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After losing a close Game 2 at home, the San Antonio Spurs came into Miami with a vengeance. Last night, the versatile Western Conference champs put a hurting on the Miami Heat and broke a couple records along the way. The Spurs absolutely dominated the first quarter with a 41-25 lead, making 19 of their first 21 shots and missing just eight from the field by halftime. This 76% offensive showing was the best by any team during the span of a half in NBA Finals history, and the early momentum proved to be too much for LeBron and the Heat. San Antonio's Kawhi Leonard was on fire all night, shooting 10-13 for a career-high 29 points and holding King James to just 22 points. And it wasn't just Leonard—Danny Green shot a lights out 7-for-8, while Tony Parker, Tim Duncan, and Manu Ginboili also had strong performances. This win gives the Spurs a huge advantage, as they'll play Game 4 in Miami on Thursday before heading back home. If Miami ties it up, they'll continue their three-peat dreams, but if San Antonio takes a 3-1 lead, they might as well give them the Larry O'Brien trophy then and there.

Catch all of Game 3's best shoes after the jump, and keep it locked here for continued NBA Finals coverage.

Riley Jones is a freelance writer from Charlottesville, VA and a contributor to Sneaker Report. With an unshakable affinity for basketball and all things pop culture, he can be found on Twitter @rchrstphr.

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Tim Duncan
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Duncan Holds Down the Paint in the adidas Crazyquick

Shoe: adidas adipure Crazyquick
Player: Tim Duncan
Game: San Antonio vs. Miami
Key Stat: 14 points, 6 rebounds

$140

Tim Duncan
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Tim Duncan
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Tony Parker
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Tony Parker Bounces Back in PEAK Signature Model

Shoe: PEAK Tony Parker 2013
Player: Tony Parker
Game: San Antonio vs. Miami
Key Stat: 15 points

$98

Tony Parker
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Tony Parker
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Boris Diaw
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Boris Diaw Starts Strong in the Air Max Hyperaggressor

Shoe: Nike Air Max Hyperaggressor
Player: Tony Parker
Game: San Antonio vs. Miami
Key Stat: 9 points, 5 rebounds

$100

Boris Diaw
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Boris Diaw
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Danny Green
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Danny Green Shoots Lights Out in the Zoom Flight The Glove

Shoe: Nike Air Zoom Flight The Glove
Player: Danny Green
Game: San Antonio vs. Miami
Key Stat: 15 points, 5 steals

$120

Danny Green
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Kawhi Leonard
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Kawhi Leonard Has Career-High 29 in the XX8 SE

Shoe: Air Jordan XX8 SE
Player: Kawhi Leonard
Game: San Antonio vs. Miami
Key Stat: 29 points

$150

Kawhi Leonard
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Kawhi Leonard
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Manu Ginobili
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Manu Goes All Black Everything in the LeBron 11

Shoe: Nike LeBron 11
Player: Manu Ginobili
Game: San Antonio vs. Miami
Key Stat: 11 points

$200

Manu Ginobili
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Manu Ginobili
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Patty Mills
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Patty Mills Picks Up W in the Zoom Crusader

Shoe: Nike Zoom Crusader
Player: Patty Mills
Game: San Antonio vs. Miami
Key Stat: 5 points

$110

Patty Mills
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Patty Mills
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Tiago Splitter
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Tiago Splitter is Efficient in the Hyperdunk 2013

Shoe: Nike Hyperdunk 2013
Player: Tiago Splitter
Game: San Antonio vs. Miami
Key Stat: 6 points

$85

Tiago Splitter
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Riley Jones is a freelance writer from Charlottesville, VA and a contributor to Sneaker Report. With an unshakable affinity for basketball and all things pop culture, he can be found on Twitter @rchrstphr.

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