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The San Antonio Spurs have one of the best records in the NBA at 33-11 but when it comes to beating top-tier teams, they have struggled. From Portland, Houston, Oklahoma City to Miami, the Spurs have not gotten that impressive win over a playoff bound squad.
And as much as the fans may be worried about this pattern, guard Tony Parker says the team isn't panicing.
During his French radio show, Parker weighed in on the team's less-than-stellar performance against the better teams in the league and had this to say.
"There was no panic. We stay calm. There is still a lot of experience on the team, said Parker. It is no fun to lose games like that but we know that the big goal is later. We try not too take the lead and we hope that the injured players back soon after the All-Star Game (February 16 in New Orleans) to find a groove and play our best basketball at the beginning of the playoffs."
Parker went on to state the team does struggles versus bigge...
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With the annual NBA All-Star Game quickly approaching, PEAK has released a sneak peek at San Antonio Spurs' Tony Parker's All-Star Game sneakers.
Right away you will notice the team's chant "Go Spurs Go" on the bottom of the shoes as well as the colors of the All-Star Game in New Orleans. Parker has not been officially named to he West squad and no Spur...
The San Antonio Spurs are now without the services of Kawhi Leonard for approximately a month due to a fractured bone in his shooting hand. Now without three of their starters, the Spurs will need to rely more on the old guns, who also now appear to be sporting injuries of their own. They'll also require the services of D-League call-up, Othyus Jeffers, to help steady the rickety...
For most teams, poor showings against other title contenders would be a reason to raise the red flag for both the organization and the head coach.
When you have a fifteen year streak of reaching the playoffs, as Gregg Popovich and the San Antonio Spurs do, you are able to take a few liberties that are not afforded to others.
As was shown by Sunday’s game versus the...
San Antonio Spurs' Marco Belinelli leads the NBA in 3-point percentage -- he's made 70 of 145 3-pointers (48.3 percent), and only 40 of his attempts are from the corners, the most efficient spot to take a 3-pointer.
It's almost as if Belinelli's efficiency rises the farther he's away from the basket.
The NBA will likely award Belinelli's sharp shooting...
As previously noted on That NBA Lottery Pick, NBA fans are pretty dedicated individuals and earlier today, someone’s tattoo of Spurs reserve Matt Bonner hit the Interwebs hard.
Check it out in the below Twitter photo which shows it in all it’s glory:
Whoa. Now, THAT's dedication. #RedMamba #Tattoo pic.twitter.com/1ZgkLcai1b
— Rock On (@RockOnFdn) January 27, 2014
After signing Othyus Jeffers, the San Antonio Spurs waived Malcolm Thomas. However, it seems the Spurs loss is Utah's gain.
The Jazz have signed Thomas and he spoke on why he didn't stick with San Antonio.
"It was hard to crack the rotation in San Antonio with a team that had been together for so long. But I feel like this is a great opportunity for me seeing...
The San Antonio Spurs (33-11) will look to avoid their first losing streak of the season as they visit the Houston Rockets (29-17) tonight. They are also 0-2 against Houston this season. The team will still be without Tiago Splitter, Kawhi Leonard, and Danny Green due to injury.
The Spurs are coming off a 101-113 loss to Miami. Tim Duncan led the Spurs with 23 points, while...
Miami's Greg Oden's history of injuries is well chronicled so I won't go into it here but if there was any way to make a splash on the court as he slowly returns from injury, dunking on the greatest power forward of all-time would be the way to do it.
During the recent Spurs-Heat game, Oden found himself with the ball and being defended by Tim Duncan. What happened...
No, that title was not a typo.
There is a Florida barber from Matt Bonner’s hometown of Concord, N.H., described by his brother Luke as a “Concord Legend” that has a tattoo of the Red Mamba on his arm.
Luke described the unidentified man as someone with a unique style.
He has a unique style, including multiple tattoos of some of his high school friends. I guess he had been...
Against an injury-ravaged team like the Atlanta Hawks on Friday, the San Antonio Spurs could afford to still win a game comfortably minus three of their current injured players (Kawhi Leonard, Danny Green, and Tiago Splitter). On Sunday in Miami against the Heat, the Spurs would feel what the Hawks felt Friday as San Antonio was blown out within three quarters, as the Heat lead reached...
It should have been a much greater hyped match-up, but injuries dampened the excitement of the first meeting between the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs since last year’s NBA Finals.
None of either team’s stars played much in the fourth quarter as the Miami Heat ran its way to a 113-101 victory over the beat up Spurs in a game that ended up being less than exciting.
As previously noted here on That NBA Lottery Pick, we love tough shots made during NBA games and during today’s Spurs/Heat, LeBron James decided to go behind-the-backboard.
The moment happened in the third quarter of play as he was being guarded in the corner by Boris Diaw as he had to go shot the ball behind-the-backboard to get the bucket:
LeBron image courtesy of Getty Images
The San Antonio Spurs have dropped back-to-back games for the first time all season, and each performance has been a bit uncharacteristic.
They'll look to get back on track Wednesday night against a Chicago Bulls team hoping to have Joakim Noah back in the lineup to begin its six-game road trip.
San Antonio (33-12) has lost four of six following a six-game winning streak, struggling...
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