Excellent national articles featuring the Spurs

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The Spurs had the best regular season in the league, Popovich won his third Coach of the Year, Duncan celebrated his 38th birthday and to commemorate all of the above, fantastic writers are being...

Devin Harris and the cycle of basketball

Why "Devin Harris: X-Factor" against the Spurs has a familiar ring to it.

Four-Pointer: Previewing game three

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The series shifts to Dallas as the Mavericks look to get their first home playoff win since the 2011 title run.

A familiar defensive problem is plaguing the Spurs

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San Antonio's defense has returned to elite status by focusing on stopping the opponent from taking and making efficient shots. But there's no solution when the inefficient looks start to fall.

Attending a playoff game: A fan's eye view

One fan's perspective about attending an NBA game for the first time and experiencing the atmosphere and excitement of a playoff game at the AT&T Center.

Dallas & Cents: Game Two was fun, y'all

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A look around the web at what's being said about the Dallas Mavericks.

This is Gregg Popovich's World

We just get to live in it.

How to fix Dirk before Game Three

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The Mavericks have tied the Spurs in their first round playoff series but make no mistake -- the Mavs will not keeping winning if they continue to get the Dirk they've been getting so far.

Who's to blame for the 22 Spurs turnovers?

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Did Dallas suddenly become a defensive juggernaut or did the Spurs suffer from self-inflicted wounds?

Spurs play worst game of season, get blown out

Breaking down what was technically the Spurs first full-squad loss since January 2. Turnovers. Bad defense. Crummy rebounding. Awful free throw shooting. The four pony-men of the Mavpocalypse.

The Aftermath: Let's go home

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A slightly abridged version of the Aftermath, but there's plenty of gifs to go around after the Mavericks tied the series and stole home court advantage,

The Playoffs aren't supposed to be easy

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The Spurs underwhelmed for the second consecutive game, but the difference this time was that their future Hall of Famers weren't able to bail them out en route to a 21 point loss to the resurgent...

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