The NBA Finals are finally almost upon us.
After 82 regular season games, and a month of playoff action, the league has thrown up the same match up as 2013 with the Miami Heat facing the San Antonio Spurs in the season-ending series for the second successive year.
If the two teams can match the intensity, drama, and excitement of last year's seven game encounter we have a lot to look forward to.
But what are the key issues facing both teams ahead of this the 2014 incarnation of Heat-Spurs?
They may know each other well after so many encounters over recent seasons, but each individual game is a new entity- Popovich and Spoelstra will be well aware of this.
With that in mind GMS brings you the five big questions that will need to be answered by the time the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy is handed out.