Manu Wasn't Done, He Was Being Sporting

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Was Sunday's epic Game 5 performance from the Argentine legend one last moment of glory in front of the home fans or just the beginning of a fantastic comeback story for the future Hall-of-Famer?

Game Preview: Spurs at Heat, Game 6

The Spurs attempt to close out the 2013 NBA Finals with a Game 6 victory.

Finals Game 5 Rehash: Staying Ahead

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The Spurs closed out the last of their three straight Finals home games in style, taking Game 5, 114-104. Here are the keys to that victory, and a look at what Manu Ginobili's rhythm had to do with it.

Spurs take Game 5 over Heat

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The Spurs captured Game 5 with hot shooting and scoring from everyone, while Miami couldn't recover from the multiple large runs the Spurs went on.

Spurs take it to the Heat, win 114-104

Spurs quick lead was snuffed out. Spurs big 2nd quarter lead was cut to nine at the half. Spurs 20 point third quarter lead was trimmed as well, but the fourth quarter lead, well it was chopped down as well. But the Spurs still won by 10.

Stampler's Take on Games 4 and 5

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Game 4 was ugly and depressing. Everything looks bleak for the Spurs. Parker is playing hurt, Duncan can't string two plays together and Ginobili's a shell of himself. Meanwhile Miami's Big Three combined for 85 points. So...it was all Diaw's fault.

Finals Game 5 Preview: Heat go for 2 straight wins

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The Miami Heat will need another big game from the Big 3 if they want to take advantage of the struggles of the San Antonio Spurs and their Big 3 to take control of the NBA Finals before it returns to Miami.

Game Preview: Spurs vs. Heat, Finals Game 5

The Finals series lead is up for grabs as the Spurs and Heat face off in a pivotal Game 5 matchup.

An alternative explanation for Manu's struggles

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Sure, Ginobili has been struggling. But expecting him to completely change his game would do far more harm than good.

Finals Heat vs Spurs Game 6 tickets on sale Friday

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The Miami HEAT announced that individual game tickets for Game 6 of the 2013 NBA Finals will go on sale to the general public June 14 at 2:00 p.m.

Neal, Green, Leonard and the Spurs' Long Game

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Want to know how you can spot someone who hasn't watched the Spurs all season? Listen to their hackneyed "Who's the heck is Gary Neal?" and "Where'd Danny Green come from?" comments. It'd be funny if it wasn't ... no, it's funny.

How the Spurs adjusted to Miami's pressure defense

We heard a lot about the Heat's pressure defense and for good reason; they terrorized teams with their aggressive style all year. But just like any defense, it has flaws that a smart and talented team can exploit.

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