Miami, FL (Sports Network) - Ray Allen resurrected the Heat with a clutch 3- pointer near the end of regulation, and Miami did just enough in overtime to force a winner-take-all Game 7 in the NBA Finals.
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The instant classic at American Airlines Arena ended with Chris Bosh blocking Danny Green's 3-point attempt to seal the Heat's 103-100 victory and deny the San Antonio Spurs a fifth championship.
The Spurs wasted a 13-point second half lead and were ahead by five with 28.2 seconds left in regulation before LeBron James and Allen each connected from long range to send Game 6 to an extra session.
James scored the go-ahead bucket in OT and finished with his second triple- double of the series with 32 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds.
Tim Duncan had a monster 25-point first half, but managed just five after the break and went the last 21:30 without scoring as he watched a fifth ring slip through his fingers.
The Spurs have another chance Thursday but have history against them. The last five Game 7s in the Finals have been won by the hosts. The Washington Bullets were the last team to take the deciding game on the road, doing so in 1978 against the Seattle SuperSonics. Coverage begins Thursday night at 5pm, tip off at 8 on 1200 WOAI.