Sometimes it can be tough to keep up with dope things that happen in the NBA over the weekend, because you have to, like, go outside for a while. It's a foolish decision, of course, but one we all have to make from time to time. If you left your basketball dungeon this weekend and just quickly caught up on box scores over coffee, you might have missed a few cool plays that weren't game-winners or big-picture consequential, but remain worth your time.
Like, for example, Manu Ginobili's missile of a feed to Matt Bonner during the San Antonio Spurs' 121-97 beatdown of the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night:
The unsung hero, as always? Matt Bonner, giving Manu a prime target for the pass, putting himself in position to make a play and finishing crisply. Classic fundamentals from Coach B.
You also might have missed Avery Bradley lulling the Atlanta Hawks into a false sense of security on Friday night by making himself seem vulnerable to every mother's worst nightmare: a boy running with his shoelaces untied.Read More »from Manu Ginobili’s fastball, Avery Bradley’s deception and Matt Carroll’s chasedown: Weekend plays worth watching (VIDEOS)