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Boris Diaw didn't play a single minute in the San Antonio Spurs' 113-77 victory in Game 3. He was the only Spur that didn't leave the bench.
His first action in Game 4 came with 3:15 remaining in the second quarter. Miami held a 45-38 lead. The Heat retained possession on a jump ball and Diaw drew Dwyane Wade on the perimeter. Wade skirted by Diaw on a quasi pick-and-roll with Chris Bosh, who barely made contact on the screen, and found him for an easy lay up.
On the ensuing possession, Tim Duncan lofted a contested 19-footer and Diaw tussled for offensive rebounding possession, forcing Wade to throw an errant elbow. The referees called the foul and Diaw made both free throws on a broken possession.
Following a botched reverse lay up from Norris Cole, Diaw ran the length of the floor and situated himself in the left corner. Tony Parker received a screen from Duncan on the left wing, Bosh and Ray Allen planted themselves in the paint to det...
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Apparently, Big Lou’s Pizza in San Antonio has the biggest pizza oven in Texas. (I’m basing this on a comment on Reddit, so take it with a grain of salt, or Parmesan cheese.) At any rate, Big Lou’s has an enormous oven and is the home of the 42-inch pizza. To get ready for Thursday night’s NBA Finals Game 4 between the hometown Spurs and the Miami Heat. the pizzeria created...
ESPN basketball analyst Stephen A. Smith took a moment to pose for a photo with the San Antonio Spurs dance team, the Silver Dancers, before Thursday night's Game 4 of the NBA Finals.
Photo via @SDancer_Coach / Twitter.
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Manu Ginobili's impersonation of Gregg Popovich was pretty spot on, not to mention hilarious. But it's even more funny in slow motion, we've decided.
Spurs, your turn.
If only it was so easy for San Antonio. The elementary analysis of the 2013 NBA Finals says the Spurs are due for a victory in Sunday night's Game 5. Through the first four games they've gone back and forth with Miami, winning then losing to give us a 2-2 deadlock.
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Tonight, the NBA Finals makes its final turn for home in a critical Game Five faceoff in San Antonio between the Spurs and the Heat. The winner moves one win away from an NBA championship.
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SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Manu Ginobili had seven points and four assists in a surprise start to spark the San Antonio Spurs to a 32-19 lead over the Miami Heat after one quarter in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night.
Tim Duncan added seven points and five rebounds for the Spurs, who entered their last home game of the series tied with the Heat at two games apiece.
There is no better food to accompany a playoff game than pizza. Maybe wings, but you really can’t go wrong with a few slices of pizza while you root for your team to bring home a championship. A San Antonio Spurs fan who works at a pizza restaurant took that to another level on Thursday. [...]
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Where has Manu Ginobili been for the Spurs in the Finals? His numbers so far in the Finals: 7.5 points on 34.5 percent shooting, 1.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists. In Game 4, he scored five points on 1-5 shooting and was a team worst -22. His best game in the series was Game 1 where he scored 13 points on 5-11 shooting. The last three Finals games, he’s scored a total...
If the San Antonio Spurs win the NBA Finals, then forward Danny Green should be your NBA Finals MVP.
Green has been a hero for the Spurs this NBA Finals, and with it he’s becoming America’s Sweetheart. Danny Green was 6-for-10 from the 3-point line — setting an NBA Finals record for most 3-pointers in a series (25) — and he scored 24 points to put the Spurs a win away from...
Danny Green scored 24 points to help the San Antonio Spurs topple the Miami Heat on Sunday.
18 of Green’s points game of the 3-point sharpshooting that has become his trademark.
Green and key performances from Ginobili (24 points, 10 assists) and Tony Parker ( 26 points) largely kept the Heat at bay on their way to the 114-104 victory.
The Spurs now hold a 3-2 series lead over...
In front of former record holder, Ray Allen, and against the former record holder’s team, the Miami Heat, Danny Green set a new NBA Finals record for three-pointers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. It would be Green’s fourth three-pointer of Game 5 against the Heat on Sunday that would mark his 23rd three-pointer [...]The post San Antonio Spurs’ Danny Green Sets NBA Finals Record...
The enemy of my enemy is my friend. The San Antonio Spurs are not the most interesting or exciting NBA team around (and Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich likes it that way). They’re not polarizing like the Miami Heat. People tune in to see them fall. And one of the keys to making the Heat fall is Spurs forward Danny Green.
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AT&T CENTER--In the two days off following one of the worst playoff performances of his career, all Manu Ginobili could hear were a series of dire questions. What was wrong with his game? Did he have anything left in the tank? Was it time to retire? Ginobili admitted some lackluster performances this season allowed some doubts to creep in him mind. In his last appearance of the...
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