Found February 08, 2012 on
San Antonio Spurs
The San Antonio Spurs (17-9) play the second game of their nine-game Rodeo Road Trip as the team stops in the “City of Brotherly Love” to face the defensive minded Philadelphia 76ers.
The Spurs come into Philadelphia on a five game win streak, 4-8 road record, and 1-0 rodeo road trip record after Tony Parker and Tim Duncan helped the team hold off the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night.
Case No. 27: Philadelphia 76ers (18-7)
Home record: 13-3. Last 10 games: 7-3.
Commendable Areas for the 76ers
Team Defense: The 76ers are ranked as the number one defensive team in the entire league by holding their opponents to 86.6 points per game. But across the board, their numbers speak for themselves. Have a look:
Opponent points per game – 1st – 86.6 points
Defensive rebounds per game – 2nd – 33.3 rebounds
Opponent three point shooting percentage – 4th – 31%
Opponent field goal percentage – 5th - 42%
Steals per game – 8th – 8.9 steals
Personal fouls – 28th – 17.
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The reserves, selected by the NBA coaches, for the Eastern and Western Conference All-Star teams were recently announced on TNT, and the Sixers’ Andre Iguodala was the final player announced.
Iguodala, a first-time All-Star, has been one of the leaders on the 18-8 Philadelphia Sixers. He’s averaging 13.0 PPG, 6.7 RPG, 5.2 APG, and 1.8 steals per game this season.
Several San Antonio Spurs players have represented the Spurs in the annual Rookie-Sophomore game during All-Star Weekend, including DeJuan Blair and Gary Neal last year.
This year's game will take an interesting twist as teams will be mixed and two GMs (Charles Barkley and Shaquille O'Neal) will pick from a pool of players announced today.
Among those players are Spurs...
The San Antonio Spurs have placed on waivers Malcolm Thomas. Thomas played in three games for San Antonio before being sent to their D-League affiliate Austin Toros.While in Austin, he averaged 9.3 points, 2.5 blocks, 6.8 rebounds in four games in 28 minutes.Thomas was Kawhi Leonard's teammate at San Diego State and saw significant action with the D-League's Los Angeles...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Tony Parker scored 37 points, Gary Neal added 18 off the bench and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Philadelphia 76ers 100-90 in a matchup of division leaders Wednesday night.
Tim Duncan had 16 points and 11 rebounds and Tiago Splitter scored 15 for the Southwest Division-leading Spurs.
Lou Williams led Philadelphia with 22 points. Andre Iguodala had 17 and Thaddeus...
Spencer Hawes and Elton Brand are listed as questionable for tonight's game against the Spurs.
Sometimes sports news has nothing to do with Playboy parties and gossipy rumors or Tebowing or who’s psychic told them to divorce who — sometimes sports news is “this guy is awesome at sports”. Take, for example, Philadelphia 76er Andre Iguodala’s amazing circus shot from Monday night’s game against the Lakers.
Seriously, look at this:
I left the basket in the upper...
Tony Parker scored 21 points, and Tim Duncan added 19 points and 17 rebounds to lead the San Antonio Spurs to an 89-84 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night.
Tony Parker scored 37 points, Gary Neal added 18 off the bench and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Philadelphia 76ers 100-90 in a matchup of division leaders Wednesday night.
PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 6 – The fact that Lou Williams put up 14 points including two 3-point beauties in the fourth quarter to help the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Los Angeles Lakers tonight is not this game’s headline event. Kobe Bryant surpassed his former teammate and part time nemesis Shaquille O’Neal for fifth place tonight on the NBA's all-time scoring list.