Wade breaks out, Heat crush Spurs to even series
San Antonio, TX (Sports Network) - Miami's star triumvirate played like champions in Game 4 as they carried the Heat to a convincing win to tie the NBA Finals at two games apiece.
Dwyane Wade was unstoppable, LeBron James had his best game of the series and Chris Bosh recorded a double-double as Miami pulled away and downed the San Antonio Spurs, 109-93, just two days after getting embarrassed at AT&T Center.
Thursday's meeting eerily resembled that of Game 2, with the Heat scoring 23 points off 19 turnovers and putting the game away early in the fourth quarter.
Wade was the unlikely catalyst after no-showing in the second half the previous three games. He turned up his game to the level that won him Finals MVP seven years ago, logging 32 points -- 18 in the second half -- with six steals, six rebounds and four assists.
James poured in 33 points after averaging less than 17 in the series coming in. The league MVP also pulled down 11 rebounds, and Bosh put up a 20-point, 13-rebound effort for the Heat, who held the Spurs to 37 percent shooting over the final two quarters.
Tony Parker, who was nursing a hamstring injury, had 15 points in the first half but was held scoreless in the second as San Antonio lost its chance at taking a commanding lead in the series.
Tim Duncan led the Spurs with 20 points, while Gary Neal and Danny Green, the heroes in a 36-point Game 3 blowout, contributed 13 and 10 points, respectively, in the setback.
The teams get an extra day of rest before Game 5 tips off Sunday night in San Antonio.
06/13 23:53:03 ET