The Morning Tip-Off

By Michael Rehome

Good Thursday morning to all Air Alamo readers.  Not sure where most of you are, but last-night here in good ole’ San Antonio we had some rough weather.  No fear, that is not going to stop me for giving you all “THE MORNING TIP-OFF”.

Tony Parker Find The Hawks/Pacers Series Unwatchable – Slam Online

The NBA Playoffs are the most exciting part of any season, but not every matchup is exactly must-watch. Just ask Tony Parker, who had to turn off the hideous Indiana/Atlanta battle. Per the Express-News: “‘I watch every game,’ Parker said. ‘I’m a student of the game. I love watching the games. The playoffs, all the games are really good. You can always learn something.’ Even Atlanta-Indiana, widely regarded as the dud of the first round? ‘Except that one,’ he joked. ‘I turned that off.’ The best-of-seven series is currently tied two games apiece, with none having been decided by fewer than 11 points.”

Baynes Game 4 Success A Testament To Pop’s System – Project Spurs

The team has always depended on their superstars, mainly Tim Duncan throughout every championship, to lead the way, but it’s the system that Gregg Popovich established that made it possible. When Baynes made his playoff debut, it was made possible only by the faith Pop has in his coaching philosophy.

Are The Aging Spurs Getting Too Much Rest? – Hoopstuff

The San Antonio Spurs are now on their third day of rest, after sweeping the ailing Lakers and are waiting for the Nuggets and Warriors to finish their series. But with the Nuggets extending the series for at least 1 more game, with the possibly of 2, the Spurs could have up to 10 days off. Of course, for this aging and beat up team, extra time off is a incredbile, but 10 days is simply too much time off for any playoff team.

Top 10 Player/Coach Duos in Sports Right Now – Bleacher Report

Though we originally had the Spurs duo sitting at No. 2 on our list, we had to rethink things and push them to our top spot.

Helping Tim Duncan earn two league MVP awards, four NBA titles and being tossed into the discussion as the greatest power forward to play the game is a good way to earn another man’s respect.