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Spurs rout Heat in Game 3

After a pair of closely contested games, the 2014 NBA Finals finally had a blowout, as the San Antonio Spurs slammed the Miami Heat -- thanks to a record-setting offensive first half -- and took a 2-1 series lead. How much momentum will carry over into Game 4? Will San Antonio go on to win the series?

Which team will win the NBA Finals? (Spurs lead 2-1)

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  • How much momentum will carry over for the Spurs into Game 4?

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  • Which team are you rooting for in the NBA Finals?

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Heat, Spurs level in Finals

There were no air conditioning outings. There were no cramps. There was just basketball on Sunday night, and in it the Miami Heat won a tight contest -- 98-96, to be exact -- to level the NBA Finals with the San Antonio Spurs at one game apiece. Where does it go from here? (Well, it goes to Miami for two games.) How will it end?

Which team will win the NBA Finals? (Tied 1-1)

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  • Will the NBA Finals go seven games?

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  • Which team are you rooting for in the NBA Finals?

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  • How many titles will LeBron James win in his career?

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  • What is your opinion of LeBron James?

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Heat or Spurs in NBA Finals?

For the first time in 16 years, we have a rematch in the NBA Finals. After the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs finished off the Indiana Pacers and Oklahoma City Thunder, respectively, they are set to square off one year after the Heat used an improbable comeback to win their second straight title. A win for Miami would put LeBron James & Co. in rarefied three-peat territory. A victory for the Spurs would give Gregg Popovich and Tim Duncan their elusive fifth championship.

Which team will win the NBA Finals?

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  • Which team has the advantage in the backcourt?

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  • Which team has the advantage off the bench?

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  • Which team are you rooting for in the NBA Finals?

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  • Which team needs the 2014 championship more?

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  • Which playoffs have been better so far?

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Spurs move ahead against Thunder

The Spurs returned to their dominant form once again against the Thunder, routing them 117-89 in San Antonio. Can the Thunder recover and force a deciding Game 7?

  • Which team will win the Western Conference finals? (Spurs lead 3-2)

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  • Which team are you rooting for to win the NBA championship?

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Spurs slam Thunder in Game 2

Things are getting ugly in the Western Conference finals, after the San Antonio Spurs followed up a strong Game 1 with an earth-shattering Game 2. Danny Green hit seven 3-pointers. Russell Westbrook was held to 15 points on 24 shots and Kevin Durant 15 on 16. In the end, the host Spurs absolutely smashed the Oklahoma City Thunder 112-77 to take a 2-0 series lead. Is this thing over, or will the Thunder get back in it in OKC?

What do you make of the Spurs' 112-77 win in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals?

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  • Which team will win the Western Conference finals? (Spurs lead 2-0)

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  • Which team will win the NBA title?

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