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Popovich says at shootaround no lineup changes… probably

Miami Heat v San Antonio Spurs - Game Four

SAN ANTONIO, TX - JUNE 13: Boris Diaw #33 of the San Antonio Spurs goes up for a shot over Mario Chalmers #15 of the Miami Heat during Game Four of the 2013 NBA Finals at the AT&T Center on June 13, 2013 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 Derick E. Hingle/Pool/Getty Images)

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SAN ANTONIO — In Game 4, the Heat went small starting Mike Miller instead of Udonis Haslem, and it took Gregg Popovich all of 47 seconds to adjust, pulling Tiago Splitter for Gary Neal. Then in the second half Boris Diaw started, a guy who because of his size and style of play lets the Spurs kind of play big and small at the same time.

So who starts for Game 5?

The usual suspects… but that could change Popovich said at shootaround, reports Matt Moore at

The usual five would mean Tony Parker Danny Green, Kawhi Leonard, Tim Duncan, and Splitter.

It would be a Popovich move to essentially look at that small lineup of the Heat and try to pound the smaller Heat. But don’t be shocked is we see Diaw or Neal early. Very early.