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NBA Finals: San Antonio routs Miami in Game 3

NBA Finals: San Antonio routs Miami in Game 3

NBA basketballs and the NBA Finals logo are seen on the court prior to Game 1 of the NBA Finals basketball series between the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat, Thursday, June 5, 2014, in San Antonio. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Eric Gay

MIAMI (AP) — 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 on Thursday.

 

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