Spurs rout Nets to get back on track

Highlights: On Thursday, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich called out his team for not being ready to play following their loss to the Chicago Bulls. 48 hours later, his team showed they heard his message loud and clear. Kawhi Leonard scored 30 points as the Spurs ran away with a 130-101 win over the Brooklyn Nets at the AT&T Center on Saturday night. Pau Gasol added 15...
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1 hour ago

Leonard scores 30 points, Spurs rebound to beat Nets 130-101

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Kawhi Leonard had 30 points and the San Antonio Spurs rebounded from their first road loss of the season with their most efficient home performance, rolling to a 130-101 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday night. Five other San Antonio players scored in double figures, led by 16 points from Patty Mills. The Spurs set season highs for points, points in...
Via Associated Press
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San Antonio vs. Brooklyn, Final Score: Spurs take Nets to school, 130-101

The Spurs set multiple season highs in a drubbing of the Brooklyn Nets. Over the last eight games, the Spurs have been the league’s worst scoring team in the first quarter. Apparently they got that message, because they started significantly better against the Nets, leading 20-17 while shooting 60% of their shots by the 5:15 mark. The hot shooting continued, and the result was...
Via Pounding the Rock
3 hours ago

LOOK: Tim Duncan gets amazing ‘machine’ tattoo on his back

Retirement has brought out the truth about San Antonio Spurs legend Tim Duncan, who we’ve always suspected was a bionic man. The Big Fundamental had some serious work done on his back in the form of a tremendous tattoo that shows he really is part machine. #tattooing the #legend #timduncan #today #blackjackspeedshop #wip #mechanicaltattoo #yingyang #spurs #21 #sanantonio...
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More details about Tim Duncan’s jersey retirement

The Big Fundamental’s jersey will be lifted to the rafters next Sunday night The San Antonio Spurs announced Friday additional details on Tim Duncan’s jersey retirement night. First and foremost, the ceremony will take place on Sunday, Dec. 18 after the game between San Antonio and the New Orleans Pelicans. It’ll all happen on the AT&T Center court, and it will be televised...
Via Pounding the Rock
9 hours ago

San Antonio Spurs lose to the Chicago Bulls

The San Antonio Spurs lost to the Chicago Bulls 91- 95 last night, December 8, 2016, Thursday night. A lackluster performance by the San Antonio Spurs The San Antonio Spurs came out and seemed like they were in a daze against the Chicago Bulls. Every starter seemed to be out of sorts. The Bulls played their game and assorted their dominance over the Spurs, matching them shot for...
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GIF Breakdown: The best plays of Spurs vs. Bulls

It’s the return of the feature that Chis Itz made famous. (Or was it the feature that made Chris famous?) Pau started the game heading towards the home court locker room of the Bulls. After discovering his error, turns and smiles with embarrassment. After a slow team start, Kawhi Leonard drives the baseline where he makes a perfect corner pass to Patty Mills who rattles in a...
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1 day ago

Bench Briefings: San Antonio’s Potential Death Lineup

If you’re not familiar with the 2015-16 Golden State Warriors, it’s time to remind you about the 73-win team that blew a 3-1 lead to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals. Down 2-1 in the 2015 NBA Finals, then rookie head coach Steve Kerr made an adjustment to his starting lineup by inserting Andre Iguodala in place of Andrew Bogut. Obviously the Warriors thrived with their...
Via Project Spurs
1 day ago

Gregg Popovich calls out Spurs for tendency to start slowly

The San Antonio Spurs have a bad habit of getting off to slow starts, and coach Gregg Popovich is tired of it. Popovich called his team out for that habit on Thursday in the wake of the Spurs’ 95-91 loss to Chicago, their first road defeat of the season. Pop's calling out his team again. This time for its penchant for slow starts: pic.twitter.com/Ca8thttXVT — Jeff McDonald...
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Slow start leads to the Spurs first road loss of season

The San Antonio Spurs were off to their best start on the road (13-0) in franchise history heading into Thursday nights Nationally televised game against the Chicago Bulls. The Bulls though had other plans for the Silver and Black. San Antonio Spurs were the second team in NBA history to start a season 13-0 on […] Slow start leads to the Spurs first road loss of season - Air Alamo...
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1 day ago

Same-sex couple gets engaged on court at Bulls-Spurs game

In perhaps for the first time ever at a major American professional sporting event, a same-sex couple got engaged during Thursday’s game between the Chicago Bulls and San Antonio Spurs at the United Center. EXCUSE MEthere was just an adorable gay proposal at the Spurs Bulls game??? pic.twitter.com/fWsr3MdomG — Janie (@janie) December 9, 2016 Sean Highkin, who reports on...
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WATCH: Kawhi Leonard somehow makes insane shot falling backward

San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard did his best Stephen Curry impression on Thursday night. Leonard helped the team mount a comeback against the Bulls, although they fell short, but he converted an insane three-point-play to cut the lead down to nine in the fourth quarter. Check out this crazy shot which he drained while falling backward after being fouled. It was hard to even...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs offense, second unit bringing in the wins

Twenty-two games into the season, the Spurs have eighteen wins, a perfect road record, and poise when it comes to finishing close games. Despite the addition of seven new players to the roster this year, the Spurs sit comfortably in the second spot of the Western Conference, half a game behind the Golden State Warriors.  The silver and black are winning by an average of 9.17 points...
Via Project Spurs
2 days ago

New-look Spurs still piling up the wins aplenty

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) For so many years, the San Antonio Spurs have been defined by their consistency, an unprecedented level of stability that has brought five championships and established the organization as a model franchise in professional sports. The colors don't change. The coach doesn't change. The core never changed. After 20 years and those five titles, change has finally...
Via Associated Press
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Looking at the San Antonio Spurs next three road opponents

With a 105-91 win on Tuesday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves, the San Antonio Spurs have become just the second team in NBA history to start 13-0 on the road, one away from matching last seasons Golden State Warriors. Currently on a four game winning streak, the Spurs dodged a bullet just days ago against the […] Looking at the San Antonio Spurs next three road opponents...
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3 days ago

Stephen Jackson blasts Pop for ‘disrespect’ that got him waived

For NBA fans with a good memory, Stephen Jackson’s stint with the San Antonio Spurs was an odd one. This went down in 2012-13, with Jackson actually getting released from the team right before the playoffs. The world didn’t necessarily know the full story behind the oddly-timed release, but coach Gregg Popovich works in mysterious ways. Jackson, however, just decided to shed...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Timberwolves are the NBA's biggest disappointment

Yes, it's early in the NBA season.And yes, the Minnesota Timberwolves are a young team.And yes, they're playing for a new coach, who has brought in new systems, a new style, and new standards.But it has to be said: Minnesota should be better than this.This season was supposed to be the Timberwolves' breakout year. With the talent on Minnesota's roster -- which includes a possible...
Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

Spurs move to 13-0 on the road with 105-91 win over Wolves

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Kawhi Leonard scored 31 points and the San Antonio Spurs improved to 13-0 on the road this season with a 105-91 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night. Leonard hit 11 of 15 shots after not scoring at all in the first quarter and Patty Mills scored 15 points off the bench for the Spurs (18-4), who played without Tony Parker after he bruised his...
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WATCH: Jonathon Simmons throws down sick alley-oop on in-bounds play

Check out this picture perfect passing by the San Antonio Spurs on an in-bounds play as Jonathon Simmons gets up and throws down an awesome one-handed alley-oop slam….. Whoa #NBAVine #GoSpursGo https://t.co/6kdgAz9OCt — NBA (@NBA) December 6, 2016
Via Crossover Chronicles
5 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs: Manu Ginobili on Spurs winning record

The San Antonio Spurs are off to a good start for the season. Spurs star Manu Ginobili commented on their winning record thus far.       “It’s taking us awhile to get into the rhythm, the aggressiveness we need to get leads. So yeah, we’re not playing well. But the good thing is that meanwhile, we are getting wins, and we are maintaining a good record. We have an 80 percent...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

New faces help Spurs continue unparalleled success

This isn’t a transitional year for the San Antonio Spurs. They’ve moved past the Tim Duncan era, but all of the work needed to make a smooth transition was completed in the years leading up to his retirement. The team brought in Kawhi Leonard via the draft, LaMarcus Aldridge via free agency and continued to convince Manu Ginobili to stay with the team despite his apparent desire...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

D’Angelo Russell models his game after Manu Ginobili

Some grow up wanting to play like Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant or another of the NBA’s biggest stars, but D’Angelo Russell wanted to be like Manu Ginobili. In an article from ESPN’s Baxter Holmes, the Los Angeles Lakers point guard says Ginobili was one of his favorite players growing up, and he models his game after the San Antonio Spurs swingman. “See, it’s different when...
Via The Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs retire Tim Duncans number

The San Antonio Spurs are going to retire Tim Duncan’s number 21 December 18, 2016. Tim Duncan announced his retirement in July and now the San Antonio Spurs are going to retire his number in December in the rafters among other greats such as George Gervin, James Silas, David Robinson, Sean Elliot, Avery Johnson. Duncan played 19 seasons for the Spurs and won five championships...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

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