MIAMI - San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili sat in the Spurs locker room after losing game six in the NBA Finals, feeling dejected and looking like Wynonna Judd who had just seen someone take that last biscuit from the biscuit basket.
Manu's team the San Antonio Spurs had just watched a five point lead disappear in a matter of seconds in overtime that saw the Heat take the game 103-100.
Even Houdini himself would have been proud of the Miami Heat's amazing magic trick.
Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich was so mad he started talking in Serbian and actually took two bites out of his plastic drinking cup.
Frenchman Tony Parker, sitting on the bench during the final plays, for some strange reason known only to Popovich, was reportedly muttering cuss words in French.
Manu Ginobili who is from Argentina was cussing in Spanish and Tiago Splitter who hails from Brazil was cursing in Portuguese.
Sporting Chance Magazine asked Ginobili what in the wide, wide world of sports had happened to the usually well-oiled Spurs. Manu shrugged his shoulders and said that he blamed it all on voodoo.
He said that he heard from an inside, unnamed source that LeBron had talked to Louisiana voodoo woman Madam Lottie Jo Lafayette about putting a spell on the Spurs.
Ginobili took a sip of his Coke Zero and said that he is not superstitious but once LeBron lost his white headband in the fourth quarter, he suddenly changed into a possessed basketball demon who could do no wrong.
SIDENOTE: Coach Popovich tends to agree with Ginobili regarding LeBron's headband and he is hoping that James wears the damn thing in game seven.