This is the 300th post for all my readers I just want to say thank you for sticking with me for the time this blog has been up. I will still try to do 2-3 articles a day.
Series tied 0-0
The Heat were attacking the rim early but let’s focus on Tim Duncan. Duncan had 0 points (0-5 FG) and 2 Fouls in the 1st quarter but the 2nd quarter was a different story… 38-29 Heat, Duncan in the paint, off the glass and into the bucket! That cut’s the lead to 7. 48-42 Heat now Tony Parker to Duncan who uses his left hand to get the bucket to fall, that would cut the lead to 4. 52-47 Heat now less than a second left in the 1st half and DUNCAN! BUZZER BEATER! YES! Heat only up 3 at the break. Duncan had 0 points and was 0-5 FG in the 1st quarter, in the second he had 12 points and was 5-7 from the floor. 3rd quarter 54-51 Heat James to Bosh… SWISH! Heat up 56-51. A minute later same score and BOSH, spin in the lane and scores! Heat up 58-51. 4th Quarter now 78-77 Heat, Gary Neal misses the 3 but Kawhi Leonard puts it back and the Spurs are up 1! Lebron James dribbling down the court but the ball is stolen by Leonard who finds Parker who spins and…AND 1! Spurs up 3. 81-79 Spurs now Leonard misses but Duncan puts it back, Spurs up 4. Same score, Parker… from behind the elbow…YES! Spurs up 6! 85-81 Spurs now, Danny Green for 3!!!!!!!!!! Spurs up 7! 88-81 Spurs now, Lebron drives and lays it in! That cut’s the lead to 5. Ensuing Heat possession Ray Allen fouled while taking a three so that’s 3 shots. Allen goes 3 for 3 so the lead is at 2. 90-88, time ticking and Tony Parker, circus shot at the shot clock buzzer counts!and the Spurs win 92-88.
Spurs lead series 1-0
Key Players PTS
(SA) Parker 21 6 AST
(SA) Duncan 20 14 REB, 3 BLK
(MIA) James 18 18 REB, 10 AST
(MIA) Wade 17
Spurs: Improve to 5-0 all-time in Game 1 of NBA Finals
Series Next Game: Game 2- at Heat Sunday, 8ET