With an 86-93 topped the 0-4 final in the West end, the methodical San Antonio Spurs shut down Memphis operation of swept Memphis Grizzlies a discouraged and exhausted. It was, indeed, something like the end of an operation or surgery: under the command of Tony Parker, the Spurs fatigues through the first quarter with a resounding 14-24 and from there were coasting and living on pensions, without much problem.
To rest, where Parker already signed 12 points, was reached with 38-44 after a triple by Bayless, but the Spurs were administered his advantage with an iron fist… and would even end up increasing pressure at a point. 48.7 Of the end, a guys of Marc Gasol, the only basket in game of the two teams in the final four minutes, still went to the Grizzlies to 86-89, but the order was finally restored in the last 30 seconds with four final points on free throws, in addition to an easy release erred by Bayless (eight points) Parker. 22 points of the active Quincy Pondexter had enough to do in spasms or rales which elongated the agony of the Grizzlies, as courageous as cast at this point in the film.
After his sixth victory in these playoffs, the Spurs of Popovich, Parker, Duncan and Ginobili play their fourth final in the 21st century NBA, fifth since 1999. From that 1999, the club of San Antonio has won four titles and has dominated these final four in which intervened: 1999, 2003, 2005, 2007. The great Tim Duncan was the player most valuable (MVP) in the first three of these late; a fourth MVP award went to Parker: in 2007, before the Cleveland Cavaliers LeBron James’s…. With 37 total points (15/21 shots) and six assists, Parker played his best game in a series that the French base, to 24 points on average in these four games, dominated with authority to direct rivals of the Grizzlies.
Marc Gasol concluded from Memphis last night at the season 2012-13, with 14 points (5/12 in shooting), five rebounds and five assists through 41:07 track, which again made him the player most used by the technical team of Memphis. By this time, the two pivots of the Grizzlies, Marc and Zach Randolph (13 points, eight rebounds) combined to overcome the annotation two poles ‘spurs , Duncan (15 points, eight rebounds) and Splitter: nine points, two rebounds: total of 27 points grouped by Marc and Zach against the 24 of Duncan and Splitter.
Memphis High has also dominated the rebounding (13-10 between the pivots, balance of 41-34 to Memphis), but the explosiveness of Tony Parker had settled all debate. In addition, and as usual, Kawhi Leonard, with 11 points and six rebounds, helped decisively in all sectors of the game to the precise, surgical Spurs, who returned to shoot much well than the Grizzlies: 51.7% compared to 37.2%. At this end of the West, the Spurs have grazed 50% of average of hits in shots of field, with an average finish of 49.2%, more than 10 percentage points above the Grizzlies: “we wanted to really this back at the other end of the NBA, wanted another chance… Tony (Parker) has been fascinating, is even better each year and he has been who have put us in this new final”, welcomed the sensational and excited Tim Duncan: 37 years. On the edge of age 36, Manu Ginobili also contributed six dots. At the beginning of this series against the Grizzlies, Parker underwent an MRI in the twin who has damaged…
For his part, Marc Gasol weighs now if you come or not to the Eurobasket of Slovenia (in September) with the Spanish team who must defend his European title: Marc has not yet taken a formal decision in one or another sense… and there is nothing confirmed. Meanwhile, confirms that Steve Cilfford, one of the technical assistants in the Lakers, signs contract with Michael Jordan as Charlotte Bobcats coach – chief: is an added blow extend Dwight Howard a new contract with the Lakers, since Clifford is a personal friend of Howard and was the only coach who accompanied the pivot on his trip from Orlando to Los Angeles. Joe Theismann, veteran former ‘quarterback’ of the Washington Redskins, on the other hand, argues that he would make a great quarterback of LeBron James, who already played football at his high school in Akron, Ohio: that wanted to Frank Vogel and the Pacers, that ‘ King ‘ James became ‘quarterback’ and stop riddled from the low post and tickets killer. The Pacers managed an option to close this series from Thursday, in Miami and again seen today with the Heat of LeBron, that dominate the East end by 1-2. If the Pacers-Heat duel ended on Thursday, the NBA Finals between Miami and San Antonio would begin next Sunday in Miami’s American Airlines Arena.