HANG TIME HEADQUARTERS — Next man up.
The Spurs Way.
Sheer basketball beauty.
Explain it any way you can. But know this, the San Antonio Spurs were clearly meant for this, for this moment and for this rematch they have earned against the Miami Heat in The Finals — starting Thursday night in San Antonio.
You don’t go on the road for a close-out Game 6 against the MVP (Kevin Durant) and the force of nature (Russell Westbrook), lose your superstar point guard (Tony Parker) at halftime to ankle soreness and be anything but destined for The Finals.
Ultimately it was the ageless wonder that is Tim Duncan (aka The Big Fundamental, aka Old Man Riverwalk, aka Timmay, aka … you get the point) who went right at Serge Ibaka in overtime for the game-clinching baskets.
He had tons of help. Boris Diaw, Kawhi Leonard, Manu Ginobili and others chipped in to send this crew back to The Finals in back-to-back years for the first time in the #SpursWay era.
Heat-Spurs Round II is on … history in the making!
Let’s do it again San Antonio and Miami … see you Thursday!
They call it the #SpursWay my friend!
Some 17 years to be exact!
Kawhi with the defensive play of the night …
Old Man Riverwalk still getting it done! The Big Fundamental goes to work on the block.
Everybody wanted a close one … you got it! Overtime it is … wild final minute for both sides.
Unreal! Boris Diaw and the Spurs’ bench putting on a show … but will it be enough?
Orders straight from the Admiral …
Your eyes don’t lie!
This is no hoax … and could have lasting ramifications on this series, should it go to seven!
Did someone say a C-O-N-Spiracy?
Of course, Spurs go on a 9-2 run and tie the game at 51-51 after the Parker news drops. #SpursWay
Cover your eyes when they show you the Spurs’ 3-point shot chart from the first half. #UGLY
Thunder finish with the flourish and set up a second half that defines the season for both of these teams …
Agreed. But trust me, there will be plenty!
Collinsville’s finest trying to jinx us …
Danny Green doesn’t dance in Oklahoma!
#Things2DoInLAWhenYouAreNotInThePlayoffs #DontEvenWannaKnowWhy #SwaggyP
Haha. Gone Fishin’ and an ode to my new favorite TNT series (that I haven’t even seen yet). #Genius!
Amen! RecklessRussWest with two horrible attempts on back-to-back (wasted) possessions.
My old school rocks more than your new school! #TimmyStillGotHops
Kawhi in that Pacers’ starting five instead of either Hill and or Lance Stephenson is Frank Vogel‘s dream!
Go ahead and jump with him Serge Ibaka … ruh-roh, he got ya!
VIDEO: Serge jumped up to get dunked on!
Keep an eye on Harrison Barnes, whose fingers will be all over the NBA on TNT Twitter account during the first half!
Ol’ School Backpack Game from Timmy #DurantAintTheOnlyOne…