Pizza Hut, BK heat up NBA rivalry

Leaders at quick-service chains place friendly bet on basketball finals

It’s the Whopper vs. Stuffed Crust Pizza with hometown basketball pride and culinary bragging rights on the line as the top U.S. executives of Burger King and Pizza Hut place a fun wager on the National Basketball Association Finals game between the Miami Heat and the Dallas Mavericks.

With the best-of-seven finals deadlocked at two games each and Game 5 tonight in Dallas, Brian Niccol, Pizza Hut’s U.S. general manager, and Steve Wiborg, president of Burger King Corp., Nort

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