Spur Wars - Round I: A New Hope
By CapHill on Apr 19 2013, 7:30a
It's time for the Playoffs, which means that the staff of Pounding the Rock, in the spirit of the very first Epic Preview, gathers its resources, chooses a theme and photoshops players onto the bodies of famous fictional characters, letting the chips fall where they may. This year, in honor of the Spurs' first postseason meeting with the Lakers since 2008, we've chosen Star Wars. May Lucas (and the big anthropomorphic mouse) have mercy on our Spurs.
A long time ago in a town far, far away...
It is a period of civil war. The rebel Spurs, striking from a hidden base deep in Bexaraan, have amassed four championships against the evil Galactic Empire. During the latest battle, rebel players managed to steal secret plans to the Empire's ultimate weapon, the Lake Star, a glitzy space station with enough star power to destroy an entire league. Pursued by the Empire's sinister agents, Princess Tia races home aboard her starship, custodian of the stolen playbook that can save her team and restore freedom to the league... READ MORE HERE