Spurs’ Adjustments For Game 4 vs. Thunder

After squeaking by in a 100-96 Game 3 victory, the San Antonio Spurs will have plenty of adjustments to make for Sunday’s Game 4 in Oklahoma City. The team had plenty of new schemes they tried out on Friday night, but there’s going to need to be more to try to neutralize the Oklahoma City […]

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Parker capitalizes on Thunder defensive mistakes in Game 3

If you watched Game 3 between the San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder Friday, the basic box score will inform you that Spurs guard Tony Parker scored 19 points on 7-of-14 shooting from the floor. But, did you know that of those 14 shots, only three were contested by the Thunder defense? Well, at […]


Spurs hold off Thunder in Game 3 to take 2-1 series lead

Highlights: With the San Antonio Spurs trimmed to five, Head Coach Gregg Popovich looked down his bench and inserted David West in the game for the aging Tim Duncan. The move would result in the Silver and Black taking a lead in the best-of-seven series. Kawhi Leonard posted 31 points and 11 rebounds as […]


Wingin’ It: West Semis – Games 1 and 2

After being able to step away from the series during this prolonged break (which has been excruciating), I’m not sure that we’ve really learned much that we didn’t already assume about Oklahoma City and San Antonio. The Spurs’ defense has mostly lived up to the hype, as a Thunder team that averaged over 110 points […]

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Takeaways from Spurs – Thunder Game 2 heading into Game 3

Falling in dramatic fashion Monday 98-97 at the hands of the Oklahoma City Thunder, the San Antonio Spurs have had three straight days to digest film, look at their mistakes from Game 2, and anticipate which type of adjustments they’ll need to make for Game 3, which tips off Friday evening at 8:30 PM CST. […]

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Unleash the Boban

Game 2 didn’t start out well for San Antonio, but the Spurs were able to overcome an early deficit to make it very close down the stretch. To start the 4th quarter, the Spurs trotted out Patty Mills, Manu Ginobili, Danny Green, David West and Boris Diaw against Dion Waiters, Andre Roberson, Kevin Durant, Enes Kanter […]



There isn’t much better than Playoff basketball. I can think of only a few things: Margaritas, tacos, beer, and Space Jam 2. Jose and Ryan are joined by Senior Writer Paul Garcia on Cinco de Mayo to talk Spurs, and space.


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The Curious case of Boban Marjanovic

There is no curious case of Boban Marjanovic. The title of this piece was just to draw you in. I know, deception is wrong. But don’t blame me when you finish reading this article and start to agree with me. The San Antonio Spurs are in the middle of a war of attrition called the […]


Spurs Playoff Frontcourt Report: Touché

tou·ché too’-SHa/ exclamation 1. (in fencing) used as an acknowledgment of a hit by one’s opponent. 2. used as an acknowledgment during a discussion of a good or clever point made at one’s expense by another person. Game 1 of Spurs vs. Thunder was an unexpectedly vicious beat down by San Antonio. It was such […]


Spurs’ Adjustments For Game 3 vs. Thunder

After an impressive and dominating Game 1 victory by the San Antonio Spurs over the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western Conference semi-finals, San Antonio came out with a controversial loss in the second game of the series. The Spurs were heavy favorites in Game 2 and numerous opportunities to create a sequel of the […]

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Spurs’ Offense Struggles in Game 2 vs. Thunder

AT&T CENTER – Saturday in their opening blow-out win against the Oklahoma City Thunder, the San Antonio Spurs shot a scorching 60.7% from the field. That night, it almost seemed like anything and everything had a strong chance of going into the basket for San Antonio. The chances of San Antonio shooting like that again […]


Thunder punch back Spurs in Game 2, even series

Game Highlights: The San Antonio Spurs punched the Oklahoma City Thunder in the mouth to grab a 1-0 series lead on Sunday. Just over 48 hours later, the Thunder punched back and tied the series in the process. LaMarcus Aldridge finished with a game-high 41 points, but it was not enough as the Spurs […]

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Spurs Roundtable: Breaking Down Game 1 & Previewing Game 2 vs. Thunder

In the latest episode of the Spurs Roundtable powered by Project Spurs, courtesy of and, Project Spurs writers Stephen Anderson and Paul Garcia broke down Saturday’s Game 1 between the San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder, and the duo looks ahead to Monday’s Game 2 matchup between the two teams. Be sure […]


Frontcourt Report: Let’s Dance

Russell Westbrook is the best in the NBA and it’s not even debatable. The way he moves is electrifying, and you could make an argument that he’s the most explosive we’ve ever seen. He’s pretty good at basketball too, but man I love Russell Westbrook’s dancing. I would pay good money to see a dance-off between […]

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Spurs Congest Paint for Thunder in Game 1

AT&T CENTER – Heading into Saturday’s opening game between the San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder, the second best offense in the NBA (Thunder – 109.9 Points Per 100 Possessions) and the best defense (Spurs  – 96.6 PP/100) were prepared to square off in a battle to see which strength of each team would […]


Spurs demolish Thunder to open Conference Semifinals

Highlights: The San Antonio Spurs had time to rest and prepare for the past four days for the Oklahoma City Thunder. On Saturday night, they showed just how much it paid off as the Silver and Black destroyed their Western Conference rivals. LaMarcus Aldridge scored a game-high 38 points as he helped led the […]

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Before Tip-Off: Popovich, Donovan speak prior to Game 1

AT&T CENTER – With the Western Conference Semi Finals set to begin Saturday at 7:30 PM CST, San Antonio Head Coach Gregg Popovich and Oklahoma City Thunder Head Coach Billy Donovan conducted their pregame press conferences. With the series yet to start, both coaches were asked about their preparations with multiple days off and about […]


Forecasting the series: Spurs vs. Thunder

To get ready for the Western Conference semifinals, we polled our staff and media members on their predictions for the San Antonio Spurs’ series against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Leave us your predictions in the comments or sound off on Twitter by tweeting @projectspurs. My prediction The Thunder pose a considerably larger threat than the […]


Frontcourt Report: On to OKC

As far as the San Antonio Spurs are concerned, the first round is over. They took care of business in four games against a depleted Memphis Grizzlies squad, and they will move on to face an Oklahoma City Thunder team that dispatched Dirk’s Mavs after five chippy games. Let’s look at how the Spurs’ frontcourt did in round […]

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The West Factor: Intimidation and Mid-Range Extraordinaire

When it comes to the Western Conference Semifinals matchup between the San Antonio Spurs and the Oklahoma City Thunder, writers and analysts everywhere will be discussing ad nauseam the Kawhi Leonard versus Kevin Durant matchup that the basketball gods have blessed us with for the next two weeks. If two of the best wings in all of […]