Should Spurs be title favorites?

Per Diem columnists debate San Antonio's greatness

Updated: March 25, 2014, 11:09 AM ET
By Kevin Pelton and Tom Haberstroh | ESPN Insider

Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony ParkerNathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty ImagesTim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker are getting long in the tooth.

The San Antonio Spurs have the league's best record and sit atop the Hollinger Power Rankings. Yet there's still skepticism toward the Spurs being considered the favorite to win the championship after falling just short in last year's NBA Finals. Per Diem co-authors Tom Haberstroh and Kevin Pelton debate San Antonio's case as the favorite.