* Jeff MacDonald, San Antonio Express-News Spurs writer via Twitter: “It's what Manu said at shootaround this morning. Boris Diaw will kill a small-ball lineup. Did it vs. PDX (Portland). Doing it now.”
* Brian Mahoney, Associated Press NBA writer via Twitter: Spurs were skeptical Ibaka was really out for good, and if he can move even a little, would he really be worse than what they (the Thunder) had tonight?
* Gabe Ikard, former OU offensive lineman (via Twitter): “Tough sledding without Ibaka. Just got to find the best lineup and rotation. On to Game 2. #ThunderUp