Tiago Splitter and the Spurs: A Match Made in Heaven

September 21st, 2010 by Keff Ciardello Leave a reply »
As a huge Spurs fan, I was very excited to find out that Tiago Splitter was finally making his way to San Antonio and it couldn't be at a better time. Watching Splitter represent Brazil, and doing so with the grace of a 6'10" gazelle, has made me even more excited.

Each summer since the Spurs drafted Splitter in 2007, Spurs' fans have been teased with the idea of Splitter wearing silver and black, only to have their hopes dashed as he would again refuse to leave Spain.

This summer he finally came to silver and black but, it being "the summer of Lebron" and all the other free agency hoopla, it wasn't talked about much but it may have been one of the biggest moves in basketball this season.

Splitter comes to an experienced, championship team with an organization known for being one of the elite. With all the veterans resting up this off-season and not representing their home country in the World Championships this summer, everybody should be at one hundred percent. At least the big three.

The move will especially help "The Big Fundamental" Tim Duncan and his aging knees. Duncan is not a true center but he has been playing one since Davi ...

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