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  • Roscoe Smith hopes hard work is his ticket to a chance in the NBA

    Roscoe Smith hopes hard work is his ticket to a chance in the NBA
    Those close to Roscoe Smith share a favorite phrase. When speaking of Smith, a Baltimore native and 6-foot-8 Nevada-Las Vegas forward entered in Thursday's NBA draft, they repeat a pair of words, over and over. It's not necessarily a nickname, but his...
  • Heat have few answers for surprising Spurs after Game 4 rout

    Heat have few answers for surprising Spurs after Game 4 rout
    The Miami Heat spent Thursday night at AmericanAirlines Arena running on fumes in Game 4 of the NBA Finals, now one loss to the San Antonio Spurs from turning past tense when it comes to being NBA champions. “They played great,” Heat Coach...
  • Spurs rout Heat again; need one more win for NBA title

    Spurs rout Heat again; need one more win for NBA title
    Kawhi Leonard sprinted unchecked into the paint late in the first half as teammate Patty Mills' shot arced toward the basket. Leonard leaped into the air and snagged the ball as it bounced off the rim, throwing down a vicious two-handed dunk to put the...
  • Five takeaways from the Spurs' 107-86 victory over Heat in Game 4

    Here are five takeaways from the San Antonio Spurs’ 107-86 victory over the Miami Heat in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night at American Airlines Arena, which gave the Spurs a three-games-to-one lead in the series: 1. The last time a...
  • Spurs' Tim Duncan, a win away from fifth title, isn't talking end game

    Spurs' Tim Duncan, a win away from fifth title, isn't talking end game
    After the San Antonio Spurs swept the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2007 Finals, Tim Duncan stopped to console LeBron James in a hallway inside Quicken Loans Arena. Duncan placed a hand on his vanquished counterpart's shoulder and delivered what began as a...
  • Spurs surge past Heat for fifth NBA title

     Spurs surge past Heat for fifth NBA title
    SAN ANTONIO -- The healing began with about five minutes left in the third quarter, Manu Ginobili rising for a 3-pointer that gave the Spurs a lead too massive to overcome. As a barrage of Patty Mills 3-pointers added to the onslaught Sunday night,...
  • Spurs beat Heat for fifth NBA title, and it's an all-ageless show

    The healing began with about five minutes left in the third quarter, Manu Ginobili rising for a three-pointer that gave the San Antonio Spurs a lead simply too massive to overcome. As a barrage of Patty Mills three-pointers accentuated the rout Sunday...
  • Five takeaways from the Spurs' victory over the Heat in NBA Finals

    Five takeaways from the Spurs' victory over the Heat in NBA Finals
    1. Kawhi Leonard is no longer up and coming. He’s here. The former star at Riverside's King High won a Finals MVP two weeks to the day before he turned 23. Happy early birthday! It figures to be a pretty rollicking summer for the small forward who...
  • Coffee Companion (6/16): Orioles fall on a championship Sunday for Spurs, Kaymer

    Coffee Companion (6/16): Orioles fall on a championship Sunday for Spurs, Kaymer
    Let me be the last to wish a Happy Father's Day to all of the great dads out there -- especially mine. I hope you all spent the weekend relaxing on your respective couches and enjoying everything that happened this weekend in sports. And if you didn't,...
  • San Antonio Spurs can't be beaten if they stick together

    Sorry to disappoint you, but the 2014-15 NBA season is over. Spare us the pretense of training camp, the regular season and the playoffs if the San Antonio Spurs return intact after dissecting the world’s second-best team like a chilled,...
  • Former Wake Forest coach Dave Odom recalls Tim Duncan's humble roots

    Former Wake Forest coach Dave Odom recalls Tim Duncan's humble roots
    The odes began late Sunday night, interrupted only by Monday's grand theater between the U.S. and Ghana. And how richly deserved they were. The San Antonio Spurs' NBA championship, their dominance of the Miami Heat, commitment to team and reversal of last...