Duncan named Player of the Month

According to, Tim Duncan was named Western Conference Player of the Week today for games played between Monday, Dec. 8 – Sunday, Dec. 14. Duncan averaged a double-double with 22.0 points and 12.5 rebounds to lead the Spurs to a 4-0 record. The 11-year veteran tallied 32 points, 14 rebounds and two steals in […]

Spurscast 139: Wolves Recap

Michael and Jeff talk about the Spurs extending their winning streak to 5 games over the Minnesota Timberwolves in a game where 55 points from Tony Parker and double overtime was not necessary. We both think the current rotation is starting to find their roles,while there is still room to grow. Jeff also puts a […]

Games of the Week (10/15 – 10/20)

A look ahead at the Spurs games for the week. Date: Wednesday, December 17 Team: New Orleans Hornets (A) TV: ESPN Why you should care: These two teams met in the Western Conference Semifinals last year with the Spurs winning in an exciting seven games. Many bloggers/journalists thought the Hornets would make a big jump […]

The Southwest Shakeup

Longtime Spurs fans will soon be seeing a familiar name when the Hornets come to town, Antonio Daniels is about to settle in behind CP3.  As I wrote in the Division Preview, “But with the loss of Pargo, it seems as though the backup job is unfilled, but that may have already been taken care […]

Spurs vs. Wolves Preview Q&A

This is the first in a series of game preview Q&A’s I’ll be having with other NBA and team bloggers about once a week. For tonight’s game, I talked to Zach Harper from TalkHoops, who is also a huge Timberwolves fan. Be sure to visit his site and support the habit. 1. How do you […]

Bruce Bowen an All-Star?

I just took a look at the first All-Star voting returns and going down the list I saw a name I didn’t expect. Bruce Bowen. After the Duncans, Stoudamires, Anthonys comes Bruce Bowen listed 7th among Western Conference forwards with 121,739 votes. So sure, 7th may not be great, but he is ahead of Shane Battier, Josh […]

Podcast: Talkin’ trades

Cross-posted from NBA Outsider I got a chance to talk to Ryne Nelson of SLAMonline, Stu Holdren of NBA Noise, Zach Harper of TalkHoops and Ben of Ben’s Suns Blog about the two trades that sent eight players packing and on flights to their new NBA homes Wednesday. The biggest trade had the Phoenix Suns sending Boris Diaw, Raja Bell and […]

Spurscast #138: Beatdown

in this week’s episode of the Spurscast, Michael and Jeff talk about the recent routs of the highly-touted Denver Nuggets and the Golden State Warriors. We give out the Shiny & Rusty Spur awards, go through the latest Spurs news and notes, and there’s a new player on the hot seat. Join in on the […]

Project Spurs Top 5 Teams in the Western Conference

1. Lakers — This is a complete team at every position.  Kobe is sharing the ball, and we are seeing guys other than Bryant step it up like Trevor Ariza and Bynum.  However they have shown some chinks in their armor when they lost huge leads in recent games. 2.  Mavs — This team is […]

Games of the Week (10/8 – 10/14)

A look ahead at the Spurs games for the week. Date: Tuesday, December 9 Team: Dallas Mavericks (A) TV: KRRT 35 Why you should care: It’s the Mavericks. That should be reason enough. This is the same team whose owner dissed the Riverwalk, and we don’t settle for that, now do we? But if you […]

U-CHOKE-A Shirts

Click for full-size image If you subscribe to the Spurscast, you will know the name of our most recent episode was “u-ckoke-a” which was something Jeff quipped up when we were talking about Ime Udoka. I absolutely love the new nickname for Ime more than when we called Brent Barry brickhouse or Bricks Barry. I […]

Duncan’s making a living on the perimeter

When Johnny Ludden writes about the Spurs, it’s wise to listen. After spending years at the San Antonio Express-News as the Spurs beat writer, Ludden is the most reliable source of all information Black and Silver. Even though he has moved on to Yahoo and spends his time breaking down the entire NBA for a […]