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Spurs make improbable run to force overtime (VIDEO)

May 7, 2013, 11:00 AM EDT

The Spurs pulled off an amazing comeback to win game 1, but with 4 minutes left in the game and trailing by 16 you never would have imagined it would happen.

But there’s a reason you never count the Spurs out. They boast an explosive offense and a stingy defense that has the ability to make a big lead evaporate.

Of course, a comeback like this doesn’t happen without the other team cooperating. We’ve seen this before from the Warriors, too. In their series clinching win over the Nuggets, they nearly gave back their entire lead before finding a way to hold on in the end.

Against the Spurs they weren’t so lucky. Tony Parker attacked the rim, Kawhi Leonard hit shots from all over the floor, and Danny Green capped off the run with the tying three off a well designed play by Gregg Popovich. Just a great stretch of ball from the Spurs that will haunt the Warriors for a long, long time.

  1. jda247 - May 7, 2013 at 2:08 PM

    Someone should have asked Coach/Preacher Mark Jackson, “Did God/Yahweh help the spurs come back in the 4th quarter?”

  2. kavika6 - May 8, 2013 at 3:38 AM

    One of the worst games of the year for the Spurs the first 44 minutes, and they still won. I hope you’re paying attention Miami.

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