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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 […]

Spurs call up Ian, send Tolliver to Austin

According to a source with the Austin Toros, the Spurs have recalled center Ian Mahinmi and also sent forward Anthony Tolliver to Austin to make room on the roster. Mahinmi was injured during training camp with a sprained ankle and the signing indicates that Mahinmi is fully recovered and may see some action in tonight’s […]

Spurscast 137: U-Choke-A

In our latest episode of the Spurscast, Michael and Jeff talk about the recent loss or blowout at the hands of the Houston Rockets. Jeff gives out his Shiny and Rusty Spur awards and a first Shiny Spur award to a certain Spurs player. We then talk about the latest Spur sent to Austin, review […]

SC #137: U-choke-a

Michael and Jeff talk about the recent loss or blowout at the hands of the Houston Rockets. Jeff gives out his Shiny and Rusty Spur awards and a first Shiny Spur award to a certain Spurs player. We then talk about the latest Spur sent to Austin, review the Pistons game and see who is […]

Projectspurs Power Rankings Top 5 In The West

1.  Lakers — This team is heads above the rest in the West.  At 12-1, the Lakers show a nice balance of offensive power and getting help from Gasol, Odom, and Ariza.  Their transition defense is suspect. 2.  Suns — Even though Steve Nash isn’t putting up the numbers like he used to when the […]

SC #136: Manu’s Back (Corrected)

On this episode, Michael and Jeff recap the Jazz win, talk about Manu Ginobili coming back, give a few updates on the Grizzlies game, and hand out the shiny and rusty Spur awards. Download Intro song: Stillborn by Black Label Society

SC #136: Manu’s Back

On this episode, Michael and Jeff recap the Jazz win, talk about Manu Ginobili coming back, give a few updates on the Grizzlies game, and hand out the shiny and rusty Spur awards. Download Intro song: Stillborn by Black Label Society

Manu set to play tonight

According to the Express-News, Pop has cleared Manu to play for tonight’s game in Memphis. The Spurs guard, who missed the team’s first 12 games while recovering from September ankle surgery, will make his season debut tonight at Memphis, Popovich confirmed after this morning’s shootaround. It was welcome news for Ginobili, who last week had […]

Spurscast 135: Nuggets Recap

An impromptu postgame podcast recapping the Spurs loss to the Nuggets is now in the Spurscast feed and on iTunes. Jeff and I talk a lot about the Spurs needing help at center and the Spurs bench being nonexistent. We break down the game and the box score and call it a show at about […]

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