The Spurs defeated the Grizzlies tonight in Game 6, 103-96, and with the win, the Spurs clinched a spot in the second round, winning the series 4 games to 2. This ensures that the Rockets and the Spurs will meet in the playoffs for the first time since the 1995 Western Conference Finals, a series in which the Rockets won, by the way.
Here’s the schedule for the first round:
Game 1: Rockets @ Spurs - Monday, May 1 - 8:30 PM - TNT
Game 2: Rockets @ Spurs - Wednesday, May 3 - 8:30 PM - TNT
Game 3: Spurs @ Rockets - Friday, May 5 - 8:30 PM - ESPN
Game 4: Spurs @ Rockets - Sunday, May 7 - 7:00 PM - TNT
Game 5: Rockets @ Spurs - Tuesday, May 9 - 7:00 PM - TNT
Game 6: Spurs @ Rockets - Thursday, May 11 - 7:00 PM - ESPN
Game 7: Rockets @ Spurs - Sunday, May 14 - TBD
The Spurs won the season series 3 games to 1, but all four meetings were decided by six points or less. We’re in for one helluva series, guys.