Small markets finding success in NBA playoffs
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Updated 10:16 a.m., Sunday, June 3, 2012
The San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder are locked in a thrilling Western Conference finals that is drawing some of TNT's highest ratings ever.
The issue of small-market teams figured prominently in the recent negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement, with some owners pushing for more revenue sharing to compete with the likes of the Knicks, Lakers and Bulls.