Originally written on Crossover Chronicles  |  Last updated 10/14/14
San Antonio Spurs (13-3) vs. Miami Heat (10-3) 8 p.m./TNT Um, so this game got a lot less interesting. I mean, it might be fun to watch because Charles Barkley is calling the game, but Gregg Popovich's decision to send Tony Parker, Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili home to end this road trip for San Antonio takes a lot of the juice out of this game. This is not a 13-3 Spurs squad walking into American Airlines Arena. This is not a team that has gone 5-0 on this road trip that ends tonight in Miami. And so the Heat with their super trio will probably run roughshod over the Spurs and win easily. The Spurs were 0-2 in games played without the trio last year. It is a rare occasion that all three do not play and rarely does it turn out well for San Antonio. Certainly, the Spurs do not do it against teams playing as well as the Heat. The Spurs are likely to keep playing hard and they are such a tight-knit group that they could probably still run their stuff even without t...
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