Keeping An Eye On Contenders: ‘Houston, We Have A Problem’

The San Antonio Spurs are used to being contenders, favorites, and mentioned in the same breathe as an NBA championship. This year is no different and their 7-2 record through the first few weeks of the season is a good indicator of their contender status moving forward. But for some teams, the label of “contender’ […]


Zooming In: Aldridge’s 19 rebounds vs. the 76ers

AT&T CENTER – Though they led by 19 points at one point Saturday, the San Antonio Spurs’ seventh win of the season didn’t come as easy as planned, as the Philadelphia 76ers cut the lead down to four points in the fourth quarter, and San Antonio had to bring its starters back in for the […]


Spurs hold off pesky Sixers for fourth straight win

Highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9I6DFdw4xXM AT&T CENTER – For the first time this season, the San Antonio Spurs were shorthanded. While it was not always pretty, the Silver and Black held off a young, inexperienced Philadelphia 76ers team to remain perfect at home. LaMarcus Aldridge finished with 17 points and 19 rebounds, as he led the Spurs to […]

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Spurs recall Jonathon Simmons from Austin

The San Antonio Spurs have recalled guard Jonathon Simmons from their D-League affiliate, the Austin Spurs. Simmons spent two seasons with Austin, averaging 12.7 points, 4.4 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.00 blocks in 28.8 minutes. In the 2014-15 campaign, he averaged 15.2 points, 4.3 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 1.00 steals while being named to the […]

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Finding Trends: As Long As Danny Stops Struggling

When bringing statistics to a sports debate, sample size is everything. We discussed this idea last week in the first edition of “Finding Trends” and it holds true regardless of sport, team, player, or era. You can skew statistics, however you’d like, and the smaller the sample size, the easier the statistics are to manipulate to […]


Spurs keeping an eye on Georgios Printezis

San Antonio Spurs’ R.C. Buford was recently in Athens and had a chance to watch forward Georgios Printezis. While there, Buford had a chance to meet Printezis and admitted he is keeping the door open for him to make the leap to the NBA.


Spurscast 379: So Far…

The San Antonio Spurs are off to a hot start at 6-2, sitting second in the Western Conference behind the currently undefeated Golden State Warriors. But, despite a solid launch, the Spurs are fighting through major rotation changes and shift in offensive philosophy. LaMarcus Aldridge is slowly finding his place, Kawhi Leonard’s game has ascended once again, and the ol’ trio of Tim, Tony, and Manu continue to settle into (slightly) lesser roles.



Aldridge leads Spurs to third straight win in return to Portland

Highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEYpGw3NJw8 LaMarcus Aldridge returned to the city he called home for nine NBA seasons. However, this time he heard something different from the fans. Booing. Every time he touched the ball, but the All-Star forward used that to put together his best performance in a San Antonio Spurs uniform. Aldridge finished with 23 points […]


Breaking Down Aldridge’s Early Incorporation With Spurs’ Starters

LaMarcus Aldridge’s transition to the San Antonio Spurs hasn’t been easy so far this season, despite Aldridge averaging 15ppg and 9rpg. The free agent acquisition seems to have had a rough time getting comfortable in the offensive scheme of San Antonio with many wondering if he’s a good fit. We’ll take a look into his […]


Player Focus: LaMarcus Aldridge

At the time of this writing the 2015-16 San Antonio Spurs are well on their way to an excellent first quarter of the season. Kawhi Leonard is leading the team in scoring with over 22 points per contest, and an ageless Tim Duncan is contributing 9.6 rebounds per game to lead the team. The assist […]


Spurs use late push to crown Kings

Highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJR1Z9sU8B4 Kawhi Leonard finished with 24 points as the San Antonio Spurs once again used a late push to defeat the Sacramento Kings 106-88 inside Sleep Train Arena on Monday night. LaMarcus Aldridge added 16 points on 7-of-12 shooting, while Tony Parker helped out with his 13 points. Tim Duncan added 11 points and […]


Video: Former NBA players discuss the Spurs’ huge offseason

During a recent show of “Open Court”, NBA legends Steve Smith, Isiah Thomas, Grant Hill, Dennis Scott, Brent Barry and Reggie Miller sit down and talk about the San Antonio Spurs’ huge offseason acquiring LaMarcus Aldridge and David West. Thomas summed it up best by saying who knew the Spurs would have done THAT! Check […]

OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 01:  Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors tries to get the crowd louder during their game against the Los Angeles Lakers at ORACLE Arena on November 1, 2014 in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Keeping An Eye On Contenders: The Golden Boys

The dawn of a new NBA season is always filled with all kinds of emotions, thoughts, ideas, expectations and so forth. Every team begins with a clean slate and a new opportunity to put last season behind them in an effort to forge a new journey to the ultimate goal – an NBA championship. While […]

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Inside Certain Plays: Spurs vs. Hornets

AT&T CENTER – Saturday evening the San Antonio Spurs improved to 4-2 early in their season, as San Antonio defeated the Eastern Conference Charlotte Hornets 114-94. While the game ended up being a blow-out during the third quarter until the end of the game, there were some sets observed in the first half that I […]

San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard runs up court after scoring a basket during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Charlotte Hornets, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

Spurs use big third quarter to swat away Hornets

When the San Antonio Spurs struggle in the first half, they regroup at halftime and come out firing in the third quarter. That theme rang true once again on Saturday, as the Silver and Black used a big third quarter to pull away and protect home court. Kawhi Leonard finished with 23 points as the […]


Spurs vs Wizards: Breaking Down The Final Play

The San Antonio Spurs lost a close game against the Washington Wizards in heartbreaking fashion. With a tie game and 7.3 seconds left in regulation, the game was thought to have a good chance of going into overtime, after a game tying shot from beyond the arc from Tony Parker (his first 3-pointer of the […]


Turnovers doom Spurs in Washington

Have you ever had one of those days where nothing seems to go right? The San Antonio Spurs experienced that in our nation’s capital on Wednesday. The look of frustration as they walked off the floor said it all – they let one get away. Bradley Beal’s game-winning three pointer with 0.3 seconds remaining proved […]

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 12:  Gregg Popovich of the San Antonio Spurs motions to his players against the Miami Heat during Game Four of the 2014 NBA Finals at American Airlines Arena on June 12, 2014 in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

5 things to watch: Spurs vs. Wizards

The San Antonio Spurs (3-1) will visit the Washington Wizards (2-1) tonight as the Spurs look for their fourth-straight win. The Spurs are coming off a 94-84 win over the Knicks. LaMarcus Aldridge finished with 19 points while Kawhi Leonard snagged 14 rebounds. The Wizards are coming off a 110-117 loss to the Knicks. Bradley […]


Finding Trends: Expedited Torch Passing

The beginning of the season for any of the major American sports is always defined by overreaction. For instance, a major league pitcher, say Cubs ace Jon Lester, gives up nine runs over his first ten innings. Or, a rookie quarterback, like Marcus Mariota for the Titans, throws four touchdown passes in the first half […]