Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/19/14
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JIM LITKE AP Sports Columnist One reason the Spurs always get called ''boring'' may be because we rarely see the most important guy on the team do his best work. That would be coach Gregg Popovich, who played every bit as big a role in stealing Game 1 from the Heat as his shape-shifting point guard, Tony Parker, or ageless Tim Duncan did Thursday night. Popovich won't get nearly as much credit as either of his stars - coaches never do - but also because that's the way the Spurs operate. Parker rounded the entire Miami defense in the closing seconds, from left side to right, alternately out of control and then finally back in possession of the ball with a Harlem Globetrotter-caliber, down-on-one-knee dribble maneuver. The clock read 0:05 by the time he had both feet underneath him. As LeBron James flew by, left arm swooping in anticipation of blocking the shot, Parker rose, double-pumped and ended the whole improbable sequence with a just-as-improbable 16-...
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