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NBA's Spurs Sink Pistons in Game Five Overtime

The San Antonio Spurs are one victory away from the NBA championship. Sunday night in Auburn Hills, Mich., the Spurs beat the Detroit Pistons 96-95 in overtime to take a 3-to-2 lead in the NBA finals. The series now returns to San Antonio for game six on Tuesday.

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Tom Goldman is NPR's sports correspondent. His reports can be heard throughout NPR's news programming, including Morning Edition and All Things Considered, and on NPR.org.