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May 23, 2014

Sports Briefs

Baseball sectional draw

The IHSAA announced the sectional draw for baseball. The Lions will take on South Dearborn at 7:30 p.m. May 30 in the sectional semifinal. Here is a look at the rest of the draw:

29. Greensburg (6)

Game 1: Greensburg vs. Franklin County.

Game 2: Batesville vs. Lawrenceburg.

Game 3: Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2.

Game 4: Rushville vs. South Dearborn.

Championship: Winner of Game 3 vs. Winner of Game 4.

BRMS sports physicals

Physicals for BRMS athletes will be offered from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Rush Memorial Hospital Medical Office Building (110 East 13th St.) on May 29. The cost is $15 and physical forms must be signed by a parent in order for physical to be performed.

Spurs roll to 2-0 lead in conference finals

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs have been here before.

Tony Parker scored 22 points, Danny Green added 21 on seven 3-pointers, and San Antonio used a dominant third quarter to pummel Oklahoma City 112-77 Wednesday night and take a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals.

The Spurs were in the same position in 2012 before the Thunder won four straight to capture the series and stun a Spurs team that appeared to have its best days behind it.

Well, San Antonio is back in the conference final with a commanding lead, wiser and even older.

“I know after the game, nobody is very happy in the locker room,” Parker said. “Everybody is very focused, and we respect that team. We know they’re very capable of a comeback, and they did that against us in 2012. We’re just very focused and nobody is satisfied.”

Game 3 is Sunday at Oklahoma City, where the Thunder will try to bounce back from the worst playoff loss in franchise history.

“It definitely doesn’t feel good, and it shouldn’t,” Oklahoma City coach Scott Brooks said. “I hope our entire locker room doesn’t feel good. You shouldn’t feel good. We got our butts kicked.”

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