Kawhi Leonard could have been devastated by losing last season’s NBA Finals. Instead, he vowed to get better. And just think — the San Antonio star is only getting started.
San Antonio’s 104-87 win over the Heat in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night gave Tim Duncan his fifth title, all with the Spurs.
In the age of me over we ball, Duncan is a corrupt cliche – a winner.We judge stars by rings more than ever. The Heat didn’t win; LeBron won. Kobe or Shaq won a decade ago. But when the Spurs win, Duncan is part of a greater whole, lost in a selfless, Vulcan coda.
Kawhi Leonard scored 20 points, Tim Duncan set playoff records, and the Spurs controlled play on the way to a 107-86 win over the Heat in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night.
After their win on Tuesday night, the Spurs will try to take a 3-1 series lead when the NBA Finals resume on Thursday night in Miami. Here’s five things to know going into the game.
Tim Duncan offered a rare acknowledgement: He’s thinking about the end of his career.
Kawhi Leonard scored a career-high 29 points as the San Antonio Spurs made a finals-record 75.8 percent of their shots in the first half in a 111-92 victory over the Miami Heat.
Wade became the latest recipient of a postseason flopping fine Monday when the NBA ordered him to give up $5,000 after a review showed he over-exaggerated a foul during Game 2
No cramps for Miami’s superstar this time. LeBron James scored 35 points and had 10 rebounds as the Heat beat the Spurs by a score of 98-96 to even the NBA Finals.
LeBron James and the Heat are one of the most predictable teams in all of professional sports. And what is most predictable about them is their greatness.
NHL Players play through broken bones, collapsed lungs and dislocated ribs. The King is sidelined due to cramps … which has happened more than once.
Initially, many involved joked about how the conditions in the sweltering AT&T Center on Thursday for Game 1 of the NBA Finals reminded of sepia-toned memories. When we played poor. When we played outside.