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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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Keeping An Eye On Contenders: Westbrook is Driving Force for Thunder

Relentless is one way to describe the Oklahoma City Thunder’s point guard Russell Westbrook. Whatever adjective you use to identify his play, it’s clear that he’s the heartbeat of the Thunder and they go as he does. The idea that this team is a shared mission between him and Kevin Durant is a delusion that […]

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Spurs get stung by Hornets in Charlotte

Highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtXYpp93ZLo The San Antonio Spurs had 23-point lead in the second quarter against a top six team in the Eastern Conference on Monday night. They would take their foot off the gas as the game went on, a decision that would come back to haunt them. The Spurs saw a double digit lead disappear […]

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Project Spurs Roundtable: Spurs – Warriors postgame discussion

Saturday evening, two NBA powers clashed for the second time this season, as the San Antonio Spurs remained undefeated at home (35-0) with an 87-79 victory over the league leading and defending champion Golden State Warriors. After the game, Project Spurs’ own Stephen Anderson and Winston Harris discussed how the Spurs’ defense contained the “Splash Brothers” […]

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Austin Spurs Weekly Update: 3/20/16

With eight games left in the season, the Austin Spurs are attempting to complete a collapse of epic proportions, and succeeding. The Spurs finished the week 1-4 thanks in part to the deadly combination of inconsistent offensive performances paired with subpar defense. After defeating the Idaho Stampede last Friday, 96-92, the Austin Spurs have managed […]

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Spurs Survive Toughest Home stand in a week

This past week wasn’t exactly spring break for the Spurs; it was probably closer to hell week. The team that coasted through a soft early-season schedule had to beat the Thunder, Clippers, Blazers, and Warriors in an 8 day stretch. It only counts as four more regular season home wins (44 in a row), but […]

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Spurscast 394- WARRIORS…Come out to play.

Godzilla v. Mechagodzilla. Thunderlips v. Rocky. Cruz v. Trump. All are child’s play compared to the epic showdown Saturday night in the AT&T Center. San Antonio pressed the Warrior’s collective faces into the dirt to even the season series at 1-1. But, is this the sign that the Warriors are finished, and the Spurs are back on top. Tap the breaks a little bit and listen to Jose and Ryan break it all down, with special guest Paul Garcia, on the latest Spurscast.

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Notes and Observations from Spurs’ victory over Warriors

AT&T CENTER – Out of the elite group of teams in the NBA consisting of the San Antonio Spurs, Oklahoma City Thunder, Los Angeles Clippers, Cleveland Cavaliers and Toronto Raptors, those five teams shared one element in common prior to Saturday evening – none of those five squads had yet to defeat the defending champion […]

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Spurs top Curry, Warriors in epic clash

Highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=trNa2meUETY It was built up as one of the biggest games in the history of the NBA. What was supposed to be an epic offensive clash between two of the league’s hottest teams turned into a defensive battle, with the Silver and Black coming out on top. LaMarcus Aldridge scored 26 points and pulled […]

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Stages of Aldridge’s Comfort level with Spurs

AT&T CENTER – Before January 22, 2016, the San Antonio Spurs were getting 15.9 points and 8.9 rebounds from their marquee free agent from the previous summer, LaMarcus Aldridge. From the start of the season to January 22, that was known in many ways as an adjustment period for Aldridge to get acclimated to new […]

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Spurs stay perfect at home with win over Blazers

Highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=76DducOn-TU The San Antonio Spurs know they have the defending champions coming to town on Saturday. The danger of not looking past the Portland Trail Blazers. Kawhi Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge made sure that did not happen. Aldridge and Leonard combined for 44 points as the Spurs earned a 118-110 victory over the Blazers […]

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Simmons Assigned to Austin

San Antonio Spurs rookie forward, Jonathon Simmons, has been assigned to the Austin Spurs, per a release sent out by the San Antonio Spurs. The NBA-DL assignment comes after Simmons missed the last three games against the Bulls, Thunder and Clippers due to an illness. It’s the second NBA-DL assignment this season for Simmons. He […]

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A Bittersweet Goodbye

News broke last week that Peter Holt would be retiring from his position as Spurs Sports and Entertainment’s chairman and chief executive officer, a title he held for the last 20 years. His wife, Julianna Hawn Holt, will assume both roles and has appointed Rick Pych, an employee of SS&E since 1993, as co-CEO. “It […]

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The Spurs’ bench through 67 games

AT&T CENTER – Prior to Tuesday in the month of March, San Antonio Spurs forwards Kawhi Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge had scored over 20 points together in 5 of the Spurs’ 7 March games. During those five games, the Spurs went 4-1 with a point margin of +6.4 points per game. Tuesday, with the Western […]

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Spurs use another strong 4th quarter to rout Clippers

Highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FsQnlDQZlKk The San Antonio Spurs have been a solid fourth quarter team much of the season. When shots aren’t falling early, they hit them when it matters most. And they did just that once again to remain perfect at home. Kawhi Leonard had 20 points as he led the Spurs to a 108-87 victory […]

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Keeping An Eye On Contenders: Mediocrity Clouds Chicago Bulls’ Playoff Hopes

It wasn’t too long ago that the Chicago Bulls were pegged as the hopeful antagonist to the Cleveland Cavaliers’ reign over the Eastern Conference. These days, the Bulls are just hoping to make it into the playoffs. The extreme turnaround for the organization has been a painful one to watch, and that is said in […]

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Spurscast Episode 393- The Stretch Run

Just as the Spurs are bracing for the stretch run, so are the Warriors. These two titans-of-the-hardwood (sorry) are more likely to meet in the Western Conference Finals than Batman vs. Superman being a great movie. So, they’re gonna meet. So what could spoil the plans? Ryan breaks it all down with special guests Ben Bornstein and Paul Garcia, on the latest Spurscast.

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Interviewing Patty Mills: The Spurs’ home stretch, Player Development and Sausage talk

SAN ANTONIO – Thursday night I was at the AT&T Center where the San Antonio Spurs knocked off the shorthanded Chicago Bulls and then Matt Bonner hosted a Coolio concert. Early the next morning I was at the Westin Riverwalk to talk about sausage with Patty Mills. How’s that for an attention grabbing introduction, 8th […]

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