The Spurs walloped the Heat 113-77 behind monster performances from Gary Neal (24 points) and Danny Green (27 points, 7-9 3 PT FG). Yes you read that correctly. However, while those two were the offensive stars, they may have been outplayed by San Antonio's defensive star, Kawhi Leonard. Leonard had 14 points and 12 boards but made an even bigger impact on defense, stifling LeBron James, who shot just 7-21 from the field.
Literally the only bright spot for the Heat, the reanimated corpse of Mike Miller, who somehow went 5-5 from distance on his way to 15 points.
San Antonio will now try and push Miami to the brink of elimination on Thursday night. Going to be a lot of fun.
- LeBron is shooting 38.9% this series. He has only shot below 40% in two of his 24 career playoff series - 2007 against the Spurs and 2008 against the Celtics, both of which he lost. He has not been good enough.
- San Antonio set an NBA Finals record with 16 threes tonight. They were unconscious from deep.
- The 36 point margin of victory was the 3rd biggest in NBA history. Not quite on par with the Celtics 39 point win in Game 6 against the Lakers in 2008 though.
- Tony Parker injured his leg in the 3rd quarter and didn't return. Didn't look serious, but something to watch.
- Tim Duncan is good. 12 points, 14 boards (7 offensive), 2 blocks.
- Manu Ginobili dunked twice..on a 10 foot rim. I know, I can't believe it either.
- Ray Allen went 2-2 from the floor but was basically invisible in his 21 minutes played.
- T-Mac played.
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