San Antonio Spurs vs. Miami Heat: Game 6 Postgame Grades and Analysis

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San Antonio Spurs vs. Miami Heat: Game 6 Postgame Grades and Analysis
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With the season, a shot at an NBA title and an entire legacy on the line, LeBron James stepped up, put the Miami Heat on his back and willed them to a 103-100 overtime win over the San Antonio Spurs.

Once LeBron's headband came off, his play elevated to an entirely different, epic level, on his way to a triple-double consisting of 32 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists.

Without Ray Allen's game-tying three ball with under six seconds left in the game, none of LeBron's production would've mattered. But luckily for the Heat, that wasn't the case. 

Most importantly though, LeBron set the tone defensively in the fourth quarter, helping his Miami Heat hold the Spurs to just 20 fourth-quarter points.

The Spurs just couldn't get the production they needed down the stretch, with Tim Duncan scoring just five of his 30 points in the second half. 

Tony Parker, with 19 points and eight assists, had an average game, but his horribly inefficient shooting—6-of-23 from the field—held him and the Spurs back.

If the Spurs fail to win Game 7, they will see Game 6 as one of the biggest missed opportunities in franchise history.

If the Heat go on to win Game 7 and the NBA title, it will go down as one of the most memorable in franchise history and one of the defining moments of LeBron's career. 

We're all set for a Game 7 on Thursday, June 20, and it's going to be nothing short of incredible. 

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