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Watch Tim Duncan Pull Tony Parker To The Bench Like A Child

Watch Tim Duncan Pull Tony Parker To The Bench Like A Child

dimemag.com Updated Jun 20, 2013
Tony Parker might be the baby of San Antonio’s Big Three, but it was still funny to see this. Watch Tim Duncan treat his point guard like a child, pulling him to the bench as Parker tried to intervene in a conversation between LeBron James and the refer…
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  • Mario Chalmers Banks In A 30-Foot Buzzer-Beater To End The Thir…

    Mario Chalmers Banks In A 30-Foot Buzzer-Beater To End The Third Quarter

    dimemag.com Jun 20, 2013
    Mario Chalmers knows all about big shots and big games, so it was no surprise to see him bank home this buzzer-beater to end the third quarter. What do you think? Follow Dime on Twitter at @DimeMag. Become a fan of Dime Magazine on Facebook HERE.The pos…
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  • Mario Chalmers beats third-quarter buzzer with 3-point bank sho…

    Mario Chalmers beats third-quarter buzzer with 3-point bank shot in NBA Finals Game 7 (Video)

    yahoo.com Jun 20, 2013
    After San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili broke down the Miami Heat defense off the dribble, weaved to his left and made a lovely layup to put his team ahead 71-69, just 5.2 seconds remained in the third quarter of Game 7 of the 2013 NBA Finals.Well, …
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  • Heat-Spurs NBA Finals Game 7: 7 big questions

    Heat-Spurs NBA Finals Game 7: 7 big questions

    yahoo.com Jun 20, 2013
    LeBron James says he and his Miami Heat are ready for what's probably the biggest game of his life. Tim Duncan says he and his San Antonio Spurs are "ready to rock" and resume the pursuit of his fifth NBA championship after a gutwrenching defe…
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  • Game 7 T-shirt giveaway

    Game 7 T-shirt giveaway

    miamiherald.com Jun 20, 2013
    Fittingly, the Heat's T-shirt giveaway for Game 7 of the NBA Finals is the best of the postseason. The shirts feature 15 faces and the Larry O'Brien Trophy, or as the Heat likes to call it, "Fifteen Strong." Pat Riley coined that phrase during…
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  • Daily Dime: Repeat feat for Heat

    Daily Dime: Repeat feat for Heat

    ESPN.com CNNSI.com Jun 20, 2013
    When LeBron James heated up, the Spurs were ultimately sunk in the NBA Finals
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  • 5 Keys To A Miami Win Tonight In Game 7

    5 Keys To A Miami Win Tonight In Game 7

    dimemag.com Jun 20, 2013
    Whether Chris Bosh wants to admit it or not, Game 7 is bigger than him and the fans that left American Airlines Arena early on Tuesday night. There is nothing bigger in the basketball world than the NBA Finals and almost equally as big: a postseason Gam…
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  • 2013 NBA playoffs -- LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, through thic…

    2013 NBA playoffs -- LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, through thick and thin

    ESPN.com Jun 19, 2013
    Like a marriage, the dynamic of Dwyane Wade and LeBron James sharing the spotlight, the ball and the leadership duties takes regular maintenance, Brian Windhorst writes.
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  • Source: Philbin wants Leach deal done by week's end

    Source: Philbin wants Leach deal done by week's end

    miamiherald.com Jun 20, 2013
    BY ADAM H. BEASLEY@AdamHBeasley Talks between NFL teams and Vonta Leach have heated up in recent days, The Miami Herald has learned, and Dolphins coach Joe Philbin is said to want a deal done by the end of the week. Leach, an All-Pro Bowl fullback, has …
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  • LeBron James’ Top 10 Clutch NBA Playoff Moments

    LeBron James’ Top 10 Clutch NBA Playoff Moments

    dimemag.com Jun 20, 2013
    “You either love ‘em, or you hate ‘em” It’s a phrase we use about the greatest and/or most intriguing teams in sports history. We use it because it’s true. The New York Yankees, Dallas Cowboys, Los Angeles Lakers and now — the Miami Heat. That’s the lis…
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  • Fernandez provides power arm for Marlins

    Fernandez provides power arm for Marlins

    MLB.com Jun 20, 2013
    Based upon his maturity and polished mechanics, it is very difficult to grasp the fact Miami Marlins right-handed pitcher Jose Fernandez is still only 20 years old.
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  • Juwan Howard drains half-court, over-the-head trick shot just t…

    Juwan Howard drains half-court, over-the-head trick shot just to prove he can (Video)

    yahoo.com Jun 20, 2013
    Sure, he hasn't suited up in an NBA game since the Miami Heat's final regular-season contest and, thanks to the retirement of Grant Hill, is now the NBA's oldest active player. But that doesn't mean 40-year-old Heat reserve Juwan Howard has lost his tou…
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  • Nike's executives clearly do not believe in jinxes or curses

    Nike's executives clearly do not believe in jinxes or curses

    miamiherald.com Jun 20, 2013
    So, here's the inside of LeBron James' commemorative "2-Time Champion" LeBron Xs by Nike. I get that companies try to position themselves to cash in on championships. That still doesn't mean I agree with it. Heat fans might be superstitious. N…
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  • 'Get those mother[bleeping] ropes out of here'

    'Get those mother[bleeping] ropes out of here'

    Seven words that will be immortalized forever if the Heat wins tonight: "Get those mother[bleeping] ropes out of here!" Moments after Ray Allen hit his game-tying three-pointer in Game 6, that's what he screamed at nobody and everybody about t…
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  • Programming Note: Vacation Time!

    Programming Note: Vacation Time!

    dolphinsgab.com Jun 20, 2013
    You may have noticed that there hasn’t been anything posted this week here at Dolphins Gab. Well, that’s because I’m taking a vacation from the blog. The dead phase of the offseason has arrived, but it’s just the calm before the storm. We’ll hit the gro…
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  • Thursday morning one-liners

    Thursday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Jun 20, 2013
    Former Bills Hall of Famer Joe DeLamielleure, will walk from Buffalo to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio (213 miles), to raise money for children in need of prosthetics. The Dolphins are having a series of player conference calls with fans …
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  • Where were you with 28.2 seconds left?

    Where were you with 28.2 seconds left?

    miamiherald.com Jun 20, 2013
    I asked the all-important question on Twitter, and Heat fans responded. The Heat trailed by five points with 28.2 seconds left in the fourth quarter and hope was fading fast. Some fans inside AmericanAirlines Arena headed for the exits. Most fans at the…
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  • Video - Can The Dolphins Catch The Patriots? 07:44

    Can The Dolphins Catch The Patriots?

    Jun 20
    AFC East blogger James Walker and ESPN Boston's Mike Reiss break down how the Dolphins and the Patriots match up.
  • Video - Rough Shape 07:21

    Rough Shape

    Jun 20
    Ethan Sherwood Strauss predicts a Heat win, Graydon Gordian says Spurs. But there's a lot we don't know, like the true state of the players' health.
  • Video - Legacy Impact To LeBron, Duncan 02:50

    Legacy Impact To LeBron, Duncan

    Jun 20
    Stephen A. Smith discusses the impact a win in Game 7 would have on the legacies of LeBron James and Tim Duncan.
  • Video - Who will be Champs? 05:04

    Who will be Champs?

    Jun 20
    J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez set the stage for the ultimate season finale between the Spurs and the Heat.

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  • 2013 NBA playoffs -- say so long to Spurs as we know them?

    Jun 20
    San Antonio didn't look like same team that brought it to Game 7 of NBA Finals.
  • NBA unlikely to approve moves involving Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Cli…

    Jun 20
    The proposed trade of Kevin Garnett to the Los Angeles Clippers and corresponding transaction that would transport Doc Rivers from the Boston Celtics bench to L.A.'s are unlikely to be approved by the league office, according to sources close to the pro…
  • Los Angeles Clippers focused on getting Doc Rivers from Boston Celtics, ma…

    Jun 20
    The Los Angeles Clippers have a new strategy in the wake of David Stern's public comments Thursday expressing serious misgivings about the legitimacy of the proposed trade of Kevin Garnett and corresponding transaction that would transport Doc Rivers fr…
  • NFL - Fullback, tight end positions in transition

    Jun 20
    While the role of fullbacks has been marginalized, the importance of tight ends continues to increase, writes John Clayton.