Sometimes a team must hit rock bottom before rising to it’s potential.
Tim Duncan, the Spurs, the City of San Antonio, Gregg Popovich, the Admiral, Manu and Tony fortuitously came together and diligently created the greatest span in the history of NBA basketball. Duncan was the backbone, in a manner distinct from most athletes of his stature. That manner helped create the “Spurs” and his legacy will sustain it.
“Pop had his own name for it: Summertime,” Brown says. “It’s when you’re playing. Just playing. The ball’s moving, and the game’s flowing. You make a decision to shoot it, pass it, drive it. ‘Point five.’ That was the directive. You’ve got half a second. You’ve got a good shot, but he’s got a great one. So you pass him the ball, and there it is. It’s Summertime.”
In this edition of Between the Synapse Radio we go “Around the Horn” and discuss a range of topics including why the Spurs really lost in the first round of the NBA Playoffs, the bust of the oldest police force on record, tips on how to date famous actresses and David Letterman’s last go round. Plus, Texas gets invaded!
UCLA’s Kyle Anderson’s hoop dream came true when he fell to number 30 in the first round of the NBA draft.
A photo anonymously leaked to the press, reveals a secret Spurs practice two days before Game One of the NBA Finals in an undisclosed gym. According to the source, sauna like conditions were created for the practice after Spurs’ coaches raised the gym temperature to over 95 degrees Fahrenheit in order to prepare the team for the planned Game One air conditioning failure.
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