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LeBron Makes A Guarantee For Game 4 In The NBA Finals Updated Jun 12, 2013
After being outscored by Danny Green through the first three games of the NBA Finals, LeBron James has finally issued a guarantee: he’ll be better for Game 4. Okay, so it’s not much of a guarantee. If James doesn’t play better - and really, is the
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  • James: 'Something has to give' in Game 4 Jun 12, 2013
    Game 4 of the NBA Finals will tell more about the Miami Heat than a 66-win regular season ever could.
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  • Tracy McGrady’s NBA Finals Game 3 Highlights … With Chinese Commentary Jun 12, 2013
    To most of us, Tracy McGrady‘s NBA Finals appearance in a Spurs blowout of the Heat was pretty unremarkable. We’re talking seven minutes, zero points, two rebounds, three assists-type of unremarkable. [Check out T-Mac's Top 15 Basketball Moments] But
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  • “Jimmy Kimmel Live” asks Miami Heat fans for their takes on fake players and schemes (Video) Jun 12, 2013
    Miami Heat fans have a pretty poor reputation among NBA observers and partisans. In the eyes of many, they show up late for important games, approach the game itself with cursory interest, and generally just don't know very much about basketball. As wit…
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  • Spurs fans mock beaten Heat with ‘Seven Nation Army’ chant to close Game 3 blowout (Video) Jun 12, 2013
    You know how the Miami Heat (like many sports teams before them) have been using the White Stripes' "Seven Nation Army" as their player introduction music, and how Heat backers at the AmericanAirlines Arena have fallen in love with “OOOOH OH OH OH OH OH
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  • World Peace: Heat 'want it given to them' Jun 12, 2013
    Lakers forward Metta World Peace believes the Heat aren't just being beat on the court, but also between the ears.
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  • Stephen Curry Clowned LeBron James on Twitter Last Night During Game 3 Jun 12, 2013
    So Stephen Curry was in charge of the SportsCenter Twitter feed last night during Game 3 of the NBA Finals. That feed boasts more than 5 million followers — that’s a lot of pressure for one guy to be entertaining for the course of more than two hours,
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  • Jeff Van Gundy Thinks Erik Spoelstra is Going to the Hall of Fame — True or Ridiculous Idea? Jun 12, 2013
    We have learned various things over the last week or so of the NBA Finals. Stuff like Manu Ginobili can still put it on you, Dwyane Wade has seen “Red Tails” once or twice, and LeBron James will have none of your week stuff at the rim. Here’s anothe
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  • Diapered, mustachioed cowboy children dance on truck to celebrate Spurs’ huge Game 3 win Jun 12, 2013
    The alert came in the hours after the San Antonio Spurs' dominating 113-77 victory over the Miami Heat in Game 3 of the NBA Finals from SB Nation's Paul Flannery: There's a child dancing on a truck in a diaper. Go Spurs Go - Paul Flannery (@Pflanns) Jun
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  • Watch All 16 Of San Antonio’s NBA Finals Record-Breaking Three-Pointers Last Night Jun 12, 2013
    Danny Green made seven. Gary Neal hit six. Kawhi Leonard and Tony Parker contributed three more. All in all, it felt like a game of NBA 2K14 on easy for the Spurs, setting a NBA Finals record with 16 made three-pointers in a 113-77 blowout win over Miam…
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  • 2013 NBA Finals: LeBron James' struggles story for Miami Heat again

    LeBron James needs to step up or he'll lose his third Finals in four trips.
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  • Watch all 16 3-pointers from the Spurs’ NBA Finals-record-setting Game 3 (Video)

    The San Antonio Spurs dominated Game 3 of the NBA Finals, besting the Miami Heat 113-77 to take a 2-1 series lead. While the Spurs' defensive work on LeBron James has become the overarching development of this series, this particular game belonged to sh…
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  • LeBron's mystifying Game 3 places legacy at risk Jun 12, 2013
    A quiet performance from LeBron James left Miami defenseless to stop the Spurs in a 113-77 Game 3 loss in the Finals and put the MVP's legacy at risk, says Michael Rosenberg.
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  • The Spurs Just Beat The Motherfucking Brakes Off The Miami Heat Jun 12, 2013
    This is an article about Tracy McGrady.
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  • Video - Interesting Defense 03:34

    Interesting Defense

    Jun 12
    David Thorpe points out that the Spurs aren't frustrating the Heat with incredible pressure. Instead they're packing the paint and daring the Heat to shoot. TrueHoop TV at the Finals.
  • Video - NBA Finals Chat 17:49

    NBA Finals Chat

    Jun 12
    Michele Steele is joined by Kevin Arnovitz, Kevin Pelton and Ethan Sherwood Strauss to break down game 3 and look ahead to game 4 of the NBA Finals
  • Video - Can LeBron Recover From Game 3 Performance? 05:25

    Can LeBron Recover From Game 3 Performance?

    Jun 12
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless debate whether LeBron James can recover from his dreadful Game 3 performance against the Spurs.
  • Video - Anatomy Of A 3-Point Frenzy 01:08

    Anatomy Of A 3-Point Frenzy

    Jun 12
    Players and coaches for both the Heat and Spurs break down Danny Green and Gary Neal's stellar 3-point shooting in Game 3 of the NBA Finals.