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Examining the Rumor Mill: What Are The Spurs Targeting In Free Agency?

With the start of the NBA’s free agency on July 1st, the rumor mill has been in complete overdrive since the clock struck midnight on the east coast. And even with the lack of roster space and cap room, the San Antonio Spurs have been no exception to the madness. The Spurs haven’t achieved their […]

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Did Mavericks Trade For Tyson Chandler To Contend With Spurs?

We’re not even two weeks removed from the San Antonio Spurs winning their fifth championship, and the road to a repeat got a little tougher on Wednesday. The Dallas Mavericks have reacquired center Tyson Chandler from the New York Knicks and traded Jose Calderon, Samuel Dalembert, Shane Larkin, Wayne Ellington and a future second round […]

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San Antonio Spurs Free Agency: Who Stays and Who Goes?

Roster turnover is commonplace in today’s sports world. The San Antonio Spurs are not an exception, but R.C. Buford’s ability to retain a majority of his roster has allowed for continuity, to be a major attributing factor to the Spurs’ success. San Antonio’s ability to perform as a team allows a large cast of players […]

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The Resurgent Shooting Guards: Dwyane Wade and Manu Ginobili

Rumors of their demise have been greatly exaggerated. San Antonio Spurs’ guard Manu Ginobili and Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade aren’t the same players they used to be a couple of years ago. Hell, they’re not even the same players they were at this point last year. But that last sentence is actually a good […]

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The Case of the Struggling Point Guards

Third quarter – 6:46 remaining Tuesday, San Antonio Spurs’ Cory Joseph enters the game for Danny Green. It was Joseph’s eleventh appearance this postseason, and fourth in this series. This time much earlier than usual. Tony Parker was on the wrong side of a duel with Russell Westbrook, while Patty Mills couldn’t spark anything off […]

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The Spurs Machine Continues: Have The Thunder Quit?

Blink and you miss it. The San Antonio Spurs machine doesn’t stop for anybody. Its execution is unmatched. Pass, set screen, and repeat until a weakness can be exploited or an opening appears. It’s almost like hypnosis. And the instant you lose focus or start to daydream, those pesky old men in the silver and […]

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Answering The Call Of Duty: Who Needs To Step Up In Game 2?

It’s strange to say after Monday night’s 17-point route of the Thunder, that anyone needs to step up their performance for Game 2. If Wednesday night ends up being a repeat performance of Game 1, we would all take it with no questions asked. But as Popovich has always said, the San Antonio Spurs need […]

Ginobili’s Second Round Struggles: Should The Spurs Be Worried?

Another year. Another deep playoff run. Another post on Manu Ginobili struggling in the postseason. It’s a narrative that’s starting to gain more traction the later the season continues on. After a wonderful first round series versus the Mavericks where Ginobili averaged 17.7 points, 3.7 rebounds and 4.6 assists, all while shooting 45% from the […]

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Retro Diary: Spurs-Mavericks, Game 7

We shouldn’t be here. Game 7 should’ve been Games 1 through 4 combined, and the San Antonio Spurs should be well rested and ready for the hell they’re about to endure against Portland. But playoff basketball doesn’t work that way, and these playoffs sure haven’t fit any predictable script we’re used to. In honor of […]

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The Spurs And The Season Long Turnover Plague

Read the defense. Crisp passes. Constant motion. Screens and cuts for days. The San Antonio Spurs offense is nothing scientific or unworldly. And it’s nothing too new either. At least for most of these guys on the roster. But after Sunday afternoon’s miracle comeback, followed by Wednesday night’s absolute shellacking, one has to wonder – […]

Retro Diary: Spurs-Mavericks, Game 1

This picture best describes Game 1. For about 41 minutes it felt like nothing went the Spurs way, until Dallas decided that making baskets wasn’t fun anymore, and let the Spurs dominate the last eight minutes of the game. But before we start previewing Wednesday’s Game 2, it’s time to take a second look back […]

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Foreshadowing Kawhi Leonard’s Playoff Role

One of the many trademarks of the San Antonio Spurs has been their deep bench and willingness to use everybody in the rotation. But coach Gregg Popovich’s ability to use every player available on his bench isn’t meant for the playoffs. Pop has mastered how to use all 15 guys to get through the grind […]

Examining Kawhi Leonard’s Upcoming Payday

 Are you enjoying the San Antonio Spurs’ current 19-game winning streak? Of course you are. The Spurs have the best record in the NBA by four games with only seven left to play. I bet you wish we could just fast forward to the Western Conference Finals right now. Because, honestly, are you scared of […]

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Has Spurs-Lakers rivalry lost it’s sizzle?

Article Written By: John Diaz The definition of a rivalry in sports always varies. You have teams that are rivals because of their extensive history, like the Packers and Bears. Then there are rival cities based on locale, like Boston and New York. And finally, you have your rivals that form from concurrent success, like […]

Former Spur Derek Anderson revisits 2002 free agency

If you ever wondered what happened to former San Antonio Spurs guard Derek Anderson, you're in luck. Raul Barrigon over at HoopsHype recently interviewed the former Kentucky Wildcat, where he had some pretty interesting things to say about current Spurs General Manager R.C. Buford. For those who don't remember, Anderson signed with the Spurs for […]

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