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MIAMI, FL - MAY 30: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat looks on against the Indiana Pacers during Game Six of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Arena on May 30, 2014 in Miami, Florida.

7 Acceptable Excuses For Missing The NBA Finals

It doesn’t get any better than the Heat and Spurs in the 2014 NBA Finals. Here are the only acceptable excuses for missing it.

06/05/2014

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CBS Local Sports’ 2014 NBA Finals Predictions

In a rematch of last years final which went 7 games, the San Antonio Spurs square off against the Miami Heat and Tony Parker and company hope to prevent LeBron and the Heat from winning their third consecutive NBA championship.

06/05/2014

Tim Duncan #21 and head coach Gregg Popovich of the San Antonio Spurs talk during practice as part of the 2014 NBA Finals on June 04, 2014 at AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: NBA Finals Preview — Spurs Will Top Heat In 7

Unless Wade and James both play to a star’s level, and they find some help from the supporting cast, I think the Spurs win a hotly contested seven-games series. Spurs in seven.

06/05/2014

A Thunder fan holds up a giant Kevin Durant head (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images), LeBron James  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images), Deron Williams (Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk’s Picks And Predictions For NBA Playoffs Round 2

I don’t believe in Deron Williams, but the Nets will still manage two wins. Heat in six. As for the rest of the matchups…

05/05/2014

SEATTLE - MAY 7: Brian Williams #8 of the Denver Nuggets dunks against the Seattle SuperSonics during Game Five of the 1994 Western Conference Quarterfinals at Key Arena on May 7, 1994 in Seattle, Washington.

Counting Down: Top 5 NBA Playoffs Moments

With the NBA playoffs starting, we look back on the top moments in NBA playoff history.

04/17/2014

Deron Williams #8 of the Brooklyn Nets handles the ball against Shannon Brown #1 of the San Antonio Spurs during a game at the Barclays Center on February 06, 2014. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Pull Away, Beat Shorthanded Spurs 103-89

Alan Anderson scored 19 of his 22 points in the second half, helping the Brooklyn Nets pull away from the short-handed San Antonio Spurs for a 103-89 victory Thursday night.

02/07/2014

Tony Parker #9 of the San Antonio Spurs shoots against John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Spurs’ Tony Parker, Tim Duncan To Miss Game Against Nets On Thursday

Parker (lower back) left Wednesday night’s game against Washington at halftime and did not return. The Spurs said the 37-year-old Duncan will miss the Nets game to rest after playing 40 minutes, his season high.

02/06/2014

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Anthony, Shumpert Score 27 Apiece As Knicks Surprise Spurs

Amare Stoudemire added 11 points and Beno Udrih and Andrea Bargnani had 10 each for New York (10-21), which snapped a three-game skid.

01/03/2014

Stan Van Gundy (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images), Jason Kidd  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: New Year, Same Old ‘Bush-League’ Nets With Kidd At Helm

Well, now we know that Stan Van Gundy won’t be coming to rescue the hapless Nets in 2014.

01/01/2014

Head coach Jason Kidd looks on during the Nets' game at Charlotte on Nov. 20, 2013. (Photo by Brock Williams-Smith/NBAE via Getty Images)

Parker’s 18 Leads Spurs To 113-92 Rout Of Nets

Tony Parker had 18 points to lead six players in double figures and the San Antonio Spurs rolled past the listless Brooklyn Nets 113-92 on Tuesday night.

12/31/2013

Tony Parker (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Tony Parker Apologizes For Controversial ‘Quenelle’ Gesture

The Spurs guard apologized Monday for a newly surfaced photograph that shows him making the same gesture with anti-Semitic connotations that French soccer star Nicolas Anelka displayed while celebrating a goal this weekend.

12/31/2013

Knicks coach Mike Woodson with Carmelo Anthony and Ray Felton (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Struggling Knicks Seek Great Effort And Tougher Defense

The Spurs took advantage of the Knicks, as coach Mike Woodson counted 17 layups in New York’s 120-89 loss on Sunday.

11/12/2013

Manu Ginobili of the San Antonio Spurs defends J.R. Smith of the New York Knicks. Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Smith Fails To Lift Knicks As Spurs Roll At The Garden

J.R. Smith’s return from suspension couldn’t prevent the Knicks getting thumped by the Spurs 120-89.

11/11/2013

Knicks owner James Dolan (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images) and head coach Mike Woodson (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Report: Dolan Meets With Knicks Coach Mike Woodson After Blowout Loss

Knicks owner James Dolan reportedly met with head coach Mike Woodson following Sunday’s blow out loss to the Spurs.

11/10/2013

Beno Udrih (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Reports: Knicks And PG Beno Udrih Agree To 1-Year Deal

The New York Knicks have signed point guard Beno Udrih to a one-year deal worth $1.27 million, according to multiple reports.

08/08/2013

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