Christian Petersen

2013 NBA Finals, Game 4: Dwyane Wade, LeBron James strike back as Heat tie series

Big performances from Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh allowed the Miami Heat to bounce back from a Game 3 nightmare to win Game 4, 109-93, and even the NBA Finals at two games apiece.

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Six minutes of hell for LeBron

Over six minutes in the second half, the Heat went from down one to down 20. LeBron James played every second of it. What happened to Miami's offense?

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Bosh fined $5,000 for Game 4 flop

Chris Bosh was fined $5,000 for his blatant flop during the second quarter of Game 4.

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LeBron and Wade take charge

The Miami Heat got back on track Thursday evening, easily handling the San Antonio Spurs with a 109-93 victory to tie up the NBA Finals. It was a refreshing sight for Heat fans, as each of the 'Big 3" played great basketball throughout the entire game as they combined for 85 points - a postseason high since they joined forces three years ago. Ben Golliver and Paul Flannery recap the action as the series now comes down to a best-of-3 scenario.

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Wade returns to his roots

Dwyane Wade was his old self against the Spurs in Game 4, and that's a great sign for the Miami Heat.

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Game 4 in GIFs: Heat win on the road to tie series

After a Spurs beatdown in Game 3, Miami came back to even the Finals series at two apiece.

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Big 3 have their night, finally

Wade and LeBron each go for 30 in a Game 4 Miami win. Finally.

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Miami digs in defensively

While Miami's big three combined for 85 points in Game 4, it was their commitment to the aggressive defensive identity they built through the season that evened the series.

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LeBron and Wade lead Heat to Game 4 victory

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade combined for 65 points and Miami rolled through the Spurs. The NBA Finals are now tied at 2-2.

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Metta World Peace is still the burger master

This is the third time he's used the burger metaphor. It still doesn't make sense.

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Chris Bosh has a sick dunk — but it doesn't count

It didn't count, but hey, it looked really cool.

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Heat and Spurs tied at halftime

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade were assertive through the first half but San Antonio made a run late in the second quarter and Game 4 is tied at halftime.

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Tony Parker can make any layup

This doesn't seem possible.

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Chris Bosh has the potential flop of the night

OK, everyone sigh deeply together!

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Pop sits on the bench to let Tony Parker coach

He clearly went to open a bottle of fine wine.

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Mike Miller starting in place of Udonis Haslem

Miller has shot the ball very well in the Finals, going 9-for-10 from deep.

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LeBron is battle-ready

Because sports are war, you see.

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James, Heat try to tie series up in Game 4

LeBron James didn't play like LeBron James in Game 3, while Gary Neal and Danny Green were scorching hot. Those things don't seem like they should keep happening. Will they in Game 4?

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Mike Miller may get Game 4 start vs. Spurs

Mike Miller has been lights out for the Miami Heat from beyond the arc thus far in the NBA Finals.

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Miami's defense went MIA

If defense wins championships, then Miami's defense looks like it's prepared to cost them one. After giving up an NBA Finals record 16 three-point field goals, the Heat's defense is the key for them to even the series in Game 4.

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Parker to play in Game 4

The San Antonio Spurs will apparently have Parker in the lineup for Game 4 of the NBA Finals despite doubts due to a hamstring injury suffered in the last game.

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Bosh tired of trade rumors

Miami Heat big man Chris Bosh is tired of the trade rumors, and he says he plans to win more championships and eventually retire in Miami.

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Tony Parker not pressured to play on bum hamstring

The Spurs point guard won't put any additional pressure on himself to return for Game 4 of the NBA Finals.

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Parker hopeful for Game 4 after MRI reveals strain

MRI results indicate Tony Parker avoided serious injury in Game 3, leaving the Spurs point guard hopeful he'll be ready for Thursday's Game 4.

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