Kevin Durant squeezes a shot during the 2012 NBA Western Conference Finals. The Thunder joined that 15-team list of teams who came back from a 2-0 series deficit when, after losing back-to-back games in San Antonio, they ripped off four consecutive victories. Kevin Durant-led Oklahoma City’s comeback was made all the more impressive by the fact that the top-seeded Spurs had won 20 games in a row entering Game 3 of the series. (John W. McDonough/SI)
GALLERY: Memorable NBA Playoff Series Comebacks

Kevin Durant squeezes a shot during the 2012 NBA Western Conference Finals. The Thunder joined that 15-team list of teams who came back from a 2-0 series deficit when, after losing back-to-back games in San Antonio, they ripped off four consecutive victories. Kevin Durant-led Oklahoma City’s comeback was made all the more impressive by the fact that the top-seeded Spurs had won 20 games in a row entering Game 3 of the series. (John W. McDonough/SI)

GALLERY: Memorable NBA Playoff Series Comebacks

Last week, Amar’e Stoudemire’s made headlines when he said that locked-out NBA players should form their own league. Though chances are remote this will actually happen, it does give an excuse to showcase this great photo from the 1976 ABA Playoffs of Julius Erving grabbing a rebound. This was the ABA’s final season before merging with the NBA. (John Hanlon/SI)
LOWE: Would more money help teams retain stars?LOWE: Will Howard leave Magic when lockout ends?

Last week, Amar’e Stoudemire’s made headlines when he said that locked-out NBA players should form their own league. Though chances are remote this will actually happen, it does give an excuse to showcase this great photo from the 1976 ABA Playoffs of Julius Erving grabbing a rebound. This was the ABA’s final season before merging with the NBA. (John Hanlon/SI)

LOWE: Would more money help teams retain stars?
LOWE: Will Howard leave Magic when lockout ends?