Found June 12, 2013 on The Sports Fan Journal:
Between the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat, there are anywhere from six to eight future Hall of Famers stepping on the court each night. LeBron James is the best player in the world. Tony Parker is the best playoff point guard since I’m not even sure who. Tim Duncan is the greatest power forward [...]The post This Really Happened: Gary Neal, Danny Green, Kawhi Leonard and Mike Miller Outshine Everyone appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.

Gary Neal is epic in Spurs' Game 3 win in Finals

During the 4th quarter of Game 3 of the NBA Finals, two things were trending worldwide on Twitter. One was "LeBron's Game 3." That's understandable. King James was flat out terrible Tuesday night. The other..."Gary Neal." Huh? Chances are, if you don't live near the Riverwalk, you are not very familiar with the Spurs guard. But ... now you are...

Cleveland is merely the starting point in the Danny Green story

It was not all that long ago when Danny Green was a street performer who had been afforded the privilege of wearing warm-ups clad with NBA team colors. Selected with the 46th-overall selection in 2009, Green, a four-year player at the University of North Carolina, was to provide depth for the Cleveland Cavaliers as a jack-of-all-trades type player; a kid who didn’t necessarily...

Spurs fans celebrate team's big win over Heat

I’m not sure if anyone expected – in fact I can say absolutely no one expected – that the San Antonio Spurs would eviscerate the Miami Heat in Game 3 of the 2013 NBA Finals by more than 30 points. It wasn’t who you would expect either as Danny Green and Gary Neal combined for a [...]The post Children In Diapers On Top Of Truck Celebrate San Antonio’s Evisceration Of Miami...

The Non-Big Three Star of Game 3 - Kawhi Leonard

(Mike Erhman/Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports) The 2013 NBA Finals are being billed as a battle of the "Big Three" of the Heat and Spurs.  And while you need a superstar(s) to win a title, you also need a strong supporting cast.  So The Hoops Manifesto will look to shine some light on these less heralded players with our "The Non-Big Three Star of the Game"...

Neal, Green lift Spurs to Game 3 rout of Heat

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- From big 3s to Big Three, the Spurs had it all in the NBA Finals' raucous return to San Antonio. Danny Green made seven of the Spurs' finals-record 16 3-pointers, Tim Duncan had 12 points and 14 rebounds, and the Spurs clobbered the Miami Heat 113-77 on Tuesday night to take 2-1 lead in the series. Green scored 27 points and Gary Neal made six 3-pointers...

UNC: Danny. Freaking. Green.

Danny Green had himself quite a night on Tuesday in Game 3 of the NBA Finals. The former Tar Heel hit 7-9 three pointers and scored 27 points to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 113-77 win over Miami for a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series. Green's shooting along with teammate Gary Neal hitting six threes helped the Spurs set an NBA Finals record for three pointers made with...

Spurs Danny Green becoming America’s man-crush

The enemy of my enemy is my friend. The San Antonio Spurs are not the most interesting or exciting NBA team around (and Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich likes it that way).  They’re not polarizing like the Miami Heat. People tune in to see them fall. And one of the keys to making the Heat fall is Spurs forward Danny Green. Danny Green has been a hero for the Spurs this NBA Finals, and...

Danny Green, Gary Neal shoot Spurs to Game 3 win

If you were told before Game 3 of the NBA Finals that Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, and Tony Parker were going to combine for just 25 points in the contest, you would have thought the San Antonio Spurs lost, right? Well it turns out that good offensive games from those guys were not needed with [...]

Miller time? Heat reportedly might start swingman in Game 4

With his team trailing 2-1 in the NBA Finals, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra is considering starting Mike Miller in place of Udonis Haslem in Thursday night's Game 4, reported

Heat's Lewis says Spurs were option last year. Discusses Green, Leonard's growth

AT&T Center – Almost a year ago in early July, Miami Heat forward Rashard Lewis was a free agent and searching for a championship contender to sign with. Before signing with the Heat, Lewis was rumored to be in talks with the Los Angeles Lakers, Heat, Atlanta Hawks, and the team he’s down 2-1 against in the NBA Finals, the San Antonio Spurs. On Wednesday at the Heat media...

Spurs vs. Heat Game 4 NBA Finals: Betting Odds, Spread, Start Time, Info

credit: getty images The San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat face off for Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night. The Spurs took a 2-1 series lead on Tuesday, beating the Heat 113-77 as a 2-point home favorite on the NBA betting lines, with Danny Green scoring a team-high 27 points. The Spurs remain at home for the next two games, where they try to take a commanding 3-1 lead over...

LeBron James Totally Gives Up, Doesn’t Bother Defending Danny Green’s Shot in Game 3 (GIF)

LeBron James was a little deflated by the time the Spurs were done laying a 113-77 whupping on his Heat in Game 3. The Spurs hit 16 3-pointers, Danny Green and Gary Neal combined for 51 points and Manu Ginobili dunked, twice, to bring the AT&T Center crowd to its feet. James, who managed to score just 15 points on 7-for-21 shooting, was so demoralized, he did not even bother...

Stats and Facts through 3 games of the 2013 NBA Finals

- Since the 2-3-2 in the NBA Finals, the winner of Game 3 has won the series 92 % of the time (12-1). The Heat beat the Mavericks in 2011 but lost the series. - The Spurs made 16 three pointers in Game 3 a NBA Finals record - Danny Green 16 made three pointers are most of any Spurs player in the NBA Finals - The 36 point loss by the Heat in Game 3 is the worst in Heat postseason...

5 things to watch: Spurs vs. Heat Game 4

The San Antonio Spurs (14-3) will look to put a grip on the 2013 NBA Finals as they host the Miami Heat (13-6) at the AT&T Center for Game 4. The Spurs are coming off a huge win over the Heat in Game 3 winning 113-77 in San Antonio. The Spurs were paced by Danny Green, who finished with a career postseason-high 27 points and made a postseason-high 7 three-pointers. Gary...

Complete And Utter Domination

Have you ever seen a game where the score didn’t fully reflect how the game went? Well, that was what happened last night. The crazy thing about that is the 36-point whooping (113-77) the Spurs laid on the Heat didn’t do the Spurs performance justice. The only reason the Spurs didn’t win by 50 was because of Mike Miller and his 5 3-pointers. Miller is now 8-8 in the last...
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