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Spurs Draft Prospect: Melo Trimble

This offseason, I’ll be keeping my ear to the ground, providing regular updates on notable players brought in by the San Antonio Spurs for workouts. We start out with a scouting report on a talented player at a position of need, point guard Melo Trimble. Here’s

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Why did Spurs’ Bench Fizzle out in Playoffs?

Friday, San Antonio Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich held his season ending press conference with the media, and when asked about how he will weigh a player’s performance in the postseason, Popovich had an interesting remark regarding the team’s bench. “The playoffs weigh heavily on our decision making,” said Popovich (via Spurs.com). “I’ll put it […]

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Spurs seek support from bench vs. Thunder

“Well, we haven’t had great bench production. We need a couple more people to help us offensively, that’d be great.” Those were the words of San Antonio Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich Tuesday following his team’s 95-91 Game five loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder, which put the Spurs on the edge of elimination, heading […]

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Leonard Finishes Second in MVP Voting

There was very little surprise when learning that Stephen Curry won his second straight NBA MVP award on Tuesday. Curry has been one of the most consistent offensive players in the league this season, and perhaps the best shooter of all time. His Golden State Warriors set an NBA single-season record with 73 wins, eclipsing […]

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Frontcourt Report: Thunderdome

After splitting two games at the AT&T Center, the San Antonio Spurs and Thunder went to Oklahoma City for games 3 and 4. The Spurs controlled Game 3 behind a strong performance from Kawhi Leonard, but Kevin Durant went nuclear and outscored the entire Spurs team in the 4th quarter of Game 4. LaMarcus Aldridge […]

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Still Searching – Mills’ shooting rhythm vs. Thunder

After sweeping the Memphis Grizzlies two weeks ago, Patty Mills walked out of that series as the San Antonio Spurs’ third leading scorer in those four games against Memphis, averaging 10.5 points per game behind only Kawhi Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge. Against point guards named Jordan Farmar and Xavier Mumford, along with an entire depleted […]

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Parker capitalizes on Thunder defensive mistakes in Game 3

If you watched Game 3 between the San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder Friday, the basic box score will inform you that Spurs guard Tony Parker scored 19 points on 7-of-14 shooting from the floor. But, did you know that of those 14 shots, only three were contested by the Thunder defense? Well, at […]

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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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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’ 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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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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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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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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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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