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About A Win: Spurs 106, Pacers 100

AT&T CENTER – Despite missing four of their core pieces in Paul George, Roy Hibbert, David West, and George Hill, the Indiana Pacers arrived in San Antonio with some notable wins in their early schedule, against the Dallas Mavericks, Chicago Bulls, and Miami Heat. For the San Antonio Spurs, they learned Tuesday they would be […]

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Messina takes over coaching duties in Popovich’s medical related absence

AT&T CENTER – There’s a first time for everything, and San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Ettore Messina will indeed make his mark in NBA history, as he’ll become the first Italian born coach, to be the head coach of an NBA game Wednesday when the Spurs host the Indiana Pacers. “Pop had this minor medical […]

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Monday notes: Anderson recalled from Austin, Spurs still interested in Allen?

Monday the San Antonio Spurs recalled rookie Kyle Anderson from the Austin Spurs, where Anderson scored 18 points, grabbed 11 rebounds, and threw six assists in 41 minutes, in the Spurs’ 110-105 win over the Santa Cruz Warriors on Sunday. With Marco Belinelli returning to the lineup, and when Cory Joseph fully heals from his […]

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Spurs’ slight glimpse of normalcy

With four victories in a row this past week over the Philadelphia 76ers, Cleveland Cavaliers, Minnesota Timberwolves, and Brooklyn Nets, the San Antonio Spurs improved to 9-4 overall, and for those four games, the offense, specifically the 3-pointers, finally found a consistent rhythm. On Monday before the Spurs defeated the 76ers, I asked forward Jeff […]

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About A Win: Spurs 121, Timberwolves 92

Friday, the San Antonio Spurs walked into Minnesota as an eight point favorite against the Timberwolves. However, with the Spurs’ offense struggling through their first 11 games, specifically making outside shots, it wasn’t guaranteed Friday’s contest would end up as a comfortable game for San Antonio. After 48 minutes of play and being led by […]

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Building the Machine (Volume 1)

Through their first 10 games, the San Antonio Spurs are off to a 6-4 start. While bringing back all 14 members from last year’s title team made it seem like this team would excel right out of the gates, the early injuries, having to work through the process, and simply making shots, has been part […]

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About A Win: Spurs 100, Philadelphia 75

AT&T CENTER – With 9:12 remaining in the fourth quarter Monday, Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich subbed in Matt Bonner for Kyle Anderson. With a 76-64 lead, Popovich inserted a lineup with one guard (Danny Green), and four power forwards – Austin Daye, Bonner, Jeff Ayres, and Matt Bonner. The lineup would only stay in […]

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About A Loss: Spurs 91, Kings 94

Trailing 94-91 with 6.2 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter Saturday, the San Antonio Spurs ran a baseline screen action play that tried to get Manu Ginobili the best open look possible. However, with time against him, and Kings center DeMarcus Cousins closing in on him, Ginobili hoisted and missed a fading 26-foot three point […]

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About A Win: Spurs 93, Lakers 80

Heading into Friday’s game against the San Antonio Spurs, the Los Angeles Lakers were ranked last in the NBA in Defensive Rating. Well, despite the Spurs struggling to make consistent shots, the Lakers’ defense played up to its billing, as the Spurs at one time held a 26 point lead, as San Antonio coasted past […]

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NBA reveals Spurs’ 2014 Christmas Day jerseys

The NBA has made the 2014 Christmas Day jerseys available for viewing, for the San Antonio Spurs, and the other nine NBA teams who play games on December 25th. Here is the statement for the NBA about the jerseys: The uniforms, designed as part of the adidas NBA Holiday Collection, feature traditional tank-top style jerseys […]

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About A Win: Spurs 113, Warriors 100

After earning a hard fought victory that went into the final minutes in Los Angeles against the Clippers on Monday, the San Antonio Spurs walked into Oakland Tuesday in a back-to-back game against the Warriors. The Spurs had the 27th ranked worst offense heading into Tuesday’s game, as they were about to face the NBA’s […]

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About A Win: Spurs 89, Clippers 85

With 1:49 left in the fourth quarter Monday in Los Angeles, Clippers forward Blake Griffin turned the ball over to San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard, as the Clippers were holding an 82-81 lead. The Spurs would push the ball up the floor, as it would touch the hands of Tony Parker, who then whipped […]

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About A Loss: Spurs 99, Pelicans 100

With two seconds left in the fourth quarter Saturday, San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard attempted a corner 3-pointer that was blocked by New Orleans Pelicans forward Tyreke Evans. Leonard grabbed the loose ball and hoisted a 9-foot floater that could have won the game for San Antonio, but instead, the shot rimmed out, and […]

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