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Report: Spurs have scouted Emmanuel Mudiay

Thursday evening Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports released an article describing how potential future 2015 first-round draft pick Emmanuel Mudiay’s future with the Chinese power team Guangdong, is not clear at the moment, after Mudiay suffered an ankle sprain, that has kept him out of Guangdong’s last four games. While NBA teams await to see […]

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About A Loss: Spurs 93, Nets 95

With 1:38 left in overtime Wednesday in Brooklyn, San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green sank his sixth 3-pointer of the night, to cut the Nets’ lead down 95-93. Over the next 1:38 remaining, the Spurs would get three other attempts to tie or take the lead, but as had been the story throughout the night, […]

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About A Win: Spurs 109, 76ers 103

With 59 seconds left in the fourth quarter in Philadelphia Monday evening, the winless 76ers were 59 seconds, two stops, and six points away from earning their first win of the season, as they were trailing the San Antonio Spurs by five, 101-96. On the ensuing offensive possession, Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard, who has been […]

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About A Win: Spurs 111, Celtics 89

Sunday afternoon was a tale of two halves as the San Antonio Spurs trailed by as many as nine points in the second quarter to Boston, committing 10 first half turnovers. But in the second half, the Spurs came out with a more focused attack to outscore the Celtics 66-40 in the final 24 minutes, […]

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About A Win: Spurs 112, Kings 104

AT&T CENTER – “We made a step forward with respect to the other day,” said Spurs assistant head coach Ettore Messina Friday evening, after his team defeated the DeMarcus Cousin-less Sacramento Kings 112-104. “I think the 29 assists speaks for the group working together on offense.” In a game where offense was a-plenty, and defense […]

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Before Tip-Off: Messina to coach Spurs vs. Kings, Cousins out

AT&T CENTER – San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich stopped by the Spurs’ morning practice Friday, spoke to his team, and then went home, said Spurs assistant coach Ettore Messina. Messina, who coached the Spurs as the first Italian born coach Wednesday in a 106-100 victory over the Indiana Pacers, will have his shot […]

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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 […]