Duncan, James set to break their Finals tie

Posted: June 2, 2014 in basketball

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MIAMI (AP) – Over the last 10 seasons, only one NBA player has been part of more wins than LeBron James.

His name is Tim Duncan.

Their numbers over that decade are incredibly similar. Duncan has appeared in 622 regular-season and playoff victories, James has played in 621. Duncan is shooting 50.2 percent from the field, James is shooting 50 percent. Duncan has won three championships over that stretch, James has two.

Plus, when facing each other in the NBA Finals, both has won one, lost one.

Here comes the tiebreaker – a Finals rematch that will have high expectations.

Miami and San Antonio are the league’s last two teams standing for the second consecutive year, their next chapter starting on the Spurs’ home floor Thursday night. The Heat won a wild series last season for their second straight

Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) listens to a questions during the post-game news conference following Game 6 in the NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference finals, Saturday, May 31, 2014, in Miami.The Miami Heat defeated the Indiana Pacers 117-92 to advance to the NBA finals. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) listens to a questions during…

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