Game 6 may have started out as the Tim Duncan show, but three-pointers continued to be a part of the plan as the San Antonio Spurs set the record for most three-pointers in an NBA Finals series during the first half.
Danny Green made a three with San Antonio's first shot in the second quarter, giving them 52 for the series and all but assuring that they would break the record at some point in the game.
As luck would have it, San Antonio wouldn't have to wait very long.
Gary Neal reached back with the shot clock winding down and buried the record-breaking three-pointer from a solid three steps behind the three-point line.
Spurs set new record for most 3-pointers in an NBA Finals series with 53.— Beyond The Buzzer (@BeyondTheBuzzer) June 19, 2013
In one NBA Finals, the Spurs now have the most three-pointers in a series, a single game (they had 16 back in Game 3) and by a single player, as Green has 26 and counting.
Needless to say, it's been an impressive series from beyond the arc for San Antonio so far.
Should the Spurs go on to win the title, they're going to be remembered as having one of the most fluid offenses in NBA history.
It's not that they have a ton of players who are great three-point shooters, but rather that they have an offense capable of getting specific players open.
Green has been knocking down jumpers all series long, so it seems simple to say Miami needs to make more of an effort to guard him.
However, with the constant ball movement, off-ball screens for Green and the consistent threat of guys cutting to the lane, Green is going to end up with at least a few open looks, regardless of how tight the defense is.
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