The Spurs truly are an amazing franchise. Three years ago, it seemed as if the sun was setting on them. So what was their response? Win the West’s regular season two years in a row.
Monday’s victory, the Spurs’ eighth in a row — and a franchise-record eighth straight to come by double digits — cemented the Western Conference’s No. 1 seed. The Spurs head into their final two games of the regular season, a back-to-back at Phoenix and Golden State beginning Wednesday, with little to play for, and plenty of impetus to treat them as warm-up outings