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Spurs won’t really change how they defend Stephen Curry, which …

Spurs won’t really change how they defend Stephen Curry, which is scary, but sound

yahoo.com Updated May 8, 2013
After the San Antonio Spurs escaped with a thrilling, final-possession, double-overtime Game 1 win over the Golden State Warriors on Monday night, there's been one question on all of our minds: What the heck are the Spurs going to do differently to stop…
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  • Tim Duncan's Optical Illusion Photobomb Is The Best Photobomb

    Tim Duncan's Optical Illusion Photobomb Is The Best Photobomb

    deadspin.com May 8, 2013
    No, Tim Duncan does not want to sex the Spurs fan on the left. It just looks that way, because this is the most mind-bending photobomb we've ever seen. It belongs in the Internet Hall of Fame.Read more...
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  • Tracking This Year’s NBA Draft Class: Dallas’ 5 Best Fits

    Tracking This Year’s NBA Draft Class: Dallas’ 5 Best Fits

    dimemag.com May 8, 2013
    Each Wednesday, we’ll be assessing how the top prospects of the 2013 NBA Draft are faring in college and overseas. Stick with us each week for assorted thoughts, including the biggest risers and fallers, the standouts, the sleepers and what we know and
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  • Mike Conley, Tony Allen bounce back big in Grizzlies’ Game 2 wi…

    Mike Conley, Tony Allen bounce back big in Grizzlies’ Game 2 win over Thunder

    Heading into Tuesday's Game 2 against the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Memphis Grizzlies knew that despite letting a series-opening win slip through their fingers on Sunday, they still had an excellent chance of leaving Oklahoma with a split, if they coul…
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  • Kevin Durant's singular brilliance meets its limits vs. Grizzli…

    Kevin Durant's singular brilliance meets its limits vs. Grizzlies

    CNNSI.com dimemag.com May 8, 2013
    In losing Game 2, 99-93, to the Grizzlies, Kevin Durant and Oklahoma City may have found a limit to his greatness -- a fully-formed championship contender, writes Lee Jenkins.
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  • Spurs going for 2-0 lead over Warriors

    Spurs going for 2-0 lead over Warriors

    nba.com May 8, 2013
    Even a day later, the San Antonio Spurs still found it difficult to explain how they won the opener of their second-round series against Golden State.
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  • Video - Stein. Thorpe. Coaches. 08:27

    Stein. Thorpe. Coaches.

    May 8
    Marc Stein and David Thorpe on coach of the year, coach of the playoffs, coaches on the hot seat, coaches doing smart things and coaches doing dumb things. A playoff coaching special.
  • Video - Fact Or Fiction: Game 2 Previews 01:56

    Fact Or Fiction: Game 2 Previews

    May 8
    Tim Legler takes a look at Wednesday night's Game 2 matchups in the NBA conference semifinals.
  • Video - NBA Rewind 02:11

    NBA Rewind

    May 8
    Watch the top action from the past week in the NBA
  • Video - Thompson, Warriors Hold Off Spurs 02:02

    Thompson, Warriors Hold Off Spurs

    May 8
    Highlight Of The Night: Klay Thompson scored 34 points to help the Warriors top the Spurs 100-91 in Game 2, evening the series.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NBA playoffs - Chicago Bulls reminded of challenge they face vs. Miam…

    May 8
    Their Game 2 disaster shows just how good the Chicago Bulls have to be to beat the Miami Heat.
  • Ian Thomsen: Offseason Outline: Boston Celtics

    May 8
    Here's a look at what's in store for the Celtics this offseason after a first-round loss to the Knicks.
  • espnW -- Top Twitter follows for NBA postseason

    May 8
    In this week's "That's What She Said," Sarah Spain invites you to pull up a virtual seat alongside her and follow some of her favorite funny sources for NBA tweets.
  • San Antonio Spurs still trying to solve Stephen Curry

    May 8
    Despite winning Game 1, the Spurs are the ones left searching for answers