Found January 24, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
SAN ANTONIO -- Going into Wednesday night's game, the Spurs learned that they would not only be without Tim Duncan, but head coach Gregg Popovich, too. So they turned to Tony Parker to carry them to victory. Parker had 24 points and 13 assists and led a fourth-quarter comeback that lifted the San Antonio Spurs to a 106-102 win over the New Orleans Hornets at the AT&T Center. Parker had nine points in the fourth quarter as San Antonio earned its 14th straight win at home and improved to an NBA-best 19-2 on its home court. "It's huge. A great win," said Parker of the Spurs fourth straight win. "It makes it worth our road trip because we had two big wins in Atlanta and Philly. It's always tough when you come back home to win that game." The steak was in jeopardy when Greivis Vasquez hit a 3-pointer, giving New Orleans a one-point lead with six minutes left. Then San Antonio went on an 18-6 run to take the lead. Manu Ginobili, who missed t...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Spurs' Popovich, Duncan out again

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich and forward Tim Duncan will miss a second straight game after the ailing duo didn't make the trip for Friday night's game at Dallas. Popovich stayed home sick and Duncan sat on the bench with a sore left knee Wednesday night during San Antonio's 106-102 victory against New Orleans. Longtime assistant coach Mike Budenholzer will again take the...

Duncan, Leonard out Wedneday; Spurs get Ginobili back

Center Tim Duncan and forward Kawhi Leonard will sit the San Antonio Spurs' game Wednesday night against New Orleans, but guard Manu Ginobili will return, according to a report by the San Antonio Express News. Duncan has a sore left knee that also kept him out of last Saturday's game. Leonard fell on what he described as a nail in the floor near the end of Monday night...

Denmon returns to the practice court for Elan

After suffering a broken right foot in the opening game for French team Chalon-Elan, San Antonio Spurs 2012 draftee Marcus Denmon underwent surgery to repair his broken right foot where a metal rod was placed in his foot to strengthen it and to avoid further injury. That was then and this is now. After a long rehab process for Denmon, he is finally cleared to return to the...

Supporters want league to "Let Bonner Shoot"

Not seeing a lot of minutes this season, you'd think Matt Bonner wouldn't be talked about too much this year. The San Antonio Spurs' newfound depth with an emerging Tiago Splitter starting next to Tim Duncan and an occasional dose of small ball with Stephen Jackson has forced Bonner to see limited minutes this year at 11.1mpg. He's been known as a three point...

Spurs Roundtable: Midseason review, Baynes & more (Video)

On this brand new episode of the Project Spurs-News 4 WOAI Spurs Roundtable, Mike De Leon, Paul Garcia and I break down the San Antonio Spurs at the midpoint of the season. What is the good, the bad and the ugly so far for the Spurs at the half point of the season? The panel also spoke about reports of Australian big man Aron Baynes heading to the Spurs. Who is he and what can...

Video: De Colo's zip pass & Leonard's dunk were quite impressive

The San Antonio Spurs got the road win over the Sixers last night and in the process, Nando De Colo and Kawhi Leonard got in some highlight worthy plays for fans to enjoy. Nando got in the action with a zip pass to Tiago Splitter in the second quarter. Who says the team misses Manu Ginobili's dazzling plays while he is nursing a hamstring injury? Kawhi Leonard got...

Spurs still one of the best in the NBA... in beer prices

For those who think sports and alcohol go hand-in-hand, paying outrageous arena prices for beer is just part of the experience. Of course, some fans get the benefit of better prices when they go to watch their team play. Overall, beer prices at NBA arenas are up 3% this year, but the Spurs are still near the top of the list when it comes to cheapest alcohol. The Spurs are...

Parker, Splitter lead short-handed Spurs over Hornets

Before tonight’s game, New Orleans Hornets coach Monty Williams called San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker a “one-man wrecking crew” when asked about the Spurs being without Tim Duncan and Kawhi Leonard. Parker did his part to live up to Williams’ high praise by finishing the game with 24 points and 13 assists with just one turnover as he led the Spurs back into the game...

Spurs 106, Hornets 102

SAN ANTONIO -- Tony Parker had 24 points and 13 assists and led a fourth-quarter comeback that lifted the San Antonio Spurs to a 106-102 win over the New Orleans Hornets Wednesday night at the AT&T center. Parker had nine points in the fourth quarter as San Antonio got its 14th straight win at home and improved to an NBA-best 18-2 on its home court. The steak was in jeopardy...

Spurs-Mavericks Preview

As easily as the San Antonio Spurs have dominated the Dallas Mavericks this season, there's reason to believe this matchup could be different. Even though the Spurs are rolling and Gregg Popovich should be back on the sidelines, the Mavericks have gotten hot themselves and might not have to face Tim Duncan when these rivals square off Friday night in Dallas. San Antonio (34...

Ginobili dishes between the legs of defender

Check out San Antonio Spurs guard-forward Manu Ginobili’s nasty assist between the legs of a New Orleans Hornets defender Wednesday night. Ginobili’s pass hit DeJaun Blair in motion for an easy layup.

Hornets-Spurs Preview

After sweeping a two-game trip to break out of their road funk, the San Antonio Spurs look to continue their dominance at home. It may not be as easy as expected against the New Orleans Hornets, who have given the Spurs a tough time this season. San Antonio will try for its 15th consecutive home win and sixth overall Wednesday night against a New Orleans team that could be without...

Spurs 113, Mavericks 107

Tony Parker returned from a cut above the same eye he injured in a nightclub incident last summer and scored 23 points to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 113-107 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night. Parker missed about a quarter in the first half when he took three stitches above his left eye after a collision with Elton Brand on a drive. He nearly lost the eye in...
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!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

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

Company Info
Help
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.