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  • Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) defends Indiana Pacers forward Paul George (24) during the second half of Game 5 in the NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference finals, Thursday, May 30, 2013, in Miami.

    For the Pacers, it's a chance to cap what would surely go into the books as one of the biggest upsets in NBA playoff history, considering that they finished 16½ games behind the Heat in the regular season.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 03, 2013, 11:42 AM EDT
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  • Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) defends Indiana Pacers forward Paul George (24) during the second half of Game 5 in the NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference finals, Thursday, May 30, 2013, in Miami.

    With a brilliant third quarter, James immeasurably changed not just Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals, but quite possibly whatever's still left to decide in this series.

    LAST UPDATE : May 31, 2013, 12:06 PM EDT
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  • Miami Heat's LeBron James reacts after he was called for a technical foul during the first half against the Indiana Pacers in Game 4 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Tuesday, May 28, 2013, in Indianapolis.

    Hibbert finished with 23 points and 12 rebounds to lead Indiana to a 99-92 victory that tied the series at two games apiece.

    LAST UPDATE : May 29, 2013, 2:27 PM EDT
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  • San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan (21) drives to the basket as Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (33) defends, during Game 4 of the Western Conference finals NBA basketball playoff series in Memphis, Tenn., Monday, May 27, 2013. The Spurs defeated the Grizzlies 93-86 to advance to the NBA finals.

    Tony Parker scored 37 points to lead the Spurs, who finished off their second sweep this postseason for their fifth Western Conference title.

    LAST UPDATE : May 28, 2013, 11:17 AM EDT
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  • Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert poses with his son Nick Gilbert after winning the NBA basketball draft lottery, Tuesday, May 21, 2013 in New York.

    The first big NBA draft question was answered Tuesday when the Cavaliers won the lottery for the second time in three years.

    LAST UPDATE : May 22, 2013, 6:15 PM EDT
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  • Memphis Grizzlies' Marc Gasol, left, and San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili, of Argentina, battle for a loose ball during the first half in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals NBA basketball playoff series, Tuesday, May 21, 2013, in San Antonio.

    Memphis has fallen behind in all three playoff series so far, including rallying from an 0-2 deficit in the first round against the Los Angeles Clippers.

    LAST UPDATE : May 22, 2013, 11:51 AM EDT
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  • New York Knicks' Raymond Felton (2) goes up for a shot against Indiana Pacers' Ian Mahinmi in the second half of Game 5 of an Eastern Conference semifinal in the NBA basketball playoffs, at Madison Square Garden in New York, Thursday, May 16, 2013.

    Carmelo Anthony scored 28 points and New York avoided elimination in the Eastern Conference semifinals with an 85-75 victory over Indiana in Game 5.

    LAST UPDATE : May 17, 2013, 2:37 PM EDT
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  • San Antonio Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard (2) celebrates after making a three-pointer during the fourth quarter of Game 6 of a Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, May 16, 2013. The Spurs won 94-82.

    After wearing down the younger Golden State Warriors in a grueling six-game series, the Spurs look as spry as ever.

    LAST UPDATE : May 17, 2013, 2:38 PM EDT
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  • NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 10: Billy Hunter, Executive Director of the National Basketball Players Association (R), and Derek Fisher, President of the National Basketball Players Association speak at a press conference after NBA labor negotiations at the New York Helmsley Hotel in the early morning hours of November 10, 2011 in New York City.

    Ousted NBA players' association executive director Billy Hunter alleges in a lawsuit that president Derek Fisher had a secret deal with owners.

    LAST UPDATE : May 16, 2013, 4:33 PM EDT
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