Scouting report: Kings-Spurs Game 6

Updated: May 5, 2006, 4:16 PM ET
By John Carroll | Scouts Inc.
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Spurs Offense: Welcome back Manu Ginobili! Ginobili was crushed by his huge turnover in Game 3 and reduced to a nonfactor in Game 4. He reemerged in Game 5 in a big way. Ginobili regained his aggressive, slashing style and Gregg Popovich made a point of getting Manu back on track. He knew that for the Spurs to win this series he needed Ginobili's scoring, rebounding and energy to return.

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.