John Otano
Thursday June 13th, 2013

Tony Parker will play in Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat. (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images) Tony Parker will play in Game 4 of the NBA Finals against the Miami Heat. (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker will play in Game 4 against the Miami Heat in San Antonio on Thursday. Parker, who suffered a Grade 1 strain in the third quarter of Game 3, told reporters at Spurs shootaround that he "will be ready to go," according to multiple reports.

The Spurs routed the Heat in Game 3 in Parker's absence behind the sharpshooting efforts of Gary Neal, who finished with six three-pointers and 24 points, and Danny Green who netted seven three-point shots and 27 points. The Spurs set an NBA record for most three-pointers in an NBA Finals with 16 three-point shots made in Game 3.

Parked played 27 minutes in Game 3, finishing with six points and eight assists before leaving for the locker room to further examine the bothersome hamstring. During the Spurs playoff run, Parker has averaged 21.3 points and 7.1 assists-per-game.

https://twitter.com/JMcDonald_SAEN/status/345202092706787328 ROSENBERG: Heat have to find way to slow Parker in Game 4

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