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Jason Kidd Plans To Meet With Nets About Coaching Vacancy

Kidd is interested in Brooklyn’ coaching position and plans to talk to the team this week, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Sunday.

06/10/2013

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Parker’s 4th Quarter Helps Spurs Rally To Beat Heat In Finals Opener

Six years later, the San Antonio Spurs still have that winning NBA Finals formula of good defense and a little luck on offense.

06/07/2013

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George Karl Will Not Return As Nuggets Coach

Less than a month after winning the NBA’s Coach of the Year award, Karl’s tenure with the Nuggets is over after 8½ seasons. His departure comes shortly after Masai Ujiri, the league’s executive of the year, left to become GM of the Toronto Raptors.

06/07/2013

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Finals Could Be Historic For Heat Or Spurs

Four victories. That’s all that separates the San Antonio Spurs from furthering its dynasty, or the Miami Heat from an elite place in history.

06/06/2013

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NBA Finals: Keep Up With The Heat And Spurs

Follow our Twitter wall for all the latest NBA Finals news from players, analysts and more!

06/06/2013

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Sports Verdict: Bigger Impact In The NBA Finals? Chris Bosh Vs. Tim Duncan

Perhaps the most key matchup of this matchup will be Tim Duncan vs. Chris Bosh. Which center will emerge as the bigger impact player? Craig Carton joins the Sports Verdict set to debate!

06/06/2013

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Who Wins? Miami Heat Vs. San Antonio Spurs

Our CBS experts let you in on who they think will win the NBA Championship and why. See their picks here.

06/05/2013

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Top 5: LeBron James’ Most Dominating Postseason Performances

LeBron James averaged 29ppg during the Conference Finals in leading the Heat to a series victory against the Pacers. Let’s take a look back at the Miami star’s top 5 career playoff performances.

06/05/2013

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Rested Spurs Ready To Get Back To Basketball

The San Antonio Spurs spent most of the past week resting, answering the same questions from the media and battering each other during practice.

06/05/2013

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Spoelstra, Popovich Making The Right Moves

Other than being widely known by just the first syllable of their surnames, the coaches who will match wits in these NBA Finals may seem like polar opposites.

06/05/2013

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Battle Of Big 3’s For Spurs & Heat

Both the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat will be relying on three stars to carry most of the weight for their respective franchises during the 2013 NBA Finals.

06/05/2013

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Report: Nets Contact Hall Of Famer Larry Brown As Search For Coach Continues

The Nets are continuing to search for their next head coach, and it’s no secret that owner Mikhail Prokhorov likes big names. Cue Larry Brown, the current head men’s basketball coach at Southern Methodist University.

06/05/2013

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Memphis Allows Hollins To Talk With Other Teams

Lionel Hollins doesn’t want to talk to any other NBA teams and wants to continue coaching the Memphis Grizzlies.

06/04/2013

Memphis Allows Hollins To Talk With Other Teams

Lionel Hollins doesn’t want to talk to any other NBA teams and wants to continue coaching the Memphis Grizzlies.

06/04/2013

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Pacers & Heat Rivalry Just Getting Started

The Indiana Pacers pushed the Miami Heat to the brink only to come up short in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals. But their play made a major announcement to the country and the NBA that the Pacers are here to stay.

06/04/2013

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Gallinari To Have Surgery On Left ACL Next Week

Danilo Gallinari says he will undergo surgery to repair the ACL on his left knee next week and is hoping to be back on the court for the Denver Nuggets around February.

06/04/2013

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Heat, Spurs to Play for NBA Title

No more sitting out stars, and for the San Antonio Spurs, no more sitting around.

06/04/2013

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Will Heat Roll To 2nd Straight NBA Championship?

LeBron James and the Miami Heat are off the NBA Finals for the third straight season, with their series against the San Antonio Spurs set to get underway on Thursday. SI’s Ian Thomsen joined Toucher & Rich on Tuesday to discuss the series, and shoot down a Ray Allen rumor.

06/04/2013

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Heat Off To Finals, Beat Pacers 99-76 In Game 7

It’s onto the NBA Finals for the Heat after they put away the Indiana Pacers, who saw their hopes of a storybook upset simply fall apart in a hurry.

06/04/2013

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Jason Kidd Announces Retirement From NBA After 19-Year Career

Legendary Nets and Knicks point guard Jason Kidd has retired from the NBA after a storied 19-year career.

06/03/2013

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Heat Down To Last Shot In Game 7

Game 7. Eastern Conference Finals. The last time the Miami Heat were in this situation, they were coming off a convincing Game 6 win in 2012 and blew out the Boston Celtics 101-88. What a difference a year makes.

06/03/2013

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Andersen May Face Suspension For Game 6

As the Miami Heat prepare for Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals, there’s a good chance one of the Heat’s key pieces won’t be available for the team in that game.

05/31/2013

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Heat Take 3-2 Series Lead With 90-79 Win Over Pacers

LeBron James scored 30 points, Udonis Haslem made his last eight shots on the way to a 16-point night, and the Miami Heat used a dominant third quarter to turn things around and beat the Indiana Pacers 90-79 in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals on Thursday.

05/31/2013

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Knicks Point Guard Jason Kidd Undecided If He Will Play 2013-2014 Season

“There’s a lot of different stuff I may have the opportunity to do,” Kidd said. “If I play, I plan on playing for the Knicks. I got to be honest with myself. I’m a young man. (But) I got to see if I could still mentally do the grind all over again.”

05/31/2013