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  1. First Cup: Tuesday

    Nick Borges

    Joe Cowley of the Chicago Sun-Times: Early on during Derrick Rose's rehab from the torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in 2012, it was easy for him to remain insulated from the critics. But even that bubble can pop. Criticism from fans a...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  2. First Cup: Monday

    Nick Borges

    Mark Montieth of Pacers.com: If the fans and media members who speak loudest had their way, Frank Vogel would have been fired by now, Roy Hibbert would have been benched, and just about every reserve except Chris Copeland would have been banished fro...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  3. First Cup: Monday

    Nick Borges

    Greg Cote of The Miami Herald: The Heat this season put together videos featuring every player that are shown on the home arena's giant scoreboard screen during games. The one on Dwyane Wade happened to air Sunday during a timeout in the second half ...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  4. First Cup: Thursday

    Nick Borges

    Greg Cote of The Miami Herald: "Lot of emotion in this game," Erik Spoelstra said. "That's been our nature. I'd prefer to see that nature more often. It sparked more communication with everyone. More life." Noting the intensity and drama ratcheting t...

    Blog | December 19, 2013
  5. First Cup: Thursday

    Nick Borges

    John Smallwood of the Philadelphia Daily News: Maybe, at some point later in the season if the Sixers are out of it, hoping for more pingpong balls in the draft lottery may become the primary focus. But for at least one night, Sixers fans cheered the...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  6. First Cup: Monday

    Nick Borges

    Darnell Mayberry of The Oklahoman: By the time he was done, Kevin Durant left no doubt where his mindset is as he enters his seventh NBA season. It was as clear as the sweat-stained imprint the back of his No. 35 practice jersey left on that leather ...

    Blog | October 28, 2013
  7. First Cup: Friday

    Nick Borges

    Bob Cooney of the Philadelphia Daily News: The Sixers have released four players, a source told the Daily News. They are Temple product Khalif Wyatt, forward Royce White, forward Mac Koshwal and guard Vander Blue. There are a couple of surprises ther...

    Blog | October 25, 2013
  8. First Cup: Wednesday

    Nick Borges

    Dan McCarney of the San Antonio Express-News: As Cornbread Maxwell noted after Boston destroyed the Lakers in Game 1 of the 1985 Finals, basketball isn't backgammon. You don't get extra credit for margin of victory. But the Spurs might have grounds t...

    Blog | June 12, 2013
  9. First Cup: Friday

    Nick Borges

    Jeff McDonald of the San Antonio Express-News: The play that gave the Spurs a 1-0 lead in the NBA Finals doesn't have a name. It won't show up in coach Gregg Popovich's playbook. Given the unique unfolding of events, late in the Spurs' 92-88 victory ...

    Blog | June 07, 2013
  10. First Cup: Thursday

    Nick Borges

    Joseph Goodman of The Miami Herald: Conference championships are nice, but rings are the only things that matter in Miami. Simply put, for the Heat to defeat the Spurs in The Finals, and repeat as NBA champions, Wade and Bosh will have to rejoin the ...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  11. First Cup: Wednesday

    Nick Borges

    Shandel Richardson of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel: It truly is a case where you can actually throw out the previous games between the teams. The Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs will meet in the NBA Finals, but don't expect it to resemble anything...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  12. First Cup: Tuesday

    Nick Borges

    Jeff McDonald of the San Antonio Express-News: It began as a pact between the two longest-tenured Spurs, on one of the darker nights in franchise history. The Spurs had just lost Game 6 of the Western Conference finals against Oklahoma City last June...

    Blog | May 28, 2013
  13. First Cup: Monday

    Nick Borges

    Bob Kravitz of The Indianapolis Star: The 1971-72 Los Angeles Lakers couldn't have beaten them. The 1985-86 Boston Celtics couldn't have beaten them. Nobody could have beaten the Miami Heat on Sunday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Not the Indiana ...

    Blog | May 27, 2013
  14. First Cup: Monday

    Nick Borges

    Tim Kawakami of the San Jose Mercury News: When Stephen Curry is officially anointed the greatest shooter of all time, they will talk about this game, and they won't have to say much else. When and if the Warriors finish off Denver in this series, th...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  15. First Cup: Thursday

    Nick Borges

    Mike Monroe of the San Antonio Express-News: Tim Duncan's sixth-place finish in the NBA's Defensive Player of the Year voting sparked debate in the Spurs' locker room about the difficulty media members face in choosing a winner for that award. Duncan...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  16. First Cup: Thursday

    Nick Borges

    Joseph Goodman of The Miami Herald: Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert is well-known for his shocking public statements regarding LeBron James. To that end, Wednesday's latest bombshell should come as no surprise. Hours before the Heat was to play the Caval...

    Blog | March 21, 2013