Found January 09, 2013 on
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San Antonio Spurs
Los Angeles Lakers
SAN ANTONIO -- The San Antonio Spurs got 22 points from Tony Parker and extended their home winning streak to 11 games in defeating the Los Angeles Lakers 108-105 Wednesday night at the AT&T Center. Parker was 10 of 16 from the field and 4-for-5 from the free-throw line as San Antonio improved to 28-10. They needed every point, as the Spurs nearly wasted a 16-point fourth-quarter lead. Kobe Bryant, ever the competitor, closed the gap to five when he hit a 3-pointer midway in the fourth. A technical-foul free throw by Steve Nash cut the lead to five, 105-100, with three minutes left. Manu Ginobili hit a crucial 3-pointer to give the Spurs a 108-102 lead with 40 seconds remaining, and 10 seconds later, Earl Clark cut it to three on a 3-point basket of his own. But it wasn't enough as the Lakers had two chances to tie the game, and both Bryant's and Clark's 3-point attempts both rimmed off. The struggling and shorthanded Lakers were fighting for a much-neede...
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It’s no surprise that DeJuan Blair may be moved prior to the trade deadline on February 21. The San Antonio Spurs have been shopping him for quite some time, and nearly traded him in June. In the days leading up to the 2012 NBA Draft, the Spurs spoke to a number of teams about the 23-year-old big man. They nearly sent Blair to the Miami HEAT, but the deal fell apart.
Now, San Antonio...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Tony Parker scored 24 points and the San Antonio Spurs handed the slumping Los Angeles Lakers their fifth straight loss with a 108-105 victory Wednesday night.
Manu Ginobili added 19 points and Tiago Splitter and Stephen Jackson had 14 each for San Antonio, which has won 11 straight at home.
Kobe Bryant had 27 points, Metta World Peace added 23 and Earl Clark...
Stephen Jackson had 14 points in a San Antonio Spurs win against the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night. If you saw the game, that good performance Jackson had was overshadowed by him losing his cool in the 4th quarter with less than four minutes to go.
Jackson was upset that he didn't get a call from the referee against Kobe Bryant which would've given him two free...
Stephen Jackson returned to the San Antonio Spurs’ lineup on Monday against the New Orleans Hornets after missing a game with a sprained ankle.
His injury was one of the more bizarre ones in the NBA. Jackson sprained his ankle when he fell over a waitress who was serving New York mayor Michael Bloomberg on the sideline at Madison Square Garden during the Spurs game against...
To say Andrew Gaze, former San Antonio Spurs guard on their 1999 championship roster, is excited for his countryman Aron Baynes signing with the San Antonio Spurs would be an understatement.
He's not only excited, but he also is giving us a look at what type of player and person Baynes is. In an interview with Smh.com.au, Gaze indirectly tells us how Aron will be a perfect...
Well this is awkward. NBA ref Billy Kennedy called over Mark D’Antoni and Gregg Popovich in the Los Angeles Lakers-San Antonio Spurs game to tell him that TV thought the Lakers called a 20-second timeout when they had really called a full-timeout. This led to Kennedy saying that he was meeting with them to stall for TV, but little did he know they were already back and this...
See what I did there? DeJuan Blair was the perfect pick for the San Antonio Spurs in 2009. Lottery level talent that fell in to the Spurs' lap early in the second round. You can say they should've drafted this guy or that guy, but the only guy available where the Spurs drafted that you could legitimately say the Spurs should've drafted instead was Chase Budinger...
As Project Spurs reported, Spanish team Bilbao was reportedly interested in acquiring Adam Hanga (San Antonio Spurs 2011 NBA Draft pick) in order to stock pile talent heading into the Eurocup and were looking to buy out Hanga's contract with his current team, Manresa of the ACB League.
However, according to Hungarian site Sport24.hu, Hanga's agent said he is not aware...
As Project Spurs reported, Aron Baynes is heading to join the San Antonio Spurs. With new information from the DailyTelegraph.com.au, it appears the signing is all but official. His team, Union Olimpija, has wished him good luck in his new endeavors:
Thank you for everything and good luck - @aronbaynes! (@Union Olimpijia)
The site is also reporting about the contract...
Once an elite NBA power, though it’s still not too late, the 15-19 depleted Los Angeles Lakers have flown into San Antonio to visit the (27-10) San Antonio Spurs.
With the Lakers comes a lot of media, only Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich doesn’t really pay too much attention to what’s going on out in Hollywood.
“I don’t think about it,” said Coach Pop when asked...
Eighty-two wins and 37 losses in a calendar year is not bad for some old guys.
But there’s no championship or NBA Finals appearance to show for it, so far.
The strike-shortened season of 2011-12 created an unusual schedule, with games bundled more closely on the sports calendar. The Spurs were 47-15 in the regular season (50-16 overall, counting games before 2012 began) and 10...
NBA fans watching the Los Angeles Lakers-San Antonio Spurs game on Wednesday caught a glimpse of what goes on behind-the-scenes during a typical TV timeout.
With 5:09 left in the game and a break in the action, ESPN ran a promo for the second game of its double-header. The teams lined up for the Spurs to inbound the ball, but the referees stopped to see if they should break for...
The San Antonio Spurs (27-10) will host the Los Angeles Lakers (15-19) tonight at the AT&T Center in a Western Conference showdown. This will be the Spurs and Lakers second meeting this season.
The Spurs won the first game versus the Lakers, 84-82 in Los Angeles. Tony Parker led the Spurs with 19 points and 7 assists, and Tim Duncan had 18 points, 9 rebounds and 4 blocks...
"I thought we were really raggedy on offense to the point where I didn’t know who was out on the court. I didn’t recognize the basketball team. Not sharing the ball the way we should. Taking bad shots, contested shots, no pace, was really tough to watch.”
That may sound like the San Antonio Spurs had a tough night in which they lost, but those are the words of Spurs...
The San Antonio Spurs (27-10) will be hosting the struggling Los Angeles Lakers (15-19) tonight at the AT&T Center in San Antonio.
The Spurs are coming off a disappointing loss to the New Orleans Hornets in a contest they were outhustled with the younger Hornets team using their youth against the veteran Spurs that erased a dominating performance against Philadelphia the...