Field Goal %
- SA 41.0
- 49.4 MIA
Three Point %
- SA 50.0
- 52.6 MIA
- SA 17
- 6 MIA
- SA 51
- 44 MIA
- Miami, FL
- Line: MIA -5.5
Remember The Spurs
0:00 - 4th Quarter
End of Game
LeBron James has played in 94 games this season, including the playoffs. Only 7 times has James scored 18 points or less, including in both NBA Finals games. LeBron's PER is 48.1% higher when he scores at least 19 points in a game this season.
Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili combined to score just 27 points in Game 2 after posting 54 in Game 1.
The Spurs were 11-of-24 (46%) inside 5 feet, their 2nd-worst percentage of the postseason. The Spurs are shooting 24-of-50 (48%) inside 5 feet during the series after shooting 63% on such shots in the postseason prior to the NBA Finals. The Heat shot 15-of-21 inside 5 feet in Game 2 and are shooting 64% on such shots in the series.
The Heat are 5-0 following a loss this postseason (+21.6 PPG diff). Miami has won 11 straight games following a loss dating back to the regular season (haven't lost consecutive games since Jan. 8-10).
The Heat scored 35 points on drives, including 6-of-10 shooting with 15 points on passes from drives (3-12 FG in Game 1). Dwyane Wade sparked the Heat on drives, scoring 4 points and dishing out 3 assists on drives, after recording no assists in Game 1.
LeBron James In Game 2
1st 3 Qtrs 4th Qtr Points 8 9 FG 3-13 4-4 Minutes 34 7
The Spurs were outscored by 27 points in 33 minutes with Tony Parker on the floor, his worst plus-minus this postseason and the 4th-worst of his postseason career. Parker committed a game-high 5 turnovers (0 in Game 1) and only scored or assisted on 4 points inside 5 feet (12 in Game 1).
Spurs Largest Losses In NBA Finals - All-Time
Opponent Margin June 16, 2005 at Pistons -31 Sunday at Heat -19 June 14, 2005 at Pistons -17
The Heat's 19-point win is the largest Game 2 win by a team following a Game 1 loss in the NBA Finals since the Bulls defeated the Lakers by 21 points on June 5, 1991. The Bulls went on to win that series 4-1.
The big men for the Heat did not hedge out to help on Tony Parker in the pick and roll in the 1st half, and the Spurs scored 16 points on 7-of-9 shooting off Parker's pick and rolls. In the 2nd half, the Heat were more aggressive in helping on Parker.
The Heat made 6-of-7 shots and scored 16 points on pick-and-roll plays with Mario Chalmers handling and LeBron James screening during a 33-5 run in Game 2. The Heat finished the game shooting 7-of-9 when they ran that pick-and-roll combination, after 0-of-4 shooting with that combination in Game 1.
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