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Spurs’ Defense on Leading Scorers in Last 22 Games

AT&T CENTER – Heading into Wednesday’s matchup between the San Antonio Spurs and Houston Rockets, NBA MVP candidate James Harden left the game averaging 27.6 points per game while shooting 44.3% from the field. One way Harden usually helps get his points outside of making shots, layups and dunks, is by getting the free throw […]

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Spurs keep winning streak alive, ground Rockets 110-98

AT&T CENTER – The San Antonio Spurs (53-26) extended their winning streak to nine games as they defeated the Houston Rockets 110-98 behind Tony Parker’s 27 point outburst.

However, the Spurs did not start out looking like winners of eight straight.  In the first quarter, the Spurs’ defense allowed Houston to score 33 points while Kawhi Leonard sputtered only scoring two points off 1-4 shooting. However, the second quarter would be the turning point of the game as San Antonio went on a 16-2 run to close out the first half.

The second half the Spurs continued to extend their lead as Leonard woke up scoring 14 points while Parker dropped in 10 points. The Spurs’ defense also contained Houston’s James Harden to 22 points.

To recap the Spurs’ win, Project Spurs’ Jeff Garcia and Paul Garcia look back at what went right and wrong for San Antonio. (more…)

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Halftime Spurscast: Spurs 57, Rockets 53

AT&T CENTER – It’s halftime and the San Antonio Spurs are leading the Houston Rockets 57-53.

The Spurs are being led by Tony Parker’s 17 points while Boris Diaw has nine points off the bench. Houston is being led by James Harden’s 15 points.

The Spurs has a 16-2 run to close out the second quarter to take the lead after being down as many as nine points versus the Rockets.

To recap the Spurs-Rockets first half, Project Spurs’ Jeff Garcia and Paul Garcia break it all down and look ahead to the second half of the game.

PORTLAND, OR - MAY 12: Tony Parker #9 of the San Antonio Spurs glares over at the bench in the second half of Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals against the Portland Trail Blazers during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at the Moda Center on May 12, 2014 in Portland, Oregon. The Blazers won the game 103-92. 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 Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Parker, Bonner available to play Wednesday vs. Rockets; Splitter, Belinelli out

AT&T CENTER – After suffering tightness in his right Achilles Tuesday in the first half of the San Antonio Spurs’ victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder, Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich announced Wednesday guard Tony Parker will return against the Houston Rockets, who San Antonio will host on the second night of a back-to-back set. […]

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Transition from hardwood to sideline a natural one for Watson

After Earl Watson decided to call it quits on his playing career after the 2013-14 season with the Portland Trailblazers, there wasn’t much doubt that he’d end up back on the court in one way or another. The opportunity to stay in the game came with a job offer to serve as an assistant for […]

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5 things to watch: Spurs vs. Rockets

The streaking San Antonio Spurs (52-26), winners of eight straight, host the streaking Houston Rockets (53-24) tonight in San Antonio in a Midwest Division showdown. The Spurs are coming off a 113-88 win against the Thunder. Kawhi Leonard had 26 points and 3 steals to pace the Spurs to the win. The Rockets are coming […]

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Popovich explains why he is grumpy during sideline interviews

It’s no secret San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich isn’t a fan of the media. From his short-answered media sessions before and after games, his sarcastic retorts to a question he doesn’t think is intelligent to is sideline interviews where he puts the reporter on the spot in live T.V., interviewing Pop is definitely […]

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About a Win: Spurs 113, Thunder 88

Sunday, even with MVP candidate Stephen Curry on the same floor, Golden State Warriors Head Coach called San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard “phenomenal” and “the best player on the floor” for that one evening, as Leonard led the Spurs past the Warriors. Two days later, Leonard shared the floor with another MVP candidate in […]

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5 things to watch: Spurs vs. Thunder

The San Antonio Spurs (51-26) will take their 7-game winning streak into Oklahoma City to visit the Thunder (42-35) for a Western Conference clash. The Spurs are coming off a huge 107-92 win at home over the Warriors. Kawhi Leonard scored 26 points and 7 steals while Tim Duncan added 19 points in the win. […]

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Ginobili says it’s not likely he’ll play past 2016

Yesterday San Antonio Spurs’ Manu Ginobili admitted his body can’t take the punishment of basketball as much anymore as it is now becoming a chore to prepare for games. He is so physically drained, to the point he even passed on an opportunity to play for Team Argentina this summer in Mexico — something he […]

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James Borrego remembers Spurs roots

Orlando Magic interim coach James Borrego took over for the fired Jacque Vaughn in February and both have connections to the San Antonio Spurs. The former assistant video coordinator and assistant coach for the five-time champion Spurs remembers what San Antonio head coach Gregg Popovich taught him, even 12 years later.

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Brandon Jennings Picks Spurs As Playoff Favorite

The Detroit Pistons’ Brandon Jennings has had a lot of time to observe the state of the NBA, while he recovers from a ruptured Achilles tendon. In a recent twitter post, Jennings voiced his thoughts on the two teams that have caught his attention up to this point in the season. It appears Jennings has […]

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Spurs’ Best and Worst Matchups in the Postseason

The NBA playoffs are around the corner and the majority of the Western Conference seedings are still up for grabs with the exception of the top seed held by the Golden State Warriors. The San Antonio Spurs are looking primed and in championship form at the 6th seed and where they’ll end up probably won’t […]

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