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Popovich has stressed movement and not playing in crowds against the Heat, which is 43-3 when forcing teams into 16 or more turnovers. Spurs guard Gary Neal put a comfortable _ and realistic _ range of turnovers for the Spurs to win around 10 or 12.

That leaves Parker with two goals for Game 5: hope his hamstring holds up better, and play less recklessly.

“We have to understand that their identity is to play aggressive defense, and they gamble, and they’re going to take a lot of chances with steals and blocks,” Parker said. “We just have to be smarter with our decisions.”

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