Not the same ol' Spurs

PER Diem: Dec. 20, 2010

Updated: December 20, 2010, 1:16 PM ET
By John Hollinger |
Ginobili, Parker & Duncan D. Clarke Evans/NBAE/Getty ImagesTony Parker, Manu Ginobili and Tim Duncan have led the Spurs to a league-best 23-3 record.

If you can't beat 'em, join 'em.

Just seven months ago, the San Antonio Spurs couldn't beat the Phoenix Suns a single time in four tries in the second round of the Western Conference playoffs. Try as the Spurs might, the Suns' league-best offense was simply too good for them to stop.