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Coming into Thursday’s Game 5, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich knew he was going to make a change after his team was beaten in two consecutive games by the Oklahoma City Thunder to even up the Western Conference Finals at two games apiece. 15 minutes before tipoff, Popovich made the adjustment when he […]
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