Basketball

5:00am

Wed June 13, 2012

3:13pm

Tue June 12, 2012
The Two-Way

Five Keys To The NBA's Elemental Finals: Thunder Vs. Heat

Originally published on Tue June 12, 2012 4:18 pm

The Miami Heat's LeBron James and Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder (shown during an April game) will match up again tonight in the first game of the NBA Finals.
J Pat Carter AP

5:46am

Sat June 9, 2012
Sports

Sports Roundup: Basketball, Boxing And Euro Soccer

Originally published on Sat June 9, 2012 8:58 am

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SCOTT SIMON, HOST:

This is WEEKEND EDITION from NPR News. I'm Scott Simon. Time for sports.

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SIMON: And there won't be a Triple Crown winner this year. But it's still a weekend for major matchups of all kinds, with Nadal and Djokovic, LeBron James and the Boston Celtics, and the peerless Manny Pacquiao in action. NPR Sports Correspondent Tom Goldman joins us.

Morning, Tom.

TOM GOLDMAN, BYLINE: Hi, Scott.

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10:08am

Mon June 4, 2012
Sports

Fans Riveted By NBA Conference Playoff Games

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DAVID GREENE, HOST:

The NBA is halfway through two riveting conference final playoff series, and there's absolutely no indication how they're going to turn out. Last night in Boston, the aging and creaky Celtics proved that they are really a match for the star-studded Miami Heat. Boston beat Miami 93 to 91 in overtime to tie the Eastern Conference Finals at two games apiece. In the Western Conference, the San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder also are tied 2-2, and they play tonight in San Antonio.

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5:43am

Sun May 27, 2012
NPR Story

Musings On The NBA Draft Lottery

Originally published on Sun May 27, 2012 6:55 am

Host Rachel Martin talks with NPR sports correspondent Mike Pesca, who has an off-speed pitch on the week's sports news.

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