San Antonio Spurs
Mark Cuban was hoping Tim Duncan would ride off into the sunset with his 5th ring. According to Duncan, it almost happened.
Fans screamed in unison at the slightest glimpse of San Antonio’s players floating down the River Walk. The victory parade was part celebration, and part exorcism.
The Spurs will receive their victory parade on Wednesday evening, as they’ll float barges down the San Antonio River to fans crowding the downtown Riverwalk.
Duncan’s eventual retirement — whether it’s next week, next summer, or after the next championship — probably won’t end what’s been a 15-year run at or near the top for the Spurs.
The Spurs finished off a dominant run to their fifth NBA championship, ending the Heat’s two-year title reign with a 104-87 victory that wrapped up the series in five games.
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.