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Spurs shake off rust to down Clippers in L.A.

Highlights: The rust was obvious for the San Antonio Spurs in the first half. Once halftime hit and the team re-charged, it would result in their first win of the season over the Los Angeles Clippers. Kawhi Leonard scored 21 points as he led the Spurs past the Clippers 105-97 inside the Staples Center on Friday night as the unofficial second half of the season resumed. Pau Gasol...
Via Project Spurs
4 hours ago

San Antonio at Los Angeles Clippers, Final Score: Spurs win 105-97

The Spurs continued the RRT with a big win. San Antonio was able to get a huge win on the road, making the season series 1-2 against the Clippers. Pau Gasol played his first game since January 18, and Chris Paul started in his first since January 16. The Spurs took control with an 11-0 run, but also had 8 turnovers in the quarter, which could have really hurt if LA could take advantage...
Via Pounding the Rock
6 hours ago

Spurs kick off rust from layoff to beat Clippers 105-97

LOS ANGELES (AP) Kawhi Leonard scored 21 points despite foul trouble and the San Antonio Spurs shook off the rust from a nine-day layoff to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 105-97 on Friday night for their third straight win. Pau Gasol added 17 points and 11 rebounds off the bench in his return from a 15-game absence because of a fractured finger. LaMarcus Aldridge had 15 points...
Via Associated Press
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

The cover of Shea Serrano's new book is insane

Shea Serrano, a writer at The Ringer, and author of The Rap Year Book, put the phrase, “never judge a book by its cover” to the test. After a long, petty-driven standoff with Amazon, Serrano finally dropped the cover of his newest project, Basketball (and Other Things).  Through an extensive marketing campaign that includes not really doing anything except tweeting, and that’s...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Game Preview: San Antonio Spurs at Los Angeles Clippers

With the trade deadline finally in the rear-view mirror, San Antonio basketball is back. The Spurs will travel to Los Angeles to take on the Clippers, looking to avenge their first two losses of the season. Will they succeed? After a nine-day hiatus, Spurs basketball is back! The Spurs will take their 43-13 record into […] Game Preview: San Antonio Spurs at Los Angeles Clippers...
Via Air Alamo
21 hours ago

Should the Spurs Pursue Andrew Bogut?

While the rest of the NBA frantically engaged in trade talks during the 2017 trade deadline, the San Antonio Spurs remained quiet. In the meantime, Andrew Bogut was traded and has begun buyout conversations with Philadelphia. Would Bogut fit with the Spurs heading into their playoff push? The San Antonio Spurs have a history of […] Should the Spurs Pursue Andrew Bogut? - Air Alamo...
Via Air Alamo
23 hours ago

Spurs make no trade, get noticed anyway

The small-market Spurs drew attention Thursday afternoon As expected, the Spurs didn’t make any moves at this year’s trade deadline, which passed at 3 p.m. ET — but their name did surface Thursday afternoon. The story here isn’t as much a potential addition of Andrew Bogut as it is that the Spurs’ name came up on trade deadline day, but the idea of Bogut in a San Antonio...
Via Pounding the Rock
1 day ago

The Need to Know: Spurs at the Trade Deadline.

It’s been a hectic week in the NBA and the trade deadline ends today at 3pm. Here is what you need to know about the Spurs. The San Antonio Spurs have been predictably quiet regarding potential trades at the deadline. According to Jeff McDonald, beat writer for San Antonio Express-News, tweeted that he didn’t expect […] The Need to Know: Spurs at the Trade Deadline. - Air Alamo...
Via Air Alamo
1 day ago

Evaluating the Spurs’ Cap Situation for upcoming summer

With the excitement and drama of the trade deadline ending on Thursday afternoon and the buyout deadline for playoff eligibility less than a week away, many teams are scrambling to make the final changes to their rosters before heading into the final stretch of the season. While the San Antonio Spurs are unlikely to make a trade, they have made moves on the deadline before, most...
Via Project Spurs
1 day ago

Slam dunks and startups: How all-star technology took over the NBA in The Big Easy

Whether it was that first quarter alley-oop between Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, Anthony Davis lighting up the scoreboard as this year’s MVP, or players and entertainers teaming up to score a big time donation for the Sager Strong Foundation, this year’s NBA All-Star weekend was full of tweetable moments. While this weekend celebrated the league’s best talent, it also...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs: Kawhi Leonard believes Spurs shouldn’t trade anyone just yet

The San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard believes the Spurs should hold off on trading any players before the trade deadline. Leonard believes the team chemistry is great right now. Kawhi Leonard on trading before the trade deadline Kawhi Leonard said, “You can talk to the front office and see what they’re doing, but right now, I feel like we’re doing good.” Some NBA analysts...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pau Gasol elected to 3-year term on NBPA Executive Committee

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Pau Gasol is the newest member of the National Basketball Players Association's executive committee. The six-time All-Star from Spain was elected on Friday, and starts his three-year term immediately. He replaces Steve Blake, who also had a three-year term and is not currently in the NBA. NBPA executive director Michele Roberts says Gasol's addition is important...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Manu Ginobili made one of the most ridiculous no-look passes you’ll ever see

While San Antonio Spurs’ wing Manu Ginobili is playing a smaller role these days, he proved Wednesday he can still make incredible highlights even at 39. Here’s the remarkable pass to Kawhi Leonard he delivered against the Orlando Magic:
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kawhi Leonard Leads With 32 in Indiana

Kawhi Leonard scores 30+ points for the 19th time this season, leading the Spurs to victory in Indiana.
Via YouTube
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Highlights: Spurs at Pacers 2/13

Kawhi Leonard leads with 32 and LaMarcus Aldridge adds 19 as Spurs defeat Pacers in Indiana.
Via YouTube
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks owner James Dolan isn't fooling anybody with his latest stunt

Sunday night should have been nothing but happiness for the New York Knicks.The team rebounded from a string of disappointing results to take down the mighty San Antonio Spurs, winning 94-90 in arguably the team's biggest game of the season.Beloved former Knicks Latrell Sprewell, Bernard King and Larry Johnson were all in attendance, sitting courtside with the team owner, cheering...
Via FOX Sports
12 days ago

Latrell Sprewell sits next to James Dolan at Spurs-Knicks game in a brazen attempt to earn good PR

As James Dolan is publicly feuding with one former Knick great, he’s also attempting to show he does respect the history of the franchise (that he’s run into a ditch) by sitting next to another former Knick with whom he’s publicly feuded with in the past: Latrell Sprewell. Infamously, Sprewell cursed at James Dolan when he returned to MSG as a Minnesota Timberwolf, and the...
Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Parker has funny quote about Spurs teammate's breakout game

Another promising San Antonio Spurs role player has his teammates thinking deja vu.Dewayne Dedmon put up 17 points and 17 rebounds against the Detroit Pistons on Friday. That same Pistons team has signed big men Aron Baynes and Boban Marjanovic away from the Spurs the last two seasons, and point guard Tony Parker half expects Dedmon to be next.“They take all our big guys,” Parker...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs: Kawhi Leonard reaching Tim Duncan’s legendary status

Kawhi Leonard is about reach No. 19 for the Seasons with most 30- point games in Spurs history, closing in on Tim Duncan. Kawhi Leonard reaching legendary status San Antonio Spurs fans may not have realized it, but with all the 30 point and over performances by Kawhi Leonard, it was only a matter of time before he made the record books. Leonard is currently No. 21 with fifteen...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Popovich: Pau Gasol could return before All-Star break

The San Antonio Spurs have won six of their eight games in Pau Gasol’s absence, and he may not be out of the lineup for much longer.Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich told reporters on Thursday that Gasol could be back before the All-Star break.“They tell me that maybe at the beginning of All-Star break, somewhere around there, maybe he can play a game,” said Popovich, per Michael...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich speaks at length about Black History Month

Gregg Popovich has never been reticent about expressing his opinions concerning matters of personal and political importance. And the San Antonio Spurs head coach continued to do so prior to Thursday’s game against the Philadelphia 76ers.With Feb. 1 ushering in Black History Month earlier this week, Popovich spoke thoughtfully and philosophically about its meaning as a “remembrance...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Kawhi Leonard crosses up Victor Oladipo, has sick finish (VIDEO)

Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard is the total package and can beat teams so many different ways. He’s a gritty defender, can drain a stepback jumper with ease and can also drive the lane. Victor Oladipo was tasked with defending him in Tuesday night’s game, which isn’t a very fun assignment. Leonard made him look silly on one particular play, with a nasty crossover to shake the...
Via The Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Pau Gasol plans to opt into second year of Spurs deal

Pau Gasol is ready to commit to a second season with the San Antonio Spurs.The veteran big man said that he fully intends to exercise his $16 million second-year option to remain with the Spurs, saying they give him the best chance to win a championship.“My intention is to continue here, and to be here as long as I can,” Gasol told Jabari Young of the San Antonio Express-News...
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Popovich says he watches Warriors for fun

In a sense, it’s Spurs coach Gregg Popovich’s job to watch the Golden State Warriors. They’re his team’s toughest competitor in the Western Conference, and he has to know what they’re up to in order to beat them.But that’s not why Pop watches Golden State. In fact, he tunes in to Warriors games for the same reason the rest of us do: because they’re so much fun. Via...
Via The Comeback
January 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Luke Walton: ‘Basketball gods’ punish teams that tank

With the worst record in the Western Conference, the Los Angeles Lakers are an obvious longshot to make the playoffs. But according to coach Luke Walton, the team has no interest in tanking. This is a complicated part of every NBA season as it advances.At this point, the best case scenario for Los Angeles would be a first round playoff appearance against the Golden State Warriors...
Via Sportsnaut
January 24, 2017  |  Discuss
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