The decision to start Manu was Absolute Vodka genius by the Russian coach of the Spurs. Those of us that care/follow the team won't soon forget but the outside world will easily dismiss it as mere footnote if San Antonio doesn't close the deal.
Get Boris Diaw another look at LeBron. It may not work again as King James will likely come up with a remedy but hell, try it again until it doesn't work and then throw something else at LeBron. Keep him guessing.
I knight thee, Danny Green as basketball mofo.
Manu is an Olmec God. Half Man. Half jaguar.
In the Summer of 88 my favorite "sports" movie of all time came out: Bull Durham. I use the Shower Shoes scene on the show all the time when discussing rookies and their precociousness. The Believe speech given by Crash Davis at Annie's house should be shown to every young dude at 17 years old on how to be a man.