WNBA IN MIAMI?: South Florida is in line to join the WNBA when the league adds four teams for next season, according to the Miami Herald. Indianapolis, Denver, Seattle, Portland, Ore., and Toronto are the other finalists. A formal announcement is expected as early as Monday.

CONTRACT: Spurs Chairman Peter Holt said he'll offer Coach and General Manager Gregg Popovich a multiyear contract extension, bringing stability to a franchise that has had six coaches in 11 years.

1999 NBA Playoffs

Conference Finals


Western Conference

Portland vs. San Antonio

(Spurs lead series, 3-0)

Game 1: at San Antonio 80, Portland 76

Game 2: at San Antonio 86, Portland 85

Game 3: San Antonio 85, at Portland 63

Game 4: at Portland, tonight, 6:30

Game 5*: at San Antonio, Tuesday, 9

Game 6*: at Portland, Friday, TBA

Game 7*: at San Antonio, June 13, TBA

Eastern Conference

New York vs. Indiana

(Knicks lead series, 2-1)

Game 1: New York 93, at Indiana 90

Game 2: at Indiana 88, New York 86

Game 3: at New York 92, Indiana 91

Game 4: at New York, Monday, 9

Game 5: at Indiana, Wednesday, 9

Game 6*: at New York, Friday, TBA

Game 7*: at Indiana, June 13, TBA

* if necessary