There were many storylines to come out of Game 3, but none more exciting than Danny Green and Gary Neal hijacking the game from all the stars and putting San Antonio back in control of the series.
It was a shooters paradise in San Antonio. Green and Neal combined for 45 points, outscoring Miami's Big Three by themselves. Green's 27 were more than Tony Parker, Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobli could put up together. Mike Miller's 5-5 performance from beyond the arc was the only thing keeping Miami within reach in the third quarter. Once he went out of the game, Green and Neal, who went 7-9 and 6-10 from beyond the arc respectively, shot the Spurs to an easy 113-77 victory.
Game 4 is Thursday night in San Antonio.
Worse massacre: Game 3 or The Red Wedding?— Tommy Beer (@TommyBeer) June 12, 2013
We can't be shocked at this game. After all, Danny Green was a McDonald's All-American. And Gary Neal, I imagine, has been to McDonald's.— Farmer Jones (@thefarmerjones) June 12, 2013
Danny Green's 16 3-pointers made in this series are a Spurs record for most made in an NBA Finals series.— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) June 12, 2013
Danny Green's shot chart shows diversification in his 3-point makes. He was hot from all over the floor. twitter.com/ESPNStatsInfo/…— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) June 12, 2013
Danny Green had 27 to outscore Tim Duncan (12), Tony Parker (six) and Manu (seven) by himself.— Dan McCarney (@danmccarneysaen) June 12, 2013
Game recap over. RT @tomhaberstroh Danny Green + Gary Neal: 45 points. LeBron James + Dwyane Wade + Chris Bosh: 43 points.— Royce Young (@dailythunder) June 12, 2013
Gary Neal went undrafted when he was eligible in 2007; Played a year in Turkey followed by 2 more years in Europe— NBA History (@NBAHistory) June 12, 2013
2007-09 Danny Green was maybe 3rd/4th option on North Carolina. Behind Hansborough, Ty Lawson, Wayne Ellington. Zeller? He's #1 right now— Max Bretos (@mbretosESPN) June 12, 2013
Danny Green is 16 of 25 from three for the Finals. 64%. 5.3 for 8.3 per game. I don't even... what does that... how can...— Noam Schiller (@noamschiller) June 12, 2013
Danny Green is your leading scorer in the Finals after three games: 18.7 points per game. Just like we all expected.— Tom Haberstroh (@tomhaberstroh) June 12, 2013