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Brysen Streeter, Web Editor

May 28, 2020

On July 8, 2010, reigning MVP Lebron James’ “The Decision” changed and shaped the National Basketball Association’s landscape for the entire decade to come. His decision to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers, a team that not only drafted him but is also where he grew up, took power away from organizations...

Spurs unable to stop LeBron, Heat even NBA Finals at 1-1

June 8, 2014

Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images On the strength of LeBron James’ 35 points and 10 rebounds combined with the San Antonio Spurs’ inability to make free throws down the stretch, the Miami Heat edged out a 98-96 Game 2 victory that ties the NBA Finals series at 1-1. ...

Miami overheats as Spurs rally to win

June 5, 2014

Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images The San Antonio Spurs pushed back a relentless Miami Heat team in unusual temperatures at the AT&T Center in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, to take an early 1-0 series lead. The Spurs’ 110-95 victory now marks the sixth time they have won...

Manu is the answer as Spurs take Game 5 of NBA Finals

June 16, 2013

No one would say Manu Ginobili is not a competitor. But through four games of the 2013 NBA Finals, Ginobili had been considered a non-factor for the San Antonio Spurs. That was until Sunday night on June 16 when Spurs coach Greg Popovich inserted Ginobili into the starting lineup and Ginobili respo...

Spurs handle Heat in Game 3

June 11, 2013

The San Antonio Spurs blew-out the Miami Heat 113 – 77 on June 11 in the AT&T Center. The victory marked the third largest blowout in NBA Finals history. "It shouldn't be a surprise," said Spurs coach Gregg Popovich. "These are the last two teams standing. I don't think either one of th...