Found June 03, 2013 on Project Spurs:
On this episode of the Project Spurs-News 4 San Antonio, Spurs Roundtable, Jeff Garcia, Jesse Blanchard and Paul Garcia discuss if the Pacers or Heat will be a more favorable matchup in the 2013 NBA Finals. Jesse brings up how Miami could help Tim Duncan receive more attention if this is indeed if final shot at an NBA title, Paul talks why Indiana might be a better matchup while Jeff says "bring on the Heat." All this and much more including a discussion of whether this is San Antonio's last shot at an NBA crown.

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