The San Antonio Spurs entered their Friday night contest
against the Golden Sate Warriors sitting at 7th place in the Western
Conference standings. Despite a recent upswing in their on the court mojo, the
Spurs have been unable to gain much ground in the ultra-competitive West, but
don't tell that to the Warriors.
After the game, Spurs guard Manu Ginobili looked ahead to
the last 15 games on the team's schedule including a crucial gauntlet against the
Hawks, Thunder, Lakers, Cavaliers, and Celtics. "We basically have the tough 15,"
said Ginobili, who paced the Spurs with 23 points and 11 assists. "The last 15
games are going to be rough. It's good to get a win and have time to rest a
little bit. We have a really rough back-to-back coming up in
First up are the young Hawks with All-Stars Joe Johnson and
Al Horford, not to mention the explosive Josh Smith.