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Best Tweets from Miami Heat's Battle with San Antonio Spurs

Miami Heat forward LeBron James, right, is fouled by San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard during the second half of an NBA basketball game on Thursday, March 6, 2014, in San Antonio. San Antonio won 111-87. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
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Jeremy DawsonContributor IIIMarch 7, 2014

The Miami Heat suffered their worst loss of the season, falling 111-87 against the San Antonio Spurs.

LeBron James had one of his worst shooting performances of the year, yet still nearly picked up a triple-double. His struggles were largely due to great defense by Kawhi Leonard.

Tim Duncan had a great performance, as did many other members of the San Antonio Spurs. LeBron James struggled, so it was a safe bet that the team would not be able to pick up the slack. LeBron James is the team leader in points, rebounds and assists.

This was expected to be a good matchup, considering it was a rematch of last year’s finals. The game was a fun one to follow, still. Here is a collection of the best Tweets throughout the game.


 TNT was setting the tone in the pregame.

Heat/Spurs is coming up on TNT!!! Ernie, Chuck, Kenny, & are prepping your for the Finals rematch!  #TBT (PIC)

NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) March 7, 2014


 Fans were tuned in.


— Robert Munoz (@Rob_Munoz03) March 7, 2014


 LeBron got rid of the mask early.

LeBron went through some scrimmage work at shootaround this morning w/o mask. Not totally surprised he ditched it here.

— Michael Wallace (@WallaceNBA_ESPN) March 7, 2014


 Memories stirring of Miami's previous game.

It's beginning to look a lot like the beginning in Houston.

— Ira Winderman (@IraHeatBeat) March 7, 2014


SAN ANTONIO, TX - March 6: Tim Duncan #21 of the San Antonio Spurs takes a shot during a game against the Miami Heat at the AT&T Center on March 6, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and o
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 Tim Duncan began heating up.

Tim Duncan doing things like that remains stunning, even more so now.

— RealGM (@RealGM) March 7, 2014


 Heat down early.

#HEATgame: End of the 1stQ - HEAT 22, Spurs 37. Chris Bosh is Miami's leading scorer with 8pts.

— Miami HEAT (@MiamiHEAT) March 7, 2014


Spurs seem to be riding high.

Spurs playmaking phenomenal so far. Keep in mind, they're coming off win in CLE where they had 39 assists on 43 FGs.

— Michael Wallace (@WallaceNBA_ESPN) March 7, 2014


While San Antonio is showing out, people question if Miami even showed up.

The #Heat have decided not to much D tonight. The lanes are wide open. Rare to see against Miami's D.

— James (@JamesWalkerNFL) March 7, 2014


 Big question looming for Miami.

Are we in agreement that Chris Bosh is the most likely of the Heat’s trio to leave?

— Mike Prada (@MikePradaSBN) March 7, 2014


 This picture was too good to pass up.

Does Craig Sager have a new identity?

— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) March 7, 2014


 Boris Diaw was hot tonight, scoring big when it mattered most.

Diaw's 3 closes first half scoring for Spurs. San Antonio leads 62-51. Inefficient half for LeBron, who ditched the mask.

— Ethan J. Skolnick (@EthanJSkolnick) March 7, 2014


to the Cleveland game, Boris Diaw has made 12 consecutive field goals.

— Jeff McDonald (@JMcDonald_SAEN) March 7, 2014


SAN ANTONIO, TX - MARCH 6: Michael Beasley #8 of the Miami Heat takes a shot during a game against the San Antonio Spurs at the AT&T Center March 6, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and
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One silver lining for Miami tonight.

Can’t remember the last time I saw Michael Beasley play this hard defensively. Has it ever happened?

— Mike Prada (@MikePradaSBN) March 7, 2014


 Local NFL stars Brian Orakpo and Jamaal Charles were enjoying the game.

At the Spurs Heat game with the homie @jcharles25 Pops letting us call some plays for tonite lol

— Brian Orakpo (@rak98) March 7, 2014



We're forcing turnover to commit turnovers to get called for fouls. I get it! #HEATlive

— #PrayForVenezuela (@iRepTeamHEAT) March 7, 2014


 It is about time people take notice. One of the best players on the court tonight. 

Kind of starting to think Kawhi Leonard makes a wee bit of difference for the Spurs in these type .

— Jeff McDonald (@JMcDonald_SAEN) March 7, 2014


 Not quite Jim Carey.

Currently shooting 5 of 17 from field, LeBron working on worst game of season. With or without mask, he's been in a funk.

— Michael Wallace (@WallaceNBA_ESPN) March 7, 2014


 Duncan with the double-double.

21 points, 11 rebounds for Tim Duncan. #Spurs by 14

— Paul Garcia PS (@PaulGarciaPS) March 7, 2014


 Kawhi Leonard proving something that he has already proven. Vastly underrated.

LeBron James has 5 turnovers and 4 have come against Kawhi Leonard as his primary defender.

— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) March 7, 2014


Talking about LeBron here... Yikes. Giving the MVP race right back to KD. 

Make that 1-for-19. 1-for-11 today. 0-for-8 on Tuesday.

— Tom Haberstroh (@tomhaberstroh) March 7, 2014


 I hate when I agree with Skip.

Kawhi Leonard made LeBron James say, "No mas."

— Skip Bayless (@RealSkipBayless) March 7, 2014


 Did the game mean a lot, or is it "just one game?"

Stay weird, Heat-Spurs regular season games.

— Tom Haberstroh (@tomhaberstroh) March 7, 2014


 Big game for the veteran big man.

Tim Duncan (23p, 11r, 9-13 FG) leads Spurs to wire-to-wire win over Heat. BOX SCORE:

— NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) March 7, 2014


Summary of the night.

Miami loses to Spurs, 113-87. San Antonio again nationally ignored, again legit. LeBron has made one shot outside paint in 2 games.

— Ethan J. Skolnick (@EthanJSkolnick) March 7, 2014


The San Antonio Spurs are now only half of a game behind the Oklahoma City Thunder for first place in the Western Conference. It was a great display by the Spurs to defeat the Heat the way they did. Unfortunately, Skip Bayless went a bit overboard… I know, shocking. Skip used the conclusion of this game to tweet out what appears to be his NBA Finals prediction…..

Spurs in 6.

— Skip Bayless (@RealSkipBayless) March 7, 2014




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