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Popovich would 'buy ticket' to watch Warriors play

Gregg Popovich gave the Golden State Warriors the highest praise that he could probably give any team – he’d pay to see them play. Popovich told ESPN Radio on Friday that he’s never thought of a team more than he’s thought about the Warriors, and that he loves watching them play basketball. This Pop quote about the #Warriors from @ESPNSteinLine's piece is the highest...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Davis Bertans shows off ridiculous range, puts on 3-point barrage

The NBA All-Star Three Point Shootout isn’t until this weekend but San Antonio Spurs’ foreign proscpect, Davis Bertans, put on his own personal three-point shootout recently versus Real Madrid. Going  3-pointers, Bertans, (who plays for Spanish team Laboral Kuxta) went full “Steph Curry” from way beyond the arc, knocking down three-pointers as if they were nothing […]
Via Project Spurs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Aldridge continues to get more comfortable with Spurs as All-Star Break approaches

On Monday, San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge was named the Western Conference Player of the Week for games played February 1-7. After earning the recognition, Aldridge followed with a 28-point and 21-point performance in back-to-back wins Tuesday against the Miami Heat, and Wednesday in Orlando against the Magic. Through 49 games as a Spur, […]
Via Project Spurs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kawhi Leonard Sinks Magic With Game-Winner

Kawhi Leonard had a big night heading into his first all-star game appearance. Scoring a game-high 29 points with seven rebounds and a clutch game-winning shot to sink the Magic for good with just 0.9 seconds left. He was also 3-for-3 from downtown, but that’s just bragging. “We always pride ourselves on playing the whole 48 minutes of the game,” Leonard said. “We just kept...
Via Hooped Up
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kawhi Leonard drains game-winner

We’re witnessing the passing of the torch in San Antonio, and Wednesday night’s game featured just another example of that. With the Spurs and Magic tied at 96-96 and just seconds remaining, San Antonio looked to its closer. But it wasn’t Tony Parker, no, it was their new closer, Kawhi Leonard. Kawhi. So. Clutch. pic.twitter.com/jKx53SScsM — San Antonio Spurs (@spurs)...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs avoid epic choke when Magic’s Payton misses layup at buzzer

ORLANDO, Fla. Kawhi Leonard scored 29 points and drilled a jumper from the tip of the key with 0.9 on the clock to lift San Antonio to a 98-96 win over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night. LaMarcus Aldridge had 21 points and Patty Mills added 17 points and seven assists for the Spurs, who won their fourth straight game. Evan Fournier, whose 3-pointer tied the game with 13.3 seconds...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Spurs’ Danny Green talks trash in new commercial

The San Antonio Spurs aren’t known for talking trash to opponents during games. They let their execution, passing and final score do all the talking. However, when it comes to guard Danny Green, he loves to talk trash… to a bin. Green stars in a late night TV talk show where he talks about recycling […]
Via Project Spurs
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich doesn’t care about election results

Don’t bother informing San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich about election results during games, because he really doesn’t give a damn about them. TNT reporter David Aldridge learned that lesson during Tuesday night’s game against the Heat. He first asked Pop how the game was going after one quarter of play, and was given a response that surprised no one. “We’re...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Aldridge scores 28 and Spurs run away from Heat, 119-101

MIAMI (AP) LaMarcus Aldridge scored 28 points, Kawhi Leonard added 23 and the San Antonio Spurs got seven points on one possession in the fourth quarter to help them beat the Miami Heat 119-101 on Tuesday night. Danny Green added 15 for the Spurs, who have won six straight over the Heat going back to the 2014 NBA Finals. Dwyane Wade scored 20 points on 9 for 12 shooting for Miami...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Popovich has funny reaction to New Hampshire results

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich still might be the best thing going in sports. The championship-winning coach had an absolutely awesome response to Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump winning the New Hampshire Presidential primaries on Tuesday. Here’s Pop’s reaction during an in-game interview with TNT’s David Aldridge: Popovich gonna Popovich #SASatMIA https:/...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bosh: ‘Scary part’ is Aldridge, Spurs can get better

Chris Bosh is familiar with leaving a comfortable situation to chase a ring, so we should pay attention when the Miami Heat star thinks LaMarcus Aldridge and the San Antonio Spurs haven’t reached their ceiling. According to Ethan Skolnick of the Miami Herald, Bosh said Aldridge is still adjusting to the Spurs. Chris Bosh on Aldridge adjusting to Spurs: "I still think he can...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite baby on the way, Spurs' Parker will play in Olympics

In January, San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker told a French radio station that he would likely pass on the Summer Olympics due to the pending birth of his second son. But in a surprising turn of events, Parker now says he'll compete in the Olympic qualifiers and the Olympic games (via L'Equipe):Parker's wife is expected to deliver their second child in late July. The official...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Parker to play with France despite wife's pregnancy

PARIS (AP) San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker says he has found a deal with his wife that will allow him to take part in France's Olympic qualifying tournament this summer. Parker had raised the possibility of missing the tournament from July 4-10 and the Olympics - if France qualified - because of the expected birth of his second son in July. But Parker told L'Equipe...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Parker fooled Roy Hibbert so badly he missed a shot (Video)

Tony Parker embarrassed Roy Hibbert so badly on Saturday night that the San Antonio Spurs guard caught himself by surprise. Hibbert left the game in the first half with an ankle injury after Parker put him on roller skates. Parker drove to the lane and got Hibbert to bite on a shot fake, and Hibbert lost his balance and fell to the floor. Parker was unable to convert the layup,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gregg Popovich And Tim Duncan Laugh At Idiot Mavericks Rookie That Tries To Trash Talk Spurs After A Shot

When you are a rookie in any of the professional sports leagues it is understandable if you get a little excited after you make a big play. However, there is one thing you should not do--celebrate and talk trash when your team is down by over 20 points.That is what Dallas Mavericks rookie Salah Mejri did Friday night after making a shot; he talked smack to Gregg Popovich who laughed...
Via FatManWriting
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Manu Ginobili to miss at least a month after undergoing testicle surgery

Sometimes you hear about a sports injury — a blister maybe or even a broken finger — and think to yourself, “That doesn’t sound so bad.” Other times, as with Manu Ginobili’s latest injury, it’s the opposite. Ginobili will miss at least a month after undergoing surgery Thursday for a testicle injury he suffered Wednesday night. The injury was initially reported as...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Parker could miss Olympics due to wife’s pregnancy

Tony Parker took to Twitter on Monday to happily announce that he and wife Axelle Francine are expecting another son. My wonderful wife and I are happy to announce that our son Josh is going to have a little brother! ‍‍‍#familly #theparkers #happy — Tony Parker (@tonyparker) February 1, 2016 And while that is news to be celebrated, it comes with one hitch: The pregnancy...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The San Antonio Spurs are the best team in the West

The San Antonio Spurs have dominated the NBA in this decade. Despite a first round elimination last year courtesy of the Los Angeles Clippers, the Spurs have shown that their success is consistent. At all points of the game, no matter who is on the floor, the Spur’s lineup has shown that they can produce championship basketball. The Spurs are a constant threat because of their...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

LMA, MIA: The Spurs need LaMarcus Aldridge to be there in May

The NBA All-Star break can’t come soon enough for LaMarcus Aldridge. It’s true that the San Antonio Spurs would be the talk of the NBA if the Golden State Warriors had not become a remarkably transcendent team this season. That said, San Antonio’s decisive loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night would have made sent ripples through the NBA if the Warriors weren...
Via Crossover Chronicles
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Boban Marjanovic’s gigantic hands prove he’s a giant (PHOTOS)

San Antonio Spurs center Boban Marjanovic is 7’3″, and judging by the size of his hands, maybe he should’ve been a volleyball player instead. Marjanovic’s hands are about as big as most people’s faces, and they should have their own zip code. Check out some recent photos which shows just how big they are. A photo posted by Boban Marjanovic (@bobimarjanovic13) on...
Via The Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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