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Austin Spurs Playoff Update: 4/12/16

With their backs against the wall early on in Game 3, the Austin Spurs managed to defeat the Rio Grande Valley Vipers with an incredible comeback, 89-88, clinching the series and a trip to the Western Conference Finals. Though the playoffs in the Development League are only three rounds, the Spurs will be punching their […]

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Keeping An Eye On Contenders: Clippers Need More Than Griffin’s Return

This NBA season was a hopeful one for the Los Angeles Clippers. The offseason drama that was DeAndre Jordan’s free agency played out in the team’s favor and this was supposed to be the breakout year for the Clippers in some onlooker’s estimation. Well, drama found the team once again in the form of Blake […]

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About A Loss: Spurs 86, Warriors 92

AT&T CENTER – Minus Tim Duncan (rest) and Boris Diaw (soreness, right adductor) Sunday, the San Antonio Spurs lost their first home game of the season to the Golden State Warriors 92-86. Here’s a look at some of the factors offensively and defensively in San Antonio’s 15th loss of the season. The Spurs’ Offense With […]

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Poor shooting night dooms Spurs in home loss to Warriors

48 minutes. That’s the amount of time you need to focus to defeat the defending champion and record setting Golden state Warriors. Unfortunately for the San Antonio Spurs, a lack of focus resulted in their first home loss of the season. LaMarcus Aldridge finished with 24 points and 10 rebounds, but the Spurs fell 92-86 […]

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Popovich: Duncan, Diaw to sit vs. Warriors

AT&T CENTER – In the final regular season meeting between the two juggernauts of the NBA – the Golden State Warriors (71-9) and San Antonio Spurs (65-14), most core players for each squad will play in the game, however, Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich announced one of his starters and key bench players will be […]

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Throwback night from Duncan not enough against Nuggets

Highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cShuzLw3Zgg The San Antonio Spurs can always rely on their aging big man Tim Duncan. With the rest of his starting five taking the night off, he nearly lead his team to victory. If it weren’t for a few mistakes down the stretch. Duncan scored season-high 21 points, but the depleted Spurs fell 102-98 to […]

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Five Bullet Friday: Emulating the Spurs

• What we’re reading Tom Ziller of SB Nation writes that it’s an impossible task to emulate the Spurs because they are constantly evolving and adapting. While other franchises genuflect before San Antonio’s dominance, they rarely cite specific tactics they want to borrow. Tanking to get a chance to draft Tim Duncan is one thing, but anyone […]

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Spurs clinch two-seed with loss in Oakland

The San Antonio Spurs said they had used their first game in Oakland against the Golden State Warriors as a ‘feeling out’ process. Facing their full team for the first time this season, the Silver and Black may have done that once again in their final regular season trip to the Golden State. Kawhi Leonard […]

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Finding Trends: Last Week of School

The final days of an NBA season are usually some of the strangest in American professional sports. This season is certainly no different. I liken the experience to the final week of high school. Whenever that may have been for you, try to remember back to those final few days before your passage into the “real” […]

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Austin Spurs Update: 4/7/16

As the game clock ticked down with four minutes left in the third quarter, the Austin Spurs held a comfortable 25 point lead over the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. The Spurs were en route to winning Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals, with homecourt advantage in their favor for the rest of this best-of-three […]

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1,000 Wins for Duncan

With six seconds left in the game and three seconds on the shot clock, the Spurs needed to act quickly if they wanted to break the 86-86 tie against the Utah Jazz last night. Off an inbounds pass under the basket, Kyle Anderson passed to Kawhi Leonard, who was heavily guarded by Gordon Hayward. Without […]

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Spurs edge Jazz on Leonard’s game-winner

Highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXOhNoKVsLY The San Antonio Spurs know tough tests at this point of the season only prepare you for the NBA Playoffs. Their test against a desperate Utah Jazz team may help them as the season draws to a close. Kawhi Leonard’s 4.9 seconds left lifted the Spurs to a 88-86 win over the Jazz inside Vivint […]

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Keeping An Eye On Contenders: Jazz Ride Defense Into Tight Playoff Race

Most fans of basketball rarely get excited at the mention of the Utah Jazz and for good reason. They don’t have the most entertaining brand of basketball. There  are no scandalous storylines demanding our attention, no big name star with popular brand endorsements, but they do have a grind it out mentality that has carried […]

Injury Report 4/4/16

Boris Diaw (soreness, right adductor) is out for tomorrow’s Spurs-Jazz game. Diaw did not travel with the team and will miss all three games on San Antonio’s current road trip. – via Spurs PR.

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The Race: Spurs vs. Warriors

I’ve been writing a lot about the Golden State Warriors this season, and I have a confession to make: I kinda love this Golden State team. I make a point to watch when they play because they’re one of two teams that have played consistently watchable basketball this year. Stephen Curry may very well be […]

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SPURSCAST EPISODE 395- RASSLIN’, WRESTLING, & RESTING

There aren’t many games left in this season, and the Spurs are virtually locked into the second seed in the West. The Warriors are in pursuit of 73 wins, and the Clippers get a star back. But, who will have the momentum come Playoff time? Listen to Jose and Ryan break it all down on the latest Spurscast. SPORTS!

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The Spurs’ Starting-Five Post All-Star Break

AT&T CENTER – In San Antonio’s 102-95 victory over the Toronto Raptors Saturday, two members of the Spurs’ starting lineup contributed a combined 64 of the team’s 102 points, as Kawhi Leonard scored a career-high 33 points, and LaMarcus Aldridge has his fourth game this season with 30 points, as he collected 31 on the […]

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Spurs ride Aldridge and Leonard to franchise record 64th win

Highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RjnixXfidXM The San Antonio Spurs know they can finish no lower than the two seed, but are still looking to improve before the playoffs. A tough test against the Toronto Raptors may have done the trick. Kawhi Leonard scored a career-high 33 points as he led the Spurs to a 102-95 win over the […]

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Popovich, Sager connection deeper than two questions

It’s well known that San Antonio Spurs head coach, Gregg Popovich, dislikes being interviewed by sideline reporters during games. He has been known to be short and uncooperative with his responses, preferring to focus on the game and his team rather than on questions from the media. If there is one exception for in-game interviews […]

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Austin Spurs Weekly Update: 3/31/16

Only two games remain in the Austin Spurs’ season and the Southwest Division title, along with playoff seeding, is still up for grabs. The Spurs went 2-0 last week, winning consecutive games for the first time since the beginning of March, as the offense is finally firing on all cylinders after the numerous roster changes […]

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