After hearing a lot of criticism for his play through four games, Manu Ginobili broke out big in Game 5. Real big. As in the most points in a game he’s had all season.
He did it knocking down outside shots early but he also got into the paint and that started to create opportunities for himself and others.
He was back to being the old Manu, and that was too much for the Heat to stop. If he has one more game like this in the Finals, the Spurs will be hanging a banner.
NEW ORLEANS — Russell Westbrook hit 4-of-6 3-pointers in the third quarter.
This one apparently put him on fire to the point he had to cool himself off.
It’s hard to find a new low for defense in an NBA All-Star Game.
But Stephen Curry was laying down on defense. Literally.
The result was a Giannis Antetokounmpo dunk and Curry ending up in the highlight anyway.
Hey, DeAndre Jordan, where was this Saturday night during the Dunk Contest?
The Clippers’ big man threw down an off-the-backboard alley-oop from Russell Westbrook during the All-Star Game Sunday that was better than anything he did on Saturday night. Enjoy
NEW ORLEANS — Even in a game conducive to highlights, LeBron James went above and beyond.