Opponent GameThread: Spurs vs Mavericks/Suns

Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports

As the 8th Seed is still up in the air, the Spurs didn't give any of those three teams preferential treatment. Three up, three down. Home court advantage? Check!

OK, Pounders, we’re going two for one on this post.  As the Spurs were looking to clinch home court advantage, they took on two teams that are fighting for their playoff lives. Judging from what was gathered behind enemy lines; I would say that the Mavs/Suns fans are well aware of the matchup problems the Spurs pose for their respective teams.  Both games brought out a ton of pain and mental anguish for both opponents, but the Spurs did it in different ways. The topics ranged from making the playoffs, to seeding, respect for and hate of the Spurs. Mostly hate, though. There was plenty of good stuff going on, so I would recommend taking a trip over to MavsMoneyBall and BrightSideoftheSun for their full perspective.  One of them was a bit of a cake walk and the other a roller coaster ride.  Let’s check it out.

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[MAVS]

aaaaaand there's the double-digit lead-by beachdrifter

It's just, I love this team, but ugh, let's be realistic. This is the Spurs we are talking about. I hate them with a passion.-
by SergsKills

the city's fine but I hate the Spurs!-
by the new Bradfather

LOL the duncan stare-
by veyronp87

by the way, Mills will be FA this offseason. Harris replacement?-
by Alex_mavsfan

GET STUFFED GINOBILI-
by veyronp87 

mills and green are just killing us-
by Alex_mavsfan 

Oh the humanity!-
by Mavs Guy

f! you mills-
by kwentin

yeah f! you mills-by SergsKills 

bleep you Spurs :( -
by the new Bradfather

no bleeps
if you have spurs hate in your heart, let it out-by kwentin

i have spurs hate
f! them and the bus they rode in on.-by dimitriouss 

doesnt matter what we do or how well we play
they will hit everything-by veyronp87

I want to be optimistic...-
by KendallShpendal 

We all do brother-
by SergsKills 

Yep, nearly 50% from three will kill anyone.-by Lell87

If they didn't do that
they’d find other ways. Doesn’t really matter how they kill you.
by beachdrifter

Pop will rest their oldies I mean what better 1st round matchup for the Spurs than the Mavs?
-
by beachdrifter 

well, it's their prerogative to do so
it sucks when your worst enemy is the king
-by the new Bradfather

Why are there so many Spurs fans in Dallas? Dallas home fans suck
-
by slimbig

no we have great fans just NOTHING to cheer for tonight
-by veyronp87 

pretty amazing how a team can win 4 straight
and loose just once and things look so bleak
-by veyronp87

the cockroaches better return the favor against the suns tomorrow
-
by dimitriouss

San Antonio fans don't know

what adversity is anymore, so dang spoiled, GO anyone playing them in the postseason
by the new Bradfather


[SUNS]

Stomp on them. And keep stomping.
-
by raxado

a 20 point lead against the Spurs is like a one point lead. Lol
-
by ferrariford2

Diaw's man boobs bounce when he runs-
by
East Bay Ray Seriously, Danny Green is unstoppable if he starts to get going.
-
by
Abel Asa

Sorry for nonparticipation. I couldn't look away from that first half.
This is some fantastic basketball we’re seeing tonight.
-by
suns68

What the f! are we doing out there
-
by jack's complete lack of surprise

someone take out Green. I don’t care how :(
-by
DragonBlade

we Mavs fans know what this is like
playing the Spurs is no fun
-by
the new Bradfather

How deep do they go in good players? 9? 10?
-
by
East Bay Ray

I'd say 10, perhaps 11
-
by
the new Bradfather

Holy Jebus, the Spurs are a great team.
-
by
East Bay Ray

OMG ... WHAT THE HELL HAPPENED HERE IN 2ND HALF
-
by infotalk

I started watching the game…. sorry guys-
by troglodytes Leave now and never come back.
-
by
Flatchy

WOW we cant beat a time and ginobli less spurs and we think we can give them a run for their money in playoffs
-
by infotalk

I bet a lot of Spurs opponents feel that way.
-
by East Bay Ray

This is impossible.
-
by jack's complete lack of surprise

mmmm I hate the Spurs sooooo much!
-
by AletsM

My heart is POUNDING.
-
by jack's complete lack of surprise

Is that Diaw or Kareem
-
by iah725

1 pt game, nothing to cry about, just get stops. Spurs are tired
-
by
DragonBlade

we have the lead again!
-
by
amazins8669

another heart attack game for the Suns!!!!!
-by
DrumBeat

ugh f’ing Kawhi
-
by
DragonBlade

The Spurs are a fantastic team, And I hate them.
-
by
Skii

Probably not the right time to post this, but
The Spurs will likely win the championship this year. They are just ridiculously stacked.
by
East Bay Ray

This is bad for suns
but gives me confidence that this spurs team can beat the heat … so I am glad.
-by
infotalk

Man, I really hate the Spurs
-
by
Skii

OMFG
What the hell happened to this game. F! ME
-by
Alexander Karandreas

We cant beat an old team when they are playing bk-bk
-
by
infotalk

Green .. MVP ? .. looking like one
-
by
infotalk

Should have found a way to win it. But the spurs are just that good.
-by
sun-arc

The sad part is this was supposed to be Spurs' throwaway game...
by
jack's complete lack of surprise

If you had told me before the season
That I would care this much about a game this late in the season, I would have laughed. So there’s that at least.
-by
Skii

I HATE THE SPURS F FK FYK FYCK FY+UCK FYCK
CUCKFJDSFKLJSKLDFJSLKDJSKLDJLSKJFLJSFKLJFKLSJKLFJSLKJ

I HATE TGEM !!!!! F@$#!~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~2w312oieuo3
by SouthernSun


I agree
F! those guys. Danny Green with like 30+ points. So pathetic.
-by
Airwave

What i'll hate the most is the headline
Suns was up 21 still f’ing LOSE THE GAME! S:FDJ:SLDJF:SJKDF:JKLSDF:JKSDF:
-by
Trung Nguyen

Props to the Spurs.
They are true professionals and deserve this win thoroughly.
by
jack's complete lack of surprise

Not the time or place for sportsmanship Jack
-
by Flatchy

F! sportsmNSHIP and f! the spurs,
SOMEBODY ASK OBAMA TO PRESS THE RED BUTTON AND NUKE ALL OF TEXAS-by SouthernSun

This is Pop magic working, isn't it.-by Abel Asa





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