Spurs Playbook: Spurs showcase another ATO gem

The Spurs use the weave and a back screen to set up a 3-pointer for Manu Ginobili on an out of bounds play With 1:28 left in the third quarter of the San Antonio Spurs 119-98 drubbing of the Los Angeles Lakers, the Spurs ran an out of bounds play that is worth another look. The play featured a weave directly off the inbounds pass as well as a nasty back screen from 39-year-old Manu...
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1 hour ago

San Antonio Spurs sit in second place of the Western Conference

The San Antonio Spurs are placed second in the Western Conference trailing the Golden State Warriors for best record. Here’s a look at who’s left to play in the remaining 25 games of the season. 25 games left in the season The San Antonio Spurs only have 25 more games to go in the regular season.  And they will be tested once playoffs are here. The schedule is no easy task...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Spurs close out Rodeo Trip with rout of Lakers in L.A.

Highlights: The end of a long road trip usually comes with fatigue. However, for the San Antonio Spurs it was a chance to easily wind up with a win over the Kobe-less Los Angeles Lakers. Kawhi Leonard scored 25 points in 25 minutes as he led the Spurs to a 119-98 win over the Lakers on Sunday afternoon to complete their eight-game Rodeo Road Trip. Pau Gasol added 15 points and LaMarcus...
Via Project Spurs
13 hours ago

Spurs close Rodeo Road Trip with an easy win over the Lakers

The outcome was never in doubt after Kawhi Leonard scored 16 points in the first quarter as the Spurs easily defeated the Lakers. Sometimes these afternoon games can be a little scary, because the Spurs sometimes just don’t play very well in the daytime. Maybe that little run in that Manu Ginobili had with a bat was more of a big deal than the team is letting on. But today, against...
Via Pounding the Rock
14 hours ago

Leonard scores 25, leads Spurs to 119-98 rout of Lakers

LOS ANGELES (AP) Kawhi Leonard scored 25 points and the San Antonio Spurs routed the Lakers 119-98 on Sunday in Los Angeles' first home game since Magic Johnson took over the franchise's basketball operations. LaMarcus Aldridge had 16 points for the Spurs, who have won four straight and nine of 11. Pau Gasol added 15 points against his former team, and the Southwest Division...
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San Antonio vs. Los Angeles, Final Score: Spurs blow out Lakers, 119-98

The Spurs finish the Rodeo Road Trip with a throttling of the tanking Lakers. The old saying by now is you don’t want to face Kawhi Leonard when he’s mad. Coming off a subpar performance in Friday’s win against the Clippers, that saying remained true as he helped lead the Spurs to a one-sided blowout of the young LA Lakers in a Sunday matinee to end the 2017 Rodeo Road Trip...
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16 hours ago

Popovich praises Magic, wishes him well with Lakers

For a guy who once had a reputation for not saying much, Gregg Popovich has become quite loquacious these days. The San Antonio Spurs head coach has lately been very vocal about political matters.Now he’s given us some interesting things to chew on regarding Magic Johnson, who’s the new President of the Los Angeles Lakers.Tania Ganguli of the Los Angeles Times passed along the...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Spurs Show Versatility and Depth, Beat Clippers.

Despite Chris Paul returning to the lineup, the San Antonio Spurs were still able to pick up a win against the Los Angeles Clippers, 105-97. Spurs basketball is not only back, but better than ever. The Spurs were welcoming Pau Gasol back to the lineup, who had missed 15 games with a fractured hand. On […] Spurs Show Versatility and Depth, Beat Clippers. - Air Alamo - Air Alamo...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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3 days 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...
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4 days 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...
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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...
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7 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...
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9 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:
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11 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.
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WATCH: Highlights: Spurs at Pacers 2/13

Kawhi Leonard leads with 32 and LaMarcus Aldridge adds 19 as Spurs defeat Pacers in Indiana.
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12 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...
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14 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...
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14 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...
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15 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...
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21 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
23 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...
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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
29 days ago  |  Discuss

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