Trio of Guards Helping In Parker Absence
Feb. 24, 2013; Phoenix, AZ, USA; San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills (8) dribbles the ball up the court against the Phoenix Suns in the second half at US Airways Center. The Spurs defeated the Suns 97-87. Mandatory Credit: Jennifer Stewart-USA TODAY Sports
The greatest thing about the San Antonio Spurs is every player on the team knows their role and there are no ego’s that the coaching staff has to deal with, I think in tern the credit needs to be handed to that of one of the best coaches in all of the NBA, Greg Popovich. Coach Pop surely is a heavy favorite to win Coach of the Year and many San Antonio Spurs fans know that individual awards may look great but the one thing that many are shooting for is that NBA title.
Spurs were hit with losing their leader in Tony Parker with a grade two ankle sprain a little over a week ago. There were gasps when he went down we all know, but that quickly went to ease knowing the type of players that we have that can come off of the bench and produce with high energy.
Step in, Patty Mills, Nando De Colo and Corey Joseph. These three have done a remarkable job through-out this season coming in and filling the spot whether it be a back-up or just in garbage time, point I am trying to make is, they come off of the bench and play as if it were their last time on the court. Mills and De Colo have had the bulk of the minutes while Corey Joseph has spent most of his time down with the D-League’s Austin Toros running the Spurs system.
How are you Spurs fans taking the injury to Tony Parker and him being out for another three weeks or so?