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NBA Finals Game 5: LeBron And Wade Don’t Bring Their A Game, Danny Green Does

June 18, 20132 Comments

There’s never been an NBA Finals with such wild mood swings like we’ve seen in 2013. Almost each game has been decided well before the final buzzer, and as the series returns to South Beach for the final 2 games, very few feel comfortable predicting the outcome. It would seem like a no-brainer that the […]

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2013 NBA Finals Game 4: Spurs Turn It Over to LeBron and Wade

June 15, 20130 Comments

While many intriguing things were going on between the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs Tuesday during Game 4, two things emerged as keys: Dwyane Wade and LeBron James found their outside shooting stroke, and the Spurs lost their handle on the ball. The Spurs stuck to their game plan to give Wade and […]

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NBA Finals Game 2: How LeBron And The Heat Took Back Control

June 11, 20132 Comments

While most Spurs fans will take a split of the first two games in Miami, I’m sure Tim Duncan and Tony Parker aren’t happy with having to waive a white flag well before the final buzzer. Realizing the game was lost with 8 minutes remaining, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich went to the end of his […]

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NBA Finals Game 1: How The Heat’s Offense Let Them Down

June 8, 20133 Comments

Follow Arun and Coach Nick on Twitter. There was plenty of intrigue in this first game of the 2013 NBA Finals, and both the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs gave us a game for the ages. Kawhi Leonard, in his first Finals appearance, battled LeBron James and foul trouble and more than held his […]

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Grizzlies at Spurs Game 1: Parker and Leonard Dominate Memphis

May 19, 20130 Comments

Coach Nick breaks down Game 1 between the Memphis Grizzlies and San Antonio Spurs in real time. Tony Parker and Kawhi Leonard led the way for the Spurs as they executed flawlessly. The Grizzlies came out flat and turned in a very disorganized defensive effort. [View the story "Grizzlies at Spurs Game 1 Game Recap" […]

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How The Spurs Outclassed The Thunder

March 13, 20135 Comments

Let’s get this over with quick: The San Antonio Spurs are a better team than the Oklahoma City Thunder. Without All Star guard Tony Parker, they outscored the Thunder 91-66 over the final 38 1/2 minutes. An even clearer picture emerges by looking over at their respective benches. Greg Popovich has built a team in […]

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Manu Starts, Harden Finishes: 2012 NBA Western Conference Finals Game 5

June 6, 20125 Comments

As a coach, there is a tremendous amount of torque in my psyche as I watch the Oklahoma City Thunder attack the defense in the half court. Their sets, especially in crunch time, devolve into a series of 1 on 1 isolations out on top. The shots are of the “most difficult” variety, yet when […]

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Manu vs. Harden: Western Conference Finals Game 1

May 29, 20122 Comments

Brothers from another mother. That’s probably the best way I could describe Manu Ginobili and James Harden. While one was born amid the rolling hills of Argentina and the other a roll down the freeway from Los Angeles, these two players couldn’t be more similar. It starts with their left arms, sharing a kinship and […]

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