Tim Duncan hasn't had enough of the NBA. It's fair to assume that the NBA has had its fill of Mr. Fundamental.
Gregg Popovich is one of the best coaches in the entire league, and the 13 consecutive 50-win seasons back him up. It's hard to argue with that success.
Sure, San Antonio could be nearing the end of its Duncan/Parker/Ginobili dynasty under Pop's leadership, but it doesn't mean that 50-plus wins can't come again this year.
The odds may not always be in the Spurs' favor, but not everyone can be a character from The Hunger Games.
Here are five reasons why San Antonio can succeed in the 2012-13 playoffs.