Spurs vs Lakers isn’t what it used to be, but mostly because the names are all so new. Seven new guys on the Spurs, and all new names in L.A. now that Kobe is gone.
But one of those new names, D’Angelo Russell, grew up idolizing our own Manu Ginobili, which makes him A-OK in my book. That is, at least, until he hurts the Spurs in a real game.
In order to get familiar with all the new faces, I reached out the Drew Garrison, who runs Silver Screen and Roll, the SB Nation blog covering the Lakers. And together we will get things started for a new rivalry.
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