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NBA FINAL IN 1ST OT 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH 1OT TOTAL --- --- --- --- --- ----- SAN ANTONIO 28 23 25 25 6 107 CLEVELAND 30 22 25 24 13 114 FINAL IN 1ST OT

HIGH SCORERS: SAS - TIM DUNCAN 35, MALIK ROSE 18, DAVID ROBINSON 17 CLE - ANDRE MILLER 37, LAMOND MURRAY 22, WESLEY PERSON 15

HIGH REBOUND: SAS - TIM DUNCAN 12, CHARLES SMITH 6, DAVID ROBINSON 5 CLE - MICHAEL DOLEAC 9, TYRONE HILL 8, TWO PLAYERS WITH 6

HIGH ASSISTS: SAS - CHARLES SMITH 7, TIM DUNCAN 6, TONY PARKER 5 CLE - ANDRE MILLER 7, LAMOND MURRAY 4, TWO PLAYERS WITH 3

ATT: 15,481


Extended Box

SAN ANTONIO (107) AT CLEVELAND (114)

SAN ANTONIO

REBOUNDS PLAYER POS MIN FGM-FGA FTM-FTA OFF-DEF-TOT AST PF ST TO PTS ====== === === ======= ======= =========== === == == == ===

S SMITH F 17 0-3 4-4 0 1 1 3 3 1 1 4 T DUNCAN F 51 12-20 11-13 3 9 12 6 5 0 2 35 D ROBINSON C 32 7-9 3-6 0 5 5 2 5 2 1 17 T PARKER G 26 1-2 0-0 0 1 1 5 2 0 0 2 B BOWEN G 23 3-8 2-2 0 1 1 0 4 0 1 8 C SMITH 34 2-9 2-2 1 5 6 7 3 1 0 7 M ROSE 22 7-8 4-4 2 1 3 0 2 0 3 18 A DANIELS 34 4-13 1-2 0 2 2 1 1 1 3 10 D FERRY 26 1-8 3-3 0 3 3 1 1 2 2 6 C PARKS DNP - COACH'S DECISION M BRYANT DNP - COACH'S DECISION T PORTER DNP - COACH'S DECISION

TOTALS 265 37-80 30-36 6 28 34 25 26 7 13 107 (.463) (.833) TEAM REBS: 12 TOTAL TO: 14 (18 PTS)

CLEVELAND

REBOUNDS PLAYER POS MIN FGM-FGA FTM-FTA OFF-DEF-TOT AST PF ST TO PTS ====== === === ======= ======= =========== === == == == ===

L MURRAY F 39 7-14 5-6 1 4 5 4 6 1 2 22 T HILL F 42 4-8 2-2 1 7 8 0 5 1 1 10 Z ILGAUSKAS C 26 4-10 4-7 1 5 6 3 6 0 2 12 A MILLER G 50 13-25 10-10 0 1 1 7 2 1 3 37 W PERSON G 42 6-11 3-3 0 2 2 2 1 1 1 15 R DAVIS 28 1-5 2-4 2 4 6 3 4 0 2 5 J JONES 7 1-2 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 B SKINNER 16 4-5 0-0 3 0 3 0 2 0 0 8 M DOLEAC 15 1-1 1-2 2 7 9 2 1 0 2 3 B STITH DNP - COACH'S DECISION T LANGDON DNP - COACH'S DECISION J TREPAGNIER DNP - COACH'S DECISION

TOTALS 265 41-81 27-34 10 30 40 21 29 5 13 114 (.506) (.794) TEAM REBS: 10 TOTAL TO: 14 (25 PTS)

SAN ANTONIO 28 23 25 25 6 - 107 CLEVELAND 30 22 25 24 13 - 114

BLOCKED SHOTS: SAN ANTONIO - C SMITH 2, D ROBINSON. CLEVELAND - B SKINNER 2, W PERSON, T HILL, L MURRAY, Z ILGAUSKAS. 3-PT. FIELD GOALS: SAN ANTONIO 3-18 (.167), S SMITH 0-1, T DUNCAN 0- 1, B BOWEN 0-1, C SMITH 1-4, A DANIELS 1-5, D FERRY 1-6. CLEVELAND 5- 12 (.417), L MURRAY 3-7, A MILLER 1-3, W PERSON 0-1, R DAVIS 1-1. TECHNICAL FOULS: SAN ANTONIO - DEFENSIVE THREE, B BOWEN. CLEVELAND - DEFENSIVE THREE 2. FLAGRANT FOULS: CLEVELAND 1 (T HILL, 8:13 4TH). OFFICIALS: EDDIE F. RUSH, LEROY RICHARDSON, SCOTT FOSTER. A - 15,481. T - 2:36.


Box Score

SAN ANTONIO (107)

fg ft rb min m-a m-a o-t a pf tp S Smith 17 0-3 4-4 0-1 3 3 4 T Duncan 51 12-20 11-13 3-12 6 5 35 D Robinson 32 7-9 3-6 0-5 2 5 17 T Parker 26 1-2 0-0 0-1 5 2 2 B Bowen 23 3-8 2-2 0-1 0 4 8 C Smith 34 2-9 2-2 1-6 7 3 7 M Rose 22 7-8 4-4 2-3 0 2 18 A Daniels 34 4-13 1-2 0-2 1 1 10 D Ferry 26 1-8 3-3 0-3 1 1 6 C Parks DNP - COACH'S DECISION M Bryant DNP - COACH'S DECISION T Porter DNP - COACH'S DECISION

_____________________________________________________ TOTALS 265 37-80 30-36 6-34 25 26 107 _____________________________________________________

Percentages: FG-.463, FT-.833. 3-Point Goals: 3-18, .167 (S Smith 0-1, T Duncan 0-1, B Bowen 0-1, C Smith 1-4, A Daniels 1-5, D Ferry 1-6). Team Rebounds: 12. Blocked Shots:3 (C Smith 2, D Robinson). Turnovers:13 (M Rose 3, A Daniels 3, D Ferry 2, T Duncan 2, S Smith, B Bowen, D Robinson). Steals: 7 (D Robinson 2, D Ferry 2, S Smith, A Daniels, C Smith).

CLEVELAND (114)

fg ft rb min m-a m-a o-t a pf tp L Murray 39 7-14 5-6 1-5 4 6 22 T Hill 42 4-8 2-2 1-8 0 5 10 Z Ilgauskas 26 4-10 4-7 1-6 3 6 12 A Miller 50 13-25 10-10 0-1 7 2 37 W Person 42 6-11 3-3 0-2 2 1 15 R Davis 28 1-5 2-4 2-6 3 4 5 J Jones 7 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 B Skinner 16 4-5 0-0 3-3 0 2 8 M Doleac 15 1-1 1-2 2-9 2 1 3 B Stith DNP - COACH'S DECISION T Langdon DNP - COACH'S DECISION J Trepagnier DNP - COACH'S DECISION

_____________________________________________________ TOTALS 265 41-81 27-34 10-40 21 29 114 _____________________________________________________

Percentages: FG-.506, FT-.794. 3-Point Goals: 5-12, .417 (L Murray 3-7, A Miller 1-3, W Person 0-1, R Davis 1-1). Team Rebounds: 10. Blocked Shots:6 (B Skinner 2, W Person, T Hill, L Murray, Z Ilgauskas). Turnovers:13 (A Miller 3, L Murray 2, Z Ilgauskas 2, M Doleac 2, R Davis 2, W Person, T Hill). Steals: 5 (W Person, T Hill, L Murray, A Miller, J Jones).

------------------------------------------------ SAN ANTONIO 28 23 25 25 6 - 107 CLEVELAND 30 22 25 24 13 - 114 ------------------------------------------------

Technical fouls: San Antonio - 2 (Defensive Three, 4:09 3rd; B Bowen, 4:18 3rd). Cleveland - (Defensive Three, 6:51 2nd; Defensive Three, 8:44 4th). Flagrant fouls: Cleveland 1 (T Hill, 8:13 4th). A: 15,481. T: 2:36. Officials: Eddie F. Rush, Leroy Richardson, Scott Foster.


Game Story

CLEVELAND (Ticker) -- Once Andre Miller got it to overtime, there was no stopping him.

Miller made a tying 3-pointer at the regulation buzzer, then scored eight of his career-high 37 points in the extra session as the Cleveland Cavaliers surprised the San Antonio Spurs, 114-107.

The Spurs held a 100-96 lead before Miller made a jumper with 14 seconds left. The Cavaliers fouled Tim Duncan, who made 1-of-2 from the line, giving Cleveland a chance.

From the top of the arc, Miller tried to pass to Lamond Murray on the right wing. But the ball bounced off Murray's knee and right back to a wide-open Miller, who drilled the 3-pointer at the buzzer.

"I was trying to pass it to a shooter, Lamond or Wes (Person)," Miller said. "I kicked it out and I think they fumbled it and it ended up in my hands and I just took the shot."

The tying shot upset the Spurs for several reasons.

"That was the game, if I had made that second free throw," said Duncan, who was 11-of-13 from the line. "But there was a whole lot of other factors you can point to. But if the free throw goes down, it was over."

"The ball was loose and it was nobody's fault," Spurs center David Robinson said. "(But) we have to be alert enough to understand they need a three to win the game and the two main guys who have been shooting the ball, we've got to have them guys covered up."

Two free throws by Duncan gave the Spurs a 106-103 lead in overtime before Miller took over. Working against Antonio Daniels, he made four foul shots and muscled his way for two short jumpers on the next four possessions, giving Cleveland a 111-106 lead with 51 seconds to go.

"I'm trying to be a game player in the clutch and we haven't had many chances this season," Miller said. "Tonight we had a chance to step up and make things happen. I was tired, but I tried to fight through it. I was aggressive and opened up plays for the other guys."

"Miller was absolutely incredible," Duncan said. "He made a whole lot of tough shots. It seemed every time he turned and shot the ball, we had somebody in his face."

In 50 minutes, Miller made 13-of-25 shots and 10-of-10 free throws. He surpassed his previous career high of 34 vs. Detroit on December 4.

"We had to get to him a little bit quicker and make somebody else beat us," Robinson said. "It was a fantastic performance."

"He came up big down the stretch, hit the big bucket, and we played well against a very good San Antonio team," Murray said.

Murray scored 22 points for Cleveland, which has won seven of its last 10 games. It improved to 2-2 in overtime.

Duncan had 35 points and 12 rebounds for his 46th double-double and added six assists for the Spurs, who have lost three of their last four games. They fell to 3-5 in overtime.

A pull-up jumper by Miller gave the Cavs an 81-78 lead early in the fourth quarter, but Antonio Daniels answered with a 3-pointer, tying the game and triggering a 15-3 run. A dunk by Malik Rose capped it at 93-84 with 6:49 left.

The Cavs fought back and tied it on a three-point play by Zydrunas Ilgauskas with 1:18 remaining. The teams traded empty possessions before Duncan found David Robinson with a lob pass for a dunk with 33 seconds to play.

After a turnover, Charles Smith made a pair free throws for a 100-96 lead with 20 seconds left.

"I try not to give in because we could have easily given this game away," Miller said. "They made some runs and some big plays. You sometimes put your head down, but tonight we fought through it and made an effort to win the game."

Person scored scored 15 points and Ilgauskas added 12 for the Cavs, who shot 51 percent (41-of-81) and held a 40-34 rebounding edge.

Rose scored 18 points and Robinson added 17 for the Spurs, who shot 46 percent (37-of-80) but struggled from 3-point range at just 3-of-18.

Duncan scored 19 points in the first half, but Cleveland held a 52-51 edge.

"We didn't double him as much as we had earlier," Cavs coach John Lucas said. "We switched up the rotation. We went down three, but we stayed in there."

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