Spurs thrash Heat to take 2-1 series lead in NBA finals

San Antonio, June 12 (IANS) The San Antonio Spurs crushed the Hiami Heat 113-77 on Tuesday to take a 2-1 series lead in the NBA finals.

Danny Green hit seven of nine 3-pointers in his 27 points while Gary Neal was six for 10 from deep in his 24. Tim Duncan chipped in 12 points and 14 rebounds for the Spurs, who rebounded from to a 19-point loss in Game 2.

Miami's four-time MVP LeBron James was held to 15 points on 7-of-21 shooting. James also had 11 rebounds and five assists, but missed 11 of his first 14 shots. Game 4 in the best-of-seven series is Thursday in San Antonio.


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