[dropcap]M[/dropcap]IAMI – Despite an improbable and acrobatic shot by Tony Parker, the defending champion Miami Heat may be down 0-1 in the 2013 NBA Finals, but they are far from out. Parker’s shot with 5.2 seconds left, lifted the San Antonio Spurs to a 92-88 win and 1-0 lead, while the legion of Heat detractors—and haters—are quick to celebrate, it would be wise to not write off the Heat so quickly.
Over the past three seasons, the San Antonio Spurs dominated the Western Conference during the regular season, only to struggle when it was time for the playoffs. However, this year has turned out to be a different story for the Spurs. With their Western Conference Finals four-game sweep of the Memphis Grizzlies, the Spurs now have a 12-2 record in the post season and will get to wait ten days
Poor shooting, a long stretch without a field goal, fouls and turnovers played a major role in the first half for the Golden State Warriors in game four against the San Antonio Spurs. Stephen Curry hit two threes for an early six points and Mark Jackson wisely limited his minutes, Andrew Bogut and Carl Landry each picked up three fouls, Andris Biedrins did provide a lift with his defense and rebounding and Harrison Barnes provided the offense. Still at halftime trailed by eight. Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili each scored 14 points at the break,
The San Antonio Spurs did exactly what many expected of a veteran team on Friday night on the road and did this by playing at their own pace and taking care of business in game three against the Golden State Warriors. It started by getting Tony Parker involved offensively early and though the Warriors kept him outside of the paint he found his mid-range jumper that eluded him in game two. Even with the strong defense of Andrew Bogut, Tim Duncan was the
When David Lee left game one of the 2013 NBA Playoffs with an injured hip there weren't many who expected the Golden State Warriors to get past the Denver Nuggets. Now the team faced a difficult task winning on the road against the San Antonio Spurs something that hadn't been done since February 14, 1997. That was the season before Tim Duncan arrived in San Antonio. It was a 14
Much like game one of the Denver Nuggets series to open the 2013 NBA Playoffs, the Golden State Warriors lost in heartbreaking fashion losing a double-digit lead in the fourth and eventually giving up a wide open three to Manu Ginobili in double overtime giving the San Antonio Spurs a 1-0 lead in the series. Here's a look at five keys to the game on Wednesday night to tie the series up at 1-1. Andrew Bogut's defense and rebounding will be key for Golden
What away for the Golden State Warriors to continue a 30 game losing streak in San Antonio. There are zero excuse for the team as it built a large lead and were not able to close out the win. The game started well for the Warriors as Andrew Bogut going offensively and on the defensive end he forced the San Antonio Spurs into difficult shots and rebounded the basketball. Klay Thompson also got going scoring the basketball and did get