San Antonio Spurs
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.
Serge Ibaka started the game and scored 15 points to help the Thunder defeat the Spurs 106-97 and cut San Antonio’s lead in the Western Conference finals series to 2-1.
Mark Cuban has never shied away from expressing his true feelings about the San Antonio Spurs. So does he really want the Spurs to win another title? You might be surprised.
The Thunder say defensive standout Serge Ibaka may not be lost for the playoffs, after all, and could be available for Game 3 on Sunday.
The San Antonio Spurs are rolling toward a return to the NBA Finals, and Oklahoma City looks powerless to slow them down without Serge Ibaka.
Tim Duncan had 27 points and the Spurs took advantage of Serge Ibaka’s absence to score more than half their points in the paint, beating the Thunder 122-105 Monday night
Durant, the league’s MVP, said there’s more to San Antonio’s success than some mythical fountain of youth. It starts with the genius of Gregg Popovich, the league’s Coach of the Year.
To prevent the “Romo curse” from hurting the Spurs, a fan is petitioning the White House to keep Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo away from San Antonio for the remainder of the NBA Playoffs.
After a grueling seven-game series with the Mavericks, the Spurs earned some rest by making quick work of the Trail Blazers. And it couldn’t come at a better time.
The intensity and focus that has the Spurs rolling 3-0 over Portland in the Western Conference semifinals can be traced to their Game 3 loss to Dallas in the first round.