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Rob Bradford
December 09, 2017 - 12:26 am
Here's how the Celtics lost ... A 40-year-old Manu Ginobili made a three-pointer with five seconds remaining, getting it off just inches away from the outstretched hand of Al Horford. Then, as he usually does, Celts coach Brad Stevens managed to get a clean look for his best player, Kyrie Irving,...
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Rob Bradford
October 30, 2017 - 11:23 pm
Nobody in Boston sports history has earned more of the benefit of the doubt more than Bill Belichick. That's why, on nights like Monday when the Patriots coach trades away Jimmy Garoppolo for a fraction of the return most were anticipating, social media is remarkably unwavering in its understanding...
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July 11, 2016 - 6:45 am
There was no retirement tour for Tim Duncan, who called it quits on Monday in appropriately low-key fashion. The 15-time All-Star and five-time champion wrapped up a Hall of Fame career via an announcement on the team's official web site that didn't even include a quote. After 19 seasons, Tim...
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July 10, 2012 - 8:36 am
Boris Diaw has agreed to a two-year, $9.2 million deal to return to the Spurs, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports . The 30-year-old forward joined the Spurs midway through last season after a contract buyout with the Bobcats. He was a key contributor to the Spurs'€™ playoff run to...
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May 18, 2012 - 5:41 am
P atrick Gonzalez , the 12-year-old student suspended from Woodlake Hills Middle School in San Antonio for having an image of Matt Bonner shaved into his hair , received tickets from the Spurs for their Game 2 matchup Thursday night against -- who else -- the Clippers. Bonner, who is Gonzalez'€™...
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January 05, 2011 - 7:03 am
With a little more than three minutes left, and his team down 11 points in New York, San Antonio Gregg Popovich pulled his starters Tuesday night, effectively signaling, no mas . This was interesting for two reasons. First, NBA teams just don't do that, especially not in New York where the media...
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May 07, 2010 - 7:04 am
There was talk of injuries, non-injuries, guys missing practice, guys not getting MRIs. Oh, the things that can be reported on in a four-day period when there are no actual games to watch in the Celtics-Cavaliers series. Did there need to be this window between games? No, but that argument is for...
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Mike Petraglia
March 28, 2010 - 8:55 pm
When Doc Rivers said before the game he wanted his team to take a page out of the Spurs book on winning championships and playing consistently, Manu Ginobili might as well have been the author on Sunday night. "It was one of those nights, guys," Rivers said. "We played awful. I thought they wanted...
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March 28, 2010 - 6:41 pm
The Celtics and the Spurs are alike in so many way and after one half of basketball they were practically mirror images of each other on the stat sheet and on the scoreboard. But in the third quarter, the Spurs completely dominated the action en route to a 94-73 victory Sunday night at the Garden...
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