Naturally, nobody popped bubbly or pumped fists high in the sky in a jubilant postgame locker room Saturday night following the San Antonio Spurs’ 87-79 victory over the Golden State Warriors. The Spurs know the game of figuring out the Warriors mirrors chess, not checkers.
So while the victory over the defending NBA champions represents progress for San Antonio in trying to figure out how to handle what could be an eventual Western Conference playoff foe, this veteran Spurs squad understands that they bested a short-handed opponent in one game in March, with the win holding no real significance to the club’s long-term goal of capturing a sixth title.
Source: Michael Wright of ESPN
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