Gregg Popovich can thank Tim Duncan for his success, but Pop's knack for finding players who fit and fostering a close-knit attitude are just as important to a 17-year run of excellence.
LeBron James' lethally efficient 61-point performance was built around a part of his game that had for so long been his weakness: his jumpshot.
Dwyane Wade is healthy enough to score 21 points and do cartwheels to video bomb LeBron James after the Heat's victory.
The San Antonio Spurs' model can't be copied. Here's why.

Biggest Stories


CBSSports.com Shop

adidas Oklahoma City Thunder 2014 Division Champions Locker Room T-Shirt

NBA Playoffs
Get your gear today!
Shop Now