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Thursday, February 2, 2012

Can't Top the Tip: Friday marks one-year anniversary of 'ice in his veins' McDyess

Posted By on Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 10:08 PM

The San Antonio Spurs notched their third straight victory and moved to fourth in the Western Conference standings following Thursday night’s 93 - 81 victory over the sting-less New Orleans Hornets.

It’s hard to believe Friday marks the one-year anniversary of Antonio McDyess’s buzzer-beating tip-in against the vaunted Los Angeles Lakers.

The final score read 89 - 88, San Antonio.

Consider: The win moved the Spurs to 41 - 8 with a 7.5 game lead over their nearest Western rivals - Dallas and Los Angeles.

From there, the Spurs finished the 2010 - 2011 season with a respectable 20 - 13 record. However, we all know the rest - first round disappointment.

Nonetheless, the tip-in by McDyess proved to be one of those Spurs moments to remember and celebrate.

Who doesn’t love seeing a disappointed Derek Fisher?

Miss you, ‘Dyess.

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