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CNNSI.com Updated Jun 17, 2013
Tony Parker is surprised. The Heat are befuddled. And the Spurs are a game away from a title thanks to Danny Green's three-point shooting. Rob Mahoney examines his success.Share Tweet
Scouting, development paying off for Spursnba.com Jun 17, 2013The Spurs have long been the NBA's gold standard when it comes to drafting and development, preferring to roll up their sleeves and scour the globe to find the right players to slot into well-defined roles in San Antonio.Share Tweet
3 keys to the 21-2 run that gave the Spurs a huge Game 5 win over the Heatyahoo.com Jun 17, 2013Since Tony Parker's final-seconds heroics in Game 1, every game of the 2013 NBA Finals has been decided by a monster second-half run. In Game 2, it was the 33-5 (or 35-9, if you prefer) bolt that gave the Miami Heat a series-evening blowout. In Game 3, …Share Tweet
Poor play from Mario Chalmers, Norris Cole has pushed Heat to brinkCNNSI.com Jun 17, 2013There are a number of key reasons the defending champion Heat are on the brink of NBA Finals elimination. In reality, writes Chris Mannix, Miami's two biggest problems are clear.Share Tweet
Watch Spurs guard Danny Green’s 25 NBA Finals-record-setting 3-pointers (Video)yahoo.com Jun 17, 2013Danny Green has made 25 3-pointers in 38 tries in the 2013 NBA Finals, which not only sounds like a lot, but actually is a lot. Enough to fill an entire two-minute supercut with just clips of him splashing jumpers while Mike Breen laughs and yells with …Share TweetManu Ginobili was having the worst playoff series of his life. Through the first four, he averaged just 7.5 points on 34.5 percent shooting, 1.5 rebounds, and three assists. So Gregg Popovich put him in the starting lineup. San Antonio is now one win aw…Share Tweet
Do It Again: Rewatching Game 4 of Heat-Spursgrantland.com Jun 17, 2013I once rewatched the entirety of the Red Sox 2004 ALCS victory over the New York Yankees. Not exactly to understand it better, because there were plen...Share Tweet
The Iceman Speaketh: George Gervin on the Spurs, Playing With Dr. J, and Which Modern Player Is Most Like Himgrantland.com Jun 17, 2013George Gervin is a true NBA and ABA legend, a four-time scoring champion, 14th all-time in total points scored between the two leagues, and the most f...Share Tweet
Does Parker Get Enough Credit?Jun 17Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless debate if Tony Parker is underappreciated and if he is given enough credit for his toughness.
LeBron Responsible For Game 5 Loss?Jun 17Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss how much blame LeBron James deserves for the Heat's Game 5 loss to the Spurs.
Anatomy Of Ginobili's Big StartJun 17Players and coaches for both the Heat and Spurs break down Manu Ginobili's strong performance as a starter in Game 5 of the NBA Finals.