Scouting report: Kings-Spurs Game 2

Updated: April 25, 2006, 12:51 PM ET
By John Carroll | Scouts Inc.
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Spurs Offense: Tony Parker, Tony Parker and more Tony Parker. Parker had 23 first-half points on 9-for-11 shooting, and could have had 50 by the end of this game if he wanted. The Kings have no one who can guard this lightning-quick point guard. The Spurs will continue to utilize this matchup, going to Parker in early-transition situations, pick-and-rolls, and quick one-on-one drives to the rim.

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John Carroll

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John Carroll joined Scouts Inc. after nine years as an NBA coach, including a seven-year tenure with the Boston Celtics that concluded with a four-month stint as interim head coach in 2003-04. Before joining the NBA, Carroll spent six years as head coach at Duquesne University and seven years at Seton Hall as an assistant to head coach P.J. Carlesimo.