MIAMI – Tuesday night had turned to Wednesday morning. This was after the Miami Heat won Game 6 of the NBA Finals, or, depending on how you saw it, the San Antonio Spurs had lost Game 6 of the NBA Finals. Either way, this was after Tim Duncan trudged off the floor, head hanging down in fury, and after he addressed the media wearing a look of shock where his usually impenetrable calm lives.
This was the first moments of the Spurs star – and the Spurs themselves – moving past the nightmare of a game gone and starting to focus on the possibilities of the one to come: Game 7, Thursday, NBA title still on the line.
Rather than beeline to the waiting bus to lick his wounds and mourn his loss, Duncan hobbled his in-need-of-ice knees back into the arena, where he soon greeted four friends with whom he'd left guest passes. The hope was they'd be there for the party. Instead, they found a Duncan who offered hugs, looked through pictures on their phones and even managed a few laughs as theyRead More »from Tim Duncan eyes Game 7 of NBA Finals as one more great opportunity