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Danny Green and the San Antonio Spurs Look to Rebound From Disappointment 3

Posted on August 28, 2013 by Dean Hybl
Tony Parker, Danny Green and the San Antonio Spurs will look to bounce back after a disappointing loss in the NBA Finals.

Tony Parker, Danny Green and the San Antonio Spurs will look to bounce back after a disappointing loss in the NBA Finals.

Danny Green and his San Antonio Spurs were left feeling something resembling shell-shock after their quest for the NBA title ended in defeat. A miraculous comeback by the Miami Heat and a well-played Game 7 resulted in the Spurs tasting defeat in the NBA Finals.

Now, San Antonio’s impressive form last season has seen them tipped by Betfair to be right in contention for this season’s championship.

The good news for Spurs fans interested in sports betting is that Green has made it clear he plans on using the disappointment from last year’s defeat as motivation going into this new NBA season.

“I think it will definitely serve as motivation for me and everybody on the team, “It’s something I won’t ever forget and something that will be hard to put behind me until I win one. It’s something that’s going to live with me until I win a championship,” Green said. Read the rest of this entry →

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