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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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Leonard and Aldridge’s scoring rises, remains efficient in March

AT&T CENTER – Through their 63-12 season, the San Antonio Spurs’ offense has transitioned from being led in scoring by one of their “Big 3” members in Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili, to their two current All-Stars in Kawhi Leonard (20.9 points per game) and LaMarcus Aldridge (18.0 points per game). Wednesday’s 38th […]

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Spurs down stubborn Pelicans with third quarter push

Highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYYa-t0rwGs The San Antonio Spurs know the regular season means nothing unless you lift the trophy in June. That much became clear after knocking off a stubborn New Orleans Pelicans team to set the NBA record for consecutive home victories to start a season. Manu Ginobili had 20 points as he led the Spurs to a […]

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Scouting Spurs’ Potential Playoff Matchups

With eight games remaining in the 2015-16 regular season, the San Antonio Spurs (62-12) have all but secured the number two seed in the Western Conference. They are currently five games behind the number one seed, the Golden State Warriors (67-7), and ten and a half games ahead of the number three seed, the Oklahoma City […]

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Keeping An Eye On Contenders: Change Has Pistons Eyeing the Playoffs

The playoffs are less than one month away and the NBA playoff picture is anything but clear for some teams. One of those teams unclearly depicted is the Eastern Conference’s Detroit Pistons. After years of disappointment, the 39-35 Pistons have experienced some changes that have them right in the thick of a fight for the […]

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Spurs rout Grizzlies behind another big game from Aldridge

Highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FjfLQEtgzvQ The San Antonio Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich can afford to rest players, knowing his team is in good hands. Without the reigning Defensive Player of the Year, LaMarcus Aldridge once again took over and led the Silver and Black to another road win. Aldridge scored 31 points and pulled down 13 rebounds […]

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Austin Spurs Weekly Update: 3/27/16

Despite losing six of their last seven games, the Austin Spurs finally managed to stop the bleeding with a win, clinching their eighth playoff birth in franchise history. The Austin Spurs had a couple days off to regroup, after last Sunday’s 30 point loss to the Bakersfield Jam, where the silver and black put up […]

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Spurs Continue to Keep Eye on the Prize

The Spurs have ten regular season games left and they probably won’t look much like the first 72. Key players will sit, Head Coach Gregg Popovich will avoid tipping his hand, and the result may be the end of a historic home winning streak. In fact, San Antonio very well may lose half of their […]

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Short-handed Spurs fall to Thunder in OKC

Highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZvFUOfVGXz0 The San Antonio Spurs know health is important as the playoffs get closer. With the number two seed all but locked up, Head Coach Gregg Popovich can start resting his star players – no matter how frustrating the potential losses may become. David West scored 17 points, but it was not enough as […]

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Notes and Observations from Spurs’ victory over Grizzlies

AT&T CENTER – Behind 32 points and 12 rebounds from LaMarcus Aldridge, the San Antonio Spurs kept their home winning streak alive at 37-0 with a narrow 110-104 victory over the injured Memphis Grizzlies. The Grizzlies were not only down three starters, but three bench players as well. The Spurs were down their All-Star starter […]

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Spurs down depleted Grizzlies, guaranteed a top two finish

Highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pjtQyvFvowk The San Antonio Spurs know the most important thing going into the postseason is the health of their players. That is why Head Coach Gregg Popovich will be resting his star players as the season winds down. He took that step as his team survived a scare to remain perfect at home. LaMarcus […]

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Five Bullet Friday: Leonard-Green rivalry and Boban’s big game

• What we’re reading San Antonio Spurs fans know well of the final push it took to get forward Kawhi Leonard the starting spot in the All-Star game, just edging out Golden State’s Draymond Green, but the rivalry may go a bit farther than that as Leonard also beat Green out for Defensive Player of […]

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Dissecting A Possession: Aldridge jumper off double screen vs. Heat

In the San Antonio Spurs’ 112-88 victory over the Miami Heat Wednesday, Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge displayed his versatility in being able to come off a double-screen almost like a shooting guard and knock down a mid-range jumper early in the first quarter. As you watch the video below, you’ll see how the possession was […]

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David West: The Selfless Enforcer

The Spurs are well known for their selfless, team-first style. Whether it’s a pay cut, reduced roles or both, the players on the Spurs roster will do anything to bring another championship to San Antonio. It’s how they are able to keep three future hall-of-famers in Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili, while ushering […]

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So Much Boban

If you follow me on Twitter you know that I am a Boban enthusiast. Any time the 7-3 rookie steps on the court my eyes are glued to the TV, and so much Boban happened in last night’s blowout win over Miami. Let’s start with him knocking it down from the corner pre-game: Boban wants […]

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Notes and Observations from Spurs’ victory over Heat

AT&T CENTER – Despite losing Monday in Charlotte after leading by 23 points at one time against the Hornets, the San Antonio Spurs continued two streaks Wednesday at the AT&T Center where they blew out the Miami Heat by 24 points. First, the Spurs kept their home winning streak alive at 36-0, while they also […]

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Spurs rout Heat for 45th straight home victory

Highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8D_I5YRJ_E The San Antonio Spurs have always responded after losing a game. The Silver and Black kept that trend alive as they crushed the Miami Heat and kept their perfect home record in tact. Kawhi Leonard matched his career-high with 32 points as the Spurs easily defeated the Heat 112-88 at the AT&T Center […]

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About A Possession: Spurs’ Third Quarter Basketball Weave vs Hornets

Despite building an early 23-point lead Monday evening in Charlotte against the Hornets, the San Antonio Spurs weren’t able to maintain their double digit lead, as the Hornets stormed back in the final three quarters behind Jeremy Lin, to hand the Spurs their 11th loss of the season 91-88. If you’re a Hornets fan, you […]

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