Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol is jealous of the San Antonio Spurs. He'll probably never use that actual word to describe his obsession, but it's apparent to anyone who's ever watched him play, then watched the Spurs play, then watched the Spurs beat Gasol.
Here's what the All-Star center told ESPN's Zach Lowe about why he likes San Antonio's playing style so much:
The Grizzlies rank 13th in passes per game, according to NBA.com. The Spurs are currently second, but will probably surpass the league-leading New York Knicks before too long and retake the top spot. It's only a matter of time, because they're too good.
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Gasol is so jealous.
“They make you turn your ahead a lot,” Gasol said. “It's hard to scout, when you pass the ball like that. Everything is read and react. And you cannot read somebody else's mind, or at least you cannot read five minds at the same time.”