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Ginobili starts, lifts Spurs to 3-2 series lead

Ginobili starts, lifts Spurs to 3-2 series lead

ESPN.com CNNSI.com Updated Jun 16, 2013
Manu Ginobili had 24 points and 10 assists in a surprise start to spark the San Antonio Spurs to a 114-104 victory over the Miami Heat in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night, pushing the Spurs one victory away from their fifth championship.
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  • End-of-quarters play costs Heat in Game 5

    End-of-quarters play costs Heat in Game 5

    nba.com Jun 16, 2013
    Until Tuesday night, the Miami Heat will be lamenting eight bad minutes.
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  • Spurs' Green sets NBA Finals record for 3-pointers

    Spurs' Green sets NBA Finals record for 3-pointers

    nba.com yahoo.com Jun 16, 2013
    Danny Green once wasn't good enough to be on the same team as LeBron James.
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  • Memo To Mario Chalmers: Don’t Try To Block Tim Duncan’s Dunk Ev…

    Memo To Mario Chalmers: Don’t Try To Block Tim Duncan’s Dunk Ever Again

    dimemag.com Jun 16, 2013
    Mario Chalmers is having an up-and-down night so far. He did throw a gorgeous lob to LeBron, but he’s also committing stupid fouls 40 feet from the hoop and getting three-point shots blocked by Danny Green. Yet there’s no argument on what was his worst …
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  • Mario Chalmers hits LeBron James with a Fast Break Touch Pass A…

    Mario Chalmers hits LeBron James with a Fast Break Touch Pass Alley-Oop

    dimemag.com Jun 16, 2013
    Game 5 of the NBA Finals has started off like gangbusters with both teams looking to push the tempo … buckets follow. Here’s an example: Mike Miller pushes it on the break and dishes to Mario Chalmers, who launches a touch pass alley-oop from beyond the…
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  • Game 5 Keys To Victory

    Game 5 Keys To Victory

    miamiherald.com Jun 16, 2013
    1. Get Wade going early...but more importantly late The Spurs helped Dwyane Wade find his rhythm early in Game 4 by starting Tiago Splitter on the Heat's shooting guard. Later in the second half, the Spurs threw Boris Diaw Wade's way. Gregg Popovich is …
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  • Heat-Spurs NBA Finals Game 5: 7 big questions

    Heat-Spurs NBA Finals Game 5: 7 big questions

    yahoo.com Jun 16, 2013
    In a purely literal sense, Game 5 of the 2013 NBA Finals isn't a must-win, no matter what any member of the San Antonio Spurs or Miami Heat tries to tell you — with the series tied at two games apiece, whichever team drops Sunday night's contest will st…
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  • Spurs, Heat shaped by executive stability

    Spurs, Heat shaped by executive stability

    nba.com ESPN.com Jun 16, 2013
    Front offices across the NBA seem to be panicking a bit these days. Job security has long been an oxymoron for coaches in this league, but even by that what-have-you-done-for-me-lately standard, this offseason has been a particularly volatile one.
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  • Dwyane Wade’s scoring impact is historically crucial to this ye…

    Dwyane Wade’s scoring impact is historically crucial to this year’s Miami Heat team

    yahoo.com Jun 16, 2013
    We’ve been down this path before. Dwyane Wade’s All-Star-level play is crucially important to the Miami Heat. When he cuts and slashes with ease like he did in Thursday’s 32-point outing in Game 4, scoring in the lane and disrupting the passing lanes on…
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  • Video - Spurs Take Series Lead With Game 5 Win 01:51

    Spurs Take Series Lead With Game 5 Win

    Jun 16
    Manu Ginobili and Danny Green combined for 48 points to lead the Spurs to a 114-104 victory over the Heat in Game 5 of the NBA Finals.
  • Video - Ginobili And Green Discuss Big Win 00:49

    Ginobili And Green Discuss Big Win

    Jun 16
    Manu Ginobili and Danny Green comment on the Spurs' 114-104 win over the Heat in Game 5 of the NBA Finals.
  • Video - Danny Green Breaks Record 00:13

    Danny Green Breaks Record

    Jun 16
    Danny Green hits a spot-up three to give him the NBA Finals record for three pointers.
  • Video - Parker lay-in off glass 00:10

    Parker lay-in off glass

    Jun 16
    Tony Parker drives and lays it in off the glass

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    Jun 16
    Croatian forward Dario Saric will withdraw his name from the 2013 NBA Draft, his agent Marc Cornstein told ESPN.com on Sunday.
  • Daily Dime: Manu the man once again

    Jun 16
    Manu Ginobili thrives in the starting lineup, leading the Spurs to a 3-2 Finals lead