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Tiago Splitter: Dirk Nowitzki didn’t look comfortable in Game 1

Dallas Mavericks’ Dirk Nowitzki performance in Game 1 versus the San Antonio Spurs was on he would like to forget. Dirk had a terrible shooting night and finished with 11 points off 4-of-14 shooting. And though some may point at Nowitzki himself for his poor performance, Spurs’ Tiago Splitter had a huge hand in slowing down […]

Retro Diary: Spurs-Mavericks, Game 1

This picture best describes Game 1. For about 41 minutes it felt like nothing went the Spurs way, until Dallas decided that making baskets wasn’t fun anymore, and let the Spurs dominate the last eight minutes of the game. But before we start previewing Wednesday’s Game 2, it’s time to take a second look back […]

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Gregg Popovich preaches perspective following NBA Finals defeat

The NBA named San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich the 2013-14 Coach of the Year. It’s Popovich’s third Coach of the Year award, putting him in exclusive company: Pat Riley and Don Nelson are the only other coaches with three Coach of the Year awards. So, the question remains: Where will Pop keep his awards? […]

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Boylen is top pick for Jazz

The NBA “family tree” of the San Antonio Spurs has grown over the years and it appears it might continue to grow even longer next season. Less than a year after losing both Mike Budenholzer and Brett Brown, it seems the Spurs might be in danger of losing yet another assistant coach. A source close […]

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Devin Harris: “We’re due for a win against Spurs”

The San Antonio Spurs have defeated the Dallas Mavericks 10 consecutive times and apparently that is enough for Dallas guard Devin Harris. “We’re due for one (a win),” Harris said after the Mavericks’ Game 1 loss to the Spurs. Dallas knows first hand just how difficult it is to beat San Antonio. They had a […]

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Tim Duncan didn’t speak with rookie Tony Paker

After three successful runs to the NBA title in 2003, 2005 and 2007, it is safe to say San Antonio Spurs’ Tony Parker and Tim Duncan are on the same page and have impeccable chemistry. Then again, maybe it took a while for that to develop. When Parker was a rookie in the 2001-02 season, […]

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Gregg Popovich named 2013-14 Coach of the Year

Gregg Popovich was named the 2013-14 Coach of the Year, the NBA announced. Popovich earned 58 first-place votes for a total of 380 points. Jeff Hornacek finished second with 339 points. Popovich earned his third Coach of the Year award, joining Pat Riley and Don Nelson as the only coaches with at least three Coach […]

Video: Spurs’ Patty Mills went to work to play

Last season, San Antonio Spurs’ Patty Mills was pretty much the cheerleader off the bench. Rarely would he play and most of the time he just be waving the towel from the sidelines, cheering on his teammates and hoping to one day get more minutes.

That was last season, this is now. (more…)

Kawhi Leonard Full Highlights vs Mavericks (Game 1)

We will continue tracking Kawhi Leonard into the postseason here at Project Spurs.

You can expect a specially dedicated highlight reel following every game specifically for one of the most exciting players in San Antonio Spurs history.

Stay tuned all postseason to relive every dunk and moment that Kawhi makes on his way to becoming the next cornerstone of the Spurs franchise.

Here are the Kawhi-Lights from yesterday against the Mavericks which resulted in a 90-85 win for the Spurs.

Kawhi Leonard finished with 11 points and 10 rebounds. (more…)

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Leonard, Duncan finish in top 15 Defensive Player of the Year voting

Joakim Noah was named the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year. He’s a deserving candidate — he played a whopping 2,820 minutes, led the league in defensive win shares (6.6) and defensive rating (96), and he anchored the league’s second best defense. Sure, he received a nice narrative boost, but every award winner needs some kind […]

Report: Spurs Press Conference, Big Announcement Coming Wednesday

According to Dave McMenamin of ESPN Los Angeles, the San Antonio Spurs are going to hold a press conference Wednesday possibly announcing Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich as the NBA’s Coach of the Year. The Spurs are going to have a press conference tomorrow to announce a major award. Got to be Manu as 6th […]

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Positives and Negatives From Game One

As the final buzzer went off, the top seeded San Antonio Spurs walked off the court with a 90-85 victory over the Dallas Mavericks in Game 1 of the Western Conference Playoffs. It was in no way your typical victory for a one seed, especially one with a veteran savvy core like the Spurs. Let’s […]

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1-on-1 with Dallas Mavericks’ Brandan Wright

AT&T CENTER – The San Antonio Spurs held off a pesky Dallas Mavericks in Game 1 winning 90-85 to take a 1-0 lead in their opening series. And though the Mavs were on the wrong end of the game, afterwards, the Mavericks looked confident heading into Game 2 knowing they may have a shot at […]

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Splitter, Spurs contain Nowitzki in Game 1

AT&T CENTER – “Dirk (Nowitzki) is going to score, you can’t stop that, but as long as we make him work hard, that is the goal,” said San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich after his team’s game one 90-85 victory over the Dallas Mavericks. In the first game of the series, the Spurs’ defense […]

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Tim Duncan hints he will return in 2014-15

It has been a season of speculation whether this might be Tim Duncan’s final season in Silver & Black. After posting 27 points and seven rebounds on 12-of-20 shooting in the San Antonio Spurs’ 90-85 victory over the Dallas Mavericks in Game 1 of their first-round series, he sent the record straight. The Big Fundamental […]

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