San Antonio Spurs
The Miami Heat made their way into a hostile AT&T Center for Game 3 of the 2013 NBA Finals and quickly ran into a massive mauling at the hands of the San Antonio Spurs, 113-77.
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.
The Heat changed things up, and now it is time for Gregg Popovich to adjust. Is there anyone else you would want in that film room and on the practice floor figuring out how to counter those moves more than Popovich?
After mauling the San Antonio Spurs in Game 2 of the 2013 NBA Finals, the Miami Heat will look to take a 2-1 lead in the series Tuesday night during Game 3 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio.
It’s rare, but the Miami Heat does lose an occasional game or two. They just don’t do it in consecutive games, at least not for the last six months. And when the Heat does respond to the loss, it’s usually in an overwhelming manner.
In every NBA Finals, there’s often a play that people will never forget. Michael Jordan’s push-off jump shot against the Utah Jazz is one people still remember. Sunday night gave NBA fans another one of those unforgettable moments courtesy of Miami Heat superstar LeBron James.
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.
Six years later, the San Antonio Spurs still have that winning NBA Finals formula of good defense and a little luck on offense.
Tony Parker banked in a 16-footer with 5.2 seconds left for the last of his 21 points, and the Spurs stunned the Heat 92-88 in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night.
Four victories. That’s all that separates the San Antonio Spurs from furthering its dynasty, or the Miami Heat from an elite place in history.
The San Antonio Spurs spent most of the past week resting, answering the same questions from the media and battering each other during practice.
Hours away from drawing the toughest defensive assignment of his two-year career with the San Antonio Spurs, Kawhi Leonard wasn’t feverishly taking mental notes of how to guard LeBron James.