Across three NBA championships and more than 100 playoff victories together, Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili have built a bond most teammates will never share.
Against the Heat, Manu Ginobili did all the odd and clever little things that have defined him for more than a decade, putting the Spurs one victory from their fifth N.B.A. championship.
The top-seeded Miami Heat were at a loss to explain their stunning inability to win consecutive games for nearly a month, a sequence they must break if they are to repeat as NBA champions.
Just days after fielding questions about retirement amid recent struggles, San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobli turned in his best game of the season on Sunday to put his team on the cusp of a NBA championship.
Danny Green once wasn’t good enough to be on the same team as LeBron James.
Manu Ginobili ran onto the floor as fans stood and screamed.
Tony Parker shrugged off a nagging hamstring injury and Manu Ginobli came out of a slump as the San Antonio Spurs beat the Miami Heat 114-104 on Sunday to move one win away from a fifth NBA title.
Until Tuesday night, the Miami Heat will be lamenting 8 bad minutes.
The Spurs beat the Heat on Sunday night to place themselves one win away from the 2013 N.B.A. title.
Tony Parker scored a team-high 26 points as the San Antonio Spurs beat the champion Miami Heat 114-104 on Sunday to take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven NBA Finals.
Danny Green and Tim Duncan each had 13 points as the San Antonio Spurs took a 61-52 halftime lead over the Miami Heat in Sunday’s Game Five of the National Basketball Association (NBA) Finals.
Mike Budenholzer, the next coach of the Atlanta Hawks, is the latest Spurs assistant to enhance his career under the tutelage of Coach Gregg Popovich and General Manager R. C. Buford.