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1999 NBA Playoffs

 

Mission Complete

The Admiral settles accounts with his critics, sizes up his teammates and savors his long-awaited championship

They labeled him soft ... said he didn't have the desire to win a championship. He heard the criticisms and harsh commentaries for 10 years. Now there is no question the Admiral can win. The only question that remains is 'can he do it again?' David Robinson reflects on the journey to a long-awaited championship and what it means to finally finish on top.
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Duncan leads Spurs to first NBA Championship
Avery Johnson's jumper with 47 seconds left gave David Robinson and the Spurs a 78-77 win over the Knicks and their first NBA title.
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San Antonio's long title road
You know you are in select company when the only other person to accomplish what you've just done is Magic Johnson. Averaging 27.4 points and 14 rebounds during the Finals, Tim Duncan became the second-youngest person ever to be named the NBA Finals MVP.
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1999 end-of-season awards
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Day at a Glance
June 15 | June 16 | June 17 | June 18 | June 19 | June 20 | June 21 | June 22 | June 23 | June 24 | June 25

Playoff Spotlight
Steve Kerr | Chris Dudley | Malik Rose | Marcus Camby | Avery Johnson | Chris Childs | Jaren Jackson | Kurt Thomas

Closer Look
Game 1 | Game 2 | Game 3 | Game 4 | Game 5

Round by Round
Finals
Game 1 | Game 2 | Game 3 | Game 4 | Game 5
Eastern Conference
Finals
Knicks def. Pacers 4-2
Semifinals
Pacers def. Sixers 4-0 | Knicks def. Hawks 4-0
Quarterfinals
Sixers def. Magic 3-1 | Pacers def. Bucks 3-0 | Knicks def. Heat 3-2 | Hawks def. Pistons 3-2

Western Conference
Finals
Spurs def. Blazers 4-0
Semifinals
Spurs def. Lakers 4-0 | Blazers def. Jazz 4-2
Quarterfinals
Blazers def. Suns 3-0 | Lakers def. Rockets 3-1 | Spurs def. T'Wolves 3-1 | Jazz def. Kings 3-2

 

CNN/SI's John Donovan
Still alluring

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Inside the NBA

CNN/SI's Vince Cellini 1-on-1 with:
Tim Duncan (1)
Mario Elie
Allan Houston
David Robinson
Tim Duncan (5)

SI's Marty Burns
On the court: Spurs worthy champs

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Gone 'til November

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Duncan's roots in St. Croix have grown large

From Turner Sports' Tom Heitz
Perfect role player

Statitudes
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Fighting history
Scoring disparity
30 Something
Long winding road

Full Court Press
Putting in the time
Elie shows the way

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Tribute to Jordan

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