Recap At The Half: Spurs Lead Heat By 9

By John Diaz

Jun 16, 2013; San Antonio, TX, USA; San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich talks with his team during the first quarter of game five in the 2013 NBA Finals against the Miami Heat at the AT

We’re halfway through Game 5 of the NBA Finals with the Spurs leading the Heat 61-52.

The only way to describe the first half so far is wild. Just wild. San Antonio is shooting 62% in the first half, but only up nine points, while Miami is winning the turnover battle by four.

Leading the way for the Spurs:Green – 13 points, 2 rebounds (Green has tied the NBA Finals record for most three pointers, held by Ray Allen)Parker – 11 points, 2 assistsDuncan – 13 points, 6 reboundsGinobili – 11 points, 6 assists

Leaders for the Heat:James – 16 pointsWade – 14 points, 6 assists, 2 reboundsBosh – 10 points, 5 rebounds

If the Spurs can cut down the turnovers and keep up the pace, they’ll have a good shot at pulling off a victory.

24 minutes to go. Go Spurs Go.