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  • Tim Duncan turns back the clock as Spurs beat Magic 109-91

    Tim Duncan turns back the clock as Spurs beat Magic 109-91
    Nik Vucevic turned 7 years old on Oct. 24, 1997. Tim Duncan played in his first NBA regular-season game exactly one week later. The difference in experience couldn't have been more striking on Friday night. Duncan dominated with a turn-back-the-...
  • Jameer Nelson sits out against the Spurs because of sprained foot

    Jameer Nelson sits out against the Spurs because of sprained foot
    Hampered by a sprained left foot, Jameer Nelson missed his first game of the season Friday night, sitting out as his Orlando Magic teammates faced the San Antonio Spurs at Amway Center. The injury doesn't appear to be serious. Although Nelson was...
  • As Miami Heat goes for No. 3, here are six teams that stand in the way

    As Miami Heat goes for No. 3, here are six teams that stand in the way
    Three-peat is so 1988. The term purportedly coined by Byron Scott and definitively trademarked by Pat Riley amid the Lakers' failed bid for a third consecutive NBA title in the late '80s should be discarded like the faded T-shirts bearing the slogan...
  • J.J. Redick out for Clippers, Tony Parker out for Spurs on Tuesday

    J.J. Redick out for Clippers, Tony Parker out for Spurs on Tuesday
    At first glance, Tuesday night's game between the Clippers and San Antonio Spurs at Staples Center had the look of being a showdown between two of the top teams in the Western Conference. And it still may be a very good game. It’s just that...
  • Magic's Jacque Vaughn and Spurs' Gregg Popovich catch up before tipoff

    Magic's Jacque Vaughn and Spurs' Gregg Popovich catch up before tipoff
    Jacque Vaughn walked into Amway Center’s visitors’ locker room and poked his head into Gregg Popovich’s temporary office around 5:15 Sunday night. “Jacque-O!” the Spurs’ longtime head coach yelled, smiling. They spoke...
  • Orlando Magic roundtable: NBA bloggers evaluate the team

    Orlando Magic roundtable: NBA bloggers evaluate the team
    One of my favorite features on ESPN.com is the website’s “5-on-5” roundtables, in which people who follow the NBA closely sound off on various issues. So why not adapt that to the Orlando Magic with training camp set to begin Tuesday?...
  • Spurs' JV team exposes joke that is Eastern Conference

    Spurs' JV team exposes joke that is Eastern Conference
    The Choice (and remember, death is not an option): The NBA’s regular season or the NBA’s Eastern Conference? Except for Miami, of course. The Heat are so good they should be in the West. The rest of the East is the junior varsity. And that...
  • Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich lashes out at 'bigotry and racism'

    SAN ANTONIO -- Gregg Popovich has been a man of few words during the NBA Finals. If he does respond to reporters' questions, it's usually with terse, if not combative, answers. But the San Antonio coach found something he could really dig into before...
  • Heat evens NBA Finals series with 109-93 victory over Spurs

    Heat evens NBA Finals series with 109-93 victory over Spurs
    addCustomPlayer('1189yw62t2l8f1q7dcyl28cduy', '', '', 600, 418, 'perf1189yw62t2l8f1q7dcyl28cduy', 'eplayer15'); SAN ANTONIO -- LeBron James guaranteed he would play better. He did. But who knew Dwyane Wade would practically steal the show with 32...
  • Celtics President Danny Ainge details Doc Rivers' move to Clippers

    Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge made one thing perfectly clear: Doc Rivers did not quit on the Celtics. “He felt like it was time for a change. He felt like we all needed a change. That was his justification of him...
  • Popovich defends decision to sit Duncan late in regulation

    MIAMI – Spurs coach Gregg Popovich substituted Boris Diaw for Tim Duncan twice in the final 28.2 seconds of regulation of the 103-100 overtime loss to the Heat in Game 6 Tuesday night. With Duncan, who grabbed a game-high 17 rebounds, on the...
  • Will roller coaster ride end for Heat?

    Will roller coaster ride end for Heat?
    The basketball gets tossed up Tuesday night for Game 6 of the NBA Finals in Miami, and anything happens next. Everything happens, actually. The previous five games tell us that. Miracles? Meltdowns? Heartache? Heartstrings? That's the beauty of a sports...