Thunder vs. Spurs Video: Watch Tim Duncan Posterize Serge Ibaka

May 29th, 2012 by Richard Langford Leave a reply »
Mr. Fundamentals went to his bag of nasty to throw a dunk down in the face of one of the best shot-blockers in the game.

In the first half of Tuesday night's second game of the Western Conference Finals, Tim Duncan went up large with one hand and right through Serge Ibaka for the monster jam. 

Duncan and Manu Ginobili worked a give-and-go pick-and-roll to perfection on this play. Duncan had the ball near the top of the key; he fed a curling Ginobili, who took a couple of dribbles around Duncan's screen, and Duncan split toward the hoop. 

Ginobili put the ball in the perfect spot for Duncan, who only needed to take one step to get to the rim. Duncan held the ball low with his right hand, and it looked like he might be gearing up for a patented hook/finger roll. Not this time! Duncan threw down with a vengeance. 

Ibaka was right there with him, but there was nothing he could do as Duncan went over the top of his outstretched hand. 

This play is a good example of what has made the Spurs so tough. It was all about crisp execution and smart, selfless play. 

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