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The Last Angry Fan:
We all saw the fourth quarter of Game 1 of the NBA Finals—LeBron and Wade were “fatigued,” and Tony Parker reminded everyone why he is still one of the most elite guards in the game. As San Antonio’s defense stifled the Heat’s megastars, Parker was running wild, sinking a mid-range jumper at the buzzer to seal the game.
Congratulations are in order for that performance, and they came from nearly everywhere. Including one unlikely and awkward source…
That right. Just moments after the game, Dickey Vitale sent one of the strangest tweets (see above) imaginable in this situation. Just imagine how Eva Longoria felt after reading that one. We all know Dickey V isn’t the best with words, but that certainly doesn’t stop him from spewing (or tweeting) whatever his hairless dome contrives. Thankfully it looks like Vitale deleted his tweet as of today.
This is exactly why twitter needs an age limit.
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After 11 seasons and 3 NBA championships, it’s hard to imagine the Spurs without either Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobli, Tony Parker, or head coach Gregg Popovich. This GIF is spectacular in that it shows just how they’ve aged in the decade plus they’ve been together, and how breathtaking Manu’s glorious mane of hair used to be.
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The Spurs' company line after two games in Miami could have easily been this: "We got the split we wanted going back to San Antonio." That's normally the default for road dogs who wrestle away homecourt advantage.
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From midway through the first quarter until midway through the fourth, the Miami Heat held the lead for almost 34 consecutive minutes. However, the Spurs were able to respond to all Heat surges and strike back in the 4th quarter with a run the Heat couldn’t quite match. Lebron James had a superb game, putting up 18 rebounds and 10 assists...
Tiago Splitter: What were you thinking? Not even sure if Splitter’s dunk attempt would have even dropped had LeBron not been standing in his way. Nonetheless, probably the best block of the postseason (beats out Hibbert deny of Carmelo, right?), created this awesome photo.
San Antonio Spurs reserve forward Tracy McGrady is 34 years of age own, and comfortable with his place in basketball history.
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Tiago, just don’t….
Here is another alternate angle of the block from behind the backboard:
Here is LeBron’s reaction to the block:
The San Antonio Spurs took Game One of the NBA Finals beating the Miami Heat 92-88. Since then the bulk of the attention has been on Tony Parker and righteously so. That final shot of his was just sick!
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The Heat are currently blowing the Spurs out in game 2 of the NBA Finals, and this amazing block by LeBron James on Tiago Splitter’s dunk attempt simply sums up the night for the Spurs.
The Heat were who we thought they were tonight.
LeBron James blocks San Antonio's Tiago Splitter in a big way before throwing down a beastly dunk on the other end of the floor.
LeBron James absolutely denied Tiago Splitter’s dunk attempt during the fourth quarter of Game 2 of the NBA Finals. Good job good effort Splitter? Pic: Jimmy Traina
Love him or hate him, Dickie V has long been one of the biggest ambassadors for college basketball. And so last night, appropriately, he was inducted into the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame. To be honest, I’m not sure what took so long, considering Vitale just turned 74 yesterday, but nonetheless, it’s a great honor.
Cornbread has been snatched.