT Win

LeBron James led a title-saving charge, and now his crown will be on the line one more time in Game 7.

06/19/2013

LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat drives on Tony Parker #9 of the San Antonio Spurs in the second half during Game Six of the 2013 NBA Finals at AmericanAirlines Arena on June 18, 2013 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

James, Heat Beat Spurs 103-100 In OT; Force Game 7

LeBron James saved a championship reign, canceled a celebration. The toughest part now might be topping this performance in Game 7.

06/19/2013

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5 Things to Watch For In Game 6 of NBA Finals

Five things to watch for in Game 6 of the NBA Finals, as the San Antonio Spurs try to clinch their fifth title and end the Miami Heat’s reign on Tuesday night:

06/18/2013

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Manu Ginobili Sparks Spurs To Game 5 Win

Manu Ginobili ran onto the floor as fans stood and screamed. He went to the bench, and they chanted his name. The sights and sounds of so many San Antonio spring nights were back Sunday — and the real party might be just a few days away.

06/17/2013

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Spurs KO Heat; Lead Series 3-2

The Miami Heat came back to the AT&T Center looking to take a 3-2 lead with the series set to return to South Florida. Instead, the Spurs’ hot shooters stayed hot and San Antonio’s 114-104 victory sends the series back to South Florida.

06/17/2013

Tim Duncan of the San Antonio Spurs pats teammate Manu Ginobili on the back of his head during game 5 of the NBA finals against the Miami Heat on June 16, 2013 in San Antonio, Texas., where the Spurs defeated the Heat 114-104 and now lead the series 3-2. (Photo credit: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

Ginobili Sparks Spurs To Game 5 Win, 3-2 Series Lead Over Heat

Manu Ginobili broke out of a slump in a big way with 24 points and 10 assists in his first start of the season, and the Spurs beat the Miami Heat 114-104 to take a 3-2 lead in the NBA Finals.

06/17/2013

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Big 3 Help Heat Even NBA Finals With Spurs

Miami Heat owner Micky Arison had a message as he walked to the winning locker room.

06/14/2013

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Heat Handle Spurs 109-93; Finals Coming Back To Miami

The Miami Heat entered Game 4 of the 2013 NBA Finals against the San Antonio Spurs knowing they couldn’t lose and go down 3-1 in the series and have a chance of winning the Larry O’Brien trophy. But the Heat’s Big Three responded like the three All-Stars that they are, combining for 82 points and lead Miami to a 109-93.

06/14/2013

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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

LeBron James dunks in the fourth quarter  of Game Two against the San Antonio Spurs during the 2013 NBA Finals at American Airlines Arena on June 9, 2013 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Larry W. Smith/Pool/Getty Images)

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

Tony Parker makes a shot with seconds left in the fourth quarter to put his team ahead by four points.  (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

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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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

Tim Duncan shoots over Carlos Boozer. (Photos by D. Clarke Evans/NBAE via Getty Images)

Duncan, Spurs Beat Bulls 101-83

Tim Duncan had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Chicago Bulls 101-83 on Wednesday night in a matchup of teams missing their starting All-Star point guards.

03/06/2013

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Bernstein: Take It Easy, Thibs

Somebody has to do something to make the coach understand that the goal of the regular season is not to pile up wear and tear on a team’s most important veteran players.

CBS Chicago–02/06/2013

Tim Duncan and the San Antonio Spurs. (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Muller: Bulls Need To Emulate Spurs Moving Forward

The Spurs don’t play the “money and me” game, and they certainly don’t care for super egos running the team. They never have and they seemingly never will.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2012

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No Bulls Joining Rose For All-Stars

The NBA All-Star reserves were announced Thursday night. Many were hoping to see Carlos Boozer, Luol Deng or Joakim Noah named to the team. Unfortunately, those hoping to see more Bulls joining rose will be disappointed.

02/03/2011

Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose, right, drives to the basket as San Antonio Spurs' Tim Duncan, left, defends during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Bulls Get Spurred In San Antonio

Tony Parker scored 21 points, hours after his Hollywood actress wife filed for divorce, to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 103-94 victory over the Chicago Bulls.

670 The Score–11/17/2010