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The Agony and the Ecstacy

Posted By Alex Belth On June 21, 2013 @ 8:02 am In 1: Featured,Basketball,Game Recap,Games We Play,Yankees | Comments Disabled


The Yanks lost cause they only scored three runs, Andy wasn’t great, and Joba and Boone served up a couple of homers as the Rays beat ‘em but good, 8-3 [2].

But the story of the night in sports was Game 7 of the NBA Finals (and so long David Stern). The Spurs were valiant and the game was close but Lebron James had his best shooting game of the series, Shane Battier finally showed up [3], and that was the difference. Heartbreak for Tim Duncan and the Spurs [4].

“Missing a layup to tie the game,” Duncan recalled. “Making a bad decision down the stretch. Just unable to stop Dwyane  and LeBron.  Game 7 is always going to haunt me.”

Back-to-back titles for the Heat [5].

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[1] Image: http://www.bronxbanterblog.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/Tim-Duncan-was-so-close.-Kevin-C.-Cox-Getty-Images.jpg

[2] 8-3: http://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/NYA/NYA201306200.shtml

[3] Shane Battier finally showed up: http://espn.go.com/nba/playoffs/2013/story/_/id/9409650/nba-playoffs-2013-shane-battier-buries-spurs

[4] Heartbreak for Tim Duncan and the Spurs: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/nba/news/20130621/san-antonio-spurs-miami-heat-nba-finals-game-7/?sct=hp_t11_a4&eref=sihp

[5] titles for the Heat: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/nba/news/20130621/miami-heat-san-antonio-spurs-nba-finals-champions/?sct=hp_t11_a0&eref=sihp

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