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Video: Popovich’s First Interview For the Season

The NBA season is back San Antonio Spurs fans, and so are Gregg Popovich interviews on national television.

During his first interview on opening night, Pop was interviewed by TNT’s David Aldridge and gave one of his classic Pop answers on his second answer when asked about how he sees his team performing in the final quarter of the game against the Dallas Mavericks.

You can see the video below. (more…)

Video: Ginobili’s Brilliance In The Pick-and-Roll

We all know Manu Ginobili can pass, but did we know he can pass this ridiculously in one of the most simplest basketball plays ever in the pick-and-roll?

The San Antonio Spurs and Ginobili have made this play the staple of their offense for years and there’s just a handful of teams that can pull it off with such ease. As far as the play goes, we know how the play will develop.

A Spurs big man will set a pick for Ginobili as the ball-handler, and either fake the pick, or bump Manu’s defender to cause space to create the play.

After that, it’s all Ginobili’s genius as one of the most underrated passers in the game. As you’ll see, Manu just needs some daylight after the pick and his instinct kicks in on how he’ll deliver the pass. Whether it’s a simple bounce pass or a pass between someone’s legs, it’s a sight to watch for any basketball purist. Check out the video of Ginobili’s brilliant passing below. (more…)

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Will Standings Matter For Spurs Next Season?

The San Antonio Spurs are celebrating their offseason from a dominant 2013-2014 regular season and a more dominant playoffs which saw complete domination of the then defending champion Miami Heat in historic fashion. Spurs fans and the majority of NBA purists were expecting the rankings for the upcoming season to play into San Antonio’s favor, […]

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Why the Spurs are Pau Gasol’s best option

With free agency at a stand still with the much rumored destinations of LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony, there’s one name that’s often mentioned among contenders that will come cheaper (maybe way cheaper than some suspect at a mid-level exception price) in power forward/center Pau Gasol. Gasol is coming into this offseason from an impressive […]

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The League Isn’t Adapting To The Spurs

If there’s one thing we’ve learned from free agency so far this summer, it’s this – the league isn’t adapting to the NBA champions. The San Antonio Spurs have secured the main core of players from their championship run to return to defend their title next season and the rest of the teams in the […]

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The Spurs’ Other MVP

The NBA Finals have been decided and Kawhi Leonard helped lead his San Antonio Spurs to a championship after being named Finals MVP. San Antonio was looking for revenge after last season’s disappointing Game 7 loss in the Finals and that was the main theme that took the attention of the series. The quiet small […]

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The Spurs Gave the World What They Wanted

The Los Angeles Lakers were trying to create a roster to bring some “Showtime” back to Los Angeles in the 2012-2013 season. With Dwight Howard and Steve Nash in place to join Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol, and Metta World Peace in the starting lineup, the expectations were over the top for this team. They were […]

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The Two Adjustments That Won Game 3 for San Antonio

The San Antonio Spurs were coming off a disappointing Game 2 loss in the NBA Finals to the Miami Heat and lost homecourt advantage. The team was heading into Game 3 prepared to give the Heat their best shot without repeating the same road they went through last year that ended in disappointing fashion. San […]

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A Few Adjustments For Spurs In Game 3

The San Antonio Spurs fell to the Miami Heat in a 98-96 loss in Game 2 of the NBA Finals. Many have predicted this series to be a long series and hard fought between the two clubs, and they didn’t disappoint in the second game of the series. With San Antonio losing, the question of […]

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Did Spoelstra overplay his hand?

When the NBA Finals were scheduled to begin this past Thursday night, I couldn’t help but think of the matchups between the starters since the first few minutes might determine the outcome of the game. Some matchups were obvious (Kawhi Leonard vs. LeBron James for example), but there were others that interested me just as […]

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A Quick Examination On The Spurs’ Finals Preparation

Now that the San Antonio Spurs are getting ready to square off against the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals, one of the questions that’s been asked is if the Spurs are ready to face the team that broke their hearts in Game 7 of the Finals last season. San Antonio seems determined with Tim […]

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The Question Nobody Is Asking Part II

The question that no one asked when the San Antonio Spurs met the Oklahoma City Thunder was “who was going to guard Kawhi Leonard?” and we saw that question played a huge part in the series in six games in San Antonio’s favor. The Spurs showed they were a different machine this season unlike what […]

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Spurs X-Factor vs. Heat: Marco Belinelli

The San Antonio Spurs have advanced to the NBA Finals for a rematch against the Miami Heat after defeating the Oklahoma City Thunder in six games. The Spurs will look to redeem themselves after a disappointing Game 7 loss last year, and those hopes look good with an upgraded bench this time around. The Spurs […]

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Adjustments key to Game 5 win

The San Antonio Spurs won in a convincing fashion in Game 5 in a 117-89 decision against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The team was expected to make some changes or tweaks of some sorts and that was Matt Bonner replacing starting center Tiago Splitter. That was one of the reasons the Spurs won along with […]

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X-Factor in Spurs vs. Thunder: Tiago Splitter

Now that the San Antonio Spurs have done away with the Portland Trail Blazers, the Oklahoma City Thunder await them in the Western Conference Finals. With a huge blow to their hopes of reaching the NBA Finals, the Thunder are going into this series without their defensive anchor and third best player in Serge Ibaka […]

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