False or not, Forbes’ bravado ex­actly what strug­gling Spurs need right now

San Antonio Express-News (Sunday) - - Sports - MIKE FIN­GER

To Bryn Forbes, it’s not ir­ra­tional. He has a thought­ful ex­pla­na­tion for it all, and as he sits in a court­side chair one morn­ing, lay­ing it all out in de­tail, it starts to make sense why he be­lieved he be­longed in the NBA when al­most no­body else did.

While the most swag­ger­ingly con­fi­dent un­drafted player in the league tells his story, a Spurs as­sis­tant coach sits a few feet away, lis­ten­ing in. And when Forbes is fin­ished talk­ing about how the only opin­ion that mat- ters to him is his mother’s, and how he’s worked too hard to be in­tim­i­dated by any­one, the eaves­drop­ping as­sis­tant can’t

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