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Even the NBA thought the Spurs had won their fifth NBA championship Magic Johnson called it one of the two or three best NBA Finals games he’s ever seen or played in. Bill Simmons called it the biggest choke in the last 25 years LeBron James called it the best game he’s ever been part of. Miami Heat fans thought it was over. The San Antonio Spurs had the Larry O’Brien championship trophy in their hands and a killer, clutch, Ray Allen shot later, it was gone. “This is one of the top 2 or 3 games I’ve ever seen in NBA history. Whether I was involved, or watching as a fan.” – @MagicJohnson — SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) June 19, 2013 You know it’s getting real when they’ve got the yellow rope around the court — J.A. Adande (@jadande) June 19, 2013 The NBA even anticipated the San Antonio Spurs winning as they wheeled the O’Brien trophy down the hallway. The Spurs had a five point lead with 20 seconds to go when LeBron James hit a three-point shot off a second chance offensive rebound. Manu Ginobili had just converted 1 of 2 free throws before LeBron’s three-point field goal. Kawhi Leonard then was quickly fouled converting 1 of 2 free throws setting the table for Ray Allen’s last second heroics. And the yellow rope is gone. I don’t even know how. I looked down and it had magically disappeared. — J.A. Adande (@jadande) June 19, 2013 “We seen the championship board out there and the yellow tape, and that’s why you play the game to the final buzzer.” – LeBron James — The NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) June 19, 2013 For the Spurs, they will have to dig deep as Game 7 is Thursday night and it gives their old team only one day to rest. Manu Ginobili summed it up best about the epic collapse that took place in South Beach tonight. “I have no clue how we’re going to be re-energized. I’m devastated. But we have to.” – Manu Ginobili — The NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) June 19, 2013
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It appeared that the San Antonio Spurs were going hold onto game six of the 2013 NBA Finals with a three point lead with less than ten seconds remaining.
That was until Miami Heat guard Ray Allen drained a game-tying three pointer to send the game into overtime:
Ray Allen forces overtime with three pointer [The Big Lead]
Well you can't blame Heat fans. Down 5 with less than 30 seconds to go. Not a bad idea to beat traffic home.
Then Ray Allen saved Miami's season and it was a free for all to get back into the American Airlines Arena.
WTVJ in Miami was there when Heat fans tried to get back in the arena.
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One of the lingering questions from game six of the 2013 NBA Finals was the Spurs decision to not foul Ray Allen on his game-tying three point attempt before the end of regulation.
As you might figure, a reporter asked Gregg Popovich that question and Pop didn’t disappoint with a very “Pop-Like” answer:
Never Change, Gregg Popovich!
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