Commentary

Suns' speed may dash Spurs' hopes

Phoenix can take out the Big Fundamental just by keeping up the pace

Updated: May 3, 2010, 1:01 PM ET
By Tom Haberstroh | Special to ESPN Insider
Tim DuncanAP Photo/David Zalubowski"Hey, guys, wait for me!"

Heading into the second round of the NBA playoffs, San Antonio Spurs backers may wonder whether the team can keep pace with Steve Nash and the high-octane Phoenix Suns. If so, they could always hang their hat on this inspiring factoid: The Spurs are 21-12 this season when matching up against the 10 fastest teams in the NBA.

If only that line offered any insight to the series ahead.