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Tony Parker refused to consider it, though it can't be ruled out.Upvote Share Tweet
The NBA’s ‘Game 7 Micro-Movie’ is a fantastic encapsulation of the last game of the season (Video)I genuinely have very few words for this. The San Antonio Spurs, two different times spread over three nights, were just seconds away from winning the fifth title of the Tim Duncan era. The Miami Heat were just seconds away from failing to follow throug…Upvote Share Tweet
The Spurs' Rock Finally Cracks: Tim Duncan Needs Your Love Nowdeadspin.com Updated Jun 21, 2013The outside world never seems to affect Tim Duncan as much it does you and me. He doesn't furrow his brow or snarl. His whole bearing suggests a sort of aloof, unrelatable mastery—of his talents, of his emotions, of his image, of everything around him. …Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Jun 21, 2013The Heat's road to a repeat NBA title was not easy. And as more challengers emerge, Miami faces questions in its quest for more rings, says Ian Thomsen. They start with Chris Bosh.Upvote Share TweetAfter vanquishing the San Antonio Spurs in Game 7 of the 2013 NBA Finals, the Miami Heat had come to the end of a journey that began with a late-September preseason exhibition trip to China by accomplishing exactly what they had set out to do — defend t…Upvote Share Tweet
Danny Green made an appearance at the Heat’s championship celebrationSan Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green was on pace for a potential NBA Finals MVP trophy. Then the final 28.2 seconds of Game 6 happened, and then all of Game 7, and, well ... Green attended a championship party, but it wasn't his own. This is going to set…Upvote Share TweetA narrow loss in the Finals will haunt the Spurs, and the team has some decisions to make in the offseason. But that doesn't mean it's time to write them off, writes Chris Mannix.Upvote Share TweetThe Heat's Game 7 win over the San Antonio Spurs drew the second-most viewers for the NBA Finals on ABC since the network took over the series in 2003.Upvote Share TweetAfter coming off the bench to nail six 3-pointers and help NBA Finals MVP LeBron James lead the Miami Heat to a 95-88 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 7 of the 2013 NBA Finals to earn the Heat back-to-back NBA championships, veteran forward Sh…Upvote Share Tweet
Bill Russell didn’t seem *especially* entertained by Game 7 of the 2013 NBA Finals (Video)It's late in the third quarter of Game 7 of the NBA Finals, with two teams desperately searching for the extra gear that will push them past the opposition to the NBA championship. The San Antonio Spurs lead the Miami Heat 66-64 with just over two minut…Upvote Share TweetRight after the Miami Heat finished off a 95-88 win over the San Antonio Spurs in an epic Game 7 of the 2013 NBA Finals to earn their second consecutive NBA championship, the league's online store put up a cache of title-themed items that eager Heat fan…Upvote Share Tweet
LeBron needed to dominate ... and didCNNSI.com Updated Jun 21, 2013MIAMI -- LeBron James reached up and grabbed a pass intended for Tim Duncan, one generation stealing a championship from another. Twenty-three seconds and only a few doubters remained. James was going to the free-throw line, going to finish off one of t…Upvote Share Tweet
LeBron James rises above all the other great players on the court to lead the Miami Heat to another NBA titlenydailynews.com Updated Jun 21, 2013This was what I heard and what you heard from Jeff Van Gundy on television, second period of Game 7 on Thursday night, a Game 7 that looked and felt as big as any game in the history of the NBA Finals, after Tim Duncan made a three-point play that tied …Upvote Share Tweet
Anatomy Of Duncan's MissJun 21Tim Duncan reflects on his missed layup, which would have tied Game 7 with less than a minute remaining.
What's Next For Spurs?Jun 21NBA analyst Dave Wohl breaks down the offseason decisions and future impact players for the Spurs.
Doc Rivers-to-Los Angeles Clippers talks off again, according to sourcesJun 21The on-again, off-again talks between the Los Angeles Clippers and Boston Celtics -- this time regarding Boston coach Doc Rivers -- are off again as far as the Celtics are concerned, according to sources close to the process.
Ian Thomsen: Speculation will abound, but Heat have right formula for a dy…Jun 21MIAMI -- The questions asked of the Heat will be less urgent than if Games 6 or 7 had gone the other way. If the Spurs had generated one more free throw or defensive rebound at the end of Game 6, then the issues facing the Heat would have been laid out …
Ian Thomsen: LeBron's rise leaves Duncan, Spurs haunted by missed chancesJun 21MIAMI -- Tim Duncan hunched over as if he wanted to make time stand still. Or, better, to wind the years back, so that he wouldn't be 37 anymore, and LeBron James wouldn't be 28 and at his peak.