Originally written April 25, 2013 on Football Extra Points:
The San Antonio Spurs took a 2 game lead on the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night. Parker had a strong night, Duncan and Leonard had 16 a piece. Steve Blake and Dwight Howard led the Lakers with 16 points each. How the Spurs won: Tony Parker played a great game in which Steve Blake was all over him. Parker finished the game with 28 points, 7 assist and 4 rebounds, but it wasn’t until the third quarter that parker began to heat up, where he dropped 15 points. He finished with zero turnovers, and ultimately he was too much for the Lakers. After a bad shooting performance in game 1, the Spurs responded nicely by shooting 51% from the field. Bonner was 2-2 from three, and Ginobili chipped in 13 points on 19 minutes off the bench. It was a sound game for the spurs and their shooters. How the Lakers lost: It’s hard to beat a good team when you commit 13 turnovers. The Lakers shot 45% from the field and 36% from three, at times it seemed like they were gaining momentum making 3’s ...
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