The Miami Heat had no more mulligans left to play Tuesday night when Game 6 of the 2013 NBA Finals tipped off. It was either win, or the team was on a one-way trip to an early summer vacation. The Heat fought back from a double-digit lead and forced overtime where Miami held the Spurs off just enough to get a 103-100 victory which forces a Game 7 Thursday night.
The Miami Heat have run out of mulligans and face the reality of a second high-profile collapse in the NBA Finals if the team can’t right the ship in Game 6 against the San Antonio Spurs.
The Miami Heat entered Game 4 of the 2013 NBA Finals knowing they couldn’t go down 3-1 to a San Antonio Spurs team trying to capture another championship. So, the Heat did what they have done so many times the last three years, rode the Big Three to victory.
Spurs guard Tony Parker will play in Game 4 of the NBA Finals after his availability was in doubt because of a mild right hamstring strain.
The San Antonio Spurs had no problems dispensing with the Miami Heat in Game 3 of the 2013 NBA Finals, but the task may be a little tougher depending on the status of point guard Tony Parker’s hamstring.
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.
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.
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.
The San Antonio Spurs came into Game 2 looking to take a commanding lead over the Miami Heat in the 2013 NBA Finals. By the time the final buzzer sounded, the Spurs bore witness to the power of the fully operational battle station that is the 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.