Spurs Set NBA Record For First-Half Shooting While Demolishing Heat in Game Three

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Julia Dale sang the National Anthem, the crowd chanted "Seven Nation Army," and fire shot into the sky as the players were introduced to ear-piercing applause. Everything was going according to plan, the NBA Finals were back in Miami, and the Heat's home was hype with excitement.

Then the San Antonio Spurs utterly murdered the Miami Heat behind a first quarter that belongs on a Faces of Death VHS tape. The Spurs unbuckled their pants from the opening tip, unleashing the wrath of a thousand cackling, evil-faced Skip Bayless suns upon Miami to the tune of 41 first-quarter points and 71 first-half points. The Spurs were shooting 90-plus percent at a point in the game when you had already seen 40 22 Jump Street commercials. That's a bad thing, and it's a record.

The Spurs looked like a team that was under the impression it was playing in an NHL Stanley Cup game seven overtime, shooting the ever-loving shit out of the ball all the way up until Manu Ginbobli's buzzer-beating, banked-in three ended the first quarter. No amount of seat- or shirt-changing could save you from the kraken that the Spurs brought to Miami Tuesday. All you could do was watch the crime unfold and hope your kids didn't see too much of it before you put them to bed.

So. Much. Blood.

The only positive thing that Heat fans can look to after this ass-kicking is the fact that last year the Spurs beat the Heat 113-77 in game three, but I'm not much of a believer when it comes to relying on things that happened a year ago. In reality, the only thing you can take from a game like this is the old "it only counts as one win" saying, because everything else is just reaching.

The Spurs have already done what they came to do in Miami. All the Heat can do is even things up Thursday, putting them in a best-of-three series. Win Thursday, and your team needs two of three to three-peat. If I told you that was the scenario back in October for this team, I bet you'd take it in a heartbeat. Bottom line is, you have to go back an entire year to find an example of a time the Miami Heat overcame this sort of situation against this exact team.

The Heat has a chance to right the ship Thursday night, and they better. The good news is Miami has won 13 straight games following a loss in the playoffs. Prepare to hear that stat roughly a thousand times leading up to tomorrow night's game.

Game four starts at 9 p.m. Thursday at AmericanAirlines Arena. The Spurs lead the finals 2-1.

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Jorge Castellanos
Jorge Castellanos

This aint a 13.1 Spurs fans....it's a 26.2 Hope I didnt lose any of you on that one LETS GO HEAT

Melissa Flores
Melissa Flores

Michael Cohen you would like this! Lol such a heat hater.

Michael Dittmeier
Michael Dittmeier

Game 3 of the Stanley cup rangers losing 3-0 fans stayed until final second at the garden.

Michael Volovitz
Michael Volovitz

Last year lost game Three by 36. Sometimes it's not ur night.If you have to shoot 90.% from the field and hold LeBroN to 14 plus Wade to 8 turnovers, good luck fior the rest of the series. Heat win in 7 to a very good SA team but just not good enough to beat the heat in seven game series..... Take it to the Banco Louie.....

Dave Basora
Dave Basora

In arenas across the country people leave games early for whatever reason and it's never noticed. When it's done in Miami the little bitch haters try and make a big thing about it. Pathetic

James Kendall
James Kendall

That was AWESOME. That's what that was. Did anyone find out what Lebron's little bitch excuse of the day was? Too hot? Too cold? Just needed a hot bath and a good cry? haha

bettyboop13603
bettyboop13603

HEAT IS ALWAYS BLAMING SOMETHING ON SOMEONE ELSE THEY R NOT PROFESSIONALS LIKE SAN ANTONIO SPURS. GSG

bettyboop13603
bettyboop13603

GO SAN ANTONIO SPURS KNOCK THE FUCK OUT OF THE STUPID HEAT AS ALL THEY KNOW HOW TO DO IS WHINEY BABIES AND CHEAT DUMB ASSES .GSG LOVE YOU GUYS AND SAN ANTONIO FANS DONT LEAVE THEIR TEAM IN THE DUST LIKE HEAT FANS DID LMAO. GSG

Leonel Perez
Leonel Perez

the heat have looked fuckikng awful ever game

Dave Basora
Dave Basora

Same thing happens every year. The Heat loses a game, the haters come out of the woodwork like roaches feeding off espn's never ending tirade of bullshit. They call everyone stupid without ever realizing that it's a seven game series. Or without remembering that WE KICKED SPURS ASS BEFORE. this ain't nothin but history repeating itself

Louis Wing
Louis Wing

True, Miami has some serious fairweather sports fans. Thankfully, I'm, not one of them. #GOHEAT

Jim Cribb
Jim Cribb

The Heat talk all kinds of shit about how they need their fans and that they want to win...but then.they don't show up at game time, can't make a layup and don't play any defense. I think they should refund every fans money for not showing up.

Joana Bolivia
Joana Bolivia

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Luisy VWater
Luisy VWater

booooooo!!! just like last year....there is 4 games left!! #GOHEAT

Tony Prieto
Tony Prieto

Mofo's you haven't won shit yet! Make sure this pic is blown up in the Heat locker room.

Tony Kapel
Tony Kapel

Please these fucks couldn't win without all their BS foul shots. They suck. They're a bunch of wining babies. Every foul they cause they pretend they don't know why. They did it last year. And will repeat this year.

Todd Bogart
Todd Bogart

The Heat have no height, no speed, no point guard and no center. Most of the time they can hide those short-comings because they have the best player in the world.

bettyboop13603
bettyboop13603

yea but ay least spurs aren't cheaters like ur so-called heat and all their big fans left them in the dust go spurs go

bettyboop13603
bettyboop13603

now that's really cold towards a dead awesome person


bettyboop13603
bettyboop13603

sure was and that b/c we r the san Antonio spurs gsg

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