Originally Posted by SilverSpur
The Spurs' coach trained under Don Nelson who believed small ball could disrupt any team with bigs who dominated the middle. Do the math and you'll figure out why Popovich never went after a "badly needed" big the last two years.
Worthwhile bigs are expensive and beyond the financial means of the Spurs right now. I think they would love to have one or two more. In the interim, yes they are implementing small ball and doing a great job of it. Do they have another choice?