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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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Spurs Frontcourt Playoff Report 1

When we were divvying up assignments for covering this postseason run, I called dibs on frontcourt play for a few reasons. First and foremost, this San Antonio team will go as far as the tandem of Kawhi Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge takes them. Secondly, there are some questions about the other frontcourt players. Will Tim […]

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Spurs limit Randolph in Game 1

AT&T CENTER – This season, Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach Randolph, also known as “Zbo,” was tied with Mike Conley as the second leading scorer on his team with 15.3 points per game. With Conley and Marc Gasol both sustaining season ending injuries, Randolph was left to carry the depleted Grizzlies for the rest of the […]

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Grizzlies’ Tony Allen to play in Game 1 vs. Spurs

AT&T CENTER – Heading into the opening playoff game of the first round series between the San Antonio Spurs and Memphis Grizzlies, Grizzlies shooting guard Tony Allen was listed as questionable to play in the game with a sore left hamstring injury. Down four key players to their rotation already due to injury, the Grizzlies couldn’t […]

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Round 1: Scouting the Grizzlies

The San Antonio Spurs open their 2016 Playoff run Sunday, when they host the seventh seeded Memphis Grizzlies, who will have to play in the series without two of their key players – All-Star Marc Gasol (right foot fracture) and dynamic point guard Mike Conley (left Achilles tendinitis). Unfortunately for the Grizzlies, the Spurs will […]

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Spurs Regular Season Review and Playoff Preview

Despite the consistency of the San Antonio Spurs over the past 20 years, there were legitimate questions about the team heading into the 2015-16 season. Will Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili come back, and if so, how effective will they be? Is Tony Parker ever going to be the same again? How would LaMarcus Aldridge […]

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The Spurs’ third option – Parker

AT&T CENTER – Though the Oklahoma City Thunder were missing three key players in Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and Serge Ibaka Tuesday, the other members of the Thunder remained competitive for beyond 48 minutes, as it took the San Antonio Spurs overtime to comeback from an 18-point deficit and defeat the Thunder 102-98. Still bothered […]

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About A Loss: Spurs 86, Warriors 92

AT&T CENTER – Minus Tim Duncan (rest) and Boris Diaw (soreness, right adductor) Sunday, the San Antonio Spurs lost their first home game of the season to the Golden State Warriors 92-86. Here’s a look at some of the factors offensively and defensively in San Antonio’s 15th loss of the season. The Spurs’ Offense With […]

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Popovich: Duncan, Diaw to sit vs. Warriors

AT&T CENTER – In the final regular season meeting between the two juggernauts of the NBA – the Golden State Warriors (71-9) and San Antonio Spurs (65-14), most core players for each squad will play in the game, however, Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich announced one of his starters and key bench players will be […]

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The Race: Spurs vs. Warriors

I’ve been writing a lot about the Golden State Warriors this season, and I have a confession to make: I kinda love this Golden State team. I make a point to watch when they play because they’re one of two teams that have played consistently watchable basketball this year. Stephen Curry may very well be […]

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The Spurs’ Starting-Five Post All-Star Break

AT&T CENTER – In San Antonio’s 102-95 victory over the Toronto Raptors Saturday, two members of the Spurs’ starting lineup contributed a combined 64 of the team’s 102 points, as Kawhi Leonard scored a career-high 33 points, and LaMarcus Aldridge has his fourth game this season with 30 points, as he collected 31 on the […]

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Leonard and Aldridge’s scoring rises, remains efficient in March

AT&T CENTER – Through their 63-12 season, the San Antonio Spurs’ offense has transitioned from being led in scoring by one of their “Big 3” members in Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili, to their two current All-Stars in Kawhi Leonard (20.9 points per game) and LaMarcus Aldridge (18.0 points per game). Wednesday’s 38th […]

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Spurs Continue to Keep Eye on the Prize

The Spurs have ten regular season games left and they probably won’t look much like the first 72. Key players will sit, Head Coach Gregg Popovich will avoid tipping his hand, and the result may be the end of a historic home winning streak. In fact, San Antonio very well may lose half of their […]

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Notes and Observations from Spurs’ victory over Grizzlies

AT&T CENTER – Behind 32 points and 12 rebounds from LaMarcus Aldridge, the San Antonio Spurs kept their home winning streak alive at 37-0 with a narrow 110-104 victory over the injured Memphis Grizzlies. The Grizzlies were not only down three starters, but three bench players as well. The Spurs were down their All-Star starter […]

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Dissecting A Possession: Aldridge jumper off double screen vs. Heat

In the San Antonio Spurs’ 112-88 victory over the Miami Heat Wednesday, Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge displayed his versatility in being able to come off a double-screen almost like a shooting guard and knock down a mid-range jumper early in the first quarter. As you watch the video below, you’ll see how the possession was […]

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Notes and Observations from Spurs’ victory over Heat

AT&T CENTER – Despite losing Monday in Charlotte after leading by 23 points at one time against the Hornets, the San Antonio Spurs continued two streaks Wednesday at the AT&T Center where they blew out the Miami Heat by 24 points. First, the Spurs kept their home winning streak alive at 36-0, while they also […]

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About A Possession: Spurs’ Third Quarter Basketball Weave vs Hornets

Despite building an early 23-point lead Monday evening in Charlotte against the Hornets, the San Antonio Spurs weren’t able to maintain their double digit lead, as the Hornets stormed back in the final three quarters behind Jeremy Lin, to hand the Spurs their 11th loss of the season 91-88. If you’re a Hornets fan, you […]

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Project Spurs Roundtable: Spurs – Warriors postgame discussion

Saturday evening, two NBA powers clashed for the second time this season, as the San Antonio Spurs remained undefeated at home (35-0) with an 87-79 victory over the league leading and defending champion Golden State Warriors. After the game, Project Spurs’ own Stephen Anderson and Winston Harris discussed how the Spurs’ defense contained the “Splash Brothers” […]

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Spurs Survive Toughest Home stand in a week

This past week wasn’t exactly spring break for the Spurs; it was probably closer to hell week. The team that coasted through a soft early-season schedule had to beat the Thunder, Clippers, Blazers, and Warriors in an 8 day stretch. It only counts as four more regular season home wins (44 in a row), but […]

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