Originally posted on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 3/31/13
After a thrilling victory over the Los Angeles Clippers, the San Antonio Spurs (55-17) will host the Miami Heat (57-15) in San Antonio for an Easter Sunday treat in what could be a preview of the 2013 NBA Finals. This will be the final regular season meeting between the Spurs and Heat. However, the Spurs will be without Manu Ginobili who is nursing a strained right hamstring suffered during the Clippers game. The Spurs and Heat's first meeting was not without its controversy. Prior to the game in Miami, Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich sent Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili and Danny Green back to San Antonio citing rest. Needless to say, it did not go over well with Commissioner David Stern who fined the Spurs and Popovich for the roster move. Despite not having their star players, the Heat narrowly escaped with a 105-100 win over the Spurs. Gary Neal led San Antonio with 20 points and 7 assists off the bench while Miami was led by LeBron James, who finished with 23...
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