Found March 20, 2013 on
After a few days off, the San Antonio Spurs (51-16) return to the court as they host the Golden State Warriors (39-30). This will be the Spurs and Warriors third meeting of the season with each team winning on their home court. Also, the Spurs will continue to be without Tony Parker who is still nursing an injured left ankle.
In the recent Spurs-Warriors matchup, the San Antonio lost to Golden State in Oakland 101-107 in overtime. The Spurs were paced by Danny Green’s 20 points while Jarrett Jack led the Warriors with 30 points and 10 assists off the bench.
The Spurs are coming off a 119-113 win over Cleveland in San Antonio. Tim Duncan had 30 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks to lead the Spurs to the win.
The Warriors are coming off a 93-72 win over the Hornets in New Orleans. Stephen Curry led Golden State with 30 points in the win.
And as these two playoff bound team get set to face off tonight in San Antonio, here are five things to watch for during tonight's game:
• The Warriors are 12-5 on Wednesday night games.
• The Spurs own a 28-game home winning streak versus Golden State.
• The Warriors are 10-4 when scoring 30-plus points in the first quarter.
• The Warriors are 27-7 when leading at halftime.
• The Spurs are a perfect 3-0 when leading after the third quarter at the AT&T Center.
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San Antonio Spurs fans have been patiently waiting for the return of Tony Parker.
When he injured his ankle against the Sacramento Kings early this month, the timetable was set at him returning in one month. With the team struggling on both ends on the floor and working harder than they should, fans have been hoping the days go by faster so Parker can return to the team.
The San Antonio Spurs have recalled Aron Baynes from the Austin Toros today.
[Press release] Spurs recall Aron Baynes: http://j.mp/Yp1oc1 #GoSpursGo
This shouldn't be too much of a surprise as the Spurs are trying to win games but also rest some of their main rotational players. Since the team has been without Tony Parker, the majority of the players like Tim...
Tim Duncan has been on a roll this season leading the San Antonio Spurs in Tony Parker's absence and breaking records left and right these last two years.
He's been climbing up lists in various categories and cementing his legacy as one of the best big men in the history of the NBA.
Duncan is 14th in all time rebounds and only needs 16 to pass his former rival, Shaquille...
When Tim Duncan came back from knee injury last month, he looked a little off, especially on offense. In the five games in the month February after returning from injury, Duncan only shot 50 percent in one of six games and the jumper especially looked off. In the month of March, Duncan is shooting 58 percent from the field and in the last three games he's been spectacular...
The San Antonio Spurs have been doing relatively well without Tony Parker for these past few weeks and it seems the team may be getting primed for the playoffs.
Tonight against the Golden State Warriors, the Spurs had to fight for their win and that's something that should be expected in the playoffs.
For coach Gregg Popovich, that's one thing he'll be looking...
Tim Duncan had 25 points, 13 rebounds, six assists and four blocks and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Golden State Warriors 104-93 Wednesday night.
Tiago Splitter added 17 points, Manu Ginobili had 16 points and seven assists and fellow reserve Nando De Colo had 10 points for San Antonio (52-16), which is second to Miami (53-14) for the league's best record.
Stephen Curry had...
The San Antonio Spurs for the win at home over the Golden State Warriors last night 104-93 thanks in large part to Tim Duncan's incredible stat-line of 25 points, 13 rebounds, six assists, and four blocks.
And one of those four blocks for Duncan came at the expense of Warriors' Andrew Bogut.
In the first quarter of action, Bogut went strong to the rim only to have...
Manu Ginobili is one of the most popular San Antonio Spurs of all time and is an international icon on the court.
From his entertaining drives to his clutch shooting, Ginobili has been a sight to see on the court and his original style of play has drawn many fans to watch in awe.
Have you ever wanted to ask Ginobili a question that's never been asked? Now every fan has...
Manu Ginobili went in to his bag of tricks and came out with the following gem during the game versus the Cleveland Cavaliers.
This play sums up the San Antonio Spurs and Manu - don’t give up on a play and always hustle. Just because the play didn’t go as planned, he showed the desire to do anything possible to get the job done.
Check out Manu being Manu, including him showing...
Portland Trail Blazers' Nicolas Batum is one of the many French players who have made an impact on the NBA. He along with San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker, Boris Diaw, Nando De Colo and Chicago's Joakim Noah, are paving the way for future French players and making their mark on the league.
With many French players currently in the NBA, and on the Spurs, Batum says there...
Tony Parker will be active and available for Friday’s home game vs the Jazz, returning earlier than expected. After injuring his ankle March 1st against the Sacramento Kings, Parker was estimated to miss about four weeks when an MRI revealed a left ankle sprain, but a return tonight would make it exactly three weeks the All-Star point guard has been sidelined. The Spurs, who...
The San Antonio Spurs (52-16) and the Utah Jazz (34-34) will face off tonight in San Antonio in what could be a possible first round playoff matchup preview with the Spurs sitting atop the Western Conference and the Jazz trailing the Lakers for the final playoff spot. It might also be the return of guard Tony Parker to the Spurs' lineup after dealing with a left ankle injury...