Miami Heat tied the NBA Finals series with San Antonio Spurs on Sunday night going on to beat the hosts in game two 98-96 at the AT&T Centre.
But considering the next two games will be hosted at the American Airlines Arena, Dwyane Wade believes the Spurs will cause Miami Heat problems, according to Yahoo! Sports.
Heat began game two the way they ended game one, on the back foot and finding it difficult to score points, as LeBron James only managed two while Wade never made a basket in the first period.
But Erik Spoelstra's men found their feet and went on to deliver a professional performance and put the pressure back on the hosts going into game three.
However after the match, shooting guard Wade made it clear to Yahoo! Sports that there is no point of ruling out Spurs as they'll come back even stronger.
"You never put them away,'' Wade said.
''That's why this is a perfect, different animal, kind of series. They don't lose much and when they do they come back and be better in the next game. So we've got to come out and do the same thing.''
Throughout the play-offs San Antonio have been dominant, and considering they've lost a few games in the play-offs this year they have shown their experience to see out a series win.
In the first round San Antonio faced a difficult challenge as the Dallas Mavericks nearly got the better of the 2013 runners-up, but the Spurs clinched a 4-3 win after trailing 2-1 heading into game four.
Then after cruising past the Portland Trail Blazers 4-1, Popovich's team came up against Oklahoma City Thunder and considering San Antonio won game one, they went on to lose the following two matches before clinching a 4-2 win against the Thunder in a thrilling series.
Dwyane Wade meanwhile has been an important player once again for Heat this season, as post season the 32-year-old has helped think the dream of a three-peat is a reality.
In the regular season Wade averaged 19.0 points and 4.7 assists in the 54 games he featured for Miami, while in this postseason so far he has played 17 games and has averaged 18.4 points and 4.0 assists considering this postseason has been the lowest amount of minutes he has featured in the play-offs in ten years.
However considering Wade is scoring the points for Heat, the shooting guard picked up a $5,000 fine this week for his theatrical flop in game two, as the 32-year-old was left clutching his face considering no contact was made by Manu Ginobili.
But there will be no time for theatrics in game three as with series tied at 1-1 the win tonight will be huge, but Popovich will be heading into the American Airlines Arena with the Spurs craving revenge but knowing that Heat have won 11 straight games on the bounce in this post season at home, breaking a franchise-record.
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