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30) Kendrick Perkins likes to shoot early in games, just on the off chance that he has a game like this one29) Reggie Miller learned that there are other languages that he could have talked trash in, because Reggie Miller is a moron28) The Spurs picked up a ton of early paint points, mostly because they remembered to penetrate and push off27) OKC runs out on breaks so hard, they frequently score uncontested after a miss26) Gregg Popovich actually answered a question from Craig Sager as if he didn't want to immediately set him on fire25) Kevin Durant played rope a dope with the early close physical defense24) When the Thunder bigs are playing this well, and Tim Duncan is struggling, the Spurs look as soft as, well, Boris Diaw23) Say this for Thunder Fan, they get as quiet as church when their guys shoot FTs22) Serge Ibaka blocks so many shots, he can just goaltend without consequence21) When you get the first 8 dunks, you should be up by more than 8 points20) Despite everything g...
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I pity the fool who doesn’t want this to come true.
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In the latest with “Weezygate,” the unofficial title I just gave the pointless debacle involving Lil Wayne and the Thunder, the rapper is saying his denial of seats by the team before Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals has to do with race. Even though Kevin Durant and James Harden have already offered up tickets to him, Lil Wayne thinks that wouldn’t fix the problem.
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Click HERE to see the video of Duncan's milestone but the man he passed, Jabbar, took to Twitter to congratulate TD on taking first place.
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