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A Tale of Overtime Periods: Spurs fall to Grizzlies in Triple-Overtime

AT&T CENTER – Wednesday, December 17th, wasn’t a playoff game. However, if you were in attendance, that’s what it felt like, as the San Antonio Spurs (17-9) fell to the Memphis Grizzlies (21-4) in triple overtime 117-116. Like a classical tale, this game had a classical plot. First, there were the Grizzlies, who had just […]

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About A Loss: Spurs 95, Trail Blazers 108

Minus Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili and Tiago Splitter, the San Antonio Spurs, despite playing a stable defensive game and getting a career high mark from rookie Kyle Anderson, were unable to defeat the Portland Trail Blazers Monday, as the Spurs fell 108-95. Behind 23 points apiece from their two leaders in LaMarcus Aldridge […]

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About A Loss: Spurs 110, Lakers 112

AT&T CENTER – “I thought the Lakers did a great job. They had an edge, they were aggressive on both ends of the floor, they executed well and they definitely wanted the game more than we did. It seemed to be more important to them than to us. I thought our performance was pitiful.” Those […]

Before Tip-Off: Leonard to miss Spurs vs. Lakers game (Audio)

AT&T CENTER – The San Antonio Spurs (16-6) will host the Los Angeles Lakers (6-16) Friday evening in a game that has a bit more attention than a usual 23rd game of the regular season in mid December, as Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, is 31 points away from passing Michael Jordan to move into third place on the NBA’s All-Time scoring list.

On the Spurs’ end, they’ll be missing their best perimeter defender in Kawhi Leonard (bruised right hand), but they will have Tony Parker return to the lineup, after he missed time with a mild strain, of his left hamstring. Being here at the arena, I previewed the game in the audio clip below and discussed what both coaches had to say in their pregame interview, as well as gave an update on Leonard’s injury status.

 

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Report: Allen narrows list to Spurs, Wizards, Bulls, Cavailiers & Warriors

Jordan Schultz, a Huffington Sports Columnist, reported Friday through Twitter that he’s hearing free agent veteran guard Ray Allen has narrowed his search of teams seeking his services to the San Antonio Spurs, Washington Wizards, Chicago Bulls, and Golden State Warriors. Hearing Ray Allen is choosing between San Antonio, Washington, Chicago, Cleveland and the Golden […]

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About A Win: Spurs 109, Knicks 95

AT&T CENTER – “I thought they did a fine job,” said San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich Wednesday evening, after his team – minus the Spurs’ big four of Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili, Tim Duncan and Kawhi Leonard – throttled the Carmelo Anthony-less New York Knicks 109-95. “I haven’t been this pleased in a […]

Parker, Ginobili, Leonard, Anthony out in Spurs vs. Knicks game

AT&T CENTER – Both the New York Knicks and San Antonio Spurs might look slightly different Wednesday, as both clubs are preparing to face each other without some of their core players. On San Antonio’s end, Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich said Tony Parker (mild strain, left hamstring), Manu Ginobili (rest), and Kawhi Leonard (bruised […]

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About A Loss: Spurs 96, Jazz 100

Entering Tuesday’s contest with Utah, the San Antonio Spurs were a nine-point favorite, as the Spurs had won 13 of their last 15 games, while the Jazz were on a nine-game losing streak. However, after 48 minutes of play in Salt Lake City, there was a reminder that at the end of the day, both […]

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Building the Machine (Volume 2)

After Volume 1 of the season long “Building the Machine” series, the San Antonio Spurs sat at 6-4 in their first 10 games to open the season. The biggest issue in the first 10 games for San Antonio was their offense, as they were ranked 24th in 3-point shooting and 24th overall in offense. Since […]

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Dissecting A Play: Duncan to Joseph Hand-Off Layup vs. Timberwolves

With the San Antonio Spurs leading 73-61 against the Minnesota Timberwolves Saturday with 8:31 minutes left in the third quarter, Spurs guard Cory Joseph dribbled the ball up the floor, and the Spurs ran an offensive hand-off that resulted in an and-one play for Joseph, as Tim Duncan was the delivery man on the pass. […]

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Inside A Play: Ginobili to Green Baseline Hammer vs. Grizzlies

With 2:02 minutes left in the second quarter of Friday’s game between the San Antonio Spurs and Memphis Grizzlies, the Spurs were leading 50-40. After Zach Randolph made two free throws, the Spurs inbounded the ball and the following play happened on the Spurs’ ensuing possession. Green 2Q sideline hammer 12-05-14 vs. Grizzlies A video posted […]

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About A Win: Spurs 107, Grizzlies 101

After putting up three different quarters of 19, 23, and 16 points in their loss Wednesday against the Brooklyn Nets, the San Antonio Spurs kicked their offense into high gear Friday against the NBA’s fourth best defense coming in, with that team being the Memphis Grizzlies. Behind hot shooting from the outside, moving the ball […]

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