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Memo to Popovich: Play Kerr, Ginobili more

Playing Steve Kerr and Manu Ginobili more in Game 6 would eliminate the need for a Game 7.

Updated: June 14, 2003, 2:44 PM ET
By Marc Stein | ESPN.com

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- They used the 3-2 zone more than ever before, which helped them seize a 3-2 lead in these NBA Finals, which makes the situation rather simple for the San Antonio Spurs to score.

It's officially a save situation now.

Good thing they've unearthed a steely new closer.

"I'm Dennis Eckersley," Steve Kerr said with a laugh.

He was actually laughing at himself as he made the unexpected walk, yet again, to the podium where the big stars talk. He stopped ...

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