That being said, the Spurs still have deep concerns about facing the
"We can still lose this series,"
If anything, being the defending
So just because they beat the Clippers by 27 points and because
"Everything went our way. Sometimes it happens," Ginobili said about Game 3. "The important thing now is to react well, to not get arrogant or think that now we have them. Because it's not even close. They're going to be hurt, they're going to be upset, they're going to come back hard, the same way we came back from Game 1 to 2. We're going to have to play with the same intensity and hopefully make adjustments."
The Spurs can look back to last season in the playoffs, when they were the No. 1 overall seed and had to play seven games before beating the eighth-seeded
"We all understand that in the playoffs, it's a long process,"
Parker feeling better
Parker spent much of Saturday getting treatment on the injuries to his right Achilles' tendon, left ankle and left thigh.
Now he is hoping to get his game back on track.
Though he's averaging 5.7 points on 25% shooting through the first three games, Parker said he won't change his approach on offense after having a conversation with Coach
"Obviously, it has to do with my Achilles' and my ankle, because sometimes I don't feel the same lift," Parker said. "But as long as I'm aggressive, that's all he wants. He wants me to be in attack mode. He doesn't really care if it goes in or if it doesn't go in. He would rather that it goes in, but as long as I'm aggressive.…"
"It's great that we can alternate, give him different looks," Parker said. "Kawhi, Danny, me, we're all doing different stuff. I think over the course of a series, it can help."
Tim Duncan turned 39 Saturday. Parker said his gift to Duncan is "trying to get a win for him" Sunday.