Spurs, your turn.
If only it was so easy for San Antonio. The elementary analysis of the 2013 NBA Finals says the Spurs are due for a victory in Sunday night's Game 5. Through the first four games they've gone back and forth with Miami, winning then losing to give us a 2-2 deadlock.
But the Game 4 setback opens up a whole new round of issues, with the least troublesome being losing homecourt advantage for the first time in the series. Miami had its way Thursday night, led by a Big Three that finally played like one.
The Spurs are still waiting for their Three Amigos to fully join the party. Sure, watching Danny Green and Gary Neal bombard the Heat with 3-pointers is great entertainment and makes for a great round of copy, but it can't be sustained.
Expecting Green and Neal to keep outplaying LeBron James and Dwyane Wade is simply foolish. San Antonio's support pieces are just that: support. Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili collectively need to carry bulk of the luggage ...