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Latest News, NBA / Jun 1, 2012 / 11:00 am

Report: The Spurs Nearly Traded Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili Last Summer

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It’s a shame the Spurs lost last night. No, I didn’t want to see a sweep, and yes, I’d rather see OKC in the Finals anyways. But that San Antonio winning streak was fun while it lasted, even if no one realized it was going on. If the Lakers or Heat or Knicks or a number of other popular teams had won 20 games in a row this year, it would’ve made for the biggest story of the entire season. There would be magazine covers, ESPN specials, nightly trackers, and basketball fans all over the planet would be gushing at how unbeatable they looked. But with the Spurs, the only people who seemed to care were the stat nerds, who continuously pointed out that this team – and this winning streak – was one of the most dominant in NBA history. The crazy part about it is it almost didn’t happen. Shouldn’t have happened. Read More »