Dallas allowed the visiting Spurs to convert 16 of 34 three-point attempts in a 109-100 loss at the American Airlines Center on Thursday night.
Dirk Nowitzki led Dallas with 25 points and Monta Ellis scored 23, but Danny Green didn’t miss a shot, scoring 22 points in a 116-107 Spurs win.
Five things to watch for in Game 6 of the NBA Finals, as the San Antonio Spurs try to clinch their fifth title and end the Miami Heat’s reign on Tuesday night:
Manu Ginobili ran onto the floor as fans stood and screamed. He went to the bench, and they chanted his name. The sights and sounds of so many San Antonio spring nights were back Sunday — and the real party might be just a few days away.
With their 114-104 victory over the Heat on Sunday night, the Spurs are now only one more win away from being crowned as NBA champions. The next game is Tuesday night.
Miami Heat owner Micky Arison had a message as he walked to the winning locker room.
Five things to take away from the San Antonio Spurs’ 113-77 win over the Miami Heat in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night:
In a NBA Finals featuring multiple first-ballot future Hall of Famers, the story of the series has been the phenomenal play of the role players for the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat.
Danny Green and Gary Neal are not NBA royalty like LeBron James. But, on Tuesday night, they led the Spurs to one of the best shooting, biggest blowouts in NBA Finals history.
Mario Chalmers led the charge and LeBron James broke out to finish it with a flurry as the Heat blew away the Spurs in a 103-84 victory Sunday night that evened the NBA Finals.
Danny Green scored a career-high 25 points and the San Antonio Spurs spoiled former league MVP Dirk Nowitzki’s season debut with a 129-91 rout of the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday night.