Normally the Spurs follow-up Championship seasons by sucking it up big time. For some reason we can’t ever seem to get it in gear coming off a huge season. So far this year, things are shaping up to be a tad bit different. The NBA had some major player movement that resulted in a shake-up of the top teams in both Conferences. Notable moves included Ray Allen and KG moving to Boston, leaving their respective teams with not much hope. In the case of Seattle, a possible relocation by the new owners and a rookie with tons of potential that is getting 100% of the attention due to no other stars is making their chances of a bounce back low.

As for the Spurs, we picked up a few players in the off season and traded away a few of our under-utilized guys and so far it’s looking to be yet another smart move by Spurs Management. They are off to one of the best starts in franchise history at 17-3, and undefeated at home which I know is a team best. The only team that boasts a better record is the overloaded Celtics with their 17-2 record.

I don’t want to jump the gun, but things look really good for the Spurs in 2007-08. The usual obstacles will be there in the form of the Suns and the Mavs, but I think winning the West is totally within reach again. The question remains whether or not the Spurs can take the Celtics in a 7 game series. My gut tells me that the star power is no match for a team that just jives, but I’ll be the first to admit that the Celtics look good. They look real good.