So you took the Spurs to overtime. Twice, even. That must have felt good, that fleeting moment when beating the San Antonio Spurs seemed like a realistic proposition. We've all had that feeling. Maybe you were in high school and fouled off a couple pitches from the kid who got drafted. Maybe you were in college got a number from somebody out of your league. Remember that time you were speeding at the cop saw you and you totally almost got away?
The Memphis Grizzlies are not in the same class as the San Antonio Spurs. I am not telling you anything that isn't obvious. San Antonio leads the Western Conference Finals the finals three games to none, having wiped out the Grizzlies 104-93 in overtime Saturday in Memphis. No NBA team has ever overcome a 3-0 hole.
There is something annoying about this, I have to admit. It's nothing against the Spurs, who are great. There is nothing inherently unlikable about the Spurs. They're great players who play for a great co...