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Spurs Rout Heat In NBA Finals Game 3
This game was televised live on KCRG-TV9, as every game of the finals is. The TV9 News at 10 p.m. will follow Thursday's game 4.
SAN ANTONIO, Tex. (AP) Gary Neal and Danny Green listened to their coach and kept on shooting.
Shaking off a humiliating blowout for the biggest game in San Antonio since 2007 blame that on the gridlock that made Tim Duncan and Tony Parker late to the AT&T Center the Spurs kept giving LeBron James fits in the NBA Finals and ran away to a 2-1 series lead over the Miami Heat with a 113-77 victory Tuesday night.
"Feel confident, let 'em fly, get your name in the paper," Spurs coach Gregg Popovich barked during a timeout in the second quarter, when Game 3 was still in doubt.
Green scored 27 points and Neal had 24. They combined for 13 3-pointers.
Game 4 is Thursday night.