Loss to Bulls is reminder Spurs will have to deal with ‘growing pains’

Last Monday, November 23, the San Antonio Spurs had just complete their 14th game of the early NBA season with a victory over the Phoenix Suns. After the game, San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan was asked what he was most surprised by through 14 games, and in his response, Duncan’s words spoke to what […]


Spurs fall short in Chicago

Highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KsslGisYohk The San Antonio Spurs are a work in progress and the offense will take time. Despite all that, the Silver and Black were a few plays away from winning against a tough defensive Chicago Bulls team. Unfortunately, San Antonio came up short on the road. Kawhi Leonard had 25 points and eight rebounds, […]


Player Focus: Tim Duncan

14-3. That is what this version of the San Antonio Spurs was treated to in this early 2015-2016 NBA season. Extrapolate that win total to the rest of the season, and that puts them on a pace for 67 wins. Not too shabby indeed. If the Golden State Warriors weren’t behaving like, well, the Warriors, […]


5 things to watch: Spurs vs. Bulls

The San Antonio Spurs (14-3) will look to keep their 5-game win streak alive as they visit the Chicago Bulls (9-5). The Spurs are coming off a 108-88 thrashing of the Hawks. Kawhi Leonard led the team with 22 points while Tim Duncan added 18 rebounds. The Bulls are coming off a 92-104 loss to […]

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Keeping An Eye on Contenders: December Expectations

The end of November is approaching and the San Antonio Spurs continue their methodical dissection of NBA competition. With the statement victory over the Atlanta Hawks, the Spurs notched their 13th win of the first full-month of the NBA season and push forward into the thick of the season. As December approaches, the Spurs find […]

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Zooming In: Spurs’ defense on Hawks’ All-Stars

AT&T CENTER – On the average night when the Atlanta Hawks play a basketball game, the Hawks’ 2015 All-Stars comprised of Jeff Teague, Kyle Korver, Paul Millsap and Al Horford generate 61.1 of the team’s 102.2 points per game. Saturday, with the Hawks visiting the number one defensive ranked San Antonio Spurs, Atlanta was held […]


Spurs rout Hawks for fifth straight win

Highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zKWeS–ZeA The San Antonio Spurs know how important home court is. On Saturday, the Silver and Black used defense to pull away to beat an old friend and remain perfect inside the friendly confines. Kawhi Leonard scored 22 points as the Spurs crushed the Atlanta Hawks 108-88 at the AT&T Center for their fifth […]

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Zooming In: Simmons’ performance vs. Nuggets

With San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili and forward Tim Duncan both back in San Antonio Friday evening for rest purposes, the team only had 13 active players available in the win against the Denver Nuggets. Minute’s distribution might have been important, since the team has a game back home in San Antonio Saturday against […]


Spurs get by Nuggets, win fourth straight

Highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FLaj64lspLM For awhile it seemed like both the San Antonio Spurs and Denver Nuggets had too much turkey as the two teams met in a post Thanksgiving match up. However, that didn’t last long as Kawhi Leonard took control and led the Silver and Black to another win. Leonard scored 25 points as the […]


Aldridge and the 16-24 Foot Center Mid-Range Area

AT&T CENTER – Through 13 games with his new team, the San Antonio Spurs, forward LaMarcus Aldridge is in the process of getting acclimated to a whole new system on both ends of the floor, while learning to play alongside 14 new teammates, and understanding the game plan under a new head coach and coaching […]


Leonard’s late three stuffs Mavs in Texas-sized thriller

Highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YFGziuka5Ws Before the turkey gets trimmed and the cranberry sauce flows, the San Antonio Spurs had some business to take care of in the form of the Dallas Mavericks. Kawhi Leonard gave the Silver and Black faithful something to thankful for as he stuffed the in-state rivals. Leonard’s late three-pointer with 15.1 seconds remaining […]


Aldridge to return vs. Mavericks, Carlisle says Spurs are ‘stacked’

AT&T CENTER – After missing two games in a row with a mild sprain in his left ankle, forward LaMarcus Aldridge will return to the San Antonio Spurs’ lineup Wednesday, as the team hosts the Dallas Mavericks. On the opposite end of the arena, Mavericks Head Coach Rick Carlisle gave his take on this 2016 […]


5 things to watch: Spurs vs. Mavs

The San Antonio Spurs (11-3) will host intradivision rivals Dallas Mavericks tonight in San Antonio. The Spurs are coming off a 98-84 win over the Suns. Kawhi Leonard led the team with 24 points while Tony Parker kicked in 20 points in the San Antonio win. And as the Spurs look to remain undefeated at home, […]

San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard runs up court after scoring a basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Charlotte Hornets, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

The Spurs and Limiting Opponent 3-pointers

AT&T CENTER – Back in late October during the preseason, San Antonio Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich was asked about losing some of the team’s 3-point shooting in the offseason and how it would impact the team this season. That day, on October 23, Popovich said the team would have to make more twos this […]


Spurs stay perfect at home with win over Suns

Highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJtRtb5wibU AT&T Center – The San Antonio Spurs defense has improved greatly over the course of the season. However, their offense is still a work in progress. On Monday, Kawhi Leonard led his team to victory and showed he too has improved in season No. 5. Leonard finished with 24 points and 13 rebounds […]


Aldridge, Bledsoe to both sit in Spurs – Suns match

AT&T CENTER – When the San Antonio Spurs (10-3) and Phoenix Suns (7-6) meet for the first time this season at 7:30 PM CST Monday, both teams will be without two of their key players. LaMarcus Aldridge will miss his second consecutive game with the Spurs, as he’s dealing with a mild sprain in his left […]

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Keeping An Eye On Contenders: The Spurs’ Early Top-Level Defense

The NBA season is four weeks old and we find ourselves moving into the thick of the schedule. The long haul of 82 games can become a daunting journey through the peaks and valleys of competition. With the excitement of the return of basketball over, the reality of the lengthy trek towards the playoffs is […]

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5 things to watch: Spurs vs. Suns

The San Antonio Spurs (10-3) will look to remain undefeated at home as they host the Phoenix Suns. The Spurs are coming off a 92-82 win over the Grizzlies. Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard recorded a game-high 19 points, while Manu Ginobili returned from a two-game absence and scored 15 points, grabbed 4 rebounds and had 2 […]


Parker’s Early Flashes of Former Self

AT&T CENTER – “Too much Tony Parker.” Along with Manu Ginobili and the rest of the San Antonio Spurs, Parker was a problem for the defense for Memphis Saturday evening, according to Grizzlies Head Coach Dave Joerger. Parker finished the game with 18 points in two quarters, and though he would go scoreless in the […]