The Spurs opened the NBA Finals with a 110-95 win over the Heat, but in a most unusual circumstance for an indoor sport, the temperature played a big role in the outcome.
The air conditioning system went kaput at San Antonio’s AT&T Center, forcing the temperature in the arena to hover around 90 degrees. This ultimately played a factor in the demise of LeBron James, who sat out the end of the game while suffering from severe leg cramps, thus allowing the Spurs to pull away.
The fact the heat helped beat the Heat will undoubtedly create an infinite number of terrible one-liners by American sports writers today. But we’ve decided to take things further. No one does terrible one-liners better than David Caruso’s character in CSI: Miami. So without further ado, let us introduce you to the many variations of the NBA Finals Caruso meme.