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Spurscast 354: Beautiful Shiny Button

In the Tim Duncan era, the San Antonio Spurs have only had six losing streak of four games or more. Two of those losing streaks have occurred this season. Despite carrying a supposedly healthy roster, the Spurs have failed to get their season out of the mud. This season’s Rodeo Road Trip will be the first ever to finish with a losing record. Sitting at 34-23, the Spurs are more likely to fall out of the playoff race than they are to snatch a higher seeding. With two-thirds of the season now in the books, is it time to smash the panic button on the Spurs?

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Spurscast 353: Praise Marty Moose

The long Rodeo Road Trip continues tonight for the San Antonio Spurs with a stop in Los Angeles to take on the Blake Griffin-less Clippers. The Spurs went 2-1 on the short Eastern Conference leg of the trip, entering the NBA’s ceremonious halftime with a strong performance over the Detroit Pistons. Even with the NBA finally be back in action tonight, most of the basketball-world will still be processing the rumors and news leading up to today’s trade deadline at 3:00 PM (EST).

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Spurscast 352: ROAD TRIP, BRAH

The 13th Annual Road Trip kicks-off this Sunday with the opening game taking place in the maple syrup Valhalla more commonly known as Toronto. The San Antonio Spurs boast an impressive record since the installation of the Rodeo Road Trip, amassing 71 wins out of the 100 games played to date. With the championship hangover still lingering, do the Spurs need their home court sabbatical more than ever?

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Spurscast Special: Clippers blast the Spurs 105-85

AT&T CENTER – The Los Angeles Clippers blasted the San Antonio Spurs tonight in San Antonio, beating them 105-85. From tip-off to the closing seconds, the Spurs looked out-matched and uninspired as the Clippers ran away with this game.

With the loss, the Spurs drop to 30-18 for the season and will next host the Magic this Wednesday at the AT&T Center.

To recap tonight’s Spurs loss, Project Spurs’ Jeff Garcia and Paul Garcia breakdown what went wrong and what possibly went right for San Antonio in a disappointing performance as well as bring you audio from the Clippers’ locker room after their win in San Antonio. (more…)

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First half podcast recap: Spurs 42, Clippers 56

AT&T CENTER – The San Antonio Spurs and Los Angeles Clippers are at the half and the score is 56-42, Clippers with the lead.

The Spurs coughed up the ball 10 times leading to 15 Clippers points. Add the fact the Spurs’ bench only mustered 10 points, while the Clippers’ bench scored 19 points, and the Clippers out-rebounding the Spurs 25-17, this led to San Antonio looking at a 14 point deficit at the half.

To break down the first half, Project Spurs’ Jeff Garcia and Paul Garcia report live from the AT&T Center.

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Spurscast Special: Pregame breakdown Spurs vs. Clippers

AT&T CENTER – The San Antonio Spurs (30-17) will host the Los Angeles Clippers (32-15) tonight at the AT&T Center as the Spurs will look to make it 3-0 on the season versus L.A.

Prior to the game, Project Spurs’ Jeff Garcia and Paul Garcia preview tonight’s Western Conference clash. What will be the key matchup? How is it that the Spurs have the edge against the Clippers?

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Spurscast 351: All Work and No Play

The race for Western Conference Playoff seeding is heating up. The San Antonio Spurs have won eight of their last ten games and are now only four games back from the second-seeded Memphis Grizzlies. While the Spurs are finally starting to gain a little traction this season, other title contenders are beginning to slip. Have the last few weeks changed the outlook of the Spurs’ post-season?

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Talking the state of the Spurs with ‘The Big E Sports Show’

Elissa Walker Campbell of Yahoo! Sports’ “The Big E Sports Show” invited Project Spurs’ Jeff Garcia to talk the state of the San Antonio Spurs as the half way point of the NBA season nears.

After the brutal December which saw the Spurs face the best-of-the-best in the West and end with one of the worst records in December in Tim Duncan’s career, how are the Spurs looking now?

Also, the two talk about the injury bug hitting the Spurs, the play of Cory Joseph and much more. Take a listen and follow Elissa on Twitter.

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Final: Spurs 104, Pistons 105: Postgame Podcast

AT&T CENTER – The San Antonio Spurs (21-15) lost to the Detroit Pistons (11-23) 104-105 tonight at home off a last second layup by Brandon Jennings.

Jennings (13 points) was able to make the go-ahead bucket off a botched in-bound play which saw the Spurs turn the ball over and free Jennings for the game-winning bucket.

The Spurs coughed up an 18-point lead to the Pistons despite the fact the Spurs scored a season-high first quarter points (37) and saw the return of Tony Parker who scored three points in just 12 minutes of play.

“This is not the first time in the history of the NBA that anyone has given up a lead,” said Popovich. “It happens frequently in the league because there is a 24 second clock, people make shots and miss shots, and people turn it over. It is not remarkable at all.”

The Spurs were up three points in the waning moments of the game with the Spurs when coach Gregg Popovich called for a foul on the Pistons. When questioned about the call, Pop simply said, “Because I wanted to.” (more…)

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Spurscast 347: Checking it Twice…

Happy Holidays to you and yours! Have you been good this year? The San Antonio Spurs have… sorta. San Antonio, currently sitting at 17-9, is still reeling from their fourth loss within their previous six games. Some healthy players would be great but the Spurs better hope Santa delivers on some much needed passion.

The remainder of the 2014 schedule for San Antonio is a gauntlet of doom. The next eight teams feature seven currently seeded for the Western Conference playoffs. That other team is the surging Oklahoma City Thunder. On top of that, the Dallas Mavericks just traded for Rajon Rando (Spurs and Mavericks meet on December 20th).

Hosts Aaron Preine (@DukeOfBexar) and Jose Grijalva (@JRG1023) also look back at the wild finish between the Spurs and the visiting Memphis Grizzlies plus the insanity that is the Western Conference. Guest Benjamin Bornstein (@THE_BOOMSTEIN) of Project Spurs joins the fun.

It’s the one and only Spurscast The original San Antonio Spurs Podcast.

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Spurscast 346: Coughing and Screaming

The San Antonio Spurs have feasted upon a weak slate of opponents of late but the prey will soon bare more teeth as 2014 comes to a close. Kawhi Leonard is setting new career highs across the board but how will being the focal point of the Spurs offense play out this season?

Hosts Aaron Preine (@DukeOfBexar) and Jose Grijalva (@JRG1023) look at hot topics around the league and back on at the Spurs winning streak as well as the overtime loss in Brooklyn that ended it.

It’s the one and only Spurscast The original San Antonio Spurs Podcast.

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Spurscast 345: Kingslayer

King James fell once again to Kawhi Leonard and the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday, making it four straight losses going back to Game Three of the 2014 NBA Finals. LeBron James fumbled away a last second opportunity, giving the Spurs seventh win of the season. Hosts Aaron Preine (@DukeOfBexar) and Jose Grijalva (@JRG1023) look back at the Cleveland game and share banter on the injury woes that are still hamstringing the defending champions on both ends of the court.

It’s the one and only Spurscast The original San Antonio Spurs Podcast.

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