Spurs defeat Heat 111-92 in Game 3, Spurs lead series 2-1
Leonard, record half help Spurs roll in Game 3
Kawhi Leonard scored a career-high 29 points, and the San Antonio Spurs made an NBA Finals-record 75.8 percent of their shots in the first half in a 111-92 victory over the Miami Heat on Tuesday night that gave them a 2-1 lead.
The Spurs made 19 of their first 21 shots and finished 25 of 33 in the first half, bettering the 75 percent shooting by Orlando against the Lakers in the 2009 finals.
Leonard finished 10 of 13 after two quiet games in San Antonio. Danny Green and Tony Parker each had 15 points and Tim Duncan scored 14.
LeBron James and Dwyane Wade had 22 points for the Heat, who host Game 4 at 8 p.m. on Thursday on KSAT 12.
Leading scorers: Spurs: Leonard (29). Heat: James (22)
Leading rebounders: San Antonio: Duncan (6). Heat: James (7)
Playoffs at a glance:
Thursday, June 5: San Antonio 110, Miami 95
Sunday, June 8: Miami 98, San Antonio 96
Tuesday, June 10: San Antonio 111, Miami 92
Thursday, June 12: San Antonio at Miami, 9 p.m.
Sunday, June 15: Miami at San Antonio, 8 p.m.
x-Tuesday, June 17: San Antonio at Miami, 9 p.m.
x-Friday, June 20: Miami at San Antonio, 9 p.m.
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