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Who will win the battle of the big men? (Credit) Every executive from ESPN, ABC, and the NBA is one 80-77 Game 1 away from throwing themselves off of some popular landmark in Memphis or San Antonio I’ve never heard of. So, why am I so excited? Well, aside from the money ESPN is losing by drawing Memphis and San Antonio instead of some combination of Oklahoma City, Golden State and the Clippers? Because for real basketball fans, this series is going to be freaking awesome. There are no convoluted storylines, no fans who show up in the second quarter, no potential for ESPN: First Take to cover this series whatsoever. It’s going to be seven games of pure basketball, and not boring, clear out for the star basketball, either. If you enjoy basketball being played the right way, with ball movement and screens and hairy-chested big men, then this is the series for you. What’s more: every player in this series is a man. They’re going to go at each other and play physical basketball. The...
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