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Full Coverage of NBA Finals Game 1: Miami Heat @ San Antonio Spurs

An NBA Finals rematch between the Heat and the Spurs carries a flurry of story lines and bad memories, but only one end goal for San Antonio.

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The Spurs' near-perfect fourth quarter

The Heat didn't have LeBron James for the end of Game 1 and the Spurs took advantage with a run the likes of which had never been seen in the The Finals before.

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Game 1 notes and observations

There was much to worry about in Game 1, but a few good things too. It's not easy to beat the champs by 15 points.

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Spurs Infographic: Finals Game 1

Behold! The triumphant return of the Spurs Infographic. New, improved and ready for action!

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Spurs rally past Heat to take a 1-0 Finals lead

I admit it, the Spurs were very lucky by what happened Thursday night ... Mario Chalmers' foul trouble was a huge break, I'm not gonna lie.

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GIF Breakdown: Finals Game 1 - Miami Heat at Spurs

The Spurs picked up their 13th win of the postseason and take a 1-0 series lead after an offensive explosion in the fourth quarter. Let's look at some of the plays that stood out in this edition of GIF Breakdown.

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NBA Finals Game 1 Links

The Spurs withstood the Heat, while LeBron James had to get out of the kitchen. Here are your Game 1 links.

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Spurs take Game 1 of the Finals: So, what's next?

The methodical march continues for the Spurs, largely undeterred and to the chagrin of many. But they only have two things left to focus their attention: One question and one number.

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Spurs show they can stand the heat in 110-95 win

Despite it being the first game of a much anticipated series between two teams featuring future Hall of Famers, the arena's malfunctioning AC unit was the biggest story of the night

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Final Score: Spurs draw first blood, win 110-95

Turnovers and threes. This game saw 41 and 25 respectively. The Spurs cleaned it up in the end, and they took advantage of LeBron unable to go down the stretch to pick up the win.

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Boris Diaw drives and dishes to Tim Duncan

Boris passed up a good look at a three and instead confidently attacked the paint...

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Game Thread for Finals Game 1: Heat at Spurs

Here we go Spurs fans. This Spurs team has played 100 games since they started their official 2013-2014 campaign on Halloween night against the Grizzlies. They battled through injuries to secure the overall top-seed and home court throughout the playoffs, obviously ensuring that any game seven will be played at the AT&T Center. Then they battled and emerged victorious through three tough opponents in the Western Conference on their way to a Finals rematch with the Heat.

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NBA Finals Game 1 Preview: Heat @ Spurs

An NBA Finals rematch between the Heat and the Spurs carries a flurry of story lines and bad memories, but only one end goal for San Antonio.

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