Originally posted on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 10/6/12
  After the San Antonio Spurs defeated Montepaschi Siena on Saturday 106-77, there was one common theme amongst the players in the locker room. Defense. Manu Ginobili summed up the theme, “We played pretty well, especially defensively.” “We tried different types of defenses and the guys followed.” Continued Ginobili. Defense was the key for the Spurs on Saturday as they held Sienna to just 35 points by halftime and limited Siena to shooting less than 30% on the night. The Spurs were led in a balanced scoring attack as they continued their element of scoring from last season by scoring over 100 points as Ginobili (11 points) and Gary Neal (11 points) led the way. Sienna was led by 20 points from Bobby Brown and 15 points from Benjamin Eze, but after one quarter of play, it was a route the rest of the way. In the first, Tony Parker started the game with a dish to Kawhi Leonard for a one-handed dunk. The theme of dunks and layups in the open court would continue ...
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