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Five weeks after the infamous "air conditioner game" -- you know the one -- the Spurs posted the following job to NBA.com:

Spurs JobCourtesy of NBA.com


What is a senior operations manager? Well, the job requires myriad duties. But one of them in particular stands out:


Spurs JobCourtesy of NBA.com


Yes, experience with HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) units is a must for this post. Now, one might think that this job is in direct reaction to the incredible outage in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. However, notice how it doesn't say the applicant must be experienced at keeping them running. Hmmmm ...


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Note: SportsNation does not actually believe the outage was a conspiracy.

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Spurs roll again, one win from title

That really got out of hand fast. After a hotly contested two games in San Antonio, the Spurs blitzed the Heat twice in Miami -- including Thursday night's 107-86 rout -- leaving the homecoming team one win away from a fifth championship overall and in the Gregg Popovich/Tim Duncan era. Is there any hope for the Heat?

Which team will win the NBA Finals? (Spurs lead 3-1)

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  • What chance do you give the Heat of coming back to beat the Spurs in the Finals (down 3-1, two possible games in San Antonio)?

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  • Where does Tim Duncan rank among the best players in NBA history?

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  • Where does Gregg Popovich rank among the best NBA coaches ever?

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  • If the Heat go on to lose the NBA Finals, will the Big Three be together in Miami next season?

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