Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 6/11/13
Whoa. I think most people expected this to be a long series, but for those who expected Miami to breeze to a 2nd straight title — consider yourself warned. The Spurs walloped the Heat 113-77 behind monster performances from Gary Neal (24 points) and Danny Green (27 points, 7-9 3 PT FG). Yes you read that correctly. However, while those two were the offensive stars, they may have been outplayed by San Antonio's defensive star, Kawhi Leonard. Leonard had 14 points and 12 boards but made an even bigger impact on defense, stifling LeBron James, who shot just 7-21 from the field. Literally the only bright spot for the Heat, the reanimated corpse of Mike Miller, who somehow went 5-5 from distance on his way to 15 points. San Antonio will now try and push Miami to the brink of elimination on Thursday night. Going to be a lot of fun. Other notes - LeBron is shooting 38.9% this series. He has only shot below 40% in two of his 24 career playoff series - 2007 against the Spurs and 2008 ...
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