Originally posted on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 4/17/13
Before the San Antonio Spurs tipped off against the Golden State Warriors, Gregg Popovich got asked if he was that dreaded word again. He was asked if he was "happy" with the team's play going into the playoffs this season. Happy is not a word that coaches usually respond to. But… this is probably the least… let me put it a different way. We’ve been playing better most any other year going into the playoffs, compared to this year. The team has been faltering down the stretch this season, but at least in past years they had something to fall back on. With the team using more of a balance tilted more to the offensive side of the ball, the Spurs have not only been having trouble scoring without Tony Parker but also having a hard time defending when the pressure is to make up what they've lost on both sides of the ball. (Blogs.MercuryNews.com) Pop also made it known whether it was just a team issue or a health issue. That’s part of it–the health issue, different
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