No Hope For Warriors After Game 1 Meltdown:
--by Jose Grijalva
The Golden State Warriors had a 16 point lead with around 4 minutes left in the final quarter. They were in great position to win the game until the old San Antonio Spurs came out of hibernation to play basketball. With a Golden State win, that would've put the San Antonio Spurs in an uneasy situation to say the least. The Warriors homecourt, Oracle Arena, is by far the best home crowd for the team and hostile territory for the visitors. The Spurs would've been forced to win a game there if they wanted to win the series.
Instead the Spurs came back from 16 down and took it to double overtime for the win. The Spurs' veteran and championship core experience showed this game with Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker stepping in during crunch time to help the team secure the win. Tim Duncan did a decent job by his standards while battling the stomach flu. In what could've been a huge win for Golden State turned...