Here are three observations from Memphis 92-90 win over the Spurs on Monday.
1. Mike Conley isnt the leagues flashiest point guard, and definitely not the loudest, but his growth is obvious and he is turning into a go-to guy in the clutch.
Memphis is obviously all about bigs Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph, but Conley has developed into quite the floor leader -- and scorer. He came into the game with a steal in 64 straight games and while he didnt get a steal, he did get a game-winning shot. Memphis came from 11 down and won on his driving layup with less than a second left on the clock as Conley finished with 23 points.
San Antonio point guard Tony Parker scored a game-high 25 and is a believer in Conley, who is behind only Chris Paul for the league lead in steals.
Mike is improving every year. Hes definitely in the top 10, very good defensively, one of the best in steals and offensively hes always trying to get everybody involved, said Parker. Youve got great guys inside with Ma...