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The San Antonio Spurs and Memphis Grizzlies will have two more days to rest and make adjustments heading into Game 3 this Saturday.
The Spurs held a practice yesterday and Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili and Tim Duncan spoke more on the overtime win versus Memphis in Game 2 including Memphis' late rally, and more.
Parker on MRI on aching calf, team role players, playing defense and more.
Duncan on crediting Parker in the series, team shooters, Grizzlies' playoff expereince and more.
Ginobili on the foul on Tony Allen in Game 2, knowing it was going to be a tough game vs. Memphis in Game 2, and more.
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Tim Duncan has been dominant in the 2013 postseason thus far and is one of the main reasons the San Antonio Spurs are poised to challenge for another NBA championship. He is averaging 16.2 points and 9.1 rebounds in 12 playoff games against the Lakers, Warriors and Grizzlies. And it appears this may all be happening while dealing with some off-court distractions. According to the...
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Tim Duncan and the San Antonio Spurs are up 2-0 in the NBA Western Conference Finals and the 37-year-old was recently named to his 10th All-NBA team. Still it appears not all is well for Duncan.
According to the San Antonio Express-News, Duncan and his wife Amy may have recently filed for divorce. A divorce case was filed in a San Antonio court two months ago...
Tony Parker underwent a precautionary MRI on his bruised left calf Thursday, and the San Antonio Spurs' guard received a positive outcome.
Parker said Thursday that his calf contusion is dissipating well.
Parker is averaging 18 points in five games since the injury, alternating two strong shooting performances (9 for 16 and 9 for 14) around three poor ones (6 for 17, 3 for...
Spurs point guard, Tony Parker, received a death threat during Sunday’s Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals against the Memphis Grizzlies and had to be escorted home though it appeared the threat posed “no immediate danger.”
According to Alex Navarro, KSAT.com:
Sunday night, someone called 911 with about five minutes left in the game and made a threat against Tony Parker...
The San Antonio Spurs are up 2-0 in the Western Conference finals after a sensational Game 2 performance by Tony Parker.
The Spurs are right back in the same spot they were a year ago, when they won both of their home games to start the conference finals against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Parker had 34 points and made 16 of 21 shots in Game 2 last year.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker plans to have an MRI on Thursday on his troublesome left calf, although he doesn't expect to miss any playing time in the Western Conference finals.
Parker says the MRI is "just to make sure" he's improving on schedule from the injury, which limited his effectiveness in the final two games of the Spurs...
The San Antonio Spurs need to have Tim Duncan focused and ready to play. He is no longer the leading scorer on the team, but his contribution is immeasurable as he sets the example that every young player should hope to follow--which is why he has to be focused when the Spurs take on the Grizzlies
And not sweating divorce proceedings
It appears that Amy, the soon to be...
San Antonio Spurs' Tim Duncan and Tony Parker have been selected to the 2012-13 all-NBA first and second team respectively.
Duncan received 45 first-team points and joined LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant and Chris Paul on the first team. Parker is joined by Carmelo Anthony, Blake Griffin, Marc Gasol and Russell Westbrook on the all-NBA second team.
The Grizzlies erased an 18-point deficit to force overtime, but the Spurs battled back for a 93-89 victory and a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. Game 3 is Saturday in Memphis, where the Grizzlies are 5-0 this postseason. Here are three observations from Game 2.
1. Tony Parker missed his first shot. He then decided to pass, and pass and pass.
The Grizzlies might have escaped...
By all accounts, the Spurs thoroughly routed the Grizzlies in Game One of the Western Conference Finals.
The stage looked a bit too big for the first-time conference finalists from Memphis as the team ran into the buzzsaw that is Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili, Tim Duncan and the San Antonio Spurs. In Game One, at least, experience won out. It was more than that though because that...
It took seven quarters, in which the Spurs outscored Memphis by 34 points, but the Grizzlies may have found a viable solution against San Antonio's pack-the-paint strategy -- spread the floor with Jerryd Bayless and Quincy Pondexter to make them pay for doubling Zach Randolph in the post.
Another fortuitous circumstance -- the nominally foul-averse Tim Duncan, averaging...
The Memphis Grizzlies Tony Allen has been fined $5,000 for violating the league’s anti-flopping rules during the Grizzlies vs. Spurs game on May 21, the league announced Friday.
Tony Allen was fouled on a fast break with 30 seconds remaining in Game 2 by Manu Ginobili. As the Memphis guard went up for the layup, Manu Ginobili pulled down his arm in an attempt to stop him from scoring...
AT&T Center – Four weeks ago, Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol was named the 2013 NBA Defensive Player of the Year. Gasol and the Grizzlies were defensive juggernauts in the regular season as they won games with their style of play, “grit and grind.”
Today, with Gasol’s Grizzlies down 0-2 to the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference Finals, something was...
Duncan returns to All-NBA First Team
The NBA announced its All-NBA teams Thursday and it looks oddly familiar to the one it had 10 years ago. OK, maybe not that familiar. But familiar (and notably deserved) names have made the list yet again.
Kobe Bryant became an All-NBA First Team player for the 11th time in his career and the eighth consecutive year. That was...