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Spurs Beat Miami Heat in NBA Finals Opener

June 7, 2013

Frenchman Tony Parker banked in a jumper with 5.2 seconds left to cap a 21-point effort on Thursday night and the visiting San Antonio Spurs surprised the Miami Heat 92-88 in the opener of the NBA Finals.

Tim Duncan had 20 points with 14 rebounds, while Argentine Manu Ginobili scored 13 for the Spurs, who committed just four turnovers after coming off a 10-day layoff to take home court advantage away from the defending NBA champions.

LeBron James collected 18 points, 18 rebounds and 10 assists for his third career NBA Finals triple-double, while Dwyane Wade scored 17 for Miami, which hosts game 2 on Sunday night

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