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Miami Heat v San Antonio Spurs - Game Three

Heat’s Rebounding Coming Back To Hurt Team

When Miami Heat team president Pat Riley constructed this year’s version of the Heat, critics pointed to the only perceived flaw the team had: no big man to keep the Heat competitive in the rebounding battle.

CBS Miami–06/12/2013

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 6: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat wipes his face while playing the San Antonio Spurs during Game One of the 2013 NBA Finals on June 6, 2013 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

History Repeating Itself For LeBron In Finals

he last time the Miami Heat played a team from Texas in the NBA Finals was just two years ago; but after three games of the 2013 NBA Finals, history may be repeating itself for South Florida’s top team and specifically LeBron James.

CBS Miami–06/12/2013

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 9: Gregg Popovich, Head Coach of the San Antonio Spurs talks with Tim Duncan #21 and Tony Parker #9 before Game Two of the 2013 NBA Finals against the Miami Heat on June 9, 2013 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Spurs Shut Down LeBron; Still Can’t Solve Heat

For almost seven quarters the San Antonio Spurs did something that 28 other teams couldn’t do; they figured out a way to bottle up NBA MVP LeBron James. But, the Spurs’ best efforts couldn’t shut down LeBron completely.

CBS Miami–06/10/2013

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 05: A general view of American Airlines Arena prior to Game One of the 2013 NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs on June 5, 2013 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Finals Could Be Historic For Heat Or Spurs

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.

CBS Miami–06/06/2013

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Battle Of Big 3′s For Spurs & Heat

Both the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat will be relying on three stars to carry most of the weight for their respective franchises during the 2013 NBA Finals.

CBS Miami–06/04/2013

MEMPHIS, TN - MAY 27: Tim Duncan #21 and Tony Parker #9 of the San Antonio Spurs celebrate a basket by Duncan in the fourth quarter against the Memphis Grizzlies during Game Four of the Western Conference Finals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at the FedExForum on May 27, 2013 in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Heat Ready To Kick Off Finals With Spurs

With the Indiana Pacers safely in the rearview mirror after a Game 7 blowout in the Eastern Conference Finals the Heat now turn their full attention to the Western Conference champion San Antonio Spurs for the NBA Finals.

CBS Miami–06/04/2013