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Before the San Antonio Spurs found out who they'll face in the West Semifinals (Golden State) and aside from taking in practice, Tony Parker visited the San Antonio Zoo in his spare time.
From being used as a perch for birds to putting his arm in a hippo's wide-open mouth, it seems Parker has been taking it easy before the second round kicks off Monday.
OK Parker let's take it easy putting your arm in an animal's mouth. Spurs fans do not want to read in injury report stating "DNP Parker's arm, Hippo Chomp."
(photo via Parker's Facebook)
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I think everyone outside of Indiana and Atlanta (well maybe not Atlanta) can agree that they can find about a million better things to do besides watching the playoff series between the Pacers and the Hawks.
It’s the least talked about series simply because both teams lack a box office type player and they play hideous basketball. The series is so bad that Inside the NBA literally...
The Golden State Warriors haven't had much time to rest up for the San Antonio Spurs. San Antonio will have had one week off from the playoffs compared to Golden State and the Spurs will look to take advantage of that.
Warriors head coach Mark Jackson mentions a few things he's looking forward to and looking into the upcoming series.
Jackson comments on what he'...
Cory Joseph has been impressing so far in the playoffs this season and played above everyone's expectations. When he's not managing the offense off the bench, he's been playing defense against guards and forwards taller than him.
When he was called up by the San Antonio Spurs this past season when Tony Parker got injured, it was believed it was just to fill in a roster...
The San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors will clash in the West Semifinals which will kick off this Monday in San Antonio.
One of the better matchups to watch will be at point guard as Tony Parker and Stephen Curry will face off and hope they will be able to control the tempo for their respective team in order to advance to the West Finals.
Speaking with Grantland...
The San Antonio Spurs know the playoffs require physicality, focus and teamwork. They have learned patience is needed, too.
For the second consecutive postseason, San Antonio will wait at least a week between series in the Western Conference playoffs.
After completing a sweep of the Los Angeles Lakers on April 28, the Spurs are awaiting the winner between Golden State and Denver...
AT&T Center – As the San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors prepare to begin the opening game of the second round on Monday, Warriors head coach Mark Jackson doesn’t see his team as having any pressure on their shoulders.
“No there’s no pressure,” said Jackson on Sunday, a day before the Warriors face off against the Spurs. “We’re playing with house money...
The San Antonio Spurs are still waiting to find out which team they'll face next in the Western Conference Semifinals after dispatching the Lakers in four games in the opening round.
On the other side of the playoff bracket, the Clippers and Grizzlies are duking it out out as Memphis is up 3-2 in the series. However, the Clippers look out of sorts, Blake Griffin is limping...
Nando De Colo's first year with the San Antonio Spurs has been filled with inconsistent minutes, but this is the rookie guard's first year in the NBA playoffs and he seems to be taking in this new experience on a veteran team.
In an interview with Sport24.com, De Colo discusses various topics including the NBA playoffs, Russell Westbrook's injury, the differences...
On this week's edition of the Spurscast, Trevor Zickgraf and Jose Grijalva join me to talk playoffs.
The San Antonio Spurs are resting and waiting for the Denver Nuggets and Golden State Warriors to finish their series so we take a look at potential matchups for both of those teams.
We also do a full wrap up of the all the first-round series that haven't been decided...
Mike Budenholzer has emerged as a candidate to become the next head coach of the Detroit Pistons.
Budenholzer is currently an assistant with the San Antonio Spurs.
Joe Dumar spent several hours on Wednesday meeting with Budenholzer.
The Pistons have also met with Nate McMillan and also want to interview Kelvin Sampson.
Budenholzer's reputation as one of the next potential NBA...
Former San Antonio Spurs forward Bruce Bowen had a reputation as being a "dirty" player when he was in the NBA. Bowen chalked it up to simply tough defense, but he wasn't without his incidents and altercations on the court whenever a player took exception to his brand of defense.
In Game 5 of the Nuggets-Warriors opening round series, Denver was accused of being...
Tottenham winger Gareth Bale has been voted the 2013 Footballer of the Year by the Football Writers' Association.
The 23-year-old Wales international topped the poll of journalists with a narrow victory over Manchester United forward Robin van Persie, who was last year's recipient when at Arsenal .
Bale's 24 goals in all competitions helped take Andre Villas-Boas'...
The Nuggets and Warriors series continue and the San Antonio Spurs still wait for which team they will face next in the West Semifinals. So as the Spurs wait patiently, so do my fellow Spurs bloggers and media.
Let's take a look at what is going on at the other San Antonio sites to see how they been spending their time before the Spurs get back on the court next week.
With the firing of head coach Lawrence Frank, there's a vacancy in the head coach position with the Detroit Pistons.
Not only have the Pistons organization recruited Phil Jackson to help them with the coaching hunt, they also have an interest on a top San Antonio Spurs assistant coach.
San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Mike Budenholzer has emerged as a candidate for...