SAN ANTONIO, TX - MARCH 04:  Guard Gary Neal #14 of the San Antonio Spurs takes a shot against LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat at AT&T Center on March 4, 2011 in San Antonio, Texas.   NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Yhe Spurs were  down four with just ticks remaining on regulation, the Spurs showed the world why they should never be doubted on a basketball court. Manu Ginobili and Gary Neal delivered clutch shots that allowed the game to stretch into overtime. In the extra five minutes, Tony Parker took over the game offensively while Tim Duncan played great defense on Marc Gasol. Coming into this series, nobody expected Memphis to win. Some analysts expected San Antonio to easily sweep the Grizzlies while other gave Memphis one or two victories in the series. Against all odds, Memphis was able to take a commanding 3-1 lead over the Western Conference top seed. Every game had been close except their last outing in Memphis, where San Antonio suffered a blowout loss. The Spurs started the game on fire, with Tim Duncan easily having the best start to a game in the entire series. Duncan scored 11 points in the first quarter. He would go on to finish with 13. The Spurs were carried offensively all night by Manu Ginobili. Ginobili filled up the stat sheet with 33 points, six rebounds, six assists and four steals. For the Memphis Grizzlies, they basically stayed with the game plan that has proven to be successful all series long. They went inside to Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph, who combined for 37 points and 28 rebounds. Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images Both teams were about even in every statistical category possible. The only area where San Antonio had the clear edge was three-point shooting. San Antonio was plus-12 from behind the arc. Even though they only shot 32 percent from deep, it was their last three by Gary Neal what saved the season for San Antonio. With only 1.7 seconds left, Gary Neal made a three-pointer off an inbound pass that beat the buzzer cleanly. The Memphis Grizzlies once again played an excellent game and took the game down to the wire. Game 6 will be back in Memphis where they beat the Spurs by 18 the last time the teams met in that arena. San Antonio will live to fight another day. Do they have enough energy left to pull off another clutch performance like tonight but in Memphis? Time will surely tell.113235166_crop_340x234

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