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NBA Playoffs

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Heat Have Big Advantage In Game 7 Experience

Experience or youth? It’s often the difference between winning and losing in sports and Game 7 will feature plenty of both for the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat.

06/20/2013

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Spurs Rely On Togetherness To Overcome Collapse

Through heartbreaking losses and hair-raising victories, through Game 7s of the NBA Finals and Game 46s of the regular season, through contract extension after contract extension, what has defined these San Antonio Spurs more than anything else is the simple fact that they stick together.

06/20/2013

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History Favors Home Team In Game 7s

The Miami Heat put together one of the best regular seasons in recent memory thanks in large part to a 27-game winning streak. But it also secured home-court advantage throughout the playoffs and that could be a deciding factor on where the Larry O’Brien trophy stays for the next year.

06/20/2013

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Heat & Spurs Battle For Legacies In Game 7

And then there was one. One game to decide the value of a year’s worth of work trying to become NBA champion. For one team, it’s one last shot at glory as the window is nearly closed on a historic run and for the other, immortality winning back-to-back championships.

06/20/2013

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Warriors Preparing For Draft As If Team Has Picks

While preparing for next week’s NBA draft is not out of the ordinary for most teams, the Golden State Warriors are operating under a different set of circumstances. They have no picks because of prior trades and are already squeezed for salary cap space.

06/19/2013

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Stanford Student May Provide Basketball’s Version Of ‘Moneyball’

Muthu Alagappan, a student at Stanford University, has a side project that could revolutionize the NBA in the same way Billy Beane changed baseball’s landscape.

06/19/2013

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VIDEO: The LeBron James Headband Game

It will be known as the LeBron James Headband Game.

06/19/2013

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Why The Spurs Must Win Game 7

Nobody wants to be remembered for choking? Just ask Bill Buckner.

06/19/2013

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LeBron Leads Heat To Game 6 OT Win

LeBron James led a title-saving charge, and now his crown will be on the line one more time in Game 7.

06/19/2013