01-18-14, 10:35 AM
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Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Antelope, CA
Originally Posted by tenthousandaces
I beg to differ. Portland outplayed the Spurs when they needed to. Unfortunately, this has been a pattern against the elites this season, and after so many data points, the evidence doesn't lie. It has taken years to get to this point, but finally, we have reached the intersection where the Spurs have declined enough, AND several other teams have improved enough (and in many cases have become very Spurs-like), to a point where it will require a step-change for the Spurs to overcome this gap. Either all those teams suffer permanent setbacks (injuries, god forbid) for the balance of the year, as we'll surely face them again in the playoffs, or the Spurs make an absolute, undisputed upgrade to their own roster.
but I don't think it will take much of an upgrade.
I am never coming back to SpursReport because Will The Thrill is a horses ass.