NBA Playoffs 2017: Gregg Popovich’s big problem that could decide series

 

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SAN ANTONIO — There is so much that went wrong for the Spurs in their 126-99 loss to the Rockets in Game 1 of their Western Conference semifinals matchup, you want to throw the whole thing out. It’s like finding out that not only are those carrots stale and the onions overripe, but the cream for the soup has gone sour and the broth is expired. The whole thing was bad, throw out the batch, don’t focus on it.

But if you want the thing you need to watch from this series going forward that’s tactically debatable, that is going to be a fascinating chess match battle in this series, it’s this: the Spurs want to play two bigs against the Rockets, and in Game 1, Houston annihilated them specifically on that front.

 

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