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Sunday, January 26th (All times Eastern)

San Antonio Spurs (33-10) at Miami Heat (31-12), 1 p.m.

(SportsNetwork.com) - The San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat will collide Sunday afternoon in a rematch of last season's NBA Finals.

The Heat, of course, won their second straight championship and third overall by taking out the Spurs in seven games. San Antonio could have wrapped up its fifth NBA title, but a Game 6 loss set up a decisive seventh game.

San Antonio enters this anticipated showdown with the Heat winners in 11 of its previous 14 contests, including Friday's 105-79 demolition of the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena. Tim Duncan had 17 points, 16 rebounds and four blocks, while Tony Parker tallied 11 points and seven assists for the Spurs, who opened a three-game road trip on a high note and rebounded from Wednesday's loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder.

"It was a very good performance by San Antonio, they did a lot of things well. It wasn't a good night for us on either end," Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer said.

Duncan tied Shaquille O'Neal (2,732) for seventh place on the all-time blocks list and equaled Allen Iverson for No. 20 spot on the all-time scoring list. He is averaging 14.3 rebounds the last three games.

San Antonio head coach Gregg Popovich, meanwhile, tied Red Auerbach for 10th place (938) on the all-time wins list.

The Spurs are unbeaten in their last six away games and have the best road record in the league at 16-3. They have outshot their opponent in 15 of 19 away games and have won all of those contests, and have scored 100 or more points in 14 straight games, the longest such streak under Popovich and surpassing the 13-game run back in 1995-96.

The Spurs did it in 22 straight games in 1994-95.

San Antonio is 28-7 when scoring at least 100 points this season and will close the road trip Tuesday at Houston. The Spurs were without forward Kawhi Leonard, who is expected to miss about a month with a fractured finger.

Miami will try to extend their winning streak to three games and is 2-0 so far on a four-game homestand, which resumed with Thursday's 109-102 outlasting of the Los Angeles Lakers.

Although the Heat never trailed versus the Lakers, the outcome was still in doubt until the final minute when Chris Bosh's 18-footer secured Miami's victory. The Lakers forced 18 turnovers, but allowed Miami to shoot 57.7 percent from the field and never got closer than 103-99.

"I was able to make a good stride today. I'm just trying to do my best and not let the team down," Bosh said.

Bosh and LeBron James finished with 31 and 27 points, respectively, while James added 13 rebounds and six assists. Norris Cole and Mario Chalmers both had 11 points for the Heat, winners in four of five games. Miami is 18-3 as the host and has won its last four in South Beach.

The Heat have played without guard Dwyane Wade the past four games because of a knee issue and he has scored a total of 16 points in each of his last two games after back-to-back 20-point outings. Wade is averaging 18.9 ppg and could miss Sunday afternoon's tilt with the Spurs.

Head head coach Erik Spoelstra is nine wins shy of 300 in his career. It could be a tough challenge for Spoelstra's team against a Spurs defense ranked fifth in points allowed and sixth in opponent field goal percentage.

Miami will host the Thunder on Wednesday and will visit San Antonio on March 6 at the AT&T Center. The Heat swept a two-game series with the Spurs in the regular season and has won four in a row in that capacity. San Antonio has lost three straight regular season matchups at Miami.

01/26 10:31:56 ET

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Chicago 4/16 7:00 PM ET
Charlotte CSN-CHI, SportSouth
Indiana 4/16 7:00 PM ET
Orlando FSN-IN, FSN-FL
Washington 4/16 8:00 PM ET
Boston CSN-DC, CSN-NE
Brooklyn 4/16 8:00 PM ET
Cleveland YES, FSN-OH
Dallas 4/16 8:00 PM ET
Memphis FSN-SW, SportSouth, ESPN
Philadelphia 4/16 8:00 PM ET
Miami CSN-PHI, SunSports
Atlanta 4/16 8:00 PM ET
Milwaukee SportSouth, FSN-WIS
Utah 4/16 8:00 PM ET
Minnesota ROOT-RM, FSN-N
Houston 4/16 8:00 PM ET
New Orleans CSN-HOU, FSN-NO
Toronto 4/16 8:00 PM ET
New York Sportsnet 360, MSG
Detroit 4/16 8:00 PM ET
Oklahoma City FSN-DET, FSN-OK
LA Lakers 4/16 8:00 PM ET
San Antonio TWC SN, FSN-SW
Golden State 4/16 10:30 PM ET
Denver ESPN, CSN-BA+, Altitude
LA Clippers 4/16 10:30 PM ET
Portland FSN-PT, KGW
Phoenix 4/16 10:30 PM ET
Sacramento FSN-AZ, CSN-CA
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Standings

2013 - 2014 Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Toronto 48 33 .593 --- 26-15 22-18 32-19 W 2
x-Brooklyn 44 37 .543 4 28-13 16-24 26-25 L 1
New York 36 45 .444 12 18-22 18-23 25-26 W 3
Boston 25 56 .309 23 16-24 9-32 21-30 L 1
Philadelphia 18 63 .222 30 10-31 8-32 13-38 W 1
 
Central W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Indiana 55 26 .679 --- 35-6 20-20 37-14 W 1
x-Chicago 48 33 .593 7 27-14 21-19 35-16 W 1
Cleveland 32 49 .395 23 18-22 14-27 20-31 L 2
Detroit 29 52 .358 26 17-24 12-28 23-29 L 3
Milwaukee 15 66 .185 40 10-30 5-36 12-39 L 2
 
Southeast W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Miami 54 27 .667 --- 32-8 22-19 34-17 L 2
x-Washington 43 38 .531 11 22-19 21-19 32-19 W 3
x-Charlotte 42 39 .519 12 24-16 18-23 29-22 W 2
x-Atlanta 37 44 .457 17 24-17 13-27 27-24 L 1
Orlando 23 58 .284 31 19-21 4-37 17-34 L 3
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
2013 - 2014 Western Conference Standings
 
Northwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Oklahoma City 58 23 .716 --- 33-7 25-16 36-16 L 2
x-Portland 53 28 .654 5 30-10 23-18 30-21 W 4
Minnesota 40 41 .494 18 24-16 16-25 23-28 L 2
Denver 36 45 .444 22 22-18 14-27 20-31 L 1
Utah 24 57 .296 34 16-25 8-32 12-39 L 5
 
Pacific W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-LA Clippers 57 24 .704 --- 34-7 23-17 36-15 W 2
x-Golden State 50 31 .617 7 27-14 23-17 30-21 W 1
Phoenix 47 34 .580 10 26-15 21-19 27-24 L 3
Sacramento 28 53 .346 29 17-23 11-30 15-36 W 1
LA Lakers 26 55 .321 31 14-27 12-28 14-37 W 1
 
Southwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-San Antonio 62 19 .765 --- 32-8 30-11 38-13 L 1
x-Houston 54 27 .667 8 33-8 21-19 31-20 W 2
x-Dallas 49 32 .605 13 26-15 23-17 29-22 W 1
x-Memphis 49 32 .605 13 26-14 23-18 28-23 W 4
New Orleans 33 48 .407 29 21-19 12-29 14-37 W 1
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
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