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NBA

  • Stuckey leads Pacers past Magic 98-83
    INDIANAPOLIS – Rodney Stuckey had a season-high 24 points and David West had 18 points in his first game of the season to lead Indiana to a 98-83 win over Orlando on Friday night.
  • Butler, Rose carry Bulls past Celtics 109-102
    BOSTON – It’s no secret that the Chicago Bulls are a much better team with a healthy Derrick Rose.
  • Spurs beat Pacers 106-100 without Popovich
    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — With Gregg Popovich resting after a medical procedure, Manu Ginobili had a throwback game while playing under former coach Ettore Messina for the first time in 13 years.
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Spurs beat Thunder in OT, advance to NBA Finals

OKLAHOMA CITY — The San Antonio Spurs are back in the NBA Finals, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder 112-107 in overtime on Saturday night in Game 6 to set up a rematch with the Miami Heat.

Tim Duncan had 19 points and 15 rebounds for the Spurs, who will host Game 1 on Thursday night as they try to avenge last year's heartbreaking seven-game defeat.

Boris Diaw scored 26 points for the Spurs, who won despite point guard Tony Parker missing the entire second half and overtime with left ankle soreness.

Russell Westbrook had 34 points, eight assists, seven rebounds and six steals, and Kevin Durant added 31 points and 14 rebounds for the Thunder. Oklahoma City overcame a 12-point deficit in the fourth quarter to force overtime.

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