Parker slows down in time to contribute


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,

Since the Spurs and the Thunder are two of the most non-controversial teams in the NBA, this is the sort of thing our fan-bases get treated to by the media at large during the series buildup. Take it away, Tony Parker:

Tony Parker and Russell Westbrook — All-Star point guards having their best seasons yet, one going for a fourth NBA championship, the other still chasing his first. This is the series where things change. “We're definitely going to go at him.

They have the league's most no-nonsense superstar in Tim Duncan, a healthy Manu Ginobili, a legitimate 10-deep bench — and of course, Tony Parker. On the other side of the Western Conference Finals sits the young and brash Oklahoma City Thunder,

Tony Parker and Russell Westbrook — All-Star point guards having their best seasons yet, one going for a fourth NBA championship, the other still chasing his first. This is the series where things change. “We're definitely going to go at him.

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