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It's playoff time in the NBA and you know Johnny Manziel won't be missing a minute of it.
Manziel was on Twitter posting videos while cheering on the San Antonio Spurs in Game 1 against the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday.
He certainly didn't have much faith in Lakers power forward Pau Gasol at the free throw line.
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He also managed to make his way to the court to show a bit of his basketball skills.
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The Texas A&M quarterback has been hitting all the top sports scenes since winning the Heisman Trophy in December, partying in New Orleans after the Super Bowl and enjoying the festivities at the NBA All-Star Game in Houston in February.
But is Manziel pulling for San Antonio to win it all?
He was seen earlier this season in Dallas sitting courtside showing his support for the Spurs' hated rival Mavericks.
So don't be surprised if he also pops up in Houston as a Rockets fan during these playoffs.
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Tim Duncan added 17 points and 10 rebounds, Matt Bonner had 10 points and Kawhi Leonard had eight points and 11 rebounds for San Antonio.
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AT&T CENTER--Bringing the ball up the court with roughly a minute remaining in the third quarter, Manu Ginobili watched as both his offense and the Los Angeles Lakers' defense began to settle into their sets. A player that lives between moments, Ginobili saw the briefest of opportunities and seized it.
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AT&T Center – A reporter’s question to San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich after his team took game one against the Los Angeles Lakers 91-79. “Are you concerned with your team shooting 37.6 percent tonight?”
“Not really,” responded Popovich, “It (the ball) goes in or it doesn’t.”
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