After the Los Angeles Lakers routed the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday, a lot of NBA fans began to question the identity of the Spurs.
Are they really as great as their record suggests?
San Antonio only has 12 losses through 63 games to date. That's an 81 percent win percentage overall and the best record in the NBA. Yet speculation around the Spurs and whether or not they are as great as their record, continues to build.
Can they and will they win another championship during the Duncan and Popovich era?
With the NBA more competitive and youthful than it has been in recent memory, the aging Spurs are in for a true test of character.
Let's take a look at some reasons why San Antonio isn't "what we thought they were."