San Antonio Spurs
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.
The Spurs closed the game on a 16-3 run, beating the two-time defending champion Heat by a score of 110-95 on Thursday night in a rather bizarre opener to the title series.
LeBron James is the 11th player in NBA history with 1,000 postseason assists.
It doesn’t get any better than the Heat and Spurs in the 2014 NBA Finals. Here are the only acceptable excuses for missing it.
In a rematch of last years final which went 7 games, the San Antonio Spurs square off against the Miami Heat and Tony Parker and company hope to prevent LeBron and the Heat from winning their third consecutive NBA championship.
The Spurs were on the verge of celebrating a fifth title. Two nights later, they were congratulating the Heat. The Spurs wanted a rematch. It begins Thursday in San Antonio.
The Spurs and Heat met with the media on Wednesday in their final practices before Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night. Here are five things that came up along the way.
“I like everybody,” said Spurs coach Gregg Popovich. Sideline reporters might disagree, but that’s what he said in response to comments that the Spurs don’t like the Heat.
A rematch in the NBA Finals against the only team to beat them in a championship series. Home-court advantage. And a few days off before the start to get healthy and prepare.
The Spurs will face the Heat in the NBA Finals, a rematch of last year’s championship series. Here’s a look at each position on the court, and which team’s player may have the edge.
Tim Duncan had 22 points, Manu Ginobili scored 19 points, and San Antonio rolled to a 117-89 win over Oklahoma City in Game 5 on Thursday night, taking a 3-2 series lead.
Russell Westbrook had 40 points, 10 assists and five steals in the Thunder’s 105-92 victory over the Spurs on Tuesday night that tied the series at two games apiece.