NBA Finals 2013 vs 2 Results: HEAT BEAT SPURS, 103-84. SERIES NOW TIED AT 1-1.
I'm live-blogging the scores and updates from the tension-filled Game 2 of the NBA Finals 2013 San Antonio Spurs vs Miami Heat, happening Sunday, June 9, at Miami's homecourt American Airlines Arena. (June 10 MLA Time)
The Miami Heat attempt to win Game 2 and make the series even at 1-1, after they lost at home court to the San Antonio Spurs last June 6. Will they succeed?
Both teams came out strong in the 1st Quarter and each finished it with 22 points. As of halftime, Miami Heat took the lead at 45-50.
During the early part of the 3rd Quarter, it looked like both teams were rattled, struggling to score. With 9:48 left, scores were 46-52.
But halfway through the 3rd Qrtr, the Spurs were hitting the basket more than the Heat, and the scores now tied at 56, with 6 minutes remaining.
Miami Heat bounced back in the last 6 minutes of the 3rd quarter and ended it with a 10-point lead, 65-75, their biggest lead so far.
It's worth noting that the Heat and Spurs alternatively took the lead more than 10 times from the 1st to 3rd quarters.
Heat's lead extended to 17 points, 9:35 remaining in the 4th quarter, while the Spurs were "score-less". 65-82.
Biggest lead came at 7:13 of the 4th Q, 67-94 (27 points).
Game 2 ended with 84-103 for the Miami Heat. Series now tied at 1-1.
QUARTER SCORES: SAN ANTONIO SPURS VS MIAMI HEAT GAME 2
1st Quarter - 22-22
2nd Quarter - 45-50
3rd Quarter - 65-75
4th Quarter - 84-103
TEAM SCORES PER QUARTER:
San Antonio Spurs - 1Q - 22 pts, 2Q - 23 pts, 3Q - 20 pts, 4Q - 19 pts
Miami Heat - 1Q - 22 pts, 2Q - 28 pts, 3Q - 25 pts , 4Q - 28 pts
SAN ANTONIO SPURS SCORERS: as of 1st Quarter
Tony Parker - 2 pts
Tim Duncan - 4 pts
Manu Ginobili - 2 pts
Danny Green - 9 pts
Kawhi Leonard - 2 pts
Tiago Splitter - 0 pts
Gary Neal - 3 pts
Boris Diaw - 0 pts
MIAMI HEAT SCORERS: as of 1st Quarter
LeBron James - 2 pts
Dwyane Wade - 4 pts
Chris Bosh - 6 pts
Ray Allen - 0 pts
Mario Chalmers - 5 pts
Chris Andersen - 2 pts
Mike Miller - 0 pts
Norris Cole - 0 pts
Udonis Haslem - 3 pts
NBA FINALS 2013 NEXT GAMES SCHEDULE: MIAMI HEAT VS SAN ANTONIO SPURS
- June 11
Game 4 - June 13
Game 5 - June 16
Game 6 - June 18
Game 7 - June 20
(June 12, 14, 17, 19, 21 Philippine time)