Hill adjusting to new role, team

It’s a new season, and new team for former San Antonio Spurs guard George Hill but he is also experiencing an old situation now that he is with the Indiana Pacers. Since being traded to the Pacers, Hill hasn’t exactly put up the numbers like he was with the Spurs coming off the bench. Here are […]

The Morning After: Spurs vs. Clippers

Box | Gameflow | Advanced Stats The Spurs are now 2-0 after a dominating blowout of the Los Angeles Clippers. Tony Parker led the Spurs on a big third quarter run and the Spurs never looked back, getting huge performances by Manu Ginobili and DeJuan Blair. Be sure to read Paul Garcia’s full recap below […]

Ginobili, Blair help Spurs hand Clippers first loss in dominating fashion

“I just found out like four minutes ago they call them ‘lob city’,” said San Antonio Spurs center DeJuan Blair who scored 20 points and grabbed six rebounds after the Spurs handed the Los Angeles Clippers their first loss in crushing fashion Wednesday evening as they defeated the Clippers by 25-points, 115-90 in San Antonio. […]

Pregame: For Leonard, Clippers matchup is just another game

On Monday night, San Antonio Spurs rookie Kawhi Leonard made his rookie debut by coming off the bench to help defend Grizzlies forward Rudy Gay. “It felt good,” Leonard said. “I just went out and tried to have fun and get a win.” Fun is the same word Leonard used to describe guarding Gay after […]

Video: Ex-Spur Gee unscathed after scary fall

So this didn’t look like fun. Cleveland Cavaliers forward and former San Antonio Spurs player Alonzo Gee had one frightening fall in last night’s game against the Toronto Raptors. While going up for a dunk, Gee’s hand slipped from the rim and he came crashing down right on his back, neck and head. The fall literally […]

Oberto has London on his mind

While he’d rather be playing this NBA season instead of watching from a couch, former San Antonio Spurs center Fabricio Oberto is already looking forward to the London Olympic Games. He and his other Argentine teammates are looking to win gold for the second time, which will likely be the last time they will be […]

Clips’ point guard situation something to watch for tonight

The NBA’s best point guard and the rest of “Lob City” aka the Los Angeles Clippers come to San Antonio tonight coming off a Christmas day victory versus the Warriors to face the San Antonio Spurs. But as Pedro Moura with ESPN LA pointed out, what was interesting about that game aside from the absence of […]

Gameday Q&A: Spurs vs. Clippers

After coming off a win over the Memphis Grizzlies, the San Antonio Spurs will host the revamped Los Angeles Clippers tonight at the AT&T Center. The Clippers come into tonight’s content with much hype. Their offseason acquisitions of Caron Butler, Chris Paul, and Chauncey Billups to mix with Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan all but makes […]

Dirk says Mavs are old and slow

The 0-2 start by the Dallas Mavericks has to be one of the biggest surprises of the young season. Everyone knew the team was weakened with its big losses, but no one expected the defending champs to get blown out in their first two games. Team leader Dirk Nowitzki says right now the team just […]

Spurs-Clippers Preview: ‘Lob City’ makes first trip to San Antonio

After opening the 2011-2012 season with a 13-point win against the Memphis Grizzlies, the San Antonio Spurs (1-0) return to action tonight, as they’ll be hosting the “Lob City” Los Angeles Clippers (1-0). The Clippers are the central buzz around the league after acquiring All-Star point guard Chris Paul in a trade that sent numerous […]

Clippers’ Del Negro says Griffin can learn from Spurs’ Duncan

As the San Antonio Spurs get set to face the new-and-improved Los Angeles Clippers tomorrow night, one matchup to watch for is Tim Duncan against Blake Griffin. It wasn’t that long ago Duncan was the premier forward in the NBA. Now that honor arguably can go to Griffin. it can also be seen as a […]

Spurs post huge TV ratings

San Antonio Spurs fans showed why they’re one of the best, most loyal fan bases in the NBA, not to mention how desperate they were for the season to start. Aside from selling out the AT&T center for opening night against the Memphis Grizzlies, the game was the highest rated primetime program on Monday night. […]

Video: Luke Ridnour gets humiliated courtesy of Russell Westbrook

I bet Minnesota Timberwolves’ Luke Ridnour wishes he can pull a LeBron James and have the following video confiscated ASAP. In what can only be described as a pure humiliation, Ridnour had the unenviable task of guarding Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook during last night’s contest. During one series, Ridnour got crossed-up so bad by […]

Leftover Notes and Quotes: Opening Night

If you haven’t read our previous leftover notes and quotes posts, the series is an homage to former Express-News Sports Editor Barry Robinson, who often emptied out random clippings from his reporter’s notebook. We try to do the same in bringing you those small bits that didn’t make it into our other posts, but are […]

Stephen Jackson is the best, admits to mailing it in with Bobcats

Milwaukee Bucks’ Stephen Jackson is a reporter/blogger’s dream. You never know what greatness will fly out of his mouth. Recently, he told a media gaggle in Charlotte that he mailed it in after the Bobcats traded Gerald Wallace last season. “When Gerald left, I really left,’’ Jackson said at morning shootaround at Time Warner Cable […]

AJ using lessons learned from Popovich with Nets’ Williams

One of the things that made former San Antonio Spurs guard Avery Johnson so valuable to the franchise during his playing career was his ability to be a player and a coach at the same time. In fact, if they didn’t have such a great coach in Gregg Popovich, the Spurs organization may have even […]

Video: Manu’s behind-the-back pass to Kawhi

If San Antonio Spurs’ Manu Ginobili had any rust due to the long offseason and lockout, well this highlight of him dazzling the crowd at the AT&T Center should prove he is in rare form. In what probably will be the first of many Ginobili highlights during this truncated season, check him out with this […]

Quick summary of opening day in Southwest Division

We know it’s only day two of the 66-game NBA season, but here is a quick recap of how the first two days have gone for the San Antonio Spurs and their division rivals, the Dallas Mavericks, the Houston Rockets, the Memphis Grizzlies, and the New Orleans Hornets. The 2011 NBA champions Mavericks have already […]

Ginobili leads Spurs to victory in season opener over Grizzlies

Revenge was minor but still apparent as the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Memphis Grizzlies in the opening game of the 2011-2012 NBA season with a 95-82 victory Monday evening at the AT&T Center to start the season 1-0. The two players who were hurt for both sides in last season’s playoffs led both of […]

Pregame: Spurs, Grizzlies happy with opening day matchup

You would think after playing a grueling six-game series against each other, the San Antonio Spurs and Memphis Grizzlies would have seen enough of each other. As Richard Jefferson put it during last season’s playoff series, after a while, you get tired of seeing the same faces. But both teams look forward to tipping off […]