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San Antonio Spurs veteran star Tim Duncan's beautifully ageless play is a joy forever

Paul Suttor To paraphrase Junior from that timeless source of all basketball wisdom, White Men Can't Jump, a thing like Tim Duncan is a joy forever.

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NBA Finals 2014: Miami Heat v San Antonio Spurs - Game One

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Paul Zalunardo The Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs get ready to reprise their riveting seven-game NBA Finals of a year ago.

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Miami Heat v San Antonio Spurs battle to be best of an era

Tim Duncan gives Patrick Mills a congratulatory pat on the head on Sunday.

Greg Stoda It really is just about perfect. The NBA couldn't have asked for anything better than San Antonio-Miami II for its best-of-seven championship series.

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San Antonio Spurs edge out Oklahoma City Thunder to set up Miami Heat finals rematch

Finals call: Tim Duncan (left), Patty Mills and Danny Green sense victory.

San Antonio digs deep to score a thrilling 112-107 overtime victory over Oklahoma to advance to the NBA finals and a championship rematch against Miami.

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San Antonio Spurs on cusp of NBA finals again

Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder drives to the basket against Tim Duncan and Kawhi Leonard of the San Antonio Spurs.

Manu Ginobili and Boris Diaw were electric off the bench as the San Antonio Spurs routed the Oklahoma City Thunder 117-89 in game five of the Western Conference finals on Thursday to move one win...

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Thunder routs Spurs to tie up NBA final series

Thunder guard Russell Westbrook drives to the hoop against San Antonio.

Sam Amick Midway through the third quarter of the Oklahoma City Thunder's game four rout of the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA's Western Conference finals, a debate broke out among the press that said everything...

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San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills throws in towel fame for greater glory

Patty Mills is ready for a much bigger role in this year's NBA finals series with San Antonio.

Michael Chammas The only highlights of Australian Patty Mills in last year's NBA finals were of his famous towel-waving celebrations from the bench of the San Antonio Spurs.

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LeBron James and Miami Heat melt against Spurs in game one of NBA finals

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Shandel Richardson San Antonio: Without their MVP, the Miami Heat had the look of a confused team.

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Australians Patty Mills and Aron Baynes spark Spurs to NBA finals win

Peter Mitchell Australian duo Patty Mills and Aron Baynes have helped ignite a late charge and lead the San Antonio Spurs to victory in game one of the NBA's Western Conference finals.

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Serge Ibaka's miraculous recovery propels Oklahoma Thunder past San Antonio Spurs in NBA

Menaced Tim Duncan and Tiago Splitter: Serge Ibaka ended the game with 15 points, seven rebounds and four blocked shots in just under 30 minutes on the court.

Wounded warrior Serge Ibaka provided the inspiration and Kiwi centre Steven Adams sealed the win.

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San Antonio Spurs rout Oklahoma City Thunder to take 2-0 series lead

San Antonio centre Aron Baynes shares a laugh with his teammates during the big win over the Thunder in game two of the Western Conference finals.

The San Antonio Spurs put the Oklahoma City Thunder to the sword with a spectacular exhibition of shooting in the second half to tighten their grip on the Western Conference finals with a 112-77 win...

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Patty Mills and Aron Baynes help San Antonio Spurs to victory over Portland Trail Blazers in NBA finals

Patty Mills and the San Antonio Spurs have taken first blood against Portland in the NBA finals.

Two-time defending NBA champions Miami opened their second-round play-off series against Brooklyn on Tuesday with a 107-86 triumph, while San Antonio – aided by Australian imports Aron Baynes...

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Dallas Mavericks draw level with below-par San Antonio Spurs

Dallas big man DeJuan Blair smiles after scoring against San Antonio.

Dallas have capitalised on an inept San Antonio display to record a comprehensive 113-92 win on Wednesday and level their opening-round NBA playoff series at 1-1.

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Aussie duo Patty Mills, Aron Baynes aim to lift San Antonio Spurs in NBA playoffs

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Peter Mitchell Patty Mills, Aron Baynes and their San Antonio Spurs are looking for revenge while Andrew Bogut and his Golden State Warriors are hoping for a miracle.

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LeBron James and Dwyane Wade lead Heat to victory in play-offs opener

Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) puts up a jump shot while defended by Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Scott  during the second half of an NBA basketball game on Saturday in Atlanta. Atlanta won 98-85.

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade combined for 50 points to lead two-time defending NBA champion Miami to a 99-88 victory over Charlotte in their post-season opener.

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Thunder end Spurs' 19-game NBA win streak

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant and San Antonio counterpart Tim Duncan vie for control of the ball in front of Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard in Oklahoma City.

Patty Mills has top-scored for San Antonio but the Australian guard couldn't stop a Kevin Durant-led Oklahoma City Thunder ending the Spurs' NBA winning streak at 19 games.

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San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker defying Father Time

San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker (9) shoots over New Orleans Pelicans guard Brian Roberts (22) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Adi Joseph Tony Parker has his teardrop floater in the lane.

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Patty Mills steers San Antonio Spurs to narrow win over Portland Trail Blazers

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 18: Patty Mills #8 of the San Antonio Spurs shoots over DeAndre Jordan #6 of the Los Angeles Clippers in the second half at Staples Center on February 18, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. The Spurs defeated the Clippers 113-103. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.   Jeff Gross/Getty Images/AFP

San Antonio's Patty Mills again proved himself to be the Spurs' secret weapon as the Australian led the visitors to a 111-109 win at Portland in Wednesday's clash of NBA Western Conference contenders.

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Double Dribble: Patty Mills' purple patch for San Antonio Spurs could translate into millions

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Paul Suttor Patty Mills' recent hot streak couldn't have come at a better time.