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 […]
AT&T CENTER – Before the San Antonio Spurs (17-8) and Memphis Grizzlies (20-4) prepare to face off for the second time in this early season, Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich gave an injury update on point guard Patty Mills, who has missed the entire season thus far, recovering from right shoulder surgery. Asked if there’s […]
AT&T CENTER – After Friday, May 2, 2014, the San Antonio Spurs’ journey to a fifth NBA Championship didn’t seem so likely, as the team had just fell 113-111 in Dallas to the Mavericks, and the inevitable Game 7 that Sunday would determine the fate of two franchises for the postseason. As history will tell, […]
In a recent interview with Christina Tapper of SIKids.com, San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker opened about on a variety of subjects with Tapper – from his eye goggles he wore in 2012, to his high percentage shooting start from the outside this season. However, two specific areas of interest in the interview were when […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]