by Joel Gibson
The Spurs are finally back to the NBA finals. Their discipline, skill, experience and luck (any team that makes it to the finals needs a little luck along the way) have brought them back for one last run (or at least I think it’s their last big run, who knows with the Spurs honestly?).
No one has doubted the Spurs greatness in recent years. Yet few have expected them to return to the finals in the foreseeable future. Which pieces are most vital to the Spurs success this postseason?
5) Manu Ginobli
At 20 years old having watched the curious career of Manu Ginobli unfold in front of me has left only one certainty in my mind. Never again will see another player like the erratic, injury-prone, Argentian star.
Ginobli in his prime was widely regarded as a top five shooting guard in the league. He had/has great size, a fluent shooting touch, quickness and athleticism to get to the rim and above all, Ginobli will forever be known for his creativity. Continue reading