Originally Posted by b1gdon
I don't think this team could win in the playoffs without Manu because when Parker sits, the offense is downright awful. That is fine in the regular season when you are playing scrub teams night after night, but against the best in the league, the Spurs can't afford to have the offense got to crap for the 10 minutes Parker needs to rest. If, and that is a big hypothetical IF, the Spurs were to trade Manu, they would have to get back someone who could run the offense when Parker sits.
Excuse me, I have to go vomit now after even entertaining the hypothetical suggestion that the Spurs trade Manu.
Jefferson in the paint in an inside out game would be suffice. TP's going to average around 35mpg in the playoffs anyway unless there's blowouts