The road to the 2013 NBA Finals is getting narrower and narrower with both the Eastern and Western Conference Semi-finals already poised at the brink of their closing. For fantasy team owners, this is the perfect time to ditch some players in the line-up and be particularly selective to those who would likely go in the long run. And if you are looking for playoff expertise, look no more and simply check out the season veterans, the San Antonio Spurs. The team is lead by two former Finals MVP, Tony Parker and Tim Duncan and a very capable coach in Gregg Popovich. With their leadership and team chemistry, the Texas team is a perennial contender in the playoffs and they just might take another title if they keep up a championship-level performance.
The French point guard
With the 37-year old Duncan already past his prime, the team captain role is Parker’s responsibility. But luckily for the Spurs, the French point guard is prolific in the offensive end—finishing well in the score sheet while playing as the team’s facilitator. The team may not be the West favorite but for fantasy owners, they can always expect great numbers from Parker. Arguably, the Golden State Warriors’ young Stephen Curry could match Parker’s skill, but it would still take years of experience in the playoffs to match the veteran’s innate playoff prowess. Read more »