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LeBron James scored 15 points playing with the aggression and ferocity that everyone expects of the four-time MVP, and the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs went into halftime tied 49-49 in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night.
James scored 11 points in the first quarter and also had four rebounds to rally the Heat back from a 10-point first quarter deficit. Dwyane Wade added 14 points for the defending champions, who trail the Spurs 2-1 in the series.
Tony Parker showed no ill effects from a sore right hamstring, scoring 15 points and dishing out six assists for the Spurs. Boris Diaw added seven points off the bench, but the Spurs committed 10 turnovers.
Game 5 in the best-of-seven series is Sunday night in San Antonio.
Chris Bosh had eight points and four boards, but his dunk at the end of the first half was too late and prevented the Heat from taking a lead at the break. Miami had 26 points in the paint after managing 32 in the Game 3 blowout loss.
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Not against a team as good as the San Antonio Spurs.
The Spurs can take a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals on Thursday, which would move the Heat to the verge of something much bigger than just another finals failure.
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SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- At their best in the NBA Finals, the Miami Heat have forced turnover after turnover, finding a gear the San Antonio Spurs just can't reach.
Play in Game 5 as they have during their two easy victories in the series, and LeBron James' defending champs will head home just one win away from another title.
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