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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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Standings

2013 - 2014 Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Toronto 48 34 .585 --- 26-15 22-19 32-20 L 1
x-Brooklyn 44 38 .537 4 28-13 16-25 26-26 L 2
New York 37 45 .451 11 19-22 18-23 26-26 W 4
Boston 25 57 .305 23 16-25 9-32 21-31 L 2
Philadelphia 19 63 .232 29 10-31 9-32 14-38 W 2
 
Central W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Indiana 56 26 .683 --- 35-6 21-20 38-14 W 2
x-Chicago 48 34 .585 8 27-14 21-20 35-17 L 1
Cleveland 33 49 .402 23 19-22 14-27 21-31 W 1
Detroit 29 53 .354 27 17-24 12-29 23-29 L 4
Milwaukee 15 67 .183 41 10-31 5-36 12-40 L 3
 
Southeast W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Miami 54 28 .659 --- 32-9 22-19 34-18 L 3
x-Washington 44 38 .537 10 22-19 22-19 33-19 W 4
x-Charlotte 43 39 .524 11 25-16 18-23 30-22 W 3
x-Atlanta 38 44 .463 16 24-17 14-27 28-24 W 1
Orlando 23 59 .280 31 19-22 4-37 17-35 L 4
 
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 59 23 .720 --- 34-7 25-16 36-16 W 1
x-Portland 54 28 .659 5 31-10 23-18 31-21 W 5
Minnesota 40 42 .488 19 24-17 16-25 23-29 L 3
Denver 36 46 .439 23 22-19 14-27 20-32 L 2
Utah 25 57 .305 34 16-25 9-32 13-39 W 1
 
Pacific W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-LA Clippers 57 25 .695 --- 34-7 23-18 36-16 L 1
x-Golden State 51 31 .622 6 27-14 24-17 31-21 W 2
Phoenix 48 34 .585 9 26-15 22-19 28-24 W 1
Sacramento 28 54 .341 29 17-24 11-30 15-37 L 1
LA Lakers 27 55 .329 30 14-27 13-28 15-37 W 2
 
Southwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-San Antonio 62 20 .756 --- 32-9 30-11 38-14 L 2
x-Houston 54 28 .659 8 33-8 21-20 31-21 L 1
x-Memphis 50 32 .610 12 27-14 23-18 29-23 W 5
x-Dallas 49 33 .598 13 26-15 23-18 29-23 L 1
New Orleans 34 48 .415 28 22-19 12-29 15-37 W 2
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHR 9
DUR 1
 
Final
MIA 101
CHA 97
7:05pm Tonight
CHR
DUR
 
Final
ATL 3
MIA 1
Final
CHC 5
ARI 7
Final
COL 10
SFG 12
Final
OAK 0
TEX 3
Final
SEA 5
HOU 3
Final
PIT 2
CIN 5
Final
CLE 5
KAN 3
Final
WAS 5
ANA 4
Final
TOR 8
BAL 10
Final
DET 4
CWS 6
Final
TAM 4
MIN 6
Final
BOS 5
NYY 1
Final
NYM 3
STL 2
Final
MIL 5
SDP 2
Final
LOS 5
PHI 2
12:05pm Today
CLE
KAN
 
12:35pm Today
PIT
CIN
 
1:08pm Today
DET
CWS
 
1:10pm Today
TAM
MIN
 
1:10pm Today
NYM
STL
 
2:20pm Today
CHC
ARI
 
7:05pm Tonight
WAS
SDP
 
7:07pm Tonight
TOR
BAL
 
7:10pm Tonight
BOS
NYY
 
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
OAK
 
10:10pm Tonight
LOS
PHI
 
Final
MIA 101
CHA 97
Final
SAN 92
DAL 113
Final
HOU 105
POR 112
7:00pm Tonight
ATL
IND
8:00pm Tonight
MEM
OKC
10:30pm Tonight
GSW
LAC
Final
CLB 4
PIT 3
Final
DAL 4
ANA 2
Final
CHI 4
STL 3
8:00pm Tonight
DET
BOS
9:30pm Tonight
MIN
COL
10:30pm Tonight
LOS
SJS
Final
CHR 9
DUR 1
 
7:05pm Tonight
CHR
DUR