Originally written on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 11/3/14
AT&T Center – On Monday, I tweeted this. #Spurs' 3-point shooters across the board are struggling shooting the basketball. Manu-Green-Kawhi-Neal are a combined 42-of-126 from three. — Paul Garcia PS (@24writer) May 14, 2013 As the San Antonio Spurs’ key shooters struggle to find their rhythm against the Golden State Warriors four games into their series (2-2), missed shots have become a team-wide issue for the Spurs. The Spurs are shooting 43% from the field against the Warriors so far in the series and on Tuesday in his pregame press conference before Game 5 begins; Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich mentioned two areas of concern for his team: “rebounding” and “our shooting.” On the shooting front, the Spurs have gotten quality looks in the series; the problem is they haven’t been able to knock them down. Manu Ginobili, Danny Green, Kawhi Leonard, and Gary Neal are shooting an average of 33% from 3-point range four games into the series. One positive that could help the Spurs is Tony Parker feeling better after his recent calf injury. Popovich mentioned Parker was feeling better Tuesday and the injury had some effects on  Parker's shooting game four. When Parker wasn’t hobbled, he scored 32 points in game three and the Spurs shot their highest percentage in the series, 51%. Rebounding has also been an issue for the Spurs as the Warriors are averaging 54.5 rebounds per game while the Spurs are averaging 46.3 per game. The problem is on the defensive glass, the Spurs are giving up 15 offensive rebounds per game. Game four was the most apparent as the Warriors grabbed 19 offensive boards and 65 rebounds overall, the most in the series. Popovich said rebounding is something you can control and correct, but the shooting is something they cannot control. Will the Spurs shoot a higher percentage in game five and make the necessary adjustments in the rebounding department? We’ll find out as game 5 is almost set to tip-off.
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Pete Carroll empathizes with Belichick, Pats in Deflategate

Max Scherzer thanks Tigers with full page newspaper ad

Ray Lewis: Patriots should have asterisk for cheating

Report: Cavs players believed team lacked depth

Richard Sherman calls out Kraft, Goodell over their friendship


Brandon Jennings to miss 6-9 months with Achilles injury

Report: Josh Gordon tests positive for alcohol

Report: Yankees reject A-Rod's request for apology meeting

Jim Harbaugh has landed three recruits in 24 hours

Report: NFL tried to catch Patriots in the act

John Harbaugh: Bill Belichick is best coach of this century

49 Stops to Super Bowl XLIX

WATCH: Opposing Packers celebrate Pro Bowl TD

WATCH: Sherman, Peterson hug it out at Pro Bowl

WATCH: Chris Berman is not happy at the Pro Bowl

PHOTO: Brock Lesnar's tramp stamp says ‘Kill ‘em All’

WATCH: Hassan Whiteside blocks five shots in 7 minutes

Duke unveils 'K' hats after Coach K's 1,000th victory

Irina Shayk dumped Ronaldo over cheating rumors?

Mike Napoli almost retired because of sleep apnea

WATCH: 'Saturday Night Live' takes on Deflategate

Should Tom Izzo be worried about his Spartans?

Five potentially fatal flaws for Seahawks in the Super Bowl

NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

49 Stops to Super Bowl XLIX

Chris Berman isn't happy at the Pro Bowl

Brandon Jennings out 6-9 months

Josh Gordon tests positive for alcohol

Report: A-Rod's apology meeting request gets rejected

Harbaugh rapidly landing recruits

WATCH: 'SNL' spoofs Deflategate

NFL tried to catch Pats in act?

Bill Nye: Belichick didn't make sense

Is it time for Tom Izzo to worry?

Jennings suffers horrific injury

Seahawks GM: I love Lynch's act

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.