If you like blocks, dunks, game-winners or Damian Lillard, this is going to be your favorite Top 10 Plays of the Week in the history of the lists. If not, well, too bad.
On The Starters final daily show of 2013, the guys discuss the fallout from Kobe’s fractured knee, Tiago Splitter’s controversial tip-in, Durant’s unbelievable shooting streak, and much more.
All that, plus a thousand and one Australian references.
Shoutout: Seven seasons in to his NBA career, it’s become quite obvious that when you have Marco Belinelli on your team, you don’t need three sure-fire Hall of Famers. 28 points on 10-16 shooting for Italian Rocky last night, leading the Big Threeless Spurs to a hilarious road victory over the Warriors.
Not so much: Part of the reason the Spurs got that silly win is because Klay Thompson, one half of the Splash Brothers, didn’t do his fair share of splashing. He went just 1-7 from three on his way to a 6-18 night against San Antonio. That’s not enough.
Here it is: The play that won the game for Los Spurs.
Probably offensive goaltending on that play, but as we’ve seen with LeBron James guarding Paul George, it’s apparently uncool for refs to call anything on the final play of a game. Guess that’s just the world we live in these days.