After 30 regular season games, the San Antonio Spurs (26-4)remain on top of the NBA standings. While it is nice to be league leaders in terms of games won, the Spurs will be the first ones to point out their relatively easy schedule early on helped them to maintain a little cushion over the NBA’s elite teams. Not to mention a 12 and 10 game winning streak.
Some may think the Spurs two double-digit winning streaks were not as impressive because of lack of quality opponents. Then the Spurs were blown out in a second game of back-to-backat the hands of theOrlando Magic, andthe losscould have fueled the Spurs naysayers.
They bounced back by beating a short-handed Washington Wizards team (94-80) using defense. As the season continues, their upcoming schedule will provide a tough test, that should they succeed, will prove doubters wrong.
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