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  1. Welcome to Heat-Spurs 2.0

    Zach Lowe

    After six frenzied weeks, we've got the dream Finals for everyone outside a few select fan bases - fans of other contenders, plus Lakers fans, who must now watch as Miami or San Antonio strengthens its claim to the honor...

    Blog | June 03, 2014
  2. Do It Again: Rewatching Game 4 of Heat-Spurs

    Steve McPherson

    I once rewatched the entirety of the Red Sox 2004 ALCS victory over the New York Yankees. Not exactly to understand it better, because there were plenty of stories written and even a movie made to explain it, but to see how that understanding happene...

    Blog | June 17, 2013
  3. A Showdown in San Antonio: What We've Learned About Heat-Spurs So...

    Zach Lowe

    Only Game 1 of these NBA Finals has unfolded the way many of us expected the series would — with two teams leveraging their very different strengths in a tight battle of possession-by-possession tradeoffs. Miami's ultra-aggressive defense, with...

    Blog | June 14, 2013
  4. College World Series Preview

    Michael Baumann

    If you think the Heat-Spurs series is the most exciting championship being contested this weekend … well, you're fooling yourself. Out in Nebraska, eight college baseball teams will be vying for a trophy far less celebrated than the Stanley Cup...

    Blog | June 14, 2013
  5. Previewing the Heat-Spurs 2013 NBA Finals

    Zach Lowe

    Plus six more crucial issues for the Heat-Spurs showdown, and a series prediction.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2013
  6. Bill Simmons on what is next for Dwight Howard

    Bill Simmons

    The uncertain destiny of the self-proclaimed Superman can be broken down into 10 simple realities.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2013
  7. What Movies Should the Spurs and Heat See Now?

    Kevin Lincoln

    LeBron James went to the movies on Saturday night. This is a news story, which both makes sense and carries within itself a haunting stupidity: On the one hand, James is one of the most iconic entertainers in the world, currently battling on the bigg...

    Blog | June 10, 2014
  8. How the Spurs Attacked the Heat Last Year, and What Other Teams C...

    Zach Lowe

    Teams already know more about this version of the Miami Heat than ever before. And they're taking advantage of it. In last year's NBA Finals, the Spurs introduced a quirk Miami hadn't seen before, one the Heat nicknamed "The Danny Green Cut," accordi...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  9. Bill and Jalen's NBA Preview: Indiana Pacers, San Antonio Spurs, ...

    Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose

    4. Indiana Pacers Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose look at how close the Indiana Pacers came to the Finals last year and why they expect them to test the Miami Heat this year. Bill and Jalen think the new bench, the maturation of Lance Stephenson, and ...

    Blog | October 28, 2013
  10. Grantland Archives: Looking Back at Tracy McGrady

    Grantland Staff

    Today, Tracy McGrady announced his retirement from the NBA. During this past season's NBA Finals, Grantland's Jonathan Abrams spent some time with McGrady, who was a peripheral member of the Spurs team that was taking on the Heat. Little did we know,...

    Blog | August 26, 2013
  11. CourtVision: Diagnosing LeBron James

    Kirk Goldsberry

    Through three games, LeBron James is definitely not the MVP of these Finals. He's struggling from the floor, and he's struggling to get to the free throw line. He is the focus of the Spurs' defensive scheme, which has effectively turned down the Heat...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  12. We Went There: The Spurs Rain on the Cool, Ineffective Heat

    Zach Lowe

    We forgot about it because of the scary things LeBron James did in the second half of Game 2 on Sunday, but Miami's defense was strangely off for much of that win. They lost track of Danny Green on two 3-pointers, errors of miscommunication that resu...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  13. Rest vs. Rust in the NBA Playoffs

    Patricia Lee

    Heading into last night's Game 1 against the Miami Heat, the San Antonio Spurs had exactly nine days of rest, something that became something of a story line in the days that followed. The Heat ended their series Monday and had a three-day turnaround...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  14. CourtVision: How the Heat and Spurs Score

    Kirk Goldsberry

    A comprehensive guide to the key players in the season's NBA Finals. MIAMI Miami is a great scoring team that is especially dominant in the two key areas: near the basket and beyond the 3-point line. Their three main scorers, James, Wade, and...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  15. CourtVision: How the Spurs and Heat Use the Most Important Shot i...

    Kirk Goldsberry

    At first glance, the Spurs and Heat do not seem to have much in common, but one thing they share is a love affair with the corner 3. Across the league, about 6.7 percent of field goal attempts are corner 3s, but Miami shoots 11.3 percent of its shots...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  16. The Jalen Rose Report with David Jacoby

    Grantland Network

    Jalen Rose previews the Heat and Spurs series, predicts Dwight Howard will be a Houston Rocket, and rides for Justin Bieber. Listen to the full podcast here and check Jalen talking Howard and Houston in the video below....

    Blog | June 05, 2013