Life can be tricky. Sometimes, you are judged by your successes. Other times, you are judged by your failures.
Which brings us to the San Antonio Spurs, who are sitting at 60 victories with a little over a week left in the 2013-14 regular season, practically assured of having homecourt advantage throughout the playoffs.
But when you play word association with the Spurs, what comes to mind first: Their 19-game winning streak that ended last week, or their 0-4 record this season vs. the Oklahoma City Thunder?
And if you look at them through an even broader prism, what exactly defines them?