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The San Antonio Spurs are dangerous enough when their combination of youth and experience allows them to employ a variety of offensive tactics against an opposing team like the Miami Heat. When their twice-waived free agent addition sets an NBA record for 3-pointers made and his 35-year-old counterpart drops a season-high 24 points with 10 assists, it’s all but inevitable that they’ll beat the NBA odds. Fortunately for Spurs fans, that’s exactly what happened in Game 5. With Danny Green red-hot once again, knocking down six threes for an NBA Finals-record 25 3-pointers made, and Manu Ginobili turning back time in his first start of the season, San Antonio made the once-favored Heat look like betting line busts. Thanks to home-court advantage, the NBA odds favor LeBron James and the Heat heading into Game 6 on Tuesday. Will having their backs against the wall be enough to push Miami to new heights against a San Antonio team that’s managed to answer every Heat blow? Over the course of...

Video: Danny Green sets NBA Finals record for 3-pointers

Danny Green scored 24 points to help the San Antonio Spurs topple the Miami Heat on Sunday. 18 of Green’s points game of the 3-point sharpshooting that has become his trademark. Green and key performances from Ginobili (24 points, 10 assists) and Tony Parker ( 26 points) largely kept the Heat at bay on their way to the 114-104 victory. The Spurs now hold a 3-2 series lead over...

Danny Green Has a Question for Ray Allen (best GIF ever)

In case you missed it, San Antonio Spurs shooting guard Danny Green has been lights out from behind the arc hitting a record 25 three pointers through five games; a number good enough to break the record for most three's made in a Finals series. Breaking the record was great. Doing it in a winning effort in Game 5 even better, but what made it the best was that the old record...

2013 NBA Finals: How unprecedented would a Danny Green MVP be?

The San Antonio Spurs lead the Miami Heat 3–2 in the 2013 NBA Finals and will have a chance to finish the series tonight in Miami (8 p.m. Central Time on ABC). With the Spurs so close to a title, the question, “Could—or should—Danny Green be the NBA Finals MVP?” has been coming up a lot on blogs, social media, podcasts, and among people who are paid to kill time debating...

Chris Bosh: Danny Green ‘won’t be open tonight’

After allowing San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green to set a Finals record with 25 3-pointers in just five games, the Miami Heat and center Chris Bosh are not going to let the 25-year-old have his way in Game 6 Tuesday night. “He has a knack for shooting, but he 

San Antonio Spurs’ Danny Green Sets NBA Finals Record For Three-Pointers

In front of former record holder, Ray Allen, and against the former record  holder’s team, the Miami Heat, Danny Green set a new NBA Finals record for three-pointers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. It would be Green’s fourth three-pointer of Game 5 against the Heat on Sunday that would mark his 23rd three-pointer [...]The post San Antonio Spurs’ Danny Green Sets NBA Finals Record...

San Antonio Spurs One Win Away From NBA Championship After 114 – 104 Win

Manu Ginobili ran onto the floor as fans stood and screamed. He went to the bench, and they chanted his name. The sights and sounds of so many San Antonio spring nights were back Sunday night — and the real party might be just a few days away. Ginobili broke out of a slump in a big way with 24 points and 10 assists in his first start of the season, and the Spurs beat the Miami...

Ginobili's surprise start sparks Spurs

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Manu Ginobili had seven points and four assists in a surprise start to spark the San Antonio Spurs to a 32-19 lead over the Miami Heat after one quarter in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night. Tim Duncan added seven points and five rebounds for the Spurs, who entered their last home game of the series tied with the Heat at two games apiece. Dwyane Wade...

GIFs: Manu Ginobili screaming like Gregg Popovich is even more funny in slow motion

Manu Ginobili's impersonation of Gregg Popovich was pretty spot on, not to mention hilarious. But it's even more funny in slow motion, we've decided.

San Antonio Spurs 114, Miami Heat 104: One. More. Win.

AT&T CENTER--In the two days off following one of the worst playoff performances of his career, all Manu Ginobili could hear were a series of dire questions. What was wrong with his game? Did he have anything left in the tank? Was it time to retire? Ginobili admitted some lackluster performances this season allowed some doubts to creep in him mind. In his last appearance of the...

Gregg Popovich was close to cutting Danny Green last year

The San Antonio Spurs lost a heartbreaker in Game 6 against the Miami Heat on Tuesday night, but they still have another chance to win an NBA title in Game 7 on Thursday night. If not for the stellar shooting of Danny Green throughout the series, LeBron James would already be living up to the [...]

Spurs move one win from title

Manu Ginobili had 24 points and 10 assists in a surprise start to spark the San Antonio Spurs to a 114-104 victory over the Miami Heat in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Sunday night, pushing the Spurs one victory away from their fifth championship. Danny Green scored 24 points and broke Ray Allen's finals record for 3s in a series with 25. Tony Parker had 26 points for San Antonio...

Talking Spurs, NBA Finals with Project Spurs

Tonight, the NBA Finals makes its final turn for home in a critical Game Five faceoff in San Antonio between the Spurs and the Heat. The winner moves one win away from an NBA championship. I have been contributing throughout the Finals for our friends over at Project Spurs, learning that Manu Ginobili is quite the divisive issue for the Spurs fan base. My latest is contributing...

Making Sense of the NBA Finals

Danny Green has been lights out for the Spurs so far. (Photo credit) I don’t want to write about LeBron’s fourth quarter disappearing act (three points, 1-5 from the field). There’ll be plenty of time for that after the series if Miami loses. I suppose Miami’s move to small-ball is interesting, but it had the inadvertent side effect of getting Tiago Splitter off of the floor...

– A Game of Adjustments

Don’t Cry For Me, Argentina The truth is he never left you. Manu Ginobili has been here, waiting, for the right moment to put his stamp on this series. I am clueless as to why he waited until Game 5 to play with any sort of aggression, but his largest output in the Finals might have something to do with his only appearance in the starting lineup thus far. Playing more minutes alongside...
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