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Nature, nurture and Kawhi Leonard

82

Was Kawhi Leonard destined to always be awesome or did the Spurs help him become awesome? I have an idea, but the real answer is: who cares?

A postmortem on the Heat

102

Maybe the Spurs were angry because they watched film of those 2013 Finals, saw how badly both teams played in some of those games and thought to themselves, "Man, how'd we ever lose to these guys?"

Spurs get their fifth LOB

126

There's no need to change anything with how the 2013 season ended. It takes the lowest of lows to truly appreciate moments like this.

Tim Duncan: The open book

33

Call Tim Duncan unreadable, undecipherable and uncrackable if you want. But after 17 years, he's dropped a more than a few clues as to who he really is.

Spurs take their talents to South Beach, rout Heat

63

So far, this series has played out the 2004 Finals -- with the Spurs as the Pistons and the Heat as the Lakers.

In beating the Heat, the Spurs became the Heat

22

Of all the weird stats from Game 3, here's the craziest: Matt Bonner shot two free throws in the first quarter of an NBA Finals. For more observations on the NBA Finals ...

Leonard breaks out, Spurs take 2-1 Finals lead

69

So that's what having a superstar is like. Seems pretty fun. Gotta like the Spurs' chances if Leonard outscores James the rest of the way.

Erler chats with Phil Naessens about Spurs-Heat

9

Phil cares not for your feelings and is not looking to cheer you up.

MIA wins w/radical "give ball to LeBron" strategy

73

The Spurs played slow and missed a lot of free throws. This used to be a championship formula once upon a time.

Game 1 notes and observations

33

The Spurs are the best horrible team ever.

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