NBA Finals Game 5 PicksGame 5 – Miami Heat vs. San Antonio Spurs Free Pick: Heading into Game 4 of the NBA Finals, there were major questions the Miami Heat had to answer after being dominated in Game 3. Rumors swirled that the team was coming apart at the seams and that there was behind the scenes tension between superstars LeBron James and Dwyane Wade. The Heat dispelled any notion of a fissure in their locker room with an impressive 109-93 win to even the series at 2-2 coming into Game 5 of the NBA Finals on Sunday Night at the AT&T Center. Miami is a 1.5 point favorite by the NBA Finals odds for Game 5, but this game is a must win for San Antonio with the series heading back to Miami for Games 6 and 7.
Heat vs. Spurs Game Time: 8:00 p.m. ET (6/16/2013)
Heat vs. Spurs Live TV Coverage: ABC
NBA Odds: Miami -1.5 (Total: 188.5)

Through the first three games of the NBA Finals, Miami’s heralded Big Three had yet to click on all cylinders. Game 4 showed why the Heat are still considered the consumptive favorites to hoist the NBA Title when it’s all said and done. LeBron James and Dwyane Wade took over the game, combining for 65 points on 58% shooting from the field, while Chris Bosh added a double-double and was an intimidating force down low when the Heat trotted out their small ball lineup. The key to Game 5 for the Heat will be continued production from Bosh and Wade. Both easily had their best games of the series in Game 4 and showed what they need to do for Miami to win the NBA Championship. Meanwhile, San Antonio simply needs better production from Manu Ginobili. Ginobili has struggled most of the postseason but the Spurs will have to have him come up with a decent performance on Sunday night to claim a crucial 3-2 series lead.
NBA Finals Game 5 Picks: San Antonio Spurs +1.5