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       === Miami survives, forces Game 7 ===
 
 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.
 
 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.
 
 06/19 00:27:37 ET

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