Field Goal %
- SA 43.5
- 46.9 MIA
Three Point %
- SA 27.8
- 57.9 MIA
- SA 15
- 15 MIA
- SA 58
- 45 MIA
- Miami, FL
- Line: MIA -7.0
0:00 - OT
End of Game
James recorded his 4th career NBA Finals triple-double. Only Magic Jonson has registered more with eight.
The Heat grabbed 5 offensive rebounds and scored 9 second chance points in 9 minutes with Tim Duncan on the bench in Game 6. In 44 minutes with Duncan on the floor, the Heat had 7 offensive rebounds and scored 8 second chance points.
LeBron James scored 16 points in 16 minutes with Dwyane Wade on the bench in Game 6, and scored 16 points in 33 minutes with Wade on the floor. James was more aggressive with Wade on the bench, with 7 of his 9 field goal attempts coming inside 5 feet (3 of 17 FGA with Wade on court).
LeBron James was the ball handler on the pick and roll 15 times in Game 6, nearly twice as often as his usage on those plays the first 5 games of the series. The Heat shot 7-of-9 on pick and rolls when LeBron James was the ball handler in Game 6 (10-of-30 in Games 1-5).
LeBron James had 23 touches in the 4th quarter to Dwyane Wade's 4. James had 8 more touches than Wade the rest of the game (66 to 58).
Manu Ginobili committed 2 of his game-high 8 turnovers in the final minute of overtime in a 1-point game, both on drives to the basket. Ginobili finished the game with 2 points and 2 turnovers on drives, after scoring 14 points without a turnover on such plays in Game 5.
LeBron James scored 14 points in the paint in the 4th quarter and overtime of Game 6 despite scoring 2 points in the paint in the first 3 quarters of the game. James hadn't scored more than 14 points in the paint in an entire game this NBA Finals entering Game 6.James was 3-of-4 on drives to the basket in the 4th quarter of Game 6. James was 0-of-3 in the 1st 3 quarters of the game and 6-of-17 in the NBA Finals entering Game 6.
Tim Duncan had a series-high 47 touches in Game 6, scoring 5 points on 21 touches in the 2nd half after scoring 25 points on 26 first-half touches. Chris Bosh limited Duncan to 1-of-5 shooting in the 2nd half after getting torched for 9-of-9 shooting in the 1st half.
The Heat defense clamped down late, contesting 13 of the Spurs' 15 jump shots from at least 10 feet in the 4th quarter and overtime, including 3 blocks (2 by Bosh on final 2 FGAs). The Spurs were 2-of-15 shooting on jump shots during that span, compared with 9-of-22 in the 1st 3 quarters.- Danny Green had 3 open looks in Game 6 (1-3 3-pt FG), including none in the 4th quarter or overtime. Entering the game, Green had taken nearly twice as many uncontested jump shots (25) than the next highest Spurs player (Gary Neal, 13) in the NBA Finals and has made the highest percentage of those attempts (72.0%).
LeBron James in Game 6
1st 3 4th Quarter Quarters and OT Points 14 18 FG 3-12 8-14 +/- -14 +13
Disappearing Act? - Tim Duncan Game 6 vs Heat
1st Half 2nd Half and OT Points 25 5 FG 11-13 2-8 FT 3-4 1-1
From Elias: If Danny Green leads the Spurs in Finals PPG, but doesn't win the Finals MVP, he would be the 5th player since 1980 to lead the title team in PPG during the Finals series and not win the MVP, and he would be the 1st player since Richard Hamilton in 2004.
Neither team in this year's NBA Finals has won consecutive games through the 1st 5 of the series. Since the 2-3-2 format began in 1985, that has only happened twice, and in both previous instances, the Game 5 winner ended the trend and took the title in Game 6 -- including the 2003 Spurs (def. Nets).
Bruce Bowen doesn't expect to see the "Deron Williams of old" on the court for the Cavs against competition like Golden State.
From top-ranked Gonzaga's loss to BYU to the Golden State Warriors' win to clinch a postseason spot, Saturday night's action in the NBA and college hoops had a playoff feel to it.
Illawarra Hawks coach Rob Beveridge labelled his team as soft after watching them get crushed on the rebound count in their 89-77 grand final Game 1 loss to the Perth Wildcats.