Patty Mills is remaining positive heading into the San Antonio Spurs' crucial game three of the NBA Western Conference Finals despite suffering a 36-point thrashing and copping a team hammering from coach Gregg Popovich. Speaking with reporters, Leonard said his ankle is feeling "better" but did not sound overly optimistic. He did not practice.
"I'm not sure, I mean, it's still not ready". "It's not that we are satisfied with that or we feel that we are finding excuses, those are the reasons I find, and I am not proud of it, but that's over". But I'll be better.
Golden State won 67 games this season, the only team to do better than San Antonio's 61, and the Warriors were the NBA's top-scoring club.
"Just seeing if I can run and at least be myself on the court". I just want to be able to equally push with both legs.
Just look at how they went and handled the Houston Rockets after getting blown out in the first game of their last series. Kevin Durant, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson all scored more than ten points too. I'm like I've got five cops around me, so I just stopped. Unfortunately, you will be needing an authentication with your cable provider should you want to watch San Antonio Spurs vs.
With the Spurs, this is magnified even further after they lost Game 2 Tuesday night by the score of 136-100 in an absolutely humiliating effort. As a team, the Warriors shot a healthy 56 percent from the field and 18 of 37 from the three-point line but to be fair, the game was decided before halftime as the Warriors were already leading by 25 points early in the second quarter.
Leonard (ankle) is listed as questionable for Saturday's Game 3 against the Warriors, Michael C. Wright of ESPN reports. The question now - with such a prominent player as Leonard going down at a critical time, will the league do more like baseball did?
Popovich has never been afraid to speak honestly with the media and questioning his team's intensity and belief they can win shows that.
"We did a good job of coming out, throwing the first punch", said Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue. "It's unsafe, it's unsportsmanlike, it's just not what anybody does to anybody else", Popovich said.
Popovich suggested his team had been unable to mentally cope with the loss of Leonard for Game 2.
"When you are missing your most experienced player and your starting point guard, and then you lose your leading scorer and your go-to guy, and you are coming from losing a game like the one we did, it's very hard to overcome", Ginobili said.
At this rate, the Warriors' biggest opponent is history as they seek to enter the NBA Finals 12-0.