5 things to watch: Spurs vs. Heat Game 4


The San Antonio Spurs (14-3) will look to put a grip on the 2013 NBA Finals as they host the Miami Heat (13-6) at the AT&T Center for Game 4.

The Spurs are coming off a huge win over the Heat in Game 3 winning 113-77 in San Antonio. The Spurs were paced by Danny Green, who finished with a career postseason-high 27 points and made a postseason-high 7 three-pointers. Gary Neal finished with a postseason-high 24 points, connecting on a career postseason–high 6 threes. The Spurs set a Finals record with 16 three-pointers. Lebron James finished with 15 points off 7-21 shooting from the field.

Tony Parker is also expected to play tonight in Game 4 after suffering a left hamstring injury in Game 3.

And as the Spurs look to go up 3-1 in the Finals, here are five things to watch for in Game 4:

• Miami is 5-3 on the road this postseason.

• Spurs' Danny Green has made 16 three-pointers through three games, which marks the most in an NBA Finals series in Spurs franchise history.

• 11 of Miami’s 13 victories this postseason have been by double-digits.

• The Spurs are 7-0 when leading at halftime at home in the postseason.

• The previous two times Miami lost Game 1 of the Finals, they went on to win the Championship in 2006 and 2012.