SCOREBOARD
Saturday, May 26
San Antonio at Utah (8:30 p.m. EDT). The Jazz are 6-0 in the playoffs at home and are looking for their first win against the Spurs after losing the first two games at San Antonio in the Western Conference Finals.

STAYING IN
Georgia Tech guard Javaris Crittenton will turn pro after one season with the Yellow Jackets. Crittenton averaged 14.4 points per game and ranked second in the ACC with an average of 5.8 assists.

HIRED
Sam Vincent was hired as the new coach of the Charlotte Bobcats on Friday. The 44-year-old Vincent played seven years in the NBA, and worked under Avery Johnson in Dallas this season.

MOVING UP
Bernie Bickerstaff accepted a new role with the Charlotte Bobcats on Friday. Bickerstaff, the team's coach and GM since its inception three years ago, will become an executive vice president.

SPEAKING
``I absolutely, positively anticipate this team making the playoffs, and I would be incredibly discouraged and disappointed if we don't.'' - Sam Vincent after he was hired as Charlotte coach Friday.

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#10 516 San Antonio Spurs  51%

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