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Spurs show the value of substance over style
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Cramps excuse carelessness in Finals Game 1
San Antonio's sloppiness with the basketball should have cost them Game 1, writes Butch Carter, but LeBron James cramping late in the game bailed them out.
Competing backcourts will decide the Finals
Thunder leaning too heavily on talent
Last night's blowout loss marked another set back in OKC's up-and-down conference finals. Former Raptors coach Butch Carter lays the blame for that inconsistency with head coach Scott Brooks.
Pacers' resiliency their biggest asset in Game 4
No team has been harder to predict than the Indiana Pacers, writes Butch Carter, but their ability to bounce back from ugly performances just might be their greatest strength heading into tonight's Game 4 in Miami.
OKC's issues extend far beyond Ibaka's absence
Tightening up on D key to Miami's chances
Former Raptors coach Butch Carter breaks down the X's and O's defensive adjustments the Heat will have to make tonight to avoid digging an 0-2 series hole against the Pacers.
Holding home court key in conference finals
Former Raptors head coach Butch Carter offers an insider’s perspective on the X’s and O’s that will lead to W’s and L’s in the Eastern and Western Conference Finals
How to drop 49 points without being selfish
Raps' off-season work should begin at the end
Pointing to Toronto's woeful record in overtime this season, former Raptors coach Butch Carter suggests that the Raptors' search for off-season improvement should begin at the end of games