Spurs wary despite winning streak
The Spurs are halfway through another perfect series — not that perfection is the goal. Adding a fifth banner to the rafters of the AT&T Center is the only thing the Spurs care about.
Sure, Tuesday night’s 120-111 victory gave San Antonio a 2-0 lead over Oklahoma City in the Western Conference final. And, yes, the win ran the Spurs’ streak to 20 in a row.
“It’s great and it is a great run, but we are only worried about the next two wins in this series,” Tim Duncan said. “That is all that matters at this point and if that makes it 22 in a row, that would be great. These next two wins are the most important things to us right now.”
They Spurs are the first to tell you that they’re not out of the woods yet. San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich warned his players that Oklahoma City is a “dangerous” team.
If the Spurs get careless with two games up next in Oklahoma City, starting Thursday night, they could be coming back to San Antonio for Game 5 tied 2-2.
The Spurs, ironically, were the last team to come back from 2-0, doing so against New Orleans in 2008.
“You just play every game,” Popovich said. “You play every game and whatever happens, happens.”