Manu Ginobili turns heads, but team defense keys Spurs' win over Thunder


The Spurs drafted — and retained — their current nucleus of Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker. Although Duncan was the obvious choice as the number-one pick in 1997, Ginobili was chosen 57th overall in 1999 and Parker was chosen 28th overall

How did Tony Parker progress from a 19-year-old rookie to the MVP candidate he is today? As Pop likes to say: " over a long period of time."

We don't even think about it,'' Spurs guard Tony Parker said. Like whether these Spurs — some 13 years after winning their first of four championships — actually might be the best version yet as they get ready for their first Western Conference

By Matt Moore | Senior NBA Blogger Tony Parker has been matched up against guards who couldn't handle or attack him for two rounds. Devin Harris was outclassed, Chris Paul wasn't healthy in any way. Turns out Russell Westbrook's feeling pretty good,

Tony Parker had 25 points in a March 16 win at Oklahoma City. (Larry W. Turns out, two of the five highest dribble numbers, including the top spot, come from Spurs point guard Tony Parker in games against the Thunder.

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