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Tony Parker had 26 points and eight assists and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Toronto Raptors 112-99 Monday night.
Manu Ginobili had 18 points and Danny Green was 4 for 6 on 3-pointers in scoring 14 points for San Antonio (21-7). Kawhi Leonard added 13 points and 10 rebounds after missing Saturday's game due to a dental procedure.
Kyle Lowry and Terrence Ross had 23 points each and DeMar DeRozan added 13 points for Toronto (11-15).
The Raptors had won two straight and four of five entering Monday's game. They got within three or less on numerous occasions in the second half, but couldn't complete the rallies against the Spurs.
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The Spurs have recalled Nando De Colo from the from the Austin Toros of the D-League to aid the team in its grueling two month stretch of games. In three games with the Toros, De Colo averaged a staggering 30.7 points, 7.3 rebounds, 7.7 assists, and 4.3 steals per game and shooting .604 from the field, including .429 from downtown.
The young De Colo will be a welcome addition to...
The Big Fundamental has a sense of humor, who would’ve thought?
During warmups, Duncan mega videobombed Spurs announcer Sean Elliott by playfully shoving his unsuspecting former teammate off of his chair. Elliott and Duncan played together from 1997-2001 and won an NBA Finals championship in Elliott’s final year.
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It is safe to say San Antonio Spurs' Nando De Colo is making the best of it while playing for the Spurs D-League affiliate Austin Toros.
Versus Delaware, De Colo poured in 31 points and 9 assists while making great passes and getting his teammates involved.
Check out Nando making it look easy.
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 San Antonio 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. Here...
We here at That NBA Lottery Pick love YouTube mix videos and one that you definitely need to view is this one starring former NBA player Tracy McGrady.
Thanks to YouTube user Maxamillion711, here is the mix of McGrady’s time in Toronto/Houston/Orlando called “The One”:
Tracy McGrady image courtesy of Getty Images
Who needs practice when you have all time greats littered everywhere on the roster.
According to the San Antonio Express-News, the Spurs have had such a brutal schedule over the last month, that head coach Gregg Popovich can’t remember the last time they practiced.
Eight days remain in the cruelest two months of the season for the Spurs, a stretch coach Gregg Popovich has called...
As previously noted on That NBA Lottery Pick, we love a good videobomb or three and before the start of last night’s Toronto Raptors/San Antonio Spurs game, Mr. Duncan provided us with one.
Watch as he decides to do a little bit of high-kicking in the direction of former teammate/current Spurs color analyst Sean Elliot and knocks him off screen:
Tim Duncan image courtesy of Getty Images
Coming off a record-setting binge shooting performance in the NBA Finals, the baseline of expectations for Danny Green may have been a little high for a notorious streak shooter the internet has lovingly labeled Icy Hot.
Stand toe-to-toe with Ray Allen, during a playoff run where Green also traded a few three-pointers with Stephen Curry, and perceptions understandably change...
This one wasn’t quite the pasting that other teams have been forced to endure at the hands of the Thunder. But, a win is a win, and I’ll take it either way.
Russell Westbrook looks for an outlet pass, as Tony Parker trails. Westbrook’s 31 points led all scorers, while Parker’s 23 led all Spurs scorers.
In the first meeting of the season between these two squads, it was...
Tim Duncan knocked over Spurs announcer Sean Elliott...FTW Gifed it to boot.**Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
Standing at 7-foot, one would think an NBA player would have no issues knocking down an easy 2-foot hook shot.... right?
Well apparently not for Spurs' Tiago Splitter.
During the Spurs-Warriors recent matchup, Tiago found himself with a wide-open hook shot only to see it fall short... very short.
Check out Tiago blowing a wide open hook shot. How embarrassing.
The San Antonio Spurs (21-6) will look to bounce back from a loss as they host the Toronto Raptors (10-14) tonight at the AT&T Center.
The Spurs are coming off a home 110-113 loss to the Thunder. Tony Parker led the way with 23 points and 8 assists while Tim Duncan poured in 17 points.
The Raptors are coming off a 104-98 win over the Thunder. The Raptors got 22 from...
Could a NBA possession possibly be any worse? Raptors' Amir Johnson spin move, San Antonio Spurs' Tim Duncan blocks the shot, recovers the ball, dribbles up court and ...
Johnson was caught with his hand in the cookie jar.
This photo, taken from the crime scene, captures Johnson's ankles final moments. They will be missed.
The San Antonio Spurs caught a break earlier this month when they faced a short-handed Toronto Raptors team.
A new-look Toronto club figures to be a more formidable opponent.
The visiting Raptors figure to be brimming with confidence after knocking off one of the league's best teams as they try to end a six-game losing streak against the Spurs on Monday night.
James Harden once again was tough to stop for the San Antonio Spurs last month.
The Spurs, however, may not have to worry about the Houston Rockets' top scorer in Wednesday night's home meeting between the Southwest Division's top teams.
Houston (18-11) had dropped seven straight at San Antonio before a 112-106 victory Nov. 30. Harden was the catalyst, scoring a game...