Found March 07, 2013 on
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Nando De Colo
San Antonio Spurs
For all those riding along on the Tony Parker MVP Bandwagon, the road to the Maurice Podoloff Trophy has hit a few potholes. And it's not because Parker is out for a month with a bum ankle.
No, because the Spurs never seem to hit any potholes.
San Antonio just keeps winning, moving to 2-0 without Parker after rolling over the Chicago Bulls in the second half in Wednesday night's 101-83 whitewash. Tony is certainly missed, not that anyone can tell.
"It's going to be hard without Tony to win these games," Kawhi Leonard said earlier this week.
Really? In the two games since Parker sprained his left ankle against Sacramento, the Spurs have crushed their foes by 57 points. MVP voters see that. They see a team that continues to operate in the next-man-up system.
Not that Parker was going to overtake LeBron James in the MVP race anyway, but French point guard was at least in the conversation. He'll still be in it when he get back, it's just the talk wil...
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