"I love how the Spurs fans have come out of the woodwork now that their team finally had a halfway decent game. A game that they still barely won. Where were you when your team was getting their a** handed to them?"....
I'll tell you where we've been Okitech623, in your grill for 5 games now. I'll say it again, in games 1 and 3, if not for late game heroics by Battier and Z Bo, as well as horrific outside shooting games by the Spurs, and having officiating crews allow your team to be Goons all night long for 5 straight games in a row, the Grizz are already making summer plans right now. I'll tell you what the Spurs are entitled to, a little respect by the likes of fans like you sir. We ARE a four time NBA Championship team with Ginobili, Duncan & Parker. We ARE a more mature, more intelligent, more knowledgeable, more gutsy, more clutch team than the Grizz. If you knock us out of the playoffs tonight, so be it. I'll congratulate your organization. I'll even root for you. But don't for a second disrespect one of the classiest organizations in sports, or their fans. The Grizz have some excellent young talent, a terrific coach and a franchise that resides in a great basketball state. But don't you EVER underestimate the heart of a champion!!! As you were witnesses to in game 5. Trust me, if your team, or your fans disrespect the Spurs, you WILL lose this series. Here's to a game 7, GO SPURS GO!!!!
..."They benefited from an officiating disparity that had impartial observers figuratively rolling their eyes via Twitter."...
Laughable...are you kidding me? The Grizzlies have done nothing but benefitted from non calls against the Spurs. Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili et al have been mugged in the lane, time and time again throughout the entire series without calls. Meanwhile the refs have been blowing the Grizzlies out of every hole they have gotten into. It's the only thing that's kept them in the games they've won. In game 4 they were in the bonus in the third quarter with nearly 10 minutes left! The refs were blowing whistles in some cases before the fouls were even committed! LOL! Please...this article is preposterous. You have every reason to be scared Grizz. If not for two miracle shots by Z Bo and Battier in games 1 and 3, this series is OVER right now.
Get ready for WAR in the next two games! Don't pucker up!
By Richard Alley
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