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Takeaways from Spurs – Thunder Game 2 heading into Game 3

Falling in dramatic fashion Monday 98-97 at the hands of the Oklahoma City Thunder, the San Antonio Spurs have had three straight days to digest film, look at their mistakes from Game 2, and anticipate which type of adjustments they’ll need to make for Game 3, which tips off Friday evening at 8:30 PM CST. […]

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Unleash the Boban

Game 2 didn’t start out well for San Antonio, but the Spurs were able to overcome an early deficit to make it very close down the stretch. To start the 4th quarter, the Spurs trotted out Patty Mills, Manu Ginobili, Danny Green, David West and Boris Diaw against Dion Waiters, Andre Roberson, Kevin Durant, Enes Kanter […]

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SPURSCAST EPISODE 399- SPACE JAM

There isn’t much better than Playoff basketball. I can think of only a few things: Margaritas, tacos, beer, and Space Jam 2. Jose and Ryan are joined by projectspurs.com Senior Writer Paul Garcia on Cinco de Mayo to talk Spurs, and space.

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The Curious case of Boban Marjanovic

There is no curious case of Boban Marjanovic. The title of this piece was just to draw you in. I know, deception is wrong. But don’t blame me when you finish reading this article and start to agree with me. The San Antonio Spurs are in the middle of a war of attrition called the […]

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Spurs Playoff Frontcourt Report: Touché

tou·ché too’-SHa/ exclamation 1. (in fencing) used as an acknowledgment of a hit by one’s opponent. 2. used as an acknowledgment during a discussion of a good or clever point made at one’s expense by another person. Game 1 of Spurs vs. Thunder was an unexpectedly vicious beat down by San Antonio. It was such […]

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Spurs’ Adjustments For Game 3 vs. Thunder

After an impressive and dominating Game 1 victory by the San Antonio Spurs over the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western Conference semi-finals, San Antonio came out with a controversial loss in the second game of the series. The Spurs were heavy favorites in Game 2 and numerous opportunities to create a sequel of the […]

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Spurs’ Offense Struggles in Game 2 vs. Thunder

AT&T CENTER – Saturday in their opening blow-out win against the Oklahoma City Thunder, the San Antonio Spurs shot a scorching 60.7% from the field. That night, it almost seemed like anything and everything had a strong chance of going into the basket for San Antonio. The chances of San Antonio shooting like that again […]

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Thunder punch back Spurs in Game 2, even series

Game Highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpaFtm6eDfM The San Antonio Spurs punched the Oklahoma City Thunder in the mouth to grab a 1-0 series lead on Sunday. Just over 48 hours later, the Thunder punched back and tied the series in the process. LaMarcus Aldridge finished with a game-high 41 points, but it was not enough as the Spurs […]

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Spurs Roundtable: Breaking Down Game 1 & Previewing Game 2 vs. Thunder

In the latest episode of the Spurs Roundtable powered by Project Spurs, courtesy of News4SanAntonio.com and FoxSanAntonio.com, Project Spurs writers Stephen Anderson and Paul Garcia broke down Saturday’s Game 1 between the San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder, and the duo looks ahead to Monday’s Game 2 matchup between the two teams. Be sure […]

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Frontcourt Report: Let’s Dance

Russell Westbrook is the best in the NBA and it’s not even debatable. The way he moves is electrifying, and you could make an argument that he’s the most explosive we’ve ever seen. He’s pretty good at basketball too, but man I love Russell Westbrook’s dancing. I would pay good money to see a dance-off between […]

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Spurs Congest Paint for Thunder in Game 1

AT&T CENTER – Heading into Saturday’s opening game between the San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder, the second best offense in the NBA (Thunder – 109.9 Points Per 100 Possessions) and the best defense (Spurs  – 96.6 PP/100) were prepared to square off in a battle to see which strength of each team would […]

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Spurs demolish Thunder to open Conference Semifinals

Highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5m8_3PTlPFk The San Antonio Spurs had time to rest and prepare for the past four days for the Oklahoma City Thunder. On Saturday night, they showed just how much it paid off as the Silver and Black destroyed their Western Conference rivals. LaMarcus Aldridge scored a game-high 38 points as he helped led the […]

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Before Tip-Off: Popovich, Donovan speak prior to Game 1

AT&T CENTER – With the Western Conference Semi Finals set to begin Saturday at 7:30 PM CST, San Antonio Head Coach Gregg Popovich and Oklahoma City Thunder Head Coach Billy Donovan conducted their pregame press conferences. With the series yet to start, both coaches were asked about their preparations with multiple days off and about […]

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Forecasting the series: Spurs vs. Thunder

To get ready for the Western Conference semifinals, we polled our staff and media members on their predictions for the San Antonio Spurs’ series against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Leave us your predictions in the comments or sound off on Twitter by tweeting @projectspurs. My prediction The Thunder pose a considerably larger threat than the […]

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Frontcourt Report: On to OKC

As far as the San Antonio Spurs are concerned, the first round is over. They took care of business in four games against a depleted Memphis Grizzlies squad, and they will move on to face an Oklahoma City Thunder team that dispatched Dirk’s Mavs after five chippy games. Let’s look at how the Spurs’ frontcourt did in round […]

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The West Factor: Intimidation and Mid-Range Extraordinaire

When it comes to the Western Conference Semifinals matchup between the San Antonio Spurs and the Oklahoma City Thunder, writers and analysts everywhere will be discussing ad nauseam the Kawhi Leonard versus Kevin Durant matchup that the basketball gods have blessed us with for the next two weeks. If two of the best wings in all of […]

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Round 2: Spurs vs. Thunder season recap

Looking at the San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder, it seems like the matchup will be a tougher one than the first-round series against the Memphis Grizzlies. But we only saw two true games from the Silver and Black this season against OKC. Below, I recap the season series: Game #1: October 28, 2015 […]

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About A Series: Patty Mills’ play vs. Grizzlies

Just before the NBA Playoffs kicked off, San Antonio Spurs guard Patty Mills was having a tough month shooting the basketball from the outside in April, where he played in the final seven games of the season and he only connected on 29.6% of his 3.9 three pointers per game. It should be noted, Mills, […]

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SPURSCAST EPISODE 398- Nothing Compares 2 You

The Playoffs roll on. The Spurs roll on. San Antonio keeps their momentum as they await a second round matchup- presumably against Oklahoma City. The only thing that could overshadow something as big as the NBA Playoffs, is actually something really small. 5’2” to be exact. Prince Rogers Nelson died this week at the age of 57. We affectionately reflect on his life, and his impact on ours.

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Old Man Riverwalk turns 40

One day after the Spurs closed out their sweep of the Memphis Grizzlies, Tim Duncan is celebrating his 40th birthday, making the greatest power forward of all time officially over the hill. Duncan has spent almost half of his life in a Spurs jersey. 19 seasons in San Antonio, 15 times named an NBA All-Star […]

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