- Brian James
ESPN Insider Brian James will provide scouting reports throughout the NBA playoffs.
Both Phoenix and San Antonio come off emotional Round 2 victories and both could have used more rest to recover from the bumps, bruises, sprains, and even displaced orbital bones they encountered. Both are led by leaders who have the team-first mentality, and show positive reinforcement to everyone around them.
San Antonio's depth and physical defense should eventually wear down Phoenix.