Originally Posted by SonOfLe-loLang
They weren't "not guarding him," they were crowding the lame so he couldn't beat them there.
Exactly. Spurs were ranked #28 in defense against mid range jumpers, and for good reason. They let the opposing team shoot the lowest percentage shot and cover the paint to prevent the highest percentage shot. This is what the Spurs game plan was; the heat just beat them playing their game.