On the Big Three playing well down the stretch of the game, Manu Ginobili said postgame, "We need to play together.Even though we have played a million games together, this year we haven't."
On Kawhi Leonard's defense, Tony Parker said, "Pop is very high on him to try to be like a little Bruce Bowen."
When asked if the Big Three taking over was a good thing, Popovich answered, "Sure. I don't care who takes over. As long as it's someone."
Manu GInobili was Dan McCarney's player of the game, who was "virtually flawless in the 2nd half."
Project Spurs' Paul Garcia spent a section in his recap focusing on San Antonio's third quarter defense, which held the Magic to 22 points and 38% shooting.
Victor Oladipo sat behind the Magic bench, wearing a suit, and clapping every time his teammate did something well. But the Orlando Sentinel's Josh Robbins wrote that cheering can only do so much when facing the Spurs.
Trevor Zickgraf handed out grades over at 48 Minutes of Hell, and coined Matt Bonner as an "only use in case of emergency" type player now.