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June 19, 2013

Doubting Heat fans leave arena early, hear about OT, can't get back in

When the San Antonio Spurs appeared to have the NBA Finals wrapped up Tuesday night leading by five with less than a minute in regulation, Miami Heat fans began streaming out of American Airlines Arena.

When the San Antonio Spurs appeared to have the NBA Finals wrapped up Tuesday night leading by five with less than a minute in regulation, Miami Heat fans began streaming out of American Airlines Arena.

But then the Heat rallied to tie the score and force overtime, eventually winning 103-100 and forcing a deciding game seven Thursday night in Miami.

According to news reports, the fans who left early heard about the overtime and tried to get back inside the arena.

"I feel so bad. I thought it was over," Marcella Tabora, who left the game early with her husband, Tyson and the couple's young daughter, told the

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