Originally posted on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 6/24/13
This year’s NBA Finals reminded us what is possible when you have two legitimate and established teams which have been through the NBA Championship battles.  While the outcome may not be the one that San Antonio Spurs’ fans wanted, the team’s showing was nothing to be ashamed of or anything that merited any criticism. All seven games were tightly contested for three plus quarters or longer.  Each game was decided by a key run or a key shot that put the game out of reach. The series contained individual performances that were not seen previously, such as LeBron James in the final two games back in Miami or Shane Battier’s three point barrage in Game 7 along with Danny Green record breaking three point shooting. The commitment shown on the defensive end ensured that double digit leads were created and erased through execution, along with tenacious defense being played critical shots. With all games being so closely contested, both teams were constantly being asked to...
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