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The Extra Pass: Where the 2014 Spurs rank among NBA’s greatest unselfish teams

Run the offense. Defend. Check your ego. And, always — ALWAYS — make the extra pass.

These 2014 NBA champion San Antonio Spurs most certainly will rank among the greatest teams in NBA history. Exactly where you put them in the pantheon depends on personal preference, likes and the value of individual greatness: Shaq and Kobe dominance in the early 2000s? Hakeem’s Dream Shake of the mid-’90s? The great Celtic dynasty of the ’60s or the Showtime Lakers of the ’80s?

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Manu Ginobili Sparks Spurs To Game 5 Win

Manu Ginobili ran onto the floor as fans stood and screamed. He went to the bench, and they chanted his name. The sights and sounds of so many San Antonio spring nights were back Sunday — and the real party might be just a few days away.

06/17/2013

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Spurs KO Heat; Lead Series 3-2

The Miami Heat came back to the AT&T Center looking to take a 3-2 lead with the series set to return to South Florida. Instead, the Spurs’ hot shooters stayed hot and San Antonio’s 114-104 victory sends the series back to South Florida.

06/17/2013

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Manu Ginobili Sparks Spurs To Game 5 Win

Manu Ginobili ran onto the floor as fans stood and screamed. He went to the bench, and they chanted his name.

06/16/2013

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Big 3 Help Heat Even NBA Finals With Spurs

Miami Heat owner Micky Arison had a message as he walked to the winning locker room.

06/14/2013

Tim Duncan #21, Tony Parker #9 and Manu Ginobili #20 of the San Antonio Spurs against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game Five of the Western Conference Finals of the 2012 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center on June 4, 2012 in San Antonio, Texas.  (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

NBA Fines Spurs $250,000 For Sending Starters Home

The NBA has fined the San Antonio Spurs $250,000 for sending four players home Thursday before their game Thursday night in Miami.

11/30/2012

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Witherspoon Scores 17, Spurs Beat Rockets 116-107

Wesley Witherspoon scored 17 points to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 116-107 win over the Houston Rockets in a preseason game Sunday.

10/15/2012

This Matt Bonner haircut has a San Antonio middle school student in hot water. (credit: KABB-TV)

Young Spurs Fan Faces School Suspension For Matt Bonner Haircut

A Spurs fan at a San Antonio middle school could be suspended if he doesn’t change the image shaved into the back of his head of Spurs reserve center Matt Bonner.

05/17/2012

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