Spurs’ biggest player works at playing that way.

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It’s difficult to fault rookie center Boban Marjanovic for picking up his first NBA technical foul for taunting Sunday. In a way, he was just doing what the Spurs wanted him to do. For the past several weeks, assistant coaches have been working with the 7-foot-3 Marjanovic on keeping the ball above his shoulders when he grabs a rebound, so that smaller players — read: most everyone else in the NBA — can’t strip him. “I must keep my hands up,” Marjanovic said after the Spurs’ 112-83 victory over Dallas. “I have a big wingspan, and I am tall and I can use my hands to keep the ball high and close to the rim.” So when Marjanovic grabbed a Danny Green miss late in Sunday’s blowout and dunked it home over Dallas’ Jeremy Evans, well, maybe he got a little excited……Read More

Source: Spurs’ biggest player works at playing that way – San Antonio Express-News

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