Spurs: Where Everyone Knows His Role – NBA.Com
Two examples of what makes the Spurs — unselfish, deep, humble, precise, unwavering — the Spurs: Matt Bonner and DeJuan Blair.
The Spurs, an injured, hobbling bunch, looked a bit rough coming into the series. They even went out to pick up Tracy McGrady as a bit of a security blanket should a rash of injuries come up to bite them again.
Then the series started.
Tiago Splitter To Fans: “My Ankle Is Feeling Better” – Pounding The Rock
Good game and great series vs the Lakers! Now we gotta wait to see who we gonna face next round… My ankle is better, today i could walk without the crutches.Will work hard to get healthy asap!
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The Lakers, after all, were left with one of the weakest rosters in postseason memory. The Utah Jazz, for example, were a real team with a real rotation when the Spurs swept them in the first round last season. These Lakers were closer to the Sacramento Kings.
But the Spurs convinced themselves of something else entirely. They took Popovich’s appropriate-fear message to another level; it was a self-created, alternate-reality fear.