Spurs beat Grizzlies: 93 to 86
"We’re a team that’s probably been written off…and that seems logical,” Popovich said.
San Antonio (My San Antonio) — Monday’s victory was a statement for many things: Tony Parker’s greatness, Tim Duncan’s longevity, Gregg Popovich’s tactical genius. More than anything, however, it was a testament to something not often found in the high-stakes, win-now world of professional sports: Patience. The Spurs stuck with Duncan, Parker and Manu Ginobili even when logic said they shouldn’t. And now they reap the benefit with their first Finals appearance in six years and their fifth in 15.
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