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San Antonio Spurs will be ready for Miami Heat in NBA Finals Ga…

San Antonio Spurs will be ready for Miami Heat in NBA Finals Game 7

nydailynews.com CNNSI.com nba.com ESPN.com Updated Jun 19, 2013
Late after their epic collapse in the final 28 seconds in regulation of Game 6, one that Gregg Popovich might end up taking to his grave, the Spurs congregated back at their team hotel for some dinner and what turned into a group therapy session.
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  • 2013 NBA Finals: San Antonio Spurs-Miami Heat Game 7 outlook

    2013 NBA Finals: San Antonio Spurs-Miami Heat Game 7 outlook

    ESPN.com Jun 19, 2013
    Who wins Game 7 and the NBA title? J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez weigh in.
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  • Wallace: Heat ride crest of success into Game 7

    Wallace: Heat ride crest of success into Game 7

    ESPN.com Jun 19, 2013
    The Heat eye a Game 7 at home against a Spurs franchise that has never lost a Finals.
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  • LeBron's success without Wade complicates duo's future

    LeBron's success without Wade complicates duo's future

    CNNSI.com Jun 19, 2013
    Friends off the court, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade have drifted apart on the court. That hasn't hurt Miami's title defense but it may doom its future, says Michael Rosenberg.
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  • Finals Game 6 draws 20.6 million viewers

    Finals Game 6 draws 20.6 million viewers

    ESPN.com Jun 19, 2013
    The Heat's wild overtime win over the Spurs in the NBA Finals drew the second-largest audience for a Game 6 since ABC started televising the series in 2003.
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  • Chris Bosh to Heat fans who left Game 6 early: ‘Don’t come back…

    Chris Bosh to Heat fans who left Game 6 early: ‘Don’t come back for Game 7′

    yahoo.com Jun 19, 2013
    Chances are you've heard about the Miami Heat fans who decided to get an early start on their commute when the San Antonio Spurs held a 94-89 lead with 28 seconds remaining in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night. Chances are you've also heard that…
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  • The 10-man rotation, starring the San Antonio Spurs, who totall…

    The 10-man rotation, starring the San Antonio Spurs, who totally lead the NBA in dads

    yahoo.com Jun 19, 2013
    A look around the league and the web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: SB Nation. A hilarious, must-read colu…
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  • Tim Duncan is not surprised Gregg Popovich sat him late in Game…

    Tim Duncan is not surprised Gregg Popovich sat him late in Game 6: ‘Pop will make the call again’

    yahoo.com Jun 19, 2013
    The San Antonio Spurs’ system – its routine – has been lauded for years for providing consistent season after season of mindful, winning basketball. The team has been able to mix equal parts adaptability and attention to structure on its way toward four…
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  • Norris Cole was very happy about Ray Allen’s game-tying 3-point…

    Norris Cole was very happy about Ray Allen’s game-tying 3-pointer (Video)

    yahoo.com Jun 19, 2013
    Heading into Game 6, I made the incredibly bold observation that the Miami Heat needed either starter Mario Chalmers or reserve Norris Cole to play quite a bit better than they did in the San Antonio Spurs' big Game 5 win. Chalmers certainly answered th…
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  • Game 6 scores second-highest rating ever on ABC

    Game 6 scores second-highest rating ever on ABC

    nba.com Jun 19, 2013
    NBA Finals Game 6 on ABC -- the Miami Heat defeated the San Antonio Spurs to even the series in an overtime thriller -- scored a 14.7 overnight rating, according to Nielsen. This is the second highest-rated NBA Finals Game 6 ever on ABC and the fourth h…
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  • Did Ray Allen foul Manu Ginobili in the final seconds of OT in …

    Did Ray Allen foul Manu Ginobili in the final seconds of OT in Game 6? (Video)

    yahoo.com CNNSI.com Jun 19, 2013
    San Antonio Spurs fans are likely licking their wounds right about now, still stinging from an NBA Finals Game 6 that saw the boys in black and grey snatch defeat from the jaws of victory thanks to some late-game errors and some timely shooting by a Mia…
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  • Tony Parker misses the game-winner, on what may have been an il…

    Tony Parker misses the game-winner, on what may have been an illegal play for the Spurs (Video)

    yahoo.com Jun 19, 2013
    Tony Parker has certainly made more ridiculous shots in his lifetime.The man has made a career out of wild floaters, spinners in the lane, points in the paint that typically belong to big men, and long jumpers that make his head coach cringe. And as obv…
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  • Mike Miller loses his shoe, makes a big 3 anyway, proves shoele…

    Mike Miller loses his shoe, makes a big 3 anyway, proves shoeless dominance (Video)

    yahoo.com Jun 19, 2013
    The Miami Heat entered the fourth quarter of Tuesday night's Game 6 in need of a run to extend their season to one more game. Down 75-65 to the San Antonio Spurs entering the quarter, the Heat responded with five quick points from a Mario Chalmers three…
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  • Miami capitalizes on crucial late-game miscues, defeats San Ant…

    Miami capitalizes on crucial late-game miscues, defeats San Antonio to force a Game 7

    yahoo.com Jun 19, 2013
    In a series full of surprises, the San Antonio Spurs shocked NBA fans across the country in Tuesday’s Game 6 by failing to do what they've done so well since the Clinton Administration — execute fundamentals down the stretch.San Antonio gave up two cruc…
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  • Video - Call Me Birdman 02:54

    Call Me Birdman

    Jun 19
    Chris Andersen has been an essential player in the NBA Finals, and a forgotten one. He talks about how he, and his team, will get themselves ready for Game 7. TrueHoop TV at the Finals.
  • Video - Did Popovich Cost Spurs A Title? 06:14

    Did Popovich Cost Spurs A Title?

    Jun 19
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless debate if Spurs coach Gregg Popovich cost his team the NBA championship.
  • Video - Can Spurs Recover From Game 6? 07:40

    Can Spurs Recover From Game 6?

    Jun 19
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss whether the Spurs can recover from their Game 6 loss to the Heat and win Game 7.
  • Video - Did Spurs Let Championship Slip Away? 05:17

    Did Spurs Let Championship Slip Away?

    Jun 19
    Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless debate if the Spurs choked in Game 6 and blew their shot at a championship.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NBA Finals: San Antonio Spurs-Miami Heat Game 7 outlook

    Jun 19
    Who wins Game 7 and the NBA title? J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez weigh in.
  • 2013 NBA playoffs -- LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, through thick and thin

    Jun 19
    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.
  • Ian Thomsen: Heat, Spurs face a Game 7 for which they've long prepared

    Jun 19
    MIAMI -- The Heat would not be playing in Game 7 of the NBA Finals on Thursday if not for Ray Allen. The reason they had survived the final crushing moments of Game 6 was because the ball found the player who most knew what to do with it. It was because…
  • 2013 NBA playoffs -- Spurs in unfamiliar Finals position

    Jun 19
    The Spurs have never trailed in a Finals series, and this road Game 7 against the NBA's best team in the regular season qualifies as their most perilous predicament, J.A. Adande writes.