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Video Breakdown of Game 2

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Like all good offensive teams, the Spurs and the Grizzlies aim to score as many points in the paint as possible. But while Memphis does it with low-post scoring, San Antonio does it with dribble-drives from their guards. And since neither team can stop each other’s primary weapons 1-on-1, they are forced to send help into the paint, which in turn leads to open 3-point shots. The series will be won along the three-point line, and that’s where the Spurs have the significant edge. Richard Jefferson (44%), Gary Neal (42%), George Hill (38%) and Matt Bonner (45%) are all knock-down shooters, and they combined to go 7-17 in Game 2.

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