Found June 12, 2013 on Next Impulse Sports:
In San Antonio, its all about the name on the front of the jersey. Apologies to Gary Neal, but this was all part of the plan. The San Antonio Spurs reserve guard scored 24 points last night in a historic 113 – 77 blow out of the Miami Heat in Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Before last night, Neal was relatively unknown, and by the time the game was over, he was a part of NBA lore. Perfect. That’s just the way the Spurs want it. Let the world focus on the out-of-nowhere, spectacular shooter for the next two days. It doesn’t matter. Its all part of the San Antonio design. The Spurs organization is built not on Gary Neal, but on proverbial Gary Neals. These are players who are ready and willing to do their jobs when asked. These are players who don’t care who gets the credit as long as the team gets the win. These are the Spurs. Gary Neal is a Spur. And what makes these Spurs so hard to plan for, so hard to stop, is that on any given night, someone else on the roster will be Gary Neal. Heck...
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