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Beyond The Buzzer:
NBA TV’s opening video montage for the 2013 NBA Finals is must watch TV. Titled ‘So Much More,’ the intro takes the viewer beyond just a matchup between two powerful teams and displays the longevity of the San Antonio Spurs vs. a potential dynasty in Miami before debating the future hall of famers on both teams. Best 6th man ever? Greatest power forward ever? Best player ever? “With victory will come a trophy, a ring, a banner. But for these players, for these teams, for these NBA Finals, there is so much more.”
BEST OF MAXIM
Spurs veteran guard Tony Parker literally did it all in Thursday's Game 1 victory over the Heat in the NBA Finals.Parker led all scorers with 21 points including two off a clutch basket with five seconds left to ice the game. He also handed out a team-high six assists in the contest.Additionally, the native of France temporarily took over the coaching duties from Greg Popovich...
Spurs guard Manu Ginobili is 36 years of age, and next season would be his 12th. Ginobili will be a free agent this summer, and when asked by Rachel Nichols, said he wasn’t sure if he’d return next season.
Having battled injuries the past few seasons, and his game clearly not the same as it was years ago, Ginobili was asked if he might hang it up and retire?
“I don’t know...
Earlier today, NBA Finals Media Day kicked off with interviews of many notable players within the San Antonio Spurs/Miami Heat match-up in the 2013 NBA Finals.
As you might figure, TNLP favorite Gregg Popovich provided an amusing interview and waxed poetic about the time that he listed Spurs forward Tim Duncan as “DNP-Old“.
This comes courtesy of Miami Herald’s Joseph Goodman...
It was the shot heard around the NBA world in Game 1 of the NBA Finals as San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker made an incredible bank shot with seconds left on the shot clock. It was the nail in the coffin for the Miami Heat as the Spurs went on to win Game 1 and steal home court advantage.
Parker's shot was simply ridiculous and now it got the "And 1 Mix Tape"...
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Tony Parker just beat the 24 second clock prompting the Spurs to beat the Heat in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.
Parker led all scorers with 21 points and also recorded six assists in the opening game of the NBA Finals.
The Spurs entered the contest as 5 point underdogs. Game 2 of the series will take place on Sunday.
After you have been in the league for so many years and been through so many ups and downs, you don’t worry as much about being politically correct.
Exhibit A: Tracy McGrady…..
All class McGrady: "Are you ready to play in finals if you're called?" Is a pig's p—- pork?"
— Ryan Wolstat (@WolstatSun) June 7, 2013
I have to admit I would like to see McGrady...
Tony Parker came up big during Thursday night’s Game 1 of the NBA Finals, hitting a buzzer beater in the closing moments to give the Spurs a 1-0 series lead. The always-crazy Dick Vitale found this as a great opportunity to tweet at Parker’s ex-wife, Eva Longoria, to tell her how awesome her former husband is.
I’m not sure where he was intending to go with that tweet, but I’ll...
The San Antonio Spurs stole home court advantage in Game 1 of the NBA Finals versus the Miami Heat and are just three wins away from title No. 5.
But the road to the Finals was filled with thrilling games, wild finishes, and close calls but in the end, San Antonio captured the West crown and are looking to add to their franchise success.
Check out the road to the NBA Finals...
NBA fans won’t forget the infamous November night when the San Antonio Spurs royally ticked off commissioner David Stern by sending their top three players home from a road trip the day of their huge, nationally-televised game at the Miami Heat. The game was appropriately hyped up by TNT because it featured two of the [...]
It was 2007. Tim Duncan's Spurs had just swept LeBron James' Cavs away to win his fourth title. In the hallway afterwards, the two shared a moment.
The 2013 NBA Finals are just a day away as the Spurs and Heat look to etch their names in NBA history. For the Spurs, it would mark a fifth title in franchise history and for the Heat their third.
ESPN is getting fans ready for this epic clash, by releasing an animated video of some of the greatest moments in Finals history.
From the Willis Reed moment to Tim Duncan slamming...
The San Antonio Spurs will face off against the Miami Heat tonight in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. This will be the first time the Spurs make the Finals without homecourt advantage against the best team in the East, the Miami Heat.
The Spurs will have their work cut out for them in the final series to determine the NBA champion and there will be three factors that will determine...
The San Antonio Spurs rallied in the fourth quarter of Game 1 on their NBA Finals series with the Miami Heat to capture a 92-88 win. Not only did they get the win, the stole home court from the Heat and look poised to take Game 2 this Sunday.
After the win, Kawhi Leonard, Gary Neal, Boris Diaw and Patty Mills spoke on the thrilling win.
The most compelling matchup of this year's NBA Finals beginning tonight isn't Kawhi Leonard trying to guard LeBron James or Tim Duncan matching up with Chris Bosh, or even to see who flops better between Manu Ginobili and Dwyane Wade... it's the most combative, entertaining, long-running battle in the Association.
Spurs coach Gregg Popovich vs sideline reporters....