Found June 02, 2014 on Project Spurs:
The San Antonio Spurs have advanced to the NBA Finals for a rematch against the Miami Heat after defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder in six games. The Spurs will look to redeem themselves after a disappointing Game 7 loss and those hopes look good with an upgraded bench this time around. The Spurs will look […]

ESPN Poll shows 49 out of 50 states want San Antonio Spurs to win NBA Finals

We are now officially 48 hours away from the start of the 2014 NBA Finals and people are getting hyped for the re-match between the San Antonio Spurs-Miami Heat. ESPN SportsNation posted a poll asking NBA fans who they were rooting for in the NBA Finals and overwhelmingly they went with the San Antonio Spurs: When it comes to picking the Heat or the Spurs, the United States is a...

San Antonio Spurs Advance to the 2014 NBA Finals

For the second straight year the San Antonio Spurs beat the Thunder and advance to the NBA Finals to face the Miami Heat. “We wanted it badly, said Tim Duncan. I was afraid we gave it away there late. It’s unbelievable to regain the focus [after last season's Finals loss]. We’ve got four more to win and we’ll do it this time.” Game 1 of the NBA Finals begins June 5th...

Spurs get rest, home-court -- and chance at revenge

When last season's NBA Finals ended, San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich was all smiles. For a few minutes, that is. Popovich's first order of business after the season's final buzzer sounded in Miami was to go and embrace Erik Spoelstra, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, giving everyone hearty hugs and offering genuine words of congratulations after the Heat topped his Spurs...

Parker says on French radio he’ll play Game 1

Spurs point guard Tony Parker said on French radio that he’ll play in Game 1 despite an ankle sprain he initially suffered back in Game 4 of the first round series against Dallas. Via RMC Sport (with online translation): “I twisted my ankle in Game 4 of the first round against Dallas. I continued to play with the pain and I again twisted the ankle in Game 4 of the conference...

Tim Duncan Says Spurs Will Close the Deal Against the Heat This Time

I don’t believe in the saying “the better team didn’t win” or “they didn’t beat us, we beat ourselves”. If you were better, you would have won. Spurs had Heat on the ropes and can only blame themselves for not holding the trophy up last year. Duncan is ready to exact his revenge. “It’s unbelievable to regain that focus after that devastating loss that we had last...

A Team For Many Ages

How old are the San Antonio Spurs? No, really — how old is this team? Tim Duncan, 38, continues to produce with the relentless consistency of his 20s, because his career has been nothing but a study in machine-like regularity at a high level of competition. Kawhi Leonard is only 22, but he often plays with the savvy of a 35-year old. His steal of Russell Westbrook in the open court...

Spurs Injury Update: Severity of Tony Parker's injury unknown

The San Antonio Spurs enter the NBA Finals in a rematch of last year's Finals against the Miami Heat. The Spurs got back to the Finals following a 112-107 win in overtime over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday. The Spurs did so without the presence of veteran guard Tony Parker in the second half and in the overtime due to ankle soreness.. His status for Game 1 of the NBA...

Tony Parker hopeful to play in Game 1 of NBA Finals

Despite a sprained ankle, San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker is hopeful to play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Parker "should be ready" to play in Game 1, two sources with direct knowledge told Yahoo Sports. Parker will work to rehabilitate the sprain over the next several days of preparation for the Finals rematch with the...

Kawhi Leonard puts Serge Ibaka on a Poster

Kawhi Leonard is one of the most underrated players in the NBA. Leonard had the play of the night in the Spurs Game 6 victory over OKC. As the Spurs are headed to the NBA again. Leonard threw down a nasty dunk on Serge Ibaka in the opening minutes of the game. Remember Ibaka is one of the best shot blockers in the whole league. Check it out below.

Project Spurs Previews the Spurs-Heat NBA Finals Rematch

The Spurs and Heat will once again face off in the NBA Finals but this time, the Spurs will be seeking a measure of payback after losing to Miami in last season’s Finals in seven games. To break down the rematch, Bloguin’s own Project Spurs previewed the Finals. From who is the Spurs’ x-factor, which Miami player needs to step it up to what should the Spurs do to slow down...

Heat-Spurs Is An NBA Finals Rematch For The Ages

Miami Heat-San Antonio Spurs NBA Finals preview and predictions. Who is going to win this year's NBA championship?

The NBA Finals don't start Monday. Or Tuesday. Or even Wednesday...

The Spurs closed out the Thunder in Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals on Saturday night, setting up a title rematch from last year with the defending champion Heat.  Unfortunately we don't get to see it until Thursday, because it was decided long ago that the Finals would begin on June 5.Why the NBA feels the need to do this I'll never understand.  The games will...

Tim Duncan happy Heat won, wants to beat them in rematch

The San Antonio Spurs beat the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 6 of their Western Conference finals series 112-107 in overtime to reach the finals for the second straight year. And, like last year, their opponent in the NBA Finals will be the Miami Heat. Though the Heat have now reached four straight Finals and […]

If This NBA Finals Rematch Has Five Moments as Good as These From Last Year, We’re in for a Real Treat

If the basketball gods are good, Spurs vs. Heat Round 2 will be every bit as good as Spurs vs. Heat Round 1. For those that need a quick refresher on why the Spurs and the Heat should put on an entertaining series, one has to look no further than last year to see that when these two teams meet, amazing happens. Here’s the top five moments of the 2013 Finals between the San Antonio...

Report: Tony Parker Expected to Play in Game 1 of the Finals

Big boost for the Spurs at home if Parker is really going to be healthy. We’ll see how he looks in Game 1. Sources: Spurs expect Parker for Game 1 — ESPN (@ESPNHeadlines) June 2, 2014    
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