- 06/14/2013, 05:27AM ET
..PCH// said 06/14, 05:27 AM
The big 3 is now back in service. They've been missing since the Milwaukee series.
Lebron 33 points
You can't beat the Heat when they do that.
Game 5 will go in the Heat's favor, and the series will too. I've been saying whoever gets 2 outta 3 in SA, wins the damn series.
Here we go, folks!!!!!
DO_WORK_SON said 06/14, 09:18 PM
LeBron - 33 Points (First time he's gone over 20 points in this series)
D-Wade - 32 (First time he's gone over 21 points in the entire 2013 playoffs)
Bosh - 20 (Only the second time he's scored 20 points in the entire 2013 playoffs)
Miami's "Big 3" performance in Game 4 was the exception not the rule. When they don't play well, the whole team suffers.
The Spurs' "Big 3" (Parker, Ginobili, Duncan) combined for 25 points in Game 3, and San Antonio still won by 36 points. This is proof that San Antonio has more depth and more players to step in when the stars are off their game.
Game 5 is in San Antonio. The Spurs haven't lost 2 in a row at home since March 2011. The Spurs will travel to Miami with a 3-2 lead in the series.
..PCH// said 06/15, 04:08 AM
Danny Green and Gary Neal won't hit 3's like candy with hands in their faces. You have to admit, Green's been open for a lot of 'em, and Neal, he's just burying it from deep.
Sure San Antonio won by 36, but don't forget that Neal and Green had 50 points combined. ROLE PLAYERS, ROLE PLAYERS. Hats off, but I doubt they can do it in the nitty gritty, if you know what I'm saying.
Ginobli's a mere image of himself.
5 points last game...
7 points before...
Lebron got to actually sit some of the 4th quarter, D-Wade was putting on a SHOW. Wade put on stellar performance, showed he's a true champion.
Heat win a nail biter in SA. When the heat play urgent, the d arrives. Don't forget Ray Allen!
DO_WORK_SON said 06/15, 09:49 PM
PCH, you do realize you are supposed to REFUTE my arguments, right?
The fact that you have pointed out that the role players for San Antonio have been playing out of their minds while Ginobili has been "a mere image of himself" only supports my argument that San Antonio has more depth than Miami and doesn't depend on their "Big 3" as desperately.
Sure, Wade put on a stellar performance, but did you know that it was only the 9th time he's gone for 30 points or more in the post-season and regular season combined? 9 games out of 102. Not a single time back-to-back. What are the odds of him doing it for a second time in a row in San Antonio? I'm not a statistician, but I'd say the odds are pretty large against him.
San Antonio wins game 5 by double digits...
..PCH// said 06/16, 12:46 AM
Lebron +20 points
Chris Bosh & Dwade around 15 each...
The Heat are rolling.
Add in Ray Allen, Chalmers, and even Mike Miller might start raining in the trey dueskies.
Heat made the Spurs last game turn it over 19 times. Now refute my HEAT DEFENSE, chump?
The most the Spurs have had in these playoffs.
Heat play D, it's a wrap. Jump on the ball, take away passing lanes, then convert on the transition. Yeah, it's all too familiar to me.
Spurs are one helluva a team, but the Big Three are about to contribute again, maybe not as much, but they won't need that.
I see Wade and Bosh have decent games. I doubt Wade has 30, but Lebron is likely to go off, and think for once in 2 games straight since the Bulls series, the Heat will clamp down on their great defense one more time. No hate on Danny Green, what a baller. But, Gary Neal and Danny Green won't have another 50 point performance. I would be surprised if they have 30 combines game 5. Clamp D, what the Heat **** play. I did work, SON! good td... :)
DO_WORK_SON said 06/16, 10:56 PM
As I predicted, double-digit win for Spurs.
Wade and James showed up, but only got help from Allen. As I mentioned, the Spurs have more depth and are overall just a more consistent team.
Everyone crowned the Heat before the playoffs even started. The old fellas in San Antonio are showing them how it's done.
I'll go ahead and take the Spurs on Tuesday...
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