They had vanished at the worst time last year, Gary Neal and Danny Green going into the NBA’s version of witness protection as the San Antonio Spurs lost four straight to Oklahoma City after winning the first two games of the Western Conference finals.
Turns out that witness protection status was not irrevocable. Green scored 27 points, and Neal added 24 – a career playoff best — as the Spurs defeated Miami 113-77 Tuesday at AT&T Center to take a two games to one lead in the NBA Finals.
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