"The strategy was to get as much help as we could for the guy that was covering him," coach P.J. Carlesimo said after the game, "play his pick and rolls. If he beat us, make him beat us outside. ... The strategy obviously wasn't good enough for Tony tonight."
Gerald Wallace was more blunt about it: "Tony Parker runs the pick-and-roll pretty much better than anybody in the NBA."
It wasn't a stroke of magic, nor a stroke of luck, it was merely a great player reading the game and making the right decision in the pick-and-roll. Let's take a look.... MORE →