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Green, Neal lead Spurs to Game 3 victory behind record 16 3-pointers

It took all but 48 hours for the San Antonio Spurs to emphatically snatch momentum back from the defending Champion Miami Heat with a 113-77 thrashing at the AT&T Center Tuesday night behind a NBA Finals record-setting 16 3-pointers. Danny Green paced the home team with a game-high 27 points on 7-of-9 shooting from deep while second-unit sharpshooter Gary Neal exploded for 24 points of his own on an equally impressive 6-of-10 shooting from behind the arc. The Heat looked shell-shocked as the Spurs took a six-point cushion at intermission and turned it into an impressive display of three-point marksmanship and a 30-point rout in the second half. Miami appeared a step too slow out of the gates, but were able to pull to a 44-all tie with less than a minute to … Read entire article »

Filed under: 2013 NBA Playoffs, NBA Playoffs

Spurs can’t replicate regular season 3-point success in playoffs

Spurs can’t replicate regular season 3-point success in playoffs

The San Antonio Spurs charged through the regular season and into the 2011 NBA Playoffs armed with the league’s second-best overall record at 61-21 and the league lead in 3-point accuracy at just under 40% (39.7). However, since postseason play began a little less than two weeks ago, the Spurs have shot just 31% fromĀ  behind the arc and have shown that through five games they can’t seem to replicate that same regular season success from … Read entire article »

Filed under: 2011 NBA Playoffs, Feature Stories