They apologized for the inconvenience but also seemed to poke fun of it, playing songs with "hot" in the lyrics over the sound system.
The Spurs were on the verge of celebrating a fifth title in Game 6, and just two nights later were congratulating the Miami Heat on their second straight crown.
Tim Duncan missed one shot from the floor all night and scored 21 points with 10 rebounds and San Antonio endured the hot air with a late run that included the cramping and subsequent early exit of James for a 110-95 victory over the Miami.
He can't forget the way his San Antonio Spurs lost, especially since every replay brings another painful reminder.Ray Allen (3-for-8 from the 3-point line) passed Kobe Bryant and Derek Fisher for most 3-pointers in Finals games ( Robert Horry leads the list with 56, and Allen is eight shy).Half of those wins have come against teams with LeBron James (Cavaliers in 2007, Miami last year and this year).And it was frustrating sitting out and not being able to help the team." - Miami's LeBron James from postgame" sheet"ble III: "The best option for me to do was not to move.James appeared to experience muscle cramps in the hot building after he nouveau casino en ligne 2014 rival made a layup with four minutes to go and the Heat trailing by two points.In his last three games in the Finals against Miami last year, Duncan closed out the series with.7 points per game and.7 rebounds.Copyright 2014 by stats LLC and Associated Press.
It went down to the very end.
"You hope it's going to be a great series for both teams' sake, for the fans that love our game James said.San Antonio outrebounded Miami 39-29, with Boris Diaw joining Duncan with 10 rebounds.But it was a very even series.The Heat are the first team since those Celtics of 1984-87 to get to four straight finals.By brian mahoney, posted Jun :18AM, sAN antonio (AP) "Beat the Heat!" had a whole new meaning in a sweltering start to the NBA Finals.They are well-rested after a relatively easy roll through the Eastern Conference playoffs, a key to keeping Wade healthy entering the finals.They host Game 2 on Sunday - likely in cooler conditions."Last year is last year and we're excited about it, but this trophy this year belongs to nobody James said.James finished with 25 points but played only 33 minutes, and Miami was outscored 36-17 in the fourth quarter.We're used to having the jotter arena at this time of year.James, Wade and Bosh can all become free agents this summer.He led Miami with 25 points, but he committed four turnovers compared to his three assists.