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Mike Miller carries a hot hand into tonight's Game 3

The always-elusive Mike Miller tried to duck out of shootaround today without talking to the media. Luckily, I flagged him down just as he was walking off the court at AT&T Center in San Antonio, site of tonight's Game 3 of the NBA Finals.

Miller is 5 of 6 from three-point range entering Game 3 of The Finals, but that doesn't tell the whole story of his hot hand on professional basketball's biggest stage.

Dating back to Game 5 of the 2012 Finals against Oklahoma City, Miller is 11 of 13 from three-point range in The Finals. He famously went 7 of 8 from three-point range in the final game of the 2012 Finals. In Game 1 of the 2013 Finals, Miller was 2 of 3 from three-point range. On Sunday in Game 2, Miller went 3 of 3 from distance.

"You've got to be super aggressive," Miller said. "That's one thing I've learned from being here. You've got to be super aggressive and that just makes the job easier for everybody else. So me and Ray and Shane, our job is to catch and shoot."

Miller on the key to tonight's Game 3 at San Antonio's AT&T Center:

"We've got to have the same energy we had in the second [of Game 2]. We've got to come out with a lot of energy becasue they are, especially at home."

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Can't wait for the Miami sHeat to lose. Go Spurs...

MIAMI IS PROUD OF OUR HEAT!!!!!!

Go HEAT!!!

Could care less what anybody thinks, but I'm telling you right now. Lebron is buckling under the pressure, just like he did in 2010 against Dallas. His play is pathetic and inexcusable!!!

Like we've all known for quite some time...this team is flawed. How do you win with zero inside presence ? Oh...but Bosh told everyone he wants to play the 4 not the 5...and that oh...he's a HOFer ! Yeah sure...Bosh...look at Duncan tear your azz up - he's the HOFer !

If Lebron struggles....this is the result. No one else plays with any sustainability...never consistent. Hell Wade still can't make a consistent 15 foot shot ! Forget depending on Bosh for anything.

Better hope like hell that Parker is 50%...so Heat have a chance.

The team looked like the garbage Dullfins last night

The game last showed a couple of areas where we can make some adjustments.... But they have to call a better game, PERIOD.... They packed the paint and forced us to beat them from outside...

We can make adjustments from that....

TBC....

Lebron has focused so much on getting Dwade and CB involved that he got out of rythem himself. He knows they can't deliver without extra attention and he is trying to keep them involved hoping they bounce back--especially uninjured CB. He needs to go back to being more aggressive in the first half without paying so much attention to the other two--still play a team game but find a happy medium and he'll get back to his game. Hope its not too late-because he didn't suddenly become a bad player and although so many like to say its in his head--he's proven that wrong time and again. The one thing Lebron may care more about than a ring is his palying relationship and gettting his buddies involved--over a lifetime in his private life--that may be a bigger deal and a better lesson for kids--it's time for the other two to ask him to take over--no pressure from his buds. Lebron is loyal to his detriment.

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