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Spurs beat Thunder 117-89

The Spurs will not have to answer any more questions about the 2012 Western Conference finals, not after Thursday's rout of the Thunder put them on the brink of another NBA Finals appearance.

Minnesota Timberwolves defeat Spurs 110-91

Ricky Rubio netted 23 points with seven assists to help the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 110-91 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday.
Tony Parker leads Spurs over the Pacers

Tony Parker leads Spurs over the Pacers

The NBA's conference leaders coming into the day couldn't be headed more in opposite directions.

Heat, Spurs tangle in Finals rematch

One of the league's marquee matchups every season takes center stage Thursday, a rematch of the NBA Finals, when the Miami Heat visit the San Antonio Spurs.

NBA: San Antonio 104, Boston 92

BOSTON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Tim Duncan led a balanced attack with 25 points Wednesday and the San Antonio Spurs continued a long road trip with a 104-92 victory over Boston.

NBA: San Antonio 95, Sacramento 93

SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Tim Duncan helped San Antonio break a three-game skid with 23 points, 17 rebounds and five assists Saturday, hoisting the Spurs over Sacramento 95-93.

NBA: Houston 97, San Antonio 90

HOUSTON, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Dwight Howard stepped up with 23 points and 16 rebounds Tuesday, helping Houston overcome the loss of James Harden and beat San Antonio 97-90.

NBA: Miami 113, San Antonio 101

MIAMI, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Chris Bosh hit 9-of-10 shots from the field en route to 24 points Sunday, and the Miami Heat beat San Antonio 113-101 in a rematch of last season's NBA Finals.

NBA: San Antonio 105, Atlanta 79

ATLANTA, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Tim Duncan scored 17 points, grabbed 16 rebounds and earned an early rest Friday in San Antonio's 105-79 drubbing of Atlanta.

NBA: San Antonio 104, Golden State 102 (OT)

OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 20 (UPI) -- The San Antonio Spurs -- minus Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker -- pulled off a 104-102 overtime win on the road Thursday against Golden State.

NBA: San Antonio 102, Atlanta 100

SAN ANTONIO, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Tim Duncan scored 23 points, grabbed 21 rebounds and hit a go-ahead jumper with 0.4 seconds left Monday, carrying the San Antonio Spurs over Atlanta 102-100.

NBA: San Antonio 91, Utah 82

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Tony Parker ignited a fourth-period surge Friday that pushed San Antonio to its seventh straight win -- 91-82 over Utah.

NBA: San Antonio 92, Washington 79

SAN ANTONIO, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Tony Parker led a balanced attack Wednesday and San Antonio put on the defensive clamps to defeat Washington 92-79.

NBA: San Antonio 91, Los Angeles Lakers 85

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Tony Parker's 24 points Friday helped San Antonio overcome a slow start and forge a 91-85 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.

NBA: San Antonio 101, Memphis 94

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Kawhi Leonard and Boris Diaw led six players in double figures with 14 points each Wednesday, boosting San Antonio to a 101-94 win over Memphis.
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Denver Nuggets forward Carmelo Anthony (C) drives between Phoenix Suns Raja Bell (L) and Boris Diaw during the second half at the Pepsi Center in Denver on March 5, 2008. Anthony scored 30 points as Denver beat Phoenix 126-113. (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey)
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Boris Babacar Diaw-Riffiod, better known as Boris Diaw (born April 16, 1982 in Cormeilles, France), is a French professional basketball player for the NBA's Charlotte Bobcats. After being traded in a multi-player deal with his former team, the Phoenix Suns on December 10, 2008, he made his debut with the Bobcats on Saturday, December 13. Diaw is 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) and 235 lbs (106.6 kg). He played for Pau Orthez, France's top league team, before joining the NBA. His NBA career averages are 8.4 points, 4.7 rebounds, and 4.0 assists per game.

At the end of the 2005–06 NBA season, Diaw was awarded the Most Improved Player trophy by garnering 80 first-place votes in balloting by 124 sports writers and sportscasters. He received 489 overall points.

In 2000, he won the European Junior Championship with the French National Team. He won a slam dunk contest in France when he was selected to play in the France Pro-A league's All-Star game in 2002. He was selected by the Atlanta Hawks in the first round, twenty-first overall in the 2003 NBA Draft where he played for two seasons before being traded in the offseason of 2005 with two future first round picks to the Phoenix Suns in exchange for Joe Johnson. He had won the bronze medal at the European Championship with the French National Team in 2005.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Boris Diaw."
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