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United States advances to Gold medal game versus Spain

United States advances to Gold medal game versus Spain

Kevin Durant scored a game-high 19 points while LeBron James added 18 to go along with seven rebounds and seven assists to lead the United States to another dominating 2012 Olympics victory over Manu Ginobili, Luis Scola and the Argentinean National Team from London, England Friday night. Durant hit four of his game-high five treys in a pivotal 27-17 third quarter that ultimately took Argentina’s spirit in the contest. Carmelo Anthony only added to their dismay as … Read entire article »

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2011 NBA Playoffs First Round Recap – Grizzlies shock Spurs

2011 NBA Playoffs First Round Recap – Grizzlies shock Spurs

The 8th-seeded Memphis Grizzlies shocked the NBA Universe by ousting the top-seeded San Antonio Spurs with a 99-91 victory in the 2011 NBA Playoffs Friday night from the Fed Ex Forum in Memphis, Tennessee. They hammered the veteran and much-smaller Spurs upfront through the strong play of 7-1 Center Marc Gasol and 6-9 Power Forward Zach Randolph to ultimately take the series 4-2. The Grizzlies also forced the NBA’s regular season leader in 3-point accuracy, the … Read entire article »

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Spurs can’t replicate regular season 3-point success in playoffs

Spurs can’t replicate regular season 3-point success in playoffs

The San Antonio Spurs charged through the regular season and into the 2011 NBA Playoffs armed with the league’s second-best overall record at 61-21 and the league lead in 3-point accuracy at just under 40% (39.7). However, since postseason play began a little less than two weeks ago, the Spurs have shot just 31% fromĀ  behind the arc and have shown that through five games they can’t seem to replicate that same regular season success from … Read entire article »

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