San Antonio Spurs defeat Boston Celtics, 94-73

In some ways, it was like watching the Celtics meet their mirror image.

The personnel was different.

Some of the philosophies were different.

But the goals were the same, and so were the teams.

The Spurs were playing their best basketball of the season (9-4 in March coming in), and so were the Celtics (11-4), but San Antonio was the team forcing its style of play.

“They did a lot of things to us that we want to always do, that we always talk about doing,’’ R...

In some ways, it was like watching the Celtics meet their mirror image.

The personnel was different.

Some of the philosophies were different.

But the goals were the same, and so were the teams.

The Spurs were playing their best basketball of the season (9-4 in March coming in), and so were the Celtics (11-4), but San Antonio was the team forcing its style of play.

“They did a lot of things to us that we want to always do, that we always talk about doing,’’ R...