San Antonio Spurs
Both the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat will be relying on three stars to carry most of the weight for their respective franchises during the 2013 NBA Finals.
LeBron James and the Miami Heat are off the NBA Finals for the third straight season, with their series against the San Antonio Spurs set to get underway on Thursday. SI’s Ian Thomsen joined Toucher & Rich on Tuesday to discuss the series, and shoot down a Ray Allen rumor.
Tim Duncan is so close to his first NBA championship in six long years that the Spurs star isn’t worried about the little issue of being rusty once the finals actually start.
It may seem as if the San Antonio Spurs are playing for an NBA title every year. Tim Duncan and Tony Parker know only too well how very long it’s been since their last chance.
Even if the San Antonio Spurs can’t help but feel a touch uneasy about their 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals, Tony Parker is completely comfortable.
The San Antonio Spurs opened the Western Conference finals resembling the past champions who’ve been there so many times before.
After successfully picking the winners of all four NBA conference semi-finals series, I will now try my luck with the next round.
The San Antonio Spurs held off a furious final rally to beat the Golden State Warriors 94-82 in Game 6 on Thursday night and advance to the Western Conference finals.
Forgive the San Antonio Spurs if they aren’t that excited about holding a 3-2 series lead over the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference semifinals.
Harrison Barnes scored 25 points, Jarrett Jack added 20 and Carl Landry 16 for Golden State. No other Warriors player had more than nine points.
Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson placed a prominent poem by an unknown author in every player’s locker before Game 4 against the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday that had a simple title: Don’t Quit.
Klay Thompson scored 34 points, Stephen Curry added 22 and the Golden State Warriors withstood another furious rally by the San Antonio Spurs for a 100-91 victory Wednesday night.