go to MSN.com
Found June 12, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:

Via Larry Brown Sports:

The San Antonio Spurs destroyed the Miami Heat in Game 3 to take a 2-1 lead on Tuesday night. After splitting the first two games of the series in Miami, Tim Duncan and company gained the upper hand with a 113-77 victory. As you would expect, Spurs fans were loving it.

The series is far from over, but a collection of fans were so excited that they decided to party in the streets as though their team had just won the whole damn thing. We’re talking car horns beeping and kids in diapers on top of a pickup truck.

With the way some of these Spurs fans were acting, you’d swear the team didn’t have two wins to go.

That being said, they had every right to be thrilled with the way some of their role players performed. If San Antonio can get contributions from guys like Danny Green and Gary Neal going forward, it will be incredibly difficult to beat. However, we know LeBron James isn’t going to lay down quietly. The Heat have been here many times before and still managed to come out on top. Game 4 will be a must-win for Miami.

THE BACKYARD
RELATED ARTICLES

Lady catches Tim Duncan diving into stands, freaks out

  To be honest, most of us would probably freak out if an NBA player fell into our laps during a game and last night during game three of the 2013 NBA Finals, one lucky Spurs fan got the chance to catch Tim Duncan. Keep an eye on the blonde woman sitting in the lower level as Duncan dives into the stands to save a loose ball and her shocked look upon catching Tim: *** Tim Duncan...
SPOT ON

Manu Ginobili's great Tim Duncan impression

Though super polite and professional, Tim Duncan doesn’t exactly have the most colorful of personalities. Duncan’s teammate Manu Ginobili joked about this fact with a spot-on impersonation of the Spurs big man when asked how Duncan would feel about a statue being erected in his honor once his playing days are over. Check out the funny clip above. [The Basketball Jones] Article...

David Robinson would love to see Duncan win title

David Robinson was 37 years old when he retired, his legacy as the greatest player in San Antonio Spurs history firmly intact. It's been 10 years since Robinson left the team in the hands of Tim Duncan and a couple of young guards named Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili. Now it's Duncan's legacy that is being debated as the Spurs entered Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Thursday...

Udonis Haslem: Tim Duncan has no weaknesses

SAN ANTONIO - Miami Heat's Udonis Haslem has had to defend the likes of Roy Hibbert, and Joakim Noah during Miami's postseason run to the NBA Finals and now he finds himself guarding perhaps the greatest big man of this era in the NBA - San Antonio Spurs' Tim Duncan. Duncan has been having a solid postseason averaging 17.4 points, 1.7 blocks, 2.2 assists, 9.6 rebounds...
REJECTED!

LeBron blocks Duncan after sweet Manu dish

In Game 4 of the NBA Finals Thursday night there was a sequence of basketball-deliciousness that needs to be seen to be believed. Stephen Douglas of The Big Lead referred to it as “basketball porn” and I really can’t argue with that assessment. Late in the third quarter, San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili drove into the lane and threw a behind-the-head pass to Tim Duncan...

Spurs grab lead after 1st quarter in NBA Finals

Tim Duncan had six points and two rebounds to help the San Antonio Spurs take a 24-20 lead over the Miami Heat after one quarter in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night. Kawhi Leonard had five points and three rebounds and the Spurs shot 61 percent from the field in the first finals game in San Antonio since 2007. Dwyane Wade got off to another quick start for the Heat, scoring...

Heat at Spurs Game 3 Preview

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili sat in mostly stunned silence, all that playoff experience not preparing them for how they felt after two games. They were satisfied, yet shaken. The San Antonio Spurs had taken home-court advantage away from the Miami Heat, but then the reigning champions took them apart. So as they prepared to bring the NBA Finals back...

Spurs Make it Rain on the Heat in Record Setting Blowout Win in Game 3 of the NBA Finals

The rain outside contributed to the crowd, Tim Duncan, and Tony Parker being late to the arena Tuesday night for Game 3 of the NBA Finals. That same rain appeared to inspire a couple of their teammates to make it rain inside the arena on the Heat. Danny Green and Gary Neal combined for 13 three-pointers to lead the Spurs over the Heat in a record setting blowout win, 113-77. ...

Spurs get hot from deep to take down Heat in Game 3

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- From big 3s to Big Three, the Spurs had it all in the NBA Finals' raucous return to San Antonio. Danny Green made seven of the Spurs' finals-record 16 3-pointers, Tim Duncan had 12 points and 14 rebounds, and the Spurs clobbered the Miami Heat 113-77 on Tuesday night to take 2-1 lead in the series. Green scored 27 points and Gary Neal made six 3-pointers...

What went right, and other statistical nuggets

The San Antonio Spurs first possession wasn't anything groundbreaking. Tony Parker received a screen from Tim Duncan at the top of the arc and Miami trapped Parker aggressively. Duncan slipped into the lane and Parker fed him the pass. Chris Bosh, defending Tiago Splitter on the play, dropped down for a beat to help on Duncan. Udonis Haslem quickly scampered from the top...

Phenomenal GIF of Popovich and the 'Big 3'

So this is pretty awesome. The San Antonio Spurs "Big 3" of Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili and coach Gregg Popovich have been one of the best quartets  in the NBA leading the team to three NBA titles, great regular seasons, and deep playoff runs. And after 11 seasons together, they find themselves once again in the thick of things, fighting for another...

Inside Look at Game 3 of the NBA Finals (Video)

  This is the third installment of NBA Entertainment’s behind the scenes look at the NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs, and three things jumped out at me. 1. Tim Duncan’s truly woeful wardrobe. 2. Ray Allen and Chris Bosh’s pre-game speech didn’t have the same impact as Dwyane Wade’s gem from Game 2. 3. Greg Popovich’s hilariously calm and sarcastic...

Spurs Strike Again, Extinguish Heat’s Flame

Greatness is easily overlooked when it’s quiet. We witnessed Ali because we heard him. We revered Jordan because he revered himself. And even in the hyperbaric chamber that is Bill Belichick’s Patriot headquarters, we understood dominance because the Boston media broke through the barriers and documented a dynasty. Meanwhile, the San Antonio Spurs silently defined an era of basketball...
All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

RUMORS & GOSSIP

Tom Coughlin hoping music can inspire Giants

There was something different in the air during the New York Giants stretching routine at their training facility outside MetLife Stadium before practice Friday, reported the N.Y. Post.And no, it wasn't the stench of 0-2 team's desperation to salvage a season before it reeks worse than a Meadowlands landfill.It was the sound of music.While some players bopped to the tunes...
Via The Other Paper
3 hours ago

Roman Reigns undergoes emergency hernia surgery

WWE.COM is reporting that Roman Reigns will be undergoing emergency surgery today, just over 24 hours before the Night of Champions (2014) pay-per-view. Not much is known at this time. He was rushed a Nashville, Tennessee hospital for surgery on an incarcerated hernia. He had been in the area to promote WWE’s Night of Champions event, but now, it looks like he might not even make...
Via Between The Ropes
1 hour ago

Winston now suspended for entire Clemson game

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has now been suspended for their game against the Clemson Tigers on Saturday. As you already know, Winston was originally suspended for the first half after he made inappropriate comments on campus earlier this week. According to an email by Interim Florida State President Garnett S. Stokes late Friday night, the school has now suspended Winston...
Via Sportsnaut
14 hours ago

Report: Ravens engaged in massive cover-up in Rice case

ESPN’s Outside the Lines dropped a major bomb on the Baltimore Ravens regarding their handling of the Ray Rice situation, saying that the team engaged in a massive cover-up to lessen their star running back and franchise icon’s punishment. According to ESPN’s story, the Ravens knew exactly what was on the elevator video hours after […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 hours ago

Rex Chapman arrested for stealing $14K in Apple products

Former Phoenix Suns sharpshooter Rex Chapman was arrested in Scottsdale on Friday after a months-long shoplifting spree at a local Apple Store that netted him approximately $14,000 in stolen goods. Chapman’s not-so-inconspicuous trick involved checking out merchandise via an iPhone self-checkout app, but not actually going through with the transaction. After leaving, Chapman would...
Via Next Impulse Sports
17 hours ago

Kevin Durant gets game ball from Redskins owner

It’s hardly surprising that Kevin Durant is a pretty passionate fan of D.C. sports. He hails from nearby Rockville, Md., and often professes his love for the pro sports teams he grew up watching. Durant was in attendance last Sunday for the Washington Redskins’ 41-10 drubbing of the awful Jacksonville Jaguars. Clad in a RG3 […] The post Dan Snyder sends Kevin Durant game ball...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
23 hours ago

WATCH: Goodell stumbles on domestic violence question

Roger Goodell read a prepared statement during his press conference on Friday and then answered questions using lines given to him by PR people/crisis management firms. The result was a boring, insincere press conference where many of the exact same lines and phrases were repeated. However, there was one point where Goodell got thrown off […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 hours ago

NFL scout: Winston is a 'fraud'

Florida State star quarterback Jameis Winston was the butt of the joke on many of the best College GameDay signs during the opening weekend of the 2014 college football season for shoplifting crab legs. Despite solid on-field play through the Seminoles’ first two games, Winston is facing an increasing amount of criticism for his off-the-field issues after getting suspended for...
Via Gridiron Grit
19 hours ago

Dion Jordan suspended again

Miami Dolphins pass rusher Dion Jordan saw his suspension for violating the league’s substance abuse policy lifted today when the NFL and NFLPA finalized a new drug policy. Shortly after Jordon’s suspension was lifted, he was suspended another four games for a second violation of the NFL’s substance abuse policy. Jordan had this to say about his latest violation in a statement...
Via Sportsnaut
20 hours ago

Report: Timberwolves make max offer to Eric Bledsoe

TweetAccording to a report from ESPN, the Minnesota Timberwolves have made a max contract offer to Phoenix Suns restricted free agent Eric Bledsoe. Minnesota is hoping to work a sign-and-trade deal with Phoenix for the explosive guard. Bledsoe and the Suns have been at a standstill, with Bledsoe seeking a 4-year deal worth over $60 million. The Suns offered injury-prone Bledsoe a...
Via Los That Sports Blog
21 hours ago
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.