Spurs win streak snapped with surprising loss to Pelicans

Highlights: The look on the faces of the San Antonio Spurs said it all. Shock. Surprised. Most of all, frustrated. The five-time champions came to New Orleans and were left with a bad taste in their mouths. That’s been a familiar taste in The Big Easy as of late. Kawhi Leonard finished with 22 […]


5 things to watch: Spurs vs. Pelicans

The San Antonio Spurs (9-2) will visit the New Orleans Pelicans (1-11) tonight in the Smoothie King Center. The Spurs are coming off a 109-98 win over the Nuggets. Tony Parker tallied a season-high 25 points to go along with 9 assists while off the bench, Patty Mills also recorded a season-high with 17 points. […]

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Inside A Possession: Parker – Duncan layup vs. Nuggets

In the San Antonio Spurs’ 109-98 victory over the Denver Nuggets Wednesday, the Spurs finished with 33 assists, while shooting 48.8% from the floor. The Nuggets came into the match with the 20th ranked defense in the league, and on the opening possession of the game for San Antonio, the first set they ran indicated […]


Spurscast 380: So Good…

In the 2013-14 championship season, the San Antonio Spurs made it to December with only three losses (14-3). This current version of the Silver and Black is off to a 9-2 start with seven games remaining in November. Could the Spurs best their 13′-14′ title campaign start? Much to the delight of fans, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili look fresh and are making plays once again. But are these performances sustainable for the old guards?


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)

Gallinari latest forward to face defense of Spurs, Leonard

AT&T CENTER – Heading into Wednesday’s contest between the San Antonio Spurs and Denver Nuggets, forward Danilo Gallinari had been leading his team in scoring with 19.1 points per game, while attempting 13.2 shots per game, and shooting 43.4% from the floor. After being guarded by the reigning Defensive Player of the Year in Kawhi […]


Parker leads surging Spurs past Nuggets

Highlights: AT&T Center – The San Antonio Spurs light schedule to start the season has been to their advantage as they continue to work in the new pieces to their system. Fortunately, Tony Parker went to work and had his best game of the season, leading the Silver and Black to their sixth straight […]

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5 things to watch: Spurs vs. Nuggets

The San Antonio Spurs (8-2) will look to add another win to their 5-game winning streak as they host the Denver Nuggets tonight in San Antonio. The Spurs are coming off a 93-80 win over Portland. They were paced by Kawhi Leonard as he poured in 19 points in the win while Manu Ginobili added […]

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Champions and Net Rating Rankings

AT&T CENTER – In the Advanced Metrics category of NBA statistics, a team’s Net Rating is defined as, “Team Net points +/- 100 possessions.” So, you take a team’s Offensive Rating (Points scored per 100 possessions) and subtract it from the team’s Defensive Rating (points a team allows per 100 possessions), and you’ll end up […]

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Ginobili fuels Spurs past Blazers for fifth straight win

Highlights: AT&T Center – The San Antonio Spurs will admit it themselves, they have not been happy with how they have played the past few games. However, ones passion for the game usually fuels the fire to win. That is what happened to Manu Ginobili as he led the Silver and Black to another […]

SAN ANTONIO, TX - DECEMBER 12:  Forward Tim Duncan #21 of the San Antonio Spurs talks with teammates forward Danny Green #14 and guard Manu Ginobili #20 during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers at the AT&T Center on December 12, 2014, in San Antonio, Texas. Los Angeles won 112-110 in overtime. 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 Darren Abate/Getty Images)

5 things to watch: Spurs vs. Blazers

The San Antonio Spurs (7-2) will host the Portland Trail Blazers (4-7) tonight in San Antonio as the Spurs will look to add to their 4-game winning streak. The Spurs are coming off a 92-83 win over the Sixers. LaMarcus Aldridge led the Spurs with 17 points and 19 rebounds. The Blazers are coming off […]


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: 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: 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 […]