Also, comparing Rudy Gay missing games and Ginobili missing the first game is ridiculous. SA had no time to prepare to play without their leader, while Memphis had several months to get acclimated to playing without Gay, not to mention the fact that they actually played better down the stretch without Gay than they did earlier in the season with him.
@kference: Haha, so when SA wins it's because of the refs (and the whopping 9 FTA disparity), but when they lose it's because Memphis is just the better team? Not sure if you've noticed but Memphis has consistently fouled more in every game, not just the last one, so unless there is a big conspiracy going on with all the refs (to support a team that does not draw great ratings nationally btw), I don't see what your comment proves. And by "impartial observers" noting the foul disparity I hope you don't mean the NBA TV announcers from last night, because I've never heard a more biased announcing pair do a game. You are obviously a class act Memphis fan!
Way to conveniently gloss over the fact that the Spurs could've easily won games 1 and 3, so it's not exactly as if Memphis has been dominating all these games and SA is just lucky to be pulling out a few. Everyone knew this would be a tough series for SA because Memphis is a great team. And how about that 3 by PF Randolph at the end of game 3? Must be all skill for someone shooting 19% from 3 point land during the year. Also, how about Mr. 7 ppg Sam Young going off for 18? I hope Memphis remains overconfident and gives the Spurs a chance to take the next two games.
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