Found March 21, 2013 on NESN.com:
It is a good week to be old. While most people are preoccupied with LeBron James and the Miami Heat’s growing win streak, Tim Duncan and the Spurs are quietly once again marching along without hoopla, and without even having all of their top players. With a decisive win over the Warriors on Wednesday, the Spurs now have just one win fewer than the Heat, with much less hype. They have kept winning despite missing Tony Parker, who was mentioned as a dark-horse MVP candidate at the All-Star break, for the last eight games. Yet while the surging Heat have attracted comparisons to the NBA’s all-time great teams, the Spurs have been conspicuously ignored. Perhaps the Spurs themselves are to blame for that. After defeating Golden State for their seventh win in nine games, the San Antonio players sounded downright glum about their performance lately. “It’s hard to have fun when you aren’t playing up to your potential,” Spurs guard Danny Green told the San Antonio Express-News. “We know wher...
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