Originally Posted by KILLER_CLOWN
I don't buy it, he simply took what was there. Elijah has been coasting all season and it finally bit him in the ass. If Self had kept Tharp in we win that game.
You don't buy that Marcus Smart both mentally and physically dominated Elijah Johnson in that game? Because to me, that's exactly what happened. You can explain it away by his laziness, lack of focus, or coasting, but he just got beat in the end by a guy who wanted it more. And so did the team.