Crazy Spurs Shot Chart Shows The Real Reason They Beat The Heat In Game 1

With less than nine and a half minutes left in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, the Miami Heat held an 86-79 lead and looked like they would hold off the older San Antonio Spurs.

But then the Spurs went on a crazy run, making 12 of their final 14 shots and outscoring the Heat 31-9 to close the game.

What makes the run even more remarkable is that the air conditioning was broken and not all of the Spurs’ shots were layups, dunks, or put-backs. The Spurs were also 7-8 from beyond 15 feet including 4-4 on three-point shots.

Here’s San Antonio’s amazing shot chart from the 4th quarter. They were 14 of 16 total (via

During the same stretch, the Heat, clearly bothered by the arena’s rising temperature, made just four of their 13 finals shots.

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