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  • Spurs haven't forgotten last season's disappointment

    The general consensus is that the San Antonio Spurs will finish this year what they failed to finish last year and capture the 2014 NBA title. The Spurs (62-20) were the only NBA team to reach 60 wins this season as they rumbled through the schedule as...
  • Spoelstra said no minute restriction on Wade, will be monitored | Video

    Spoelstra said no minute restriction on Wade, will be monitored | Video
        It's been nearly a month since Dwyane Wade has played more than 23 minutes in a game, but coach Erik Spoelstra said Saturday there will be no restriction with his All-Star guard when the Miami Heat open the NBA playoffs Sunday against the Charlotte...
  • Ranking the NBA teams

    Records and stats final regular season: 1. San Antonio Spurs (62-20, Last week 1): Could home-court advantage throughout the playoffs be enough to help Tim Duncan win a fifth NBA title? 2. Oklahoma City Thunder (59-23, LW 2): If Russell Westbrook...
  • Sideline Chatter: Dear or deer

    Sideline Chatter Bet the bride-to-be shudders whenever he calls her "dear." Vancouver Canucks left wing David Booth announced plans for a June wedding in Montana in the same remote locale where he once shot a 12-point buck. Stat of the Week Three of...
  • Can title runs take a toll in the long run?

    Can title runs take a toll in the long run?
    Dwyane Wade made his intentions known four years ago. After the Miami Heat lost to the Boston Celtics in the first round of the 2010 playoffs, he made it clear he expected his seasons to last a couple months longer. "This will be my last first-round...
  • Are Heat on verge of being history's team?

    Are Heat on verge of being history's team?
    So it begins again. The fun and fuming. The nerves and nonsense. And the stakes for the Heat that escalate beyond anything Charlotte offers Sunday in the playoff opener, maybe beyond even a third NBA title shimmering in a distant June. Every major...
  • Al Jefferson and Kemba Walker are Charlotte Bobcats' yin and yang

    Al Jefferson is a 10-year NBA veteran. He likes small towns in the Deep South, like the one he's from in Mississippi. He's a big man who is not very expressive on the court. He has a game straight from the 1980s � a back-to-the-basket post player...
  • Five things to look for in Mavericks-Spurs showdown

    The Dallas Mavericks go into their first-round matchup against the San Antonio Spurs knowing ball protection will be a major key in determining who will win this series. The Spurs pounce on an opponent's turnovers and turn them into easy-opportunity...
  • Sixers' managing owner likes the restructuring plan

    PHILADELPHIA — Josh Harris, who became a billionaire as a leveraged buyout specialist, isn't a big fan of losing. But the 76ers' managing owner was onboard with GM Sam Hinkie when Hinkie suggested the Sixers take an initial step backward by...
  • Bulls thankful for rest and preparation time

     Bulls thankful for rest and preparation time
    The Bulls had two three-day breaks in the final four weeks of the regular season, playing poorly in a 17-point home loss against the Trail Blazers after one and winning impressively on the road against the Timberwolves following the other. Coach Tom...
  • D.J. Augustin pumped up for NBA playoffs

     D.J. Augustin pumped up for NBA playoffs
    If D.J. Augustin doesn't sleep well Saturday night, he surely won't blame newborn son, Trey. It would be as a result of his Sunday agenda — Game 1, NBA playoffs. "I've been anxious the last few nights," he said Saturday after practice. "It...