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Rest, heath, or the number one seed?

The San Antonio Spurs have already secured the West’s top seed but with two games left in the regular season, there’s still work to be done. Namely, securing the overall top playoff seed which could have been locked up at this point if it were not for the six game losing streak. However, it is […]

Spurs stopped the bleeding but what went wrong?

For all of the regular season, the San Antonio Spurs held the top spot in the NBA and built a seemingly insurmountable lead over the rest of the league. But after a six-game losing streak — recently snapped with a win over the Phoenix Suns — the race for the top seed throughout the playoffs […]

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Matt Bonner’s value

As if dealing with injuries to two All-Stars is not enough, Matt Bonner is on a shooting slump. It’s not a secret that his ability to stretch the floor is an important part of the San Antonio Spurs’ offense and it could be argued this is one of his better season as a Spur as […]

Gameday Preview: Spurs at Grizzlies

SAN ANTONIO SPURS (57-15) vs. MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES (40-33) TEAM LEADERS Points Rebounds Assists SPURS Manu Ginobili 18.0 Tim Duncan 9.0 Tony Parker 6.6 GRIZZLIES Zach Randolph 19.9 Zach Randolph 12.4 Mike Conley 6.6 The San Antonio Spurs seemed to be missing Tim Duncan’s leadership on the floor. They were defeated in two close games without […]

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Stats of the Game: Spurs vs. Nuggets

Wilson Chandler hit a go-ahead jumper with 29.3 seconds remaining and the Denver Nuggets (43-29) beat the San Antonio Spurs (57-14) 115-112 at the Pepsi Center. The Spurs played their first game since losing Tim Duncan indefinitely to a left ankle sprain in Monday night’s night win over the Golden State Warriors. Rookie center Tiago Splitter got […]

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Gameday Preview: Spurs vs. Nuggets

SAN ANTONIO SPURS (57-13) vs. DENVER NUGGETS (42-29) TEAM LEADERS Points Rebounds Assists SPURS Manu Ginobili 18.0 Tim Duncan 9.0 Tony Parker 6.6 NUGGETS Danilo Gallinari 16.2 Nene 7.4 Raymond Felton 6.7 With Tim Duncan out indefinitely, the San Antonio Spurs will look to inch in closer to wrapping up the top seed in the […]

Stats of the Game: Spurs vs. Warriors

The San Antonio Spurs (57-13) took care of business winning another game they suppose to win, beating the Golden State Warriors (30-41) 111-96 at the AT&T Center. However, the victory was marred when Tim Duncan sustained a left ankle sprain with 7:47 left in the first quarter and missed the rest of the game. Duncan […]

Stats of the Game: Spurs at Mavericks

After three days of rest and three days focusing on improving their defense, the San Antonio Spurs (55-13) bounced back nicely, beating the Dallas Mavericks (48-21) 97-91 on the road. When the Spurs couldn’t make their shots, they turned to their defense and made sure they secure another victory over their South West Division rivals. […]

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Gameday Preview: Spurs vs. Mavericks

SAN ANTONIO SPURS (54-13) vs. DALLAS MAVERICKS (48-20) TEAM LEADERS Points Rebounds Assists SPURS Manu Ginobili 17.8 Tim Duncan 9.1 Tony Parker 6.5 DALLAS Dirk Nowitzki 23.3 Tyson Chandler 9.3 Jason Kidd 8.4 The San Antonio Spurs (54-13) have the NBA’s best record but look vulnerable recently. The Spurs had three days off to make […]

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Should the Spurs starters rest more?

With barely a month before the playoffs begins, and a few bumps along the road recently, the San Antonio Spurs still hold the league’s best record at 54-13 and will likely lock up the number one seed by winning 10 of their last 15 games. But a quick glance at their schedule shows they still play eight […]

Stats of the Game: Spurs at Heat

The first time these two teams met, the San Antonio Spurs (54-13) beat the Miami Heat (46-21) at the AT&T Center in San Antonio by 30 points. This time, the Heat returned the favor, beating the league leading Spurs 110-80 at the American Airlines Arena in Miami. What are the numbers that stood out in […]

Stats of the Game: Spurs vs. Pistons

The San Antonio Spurs (52-12) bounced back from an embarrassing loss by beating the Detroit Pistons (23-42) 111-104 and clinch a playoff berth. The Spurs hit their first 14 shots and finished with a season high 40 points in the first quarter to take a 14 point lead and never looked back.  Now it’s time […]

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Gameday Preview: Spurs vs. Pistons

SAN ANTONIO SPURS (51-12) vs. DETROIT PISTONS (23-41) TEAM LEADERS Points Rebounds Assists SPURS Manu Ginobili 17.8 Tim Duncan 9.1 Tony Parker 6.6 PISTONS Rodney Stuckey 15.5 Greg Monroe 6.9 Rodney Stuckey 4.6 After their first home loss in more than three months, the San Antonio Spurs will try to get back to their winning ways […]

Stats of the Game: Spurs at Grizzlies

Tony Parker is expected to miss two to four weeks after suffering a strained left calf last Saturday night. Playing their first game without starting point guard, the San Antonio Spurs (49-11) were sloppy and committed 22 turnovers in the game. The Memphis Grizzlies took advantage of Parker’s absence and poor ball handling by San Antonio to […]

Gameday Preview: Spurs at Grizzlies

SAN ANTONIO SPURS (49-10) vs. MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES (33-28) TEAM LEADERS Points Rebounds Assists SPURS Manu Ginobili 18.2 Tim Duncan 9.2 Tony Parker 6.6 GRIZZLIES Zach Randolph 20.2 Zach Randolph 13.1 Mike Conley 6.5 The San Antonio Spurs tied a franchise record 21 straight home wins by defeating the Memphis Grizzlies 95-88 last Sunday. Both teams will […]

Stats of the Game: Spurs vs. Grizzlies

Manu Ginobili scored a season-high 35 points to lead the San Antonio Spurs (49-10) to a 95-88 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies (33-28) that extended the team’s franchise-record to 21 consecutive home wins. Tony Parker sustained a left thigh contusion when he collided with Memphis guard Mike Conley with 3:25 left in the second quarter. Parker […]

Gameday Preview: Spurs vs. Grizzlies

SAN ANTONIO SPURS (48-10) vs. MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES (33-27) TEAM LEADERS Points Rebounds Assists SPURS Manu Ginobili 17.9 Tim Duncan 9.2 Tony Parker 6.7 GRIZZLIES Zach Randolph 20.1 Zach Randolph 13.1 Mike Conley 6.6 The San Antonio Spurs looks for a franchise record 21 straight home win tonight against the Memphis Grizzlies at the AT&T Center. The […]

Stats of the Game: Spurs vs. Nets

Manu Ginobili scored 26 points to help the San Antonio Spurs (48-10) beat the New Jersey Nets (17-41) 106-96 in Deron Williams’ debut in Nets uniform at the AT&T Center. The game was close at half time but the Spurs pulled away in second half behind a strong third quarter effort. What are the numbers that […]

George Hill, Gary Neal: Super subs

The San Antonio Spurs are currently first in the NBA with a record of 47-10 and are playing like an elite team. The obvious reason for that is due in large part to a healthy “Big Three.” However, another reason why the Spurs are playing their best basketball in years is their reserves. This year, the […]

Stats of the Game: Spurs vs. Thunder

Tony Parker hit a 16-footer with 26.1 seconds left, as the San Antonio Spurs beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 109-105. The game had a playoff type of atmosphere and it was physical all throughout. Parker got into a bit of a scuffle off a hard foul from Thunder’s Nick Collison, and Gary Neal needed five stitches above […]

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