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NBA Finals: Warriors vs Celtics

NBA Finals: Warriors vs Celtics

Zach Truesdale

October 26, 2018

After experiencing the draft, crazy offseason stories, trades, free agent signings and watching players ball out in various summer leagues, the anticipation is over. NBA basketball is back. The first two games came last Tuesday as the Boston Celtics defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 105-87.  Following that game, we saw the reigning champions, ...

Shocking moves and trades continue throughout 2017 NBA offseason

Shocking moves and trades continue throughout 2017 NBA offseason

Ricky Galindo

August 30, 2017

This past NBA season, we witnessed the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers clash in the NBA Finals for the third year in a row. The Warriors came out on top by winning the series four games to one. Many believed that the Warriors were a lock to win the finals since the beginning of the season...

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...

Heat take Game 4 over the Spurs to tie the series at 2-2

June 15, 2013

The Miami Heat guaranteed they would play at least one more game in Miami. They fulfilled that promise on Thursday night June 13 as the spurs were defeated 109 – 93 in the AT&T Center to tie-up the series 2-2. "It was on our shoulders," Miami Heat forward LeBron James said. "We had to f...

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...

Parker banks in win over the Heat in Game 1 of the NBA Finals

June 7, 2013

Photo Credit: NBA/Getty Images Photo Credit: NBA/Getty Images The San Antonio Spurs picked up where the team left off from the 2007 NBA Finals – beating a Lebron James led team. The Silver and Black defeated the Miami Heat 92 – 88 on June 6 in the American Airlines Are...

Spurs back in NBA Finals after sweep of Memphis Grizzlies

May 28, 2013

Photo Credit: NBAE/Getty Images Photo Credit: NBAE/Getty Images Call the sweep of the Memphis Grizzlies by the San Antonio Spurs what you will. Revengeful. Redemptive. Victorious. Even lucky. But whatever you call the sweep, just don’t call the Spurs too old. The Silver...