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J. Gomez (Edg5)

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OKC is learning you need more than stars to win

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OKC has two of the league's brightests stars but their lack of a cohesive team-bulding plan as a franchise is limiting their potential

Spurs beat Thunder 112-107, advance to NBA finals

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The Spurs, who played the entire second half without Parker, outlasted the Thunder in overtime to advance to the finals for the second consecutive year

Did the Spurs' lineup change win Game 5?

Popovich's decision to start Matt Bonner instead of Tiago Splitter got a ton of press, both before and after the game. Going with a floor-stretching big has been credited as being one of the main...

Spurs vs. Thunder Game Thread Part Deux

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Second half thread for Spurs vs. Thunder game 5

What if the Spurs just can't adjust?

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The Spurs should explore changes in the strategy or their lineups but if the Thunder don't fall back to earth, none of that will matter

Ibaka's return propels Thunder past Spurs 106-97

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The return of Serge Ibaka seemed to energize a Thunder team that had looked lost in the series up until game 3

Ibaka, Jackson will start game 3 for the Thunder

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To the shock of absolutely no one, Ibaka will play on game 3

What's the real story with Ibaka and OKC?

Serge Ibaka was supposed to miss the remainder of the season with injury but might in fact suit up for game 3. How did that happen?

Spurs dismantle Thunder 112-77 to take 2-0 lead

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The Spurs showed a wounded OKC team no mercy and took a commanding lead as the series moves to Oklahoma

Spurs vs. Thunder series preview

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San Antonio will try to defeat a hobbled OKC and advance to the NBA Finals for the second year in a row

Ibaka out for the rest of the post-season

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A left calf injury will sideline the Congolese-born Spanish power forward for the rest of the playoffs

The Spurs know who they are

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After almost 100 games, we know who these Spurs are. But can they stick with what has worked in the past against their nemesis, OKC?

Should Pop play Bonner tonight?

Could a minor adjustment help get Manu out of his slump?

Put away the brooms. Spurs fall to Blazers 103-92

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The Trail Blazers dug deep and avoided the sweep at the Moda Center. The series now moves to San Antonio for game 5

Final score: Spurs dominate Blazers, take 3-0 lead

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The Spurs continued their dominance of the series after prevailing on the first game played on the always tough Moda Center. One more win will not only mean a sweep but the Spurs' third appearance...

Kawhi Leonard: Star or a role player?

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Kawhi Leonard's game looks nothing like what we expect from traditional stars. But because he is so good at so many things, his value is much higher than the one traditionally assigned to a role...

Individual awards don't matter

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Out of necessity, the Spurs have become the type of team that doesn't rely on individual heroics on the court or from the front office. And there is only one trophy that can validate that approach.

Playoffs Open Thread: IND - WAS and OKC - LAC

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A place to discuss tonight's games

Spurs vs. Trail Blazers series preview

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The Spurs will take on the Trail Blazers in the second round of the Western Conference playoffs. How do they stack up and who has the advantage?

In appreciation of Splitter's surprising play

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Tiago Splitter has been playing fantastic two-way basketball so far in the playoffs. Instead of wondering if he can sustain it, maybe we should simply take some time to appreciate it

Why doesn't Tony Parker look like himself?

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Tony Parker is having a solid but unspectacular first round. Are the Mavs responsible for that, is he hurt or is he simply under-performing?

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.

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Playoffs Day 6 Open Thread

After last night's loss, we all need a palate cleanser

How to get Green and Leonard going on offense

The Spurs will need to tweak a few things about their offense if they want it clicking in all cylinders against the smart Maverick defense.

Tour Parker's house courtesy of Fabricio Oberto

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Ever wonder which Marvel character is Tony Parker's favorite or what his trophy room looks like? Fabricio got these answers and more when he visited Tony with a camera crew for his show "Lado Oberto"

Spurs rally to beat Mavs 90-85, take 1-0 lead

The Spurs didn't play well as a team but great performances from the starters and Manu were enough to topple the Mavs in the end

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Game Thread for Mavericks vs. Spurs, Game 1

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Spurs vs. Mavericks series preview

Can the Mavs revive the rivalry by pulling the upset or will this series be as lopsided as most anticipate it will be?

No need to worry about Tony

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While Parker's numbers have dropped after an MVP-level season in 2012-13, he is still scoring at an elite level when the team needs him the most.

GIF Breakdown: Spurs @ Rockets

The Rockets swept the season series against the Spurs with a win in Houston. But these plays that show there are reasons for optimism in a potential playoff match-up between the two squads

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