Spurs get a breather following sweep of Lakers
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By RAUL DOMINGUEZ
SAN ANTONIO -- The San Antonio Spurs take a systematic approach under Gregg Popovich.
They didn't take into account that the Los Angeles Lakers were dealing with injuries to stars Kobe Bryant, Steve Nash and Metta World Peace. All the playoff-tested Spurs saw was an opponent they had to beat to advance in the Western Conference playoffs.
"We were here to beat the team that was in front of us to move on," said ...
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