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There are some San Antonio Spurs who are playing extremely well and there are others who are struggling on the court, but Pau Gasol feels something from playing against the silver and black that some may not notice by just watching the game.
Gasol mentions during a media session that San Antonio have had a swagger to them when it comes to closing quarters. The Spurs have clamped on defense and have been aggressive offensively at the end of quarters to kill any momentum the Los Angeles Lakers may be creating for themselves. As Gasol mentions, this is something that's helped the Spurs in this series, especially in Game 2.
You can watch the video below to hear Gasol talk about San Antonio.
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