Do they not entertain you? Admittedly, they're not the automatic Spurs that used to coast into the Western Conference finals year in and year out. But watching the Machiavellian Bruce Bowen try to clamp down on Dwyane Wade - who may be en route to his first scoring title - will more than make up for any Duncan doldrums.
See the 2005 NBA Finals that nearly was when the Heat face the Spurs at the American Airlines Arena (601 Biscayne Blvd, Miami). Tip off is at 7:30 p.m., Monday. Tickets start at $5. Call 786-777-4667, or visit heat.com.
Mon., Jan. 5, 7:30 p.m., 2009