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The San Antonio Spurs (7-1) look to remain unbeaten at home as they host the Washington Wizards (2-4) at the AT&T Center.
The Spurs are coming off a 109-85 win over the 76ers in Philadelphia. Danny Green led six Spurs in with 18 points, while Tony Parker chipped in with 14 points and 9 assists.
The Wizards are coming off a 95-105 loss to the Mavericks. Trevor Ariza led the Wizards with 27 points.
And as the Spurs look to extend their wining streak to six in a row, here are five things to watch for during tonight's contest:
• The Spurs enter the new season with 14 consecutive wins against the Wizards. It marks their longest active winning streak against any team.
• The Spurs have only allowed one opponent to score over 100 points in a game this season.
• In eight games, the Spurs have only allowed one team to shoot over 50 percent from the field.
• The Spurs have outscored their opponents in the paint in seven out of eight games this season.
• The Spurs are 5-0 overall this season when leading after the third quarter.
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Once again, the San Antonio Spurs sit atop the standings with the best start in the Western Conference. Although they boast a normally fiery 7-1 record, the Spurs continue to sneak their way up the standings as though they aren’t 3-time champions coming off a Finals appearance. They don’t get much press, their coach is overall unimpressed, and the national audience continues...
The Indiana Pacers (8-0) remain the NBA’s only unbeaten team, but the San Antonio Spurs are quietly right behind them at 8-1 — clearly not feeling the effects of Father Time. Why? Because Gregg Popovich is an evil genius, of course! Okay, not really, but he’s managing minutes in expert fashion, relying heavily on his strong bench units while Tim Duncan continues to struggle...
I had a great Veteran’s Day yesterday. I got to enjoy a meal at Applebee’s while watching my favorite team, the San Antonio Spurs, run their record to 7-1 after beating the Philadelphia 76ers, 109-85.
Playing without Tim Duncan, the Spurs managed to have six players score in double figures to dominate the Sixers from start to finish. They were up by 18 points after the first...
Saddled at the end of the San Antonio Spurs' bench last season, Blair has been a key contributor for Dallas after signing a one-year, $884,293 free agent contract with the Mavericks in August. The five-year veteran backup center is averaging 8.7 points and 7.4 rebounds, and is fifth in the NBA in steals with 2.43 per game.
In describing his displeasure at being mired in Spurs...
Free agent Sam Young has signed a contract with the Sydney Kings of the National Basketball League in a deal that contains an NBA escape clause, agent Joel Bell told RealGM.
“Sam had other options, but this one made the most sense and will pay him as the highest player in the league,” Bell said.
Young can opt out of his deal up until the start of Sydney’s playoffs to join an...
You know them, you love them. I am taking about the funny HEB commercials staring San Antonio Spurs' Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili, and Kawhi Leonard.
The recent round of commercials have Manu and Tony acting like rich barons eating steaks to Parker handing out salsa to his teammates including Matt Bonner.
Check out the making of these wacky commercials including...
While the San Antonio Spurs’ camouflage uniforms, worn for military celebration night, may not have had many proponents, it’s hard to argue with a win.
The Spurs hosted the Washington Wizards on a one-game home stand and their recent trend of big wins didn’t end on the East coast, as the Spurs finished off the Wizards early in a 92-79 victory, good enough for their sixth...
Have you ever wondered what it would be like when NBA teams head to another city and how they get around going from place to place? San Antonio Spurs' Manu Ginobili did just that in a short video of his teammates while in Philadelphia. The video is around 58 seconds long and stars Marco Belinelli, Patty Mills, Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green.
The players are seen going...
Another week, another DeJuan Blair update, and another chance to take a shot at the San Antonio Spurs.
Now that the first couple of weeks of the 2013-14 NBA season are now in the books, players that are new to their respective teams, are starting to solidify their spots in the rotation and become more familiar with their new teammates and playbook. And that much is true for Blair...
We will be tracking Kawhi Leonard all season long here at Project Spurs.
You can expect a specially dedicated highlight reel following every game specifically for one of the most exciting players in Spurs history.
Stay tuned all season long to relive every dunk and moment that Kawhi makes on his way to becoming the next cornerstone of the Spurs franchise.
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The recent San Antonio Spurs game against the Philadelphia 76ers presented the Spurs’ head coach and players with much more than just another stop on an east coast road trip.
Unlike this time last year, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich had to look across the sideline to the other bench to see a familiar face that had been by his side for seven years.
Instead of huddling up with...
Nene is having a hard time with the Wizards and their early season struggles, and it caused him to blurt out the most ridiculous crock of sh*t comment you will ever here.
Nene was addressing the state of the 2-6 Wizards after a tough loss to the Spurs, when he started talking about “how tired of the losing he was.”
In making his point, Nene made the mistake of saying “the Spurs...
Tim Duncan wasn't on the court the last time the Washington Wizards scored 100 points against the Spurs in San Antonio.
That's because his college career came to an end the night before when his 1996-97 Wake Forest team was eliminated from the NCAA Tournament.
The Spurs have won 14 straight against the Wizards, including 13 in a row at home, and haven't allowed them...
Washington falls at San Antonio 92-79 on Wednesday night.
The Wizards lose back to back nights in the Lone Star state, following the heartbreaking loss at Oklahoma City on Sunday night.
Does the 2-6 start by the Wizards concern you? Your opinion matters at the DCProSports reddit page.
Bradley Beal and Martell Webster combined for 40 points to lead Washington, while John Wall chipped...
The San Antonio Spurs showed the Philadelphia 76ers how to do it their way.
Danny Green scored 18 points, Tony Parker had 14 and the Spurs rolled to an easy 109-85 victory over the 76ers on Monday night.
The defending Western Conference champions are off to a 7-1 start following consecutive wins in New York and Philadelphia.
''It's been pretty good basketball for us...