Originally written June 20, 2013 on StraitPinkie.com:
In each playoff series there is a player that pushes his way into the limelight and shines for a game or two. That person is considered an X-Factor. Tonight for Game 7 you can push all the notions of one guy making a difference out the window. The team that uses everyone correctly will be the ones to hoist up the Larry O’Brien trophy tonight. Yes LeBron James can take the game over, but Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has handled that before in this series. The winner of tonight’s game will be a collective effort. Whether it is Tony Parker or Tim Duncan leading the charge for the Spurs, Danny Green, Manu Ginobili, and the rest of San Antonio will need to chip in so the Spurs can win their fifth NBA title. LeBron James (headband or no headband) will need Wade, Bosh, Chalmers, and Allen to be alongside him making baskets and blocking shots. Both Popovich and Erik Spoelstra will have their teams mentally and physically prepared tonight. There have been talks of the Spurs having a mental me...
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