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Heat drop Game 1 to Spurs after LeBron's cramps

The San Antonio Spurs opened the NBA Finals with a 110-95 win over the Miami Heat. An extremely hot gym, due to no air conditioning, left the players gassed. Despite a 7 point fourth quarter lead, the Spurs hit 14-16 FGs in the final period and won the game. LeBron missed over 6 minutes of the fourth due to cramps.

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How the Heat let Game 1 slip away in crunch time

Here's a look at how Miami lost Game 1 in the final three minutes of play. With James struggling with cramps and dehydration and the rest of the Heat (and Spurs) battling fatigue, Miami needed a miracle. Instead, they watched as San Antonio scored the final 11 points of the game.

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LeBron mic'd up in Game 1 of the 2014 NBA Finals

As part of the NBA's Wired segment during the broadcast of the 2014 NBA Finals, Miami Heat superstar LeBron James wore a microphone during Game 1 against the San Antonio Spurs. Here's a compilation of some of the more intriguing moments from Thursday night.

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Spurs Handle Heat in Game 1 of the NBA Finals

The NBA Finals began in exciting and bizarre fashion on Thursday. An "electrical malfunction," fatigue, excessive turnovers and erratic performances led to a Spurs victory as Miami's superstar, LeBron James, could only watch from the bench.

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Ray Allen with the impressive fast break dunk vs Spurs

Miami Heat guard Ray Allen turns back the clock with this fast break slam down the lane against the San Antonio Spurs during the third quarter of Game 1. Most impressive for the long time NBA veteran. (Video courtesy of @SBNationGIF)

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Ray Allen's monster jam in Game 1 vs Spurs

Ray Allen turned back the clock and threw down a fastbreak thunderous dunk. Check out his face on the way to it.

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GameThread: NBA Finals Game 1, Heat @ Spurs

The Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs are ready for their rematch in the Finals. Come chat live with us about the game here.

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LeBron James arrives at the AT&T Center

Here's a quick clip of LeBron James arriving at the AT&T Center with plenty of media and fans standing nearby. Video via the NBA on ESPN.

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Ray Allen and James Jones practicing before Game 1 of NBA Finals

It shouldn't come as any surprise, but here is Ray Allen taking some practice shots hours before Game 1 of the NBA Finals is scheduled to tipoff. James Jones appears to have joined in on the ritual. Will the early warmup pay off? Video via the NBA on ESPN.

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Ray Allen first to arrive at AT&T Center

Via the NBA, here is a shot of Ray Allen arriving at the AT&T Center. It is being reported that he is the first to arrive...will he be practicing some 3-pointers soon? If he does, we'll be sure to share the video.

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Heat, Spurs ready for Finals rematch

Game 1 will likely feature both coaches looking for each team's strategy and making proper adjustments in-game or later in the series.

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