Classic Finals clash? Game 5 has all the makings

Saturday June 15th, 2013
The Spurs need Tony Parker to step up in Game 5 and help neutralize the Heat's surging offense.
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All of the storylines and trends have been reset. This Finals was hyped as a matchup of Hall-of-Fame trios. The hype has turned out to be true. The difference is that we know more about the matchup than before the series began.

If the Heat's Big Three brings forth the same effort as in Game 4, and the environment of the homecourt is able to bring out the best in the Spurs' Big Three, then the forecasts of a classic series may be within reach. This Finals is worthy of a memorable game. Game 5 should deliver it.

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