Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 5/12/13
The San Antonio Spurs have stolen two games in their series against the Golden State Warriors. It is uncomfortable to look at it this way because the Spurs are this dynastic, monolithic hot air balloon that has hung over the NBA for most of the last two decades, but it is the truth. The No. 6 seed Golden State Warriors, mostly without their only All-Star (forward David Lee), are better than the second-seeded Spurs right now. They weren't during the regular season, and they might not be next week, but for the first four games of this Western Conference semifinals series the Warriors have been better. They outplayed the Spurs in Games 1 and 2 (blowing Game 2), then gave away a home game in Game 3 and found themselves down 2-1 to a team they have every reason beating, and then beat that team 97-87 Saturday in Oakland, Calif., to tie the series. This is not to say the Spurs are not awesome. The Spurs are awesome. The Spurs won 58 regular-season games because they have the best power f...
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