The NBA Finals match is finally set between the San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat. Much has already been hyped for the matchup: The Spurs returning to the finals in six years, the Heat playing in their third straight finals.
Pushing out all the dramatic storylines, it’s time to see what the numbers tell us about these two teams and how things could play out on the basketball floor both from a quantitative and qualitative perspective.
Without further ado, here is your Spurs vs. Heat mega NBA Finals preview. All stats used courtesy of NBA.com/Stats.
Offense and Defense
Points Per Game – Spurs 101.6, Heat 97.2
Points allowed – Spurs 91.5, Heat 87.6
Offensive rating – Spurs 106.5, Heat 108.4
Defensive rating – Spurs 95.4, Heat 97