The Heat were more than complicit in handing San Antonio the knife with which Miami’s defense was sliced to ribbons in the first half.
This one three from Danny Green is a microcosm of the Spurs' success.
When the San Antonio Spurs are playing one of the best teams in the Western Conference, fans have grown accustomed to seeing them win.
This year, not so much.
The defending Western Conference Champions
One of the league’s deepest teams has just suffered another loss to its rotation; Danny Green of the San Antonio Spurs is expected to be out one month after breaking the second metacarpal bone of his left hand, the team announced on Monday. The guard injured the hand in the first half of the Spurs’ 104-86 victory against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday.
The injury was initially called a sprained finger, but an MRI and X-Ray confirmed the break.
Green, a starter in San Antonio’s rotation, will likely be replaced by either Manu Ginobili or Marco Belinelli
The 26-year-old is struggling compared to last season. He is averaging 7.4 points on 41.7 percent shooting, compared to his 10.5 points and 44.8 percent shooting in the 2012-2013 campaign. This season’s field-goal percentage is the worst of his career since his rookie season with the Cleveland Cavaliers. His three-point percentage is also down, decreasing from 42.9 percent to 38.4 percent.
Green is best-known for his barrage of three-pointers in the Finals against the Miami Heat in June. Below are all 23 of them – an NBA Finals record.
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I’m going into this post with the belief that the Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award goes to the player who, as the name of the award would suggest, played the best during the NBA Finals
For the last few years, the regular season has been dominated by the San Antonio Spurs. While they haven’t had as much success as they’re used to in the playoffs, they have been spectacular in the
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Spurs Sign Danny Green
The San Antonio Spurs have signed former UNC standout Danny Green for the remainder of the season. Green played for the North Carolina Tar Heels from 2006-2006 and is the only player in ACC history with 1,000 points, 500 rebounds, 250 assists, 150 three-pointers, 150 blocks and 150 steals. He also played more games (145) and had more wins (123) than any other Tar Heel before him. His team won the NCAA Championship in 2009, the Final Four in 2008 and the Elite Eight in 2007.