It's a slick enough pass by Van Exel, nothing extraordinary, but Brent Barry's reaction is pretty funny: He gets faked left by the behind-the-back move, then instantaneously recognizes he's been deked and transitions into doot-de-doot-de-doo, I was just strolling over here for my own purposes mode. Busted, dude.
From BuzzFeed comes this wonderful story about the night the San Antonio Spurs received their 2004-2005 championship rings. It is the story of how Tim Duncan got Brent Barry to kiss David Stern, as told by Brent Barry:
So Longoria split from Tony Parker, and there are rumors of a fling with a teammate's wife. We're confident running with this, because it's being reported by some of the top names in sports media.
Of all the discussions and analysis of the foul-or-not-a-foul that probably cost the Spurs the Western Conference Finals last night, the one thing we can't get our minds around: Brent Barry was taking the last shot? Brent Barry? The guy who ruined the dunk contest? That Brent Barry? Well, jeez, no wonder he didn't…