Even Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, a two-time NBA Coach of the Year, has marveled at what his veteran-laden team is up against. During one television timeout captured on the TNT broadcast in Game 2, he told his team in the huddle: "They got skill. They got talent. We've got to be on them."
"They shot the heck out of it," Popovich said at the airport before his Spurs boarded a flight to the Bay Area on Thursday. "That's the difference."