Originally posted on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 11/14/12
  With 19.9 seconds remaining and the San Antonio Spurs trailing the Los Angeles Lakers 82-81 in the fourth quarter on Tuesday, the Spurs didn’t draw up a play for Tony Parker or Tim Duncan. On this night in Los Angeles, the Spurs drew up a play for Danny Green who was being defended by the Lakers’ Kobe Bryant. With Bryant not playing Green closely, Green made him pay. The Spurs used a screen to free Green (11 points) for a 3-pointer that Bryant (28 points) was late to react to. By the time the ball sunk through the net, Bryant showed emotion and frustration on his face for giving up the basket. The Lakers would have once more chance to score, but Kawhi Leonard played his best defense to keep the ball out of Bryant’s hands and so Pau Gasol had to take a forced jumper, and the Spurs won a thriller 84-82. Here’s the rundown. The 4-Quarter Slim Down First quarter: After Bryant hit the opening shot, the Spurs began a 10-0 run. However, the Lakers responded with a 14-0
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