On This Date in NBA History: May 19, The 2005 Spurs Won Second-Round Series


Apr 3, 2014; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan (21) drives to the basket against Oklahoma City Thunder center Kendrick Perkins (5) during the third quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

2005 – With a 98-96 San Antonio Spurs victory over the Seattle SuperSonics in Game 6 of the second round, the Spurs won the series. Tim Duncan had a game-high 26 points that night. The 2005 Spurs then went on to win the franchise’s third championship in seven years.

The Spurs won their 2014 second-round series on Wednesday, May 14. San Antonio takes on the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 1 on Monday. In both the Eastern and Western Conferences in the NBA, the top two seeds are facing off in the 2014 conference finals.

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