To be sure, the
Instead, the best-of-seven series is now tied 2-2, both teams knowing that the winner of Game 5 Tuesday night at
“The whole point is to get to four,” said Spurs forward
"The closeout game is going to be tough no matter which way it goes. But the one in front of us right now is this fifth game. It's on the road. It's on their home court. That's good for them, obviously. But we've won there before."
Before the start of Game 4 Sunday, the Spurs appeared to be in control of the series. They had won two straight games, had taken away the home-court advantage from the Clippers with a stirring overtime victory in Game 2 in Los Angeles last week and had the next two games in
The Spurs won Game 3 with ease, riding the wave of
But they failed to capitalized on the momentum they built over the previous two games, making uncharacteristic mistakes the defending
"As I said, we've got things we can clean up real easily," Duncan said. "So we have to do that and get ready for their best shot."