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Another Nail-Biting Finish For Spurs Makes Unusual Scenario Realistic
2017-18 could have proved disastrous for the San Antonio Spurs. Kawhi Leonard, the team’s best player, only suited up nine times and yet, this was a 47-win playoff team in a rigorous Western Conference. They only finished seventh, due to a second-half collapse that barely let them into the postseaso
Rudy Gay defends Spurs' status: 'We're just building character'
The San Antonio Spurs, while continuing to hang on to the vestiges of their golden era by boasting the NBA's longest active playoff-berth streak at 21 straight seasons, are also familiar with a new normal: the postseason bubble.
Spurs rookie Lonnie Walker IV fueled by being around All-Star Weekend
Lonnie Walker IV was in attendance for the 2019 NBA All-Star weekend, and it was a big moment for the San Antonio Spurs rookie. While making an appearance to support Spurs teammate LaMarcus Aldridge and promote Adidas as part of a recently signed endorsement deal, Lonnie Walker IV admitted that the
Lonnie Walker IV doesn't know when Popovich is joking
SAN ANTONIO -- San Antonio Spurs' Gregg Popovich has a reputation as a no-nonsense head coach. If things aren't going right on the court, he won't hesitate to call a timeout just seconds into the game and correct the team with a verbal lashing. Other times, he likes to fool around with the players l
Spurs HC Gregg Popovich to be inducted into Air Force Athletics Hall of Fame
On Wednesday afternoon, the U.S. Air Force Academy announced their 2019 Air Force Athletics Hall of Fame class. Headlining their class is decorated San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich. Via the Air Force Academy’s Twitter:
San Antonio Spurs: DeMar DeRozan is the most relatable NBA superstar
Shooting guard DeMar DeRozan of the San Antonio Spurs gave some insight into his psyche, confirming that he is the most relatable superstar in the NBA. Picture this: your job, while meaningful to you in its own way, demands you to push your physical strength and mental durability on a daily basis. Y
Members of Spurs 1999 team recall road to first championship
SAN ANTONIO -- June 1999 will be a date etched into San Antonio Spurs' history as the first time the franchise netted its first NBA title. The Spurs took out the Knicks 4-1 en route to a celebration on the world famous Madison Square Garden, the passing of the torch from David Robinson to Tim Duncan
Los Angeles Lakers: Can they move into 7th seed in Western Conference
If the Los Angeles Lakers qualify for the postseason, is there any chance they can avoid the No. 8 seed and a first-round matchup with the Golden State Warriors?. It’s fair to say that there aren’t many, if any, Los Angeles Lakers fans interested in seeing the Lakers sneak into the playoffs as the 8
Locked On Spurs: Surprises from the first half
SAN ANTONIO — On this episode of Locked On Spurs, host Jeff Garcia andJoe Garcia of 2 Shots Podcast discuss a couple of the first-half surprises from the San Antonio Spurs. What or who has been a pleasant surprise before the All-Star break?
Spurs’ LaMarcus Aldridge to DeMar DeRozan — ‘You’re going to be here a long time, I’ve only got a couple of years left’
If you stopped watching the NBA during the summer of 2016, you probably would not even recognize the San Antonio Spurs anymore. Gone are Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker, with Duncan and Ginobili riding off into retirement and Parker signing with the Charlotte Hornets this past offseason.
San Antonio Spurs Midseason Awards: Best Shooter
The San Antonio Spurs’ best shooter at the midway point of the season has provided a spark to a high-flying bench offense. Most games from the San Antonio Spurs start one of two ways.
The Spurs’ clutch performance after timeouts has been disturbing
Despite their 16-11 record in games that are within 5 points in the last 5 minutes, the Spurs have suffered more than their fair share of late game failures this season. The 21-point collapse against the Bulls in mid-December is the first that comes to mind, but they also almost choked away a couple
Growing up in Texas, Spurs great Manu Ginobili had a huge impact on Kings' De'Aaron Fox
CHARLOTTE -- Sacramento Kings' De'Aaron Fox was born and raised in Texas. He attended high school in Cypress, TX which is not too far from San Antonio. And growing up in Texas during the Spur's dynasty era allowed Fox to witness San Antonio Spurs legend Manu Ginobili's game first-hand. It also had a
San Antonio Spurs: 3 options for this year’s draft picks
With multiple first round picks in year’s draft and their own second round pick, the San Antonio Spurs have plenty of options ahead of draft night. The San Antonio Spurs changed the makeup of their franchise’s present and future when they sent a disgruntled Kawhi Leonard to Toronto.
Locked On Spurs: Ready player one
SAN ANTONIO -- On this episode of Locked On Spurs, the San Antonio Spurs will host for the first time an e-Sports night on March 16 at the ATT&T Center. To discuss the event I am joined by Chris Saenz, the organizer of the event and founder of Alamo City e-Leagues.
Spurs’ Gregg Popovich thinks getting Derrick White back is a top priority ahead of All-Star break
Without Dejounte Murray for the entirety of the season, Gregg Popovich and the San Antonio Spurs have been fortunate enough to discover the gem that they have in point guard Derrick White.
OPINION: The case for and against Danny Green's number eventually being retired by Spurs
SAN ANTONIO - Wedged between a forgettable rookie season in Cleveland and a solid showing in Toronto this year, Danny Green spent eight stellar seasons shooting 3s and providing exceptional defense for the Spurs.
How the West will be won: A look at the Western Conference playoff race
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Jazz are in the thick of the playoff hunt as the post-All-Star break portion of the season is on the horizon. A postseason berth is nowhere near a certainty at this point, yet the Jazz are still well within striking distance of getting home-court advantage in the first roun
San Antonio Spurs: LaMarcus Aldridge and Kawhi Leonard reunite for the 2019 All-Star Game
After years together as the guiding light of the San Antonio Spurs, All-Stars LaMarcus Aldridge and Kawhi Leonard are teamed up once again for the 2019 NBA All-Star Game. Basketball fans have a quiet tendency to fantasize about the best possible combinations of players to compete for a championship.
Pau Gasol says reports about him seeking a trade or buyout from Spurs are not true
Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, San Antonio Spurs veteran big man Pau Gasol vehemently denied a report which claimed he asked the franchise to trade him or buy out his contract.