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Spurs dominate late to top Heat in Finals’ Game 1

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San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan shoots over Miami Heat center Chris Bosh during the second half in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night in San Antonio.

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SAN ANTONIO — Tim Duncan had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Miami Heat 110-95 on Thursday night in Game 1 of the NBA Finals inside a sweltering AT&T Center.
With an air conditioning failure making it feel like basketball in a sauna and causing LeBron James to battle cramps that knocked him out of the game’s decisive stretch, the Spurs pulled away to win the opener of the first finals rematch since 1998.
Manu Ginobili had 16 points and 11 assists, and Tony Parker added 19 points and eight assists for the ...


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