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Ginobili starts, lifts Spurs to 3-2 series lead 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 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 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 Ever Again 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 Alley-Oop 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 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 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 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 year’s Miami Heat team 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