It was always going to be a tall task (heh) to take on a Nuggets team with our newly minted small ball infrastructure. Denver is one of the foremost proponents of having a bunch of huge dudes on the roster and playing them all the time. Tall is bigger than small and this frustrating fact constantly reared its head over the course of this game. The stat sheet says that the Nuggets only recorded 5 blocks, but it felt like the Spurs just kept running out of room in the paint all day and it would grind the offense to a halt at the most inopportune times

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