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Spurs vs. Heat: Burning Questions for Game 7 of the 2013 NBA Finals
Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sport
It all comes down to Game 7 for the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs, just as the basketball gods intended.

The Miami Heat staged an epic rally in Game 6 of the 2013 NBA Finals against the San Antonio Spurs, leaving fans with the two best words in sports: Game 7.

On Thursday night, everything will be on the line. An NBA championship. The legacies of two Big Threes. The reputations of two of the game's best coaches.

Both teams stand exactly 48 minutes from either triumph or heartbreak. They'll play like there's no tomorrow because, well, there really won't be one.

The 2012-13 NBA season ends Thursday, no matter what. (Unless David Stern wants to make this series a best of 15...please?)

Before we reach what promises to be one of the most memorable games in recent NBA history, let's examine the factors that will likely end up determining who walks out of AmericanAirlines Arena with the 2013 NBA championship in hand.

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