With a big lead on Dallas for the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference, can the Spurs afford to let up? Um, no. Dallas won't.
And even with their so-called struggles, the Lakers loom. In reality, they're defending five championship trophies won consecutively in the last three seasons—three Western Conference and two NBA Finals.
Ride with me down the San Antonio River of my thoughts about what the Spurs need to do to win it all.
Roll the riverboat.