Fan email: Shaq, Manu, RJ and the Dallas Cowboys

Today’s Project Spurs’ fan email comes from Tony Villanueva. He asks: 1. Sign Shaq for ticket sales and to as a veteran to teach your younger center players. 2. Extend & restructure your veteran players contracts, for example, Manu, could become one of your player/coach in his last 1 or 2 yrs of his contract.  […]

The father paves the way for the son

The 2009-2010 NBA season was a long one for San Antonio Spurs’ guard, Garrett Temple. After signing with the Houston Rockets as an undrafted free agent last September, the guard skipped donning a Rockets uniform and headed for the NBA’s D-League to play for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. The 6’6″ guard averaged 14.9 ppg […]

Mailbag: Scrambled thoughts

Today’s Project Spurs fan mail comes from Brian Storey from down-under in Australia. He has a stream-of-conscious on various players and I try to tackle them one at a time. “With the season gone now I thought I’d get back in touch with a couple of brief thoughts. I’m sure there will be thousands of […]

Nash, Suns scorch Spurs to take series lead

PHOENIX – The team connection that brought the San Antonio Spurs through the first round of the playoffs never made it to the U.S. Airways Center for the first appearance in the second round against the Phoenix Suns. Shooting errors became a serious problem for a team that fought to find its rhythm, eventually losing […]

Spurs closeout plans halted by Mavs, Butler

DALLAS – After playing three straight games resulting in a 3-1 lead over the Mavericks, the San Antonio Spurs were dead on arrival in Game 5 of the first round of the NBA playoffs, falling to Dallas 103-81 late Tuesday evening. Still recovering from a broken nose in Game 3, Manu Ginobili still managed to […]

Jefferson shreds “dog” tag, helps Spurs even series

Box Score | Gameflow DALLAS – A dose of confidence and two days’ rest brought the San Antonio Spurs back to life as they went head-to-head with the Mavericks in Dallas during Game 2 of the first round of the 2010 NBA Playoffs. Refusing to allow Dallas to take over, the Spurs managed to consistently hold […]

Spurs vs. Mavericks recap

DALLAS – Serious sports fans know to never judge a game by its score because it never tells the entire story. Wednesday night’s “IH-35 Rivalry” duel between the San Antonio Spurs and the Dallas Mavericks was no exception. The Spurs (50-32) lost to the Mavericks (55-27) 96-89 on in the last game of the regular […]

Spurs vs. Nets Recap

For those of you late to the party, it should be obvious by now that it is a difficult year for the San Antonio Spurs (44-29). The same team that beat the Boston Celtics (47-26) on Sunday evening couldn’t beat the struggling New Jersey Nets (10-64) a mere 24-hours later. While back spasms forced Manu took […]

Spurs vs. Thunder Recap

OKLAHOMA CITY – No Tony Parker? No problem, say the San Antonio Spurs. By the looks of the aggressive scoring battle that took place Monday night at the Ford Center, someone might think the Spurs (42-27) and Oklahoma City Thunder (42-27) were fighting for first place, rather than the actual sixth place standing in the […]


The courtside experience

For those of you who don’t know me, allow me to summarize myself in a few words. I’m a poor-but-employed-student loan-paying-college grad working in journalism who has a serious affinity for all things sports, namely football, basketball and hockey. I’ve been a Spurs fan for a very long time, but I’ve never been able to […]

Spurs vs. Nuggets Recap

Both teams without one of their marquee names, the Tony Parker-less San Antonio Spurs (27-19) showed little signs of life against the Carmelo Anthony-less Denver Nuggets (32-15) in a nationally-televised showdown Sunday afternoon at the AT&T Center. After wins against Atlanta and Memphis, the Western Conference fifth-ranked Spurs were set to end their six-game home […]