Found December 02, 2012 on
San Antonio Spurs
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Every morning, we will give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day.
1: Second wind
Maybe this is why Gregg Popovich wanted to save his best player's legs.
San Antonio needed every single one of Tony Parker's 30 points and six assists and every single one of Tim Duncan's 27 points and 15 rebounds to help force overtime and defeat Memphis in overtime 99-95 at AT&T Center on Saturday. More than that, the Spurs needed every single one of those points to erase a 13-point deficit heading into the fourth quarter and hold the high-powered Grizzlies to just 14 points in the final 12 minutes.
To that point, the Grizzlies had a pretty solid offensive effort. Despite shooting 36.4 percent from the floor and 4 for 15 from beyond the arc, Memphis put five players in double figures led by Marc Gasol's 20 points. Pretty impressive effort on a bad shooting night to take that big of a lead.
Perhaps though it was tired legs that took over. Memp...
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Remember when Tony Parker dressed up as Nick Fury and Tim Duncan was The Punisher? Their Halloween photos were fun, but nothing racy…until now. The Spurs are no longer the most boring team in America…amid a $250,000 fine for sitting out against the Miami Heat, check out this photo of Parker and Duncan using their fake guns on a fellow party-goer dressed as referee, Joey Crawford:
Ever since the San Antonio Spurs were embarrassed by the Memphis Grizzlies in the first round of the 2011 NBA playoffs, the Spurs have been on a mission against the Grizzlies.
Especially Spurs point guard Tony Parker.
He's responded with tough play ever since TV analysts raved about Mike Conley out "Tony Parkering" Tony Parker in the playoffs a few seasons ago...
Gregg Popovich said Saturday night he doesn't know if the San Antonio Spurs will appeal a $250,000 fine from the NBA for sending his star players home to rest instead of playing them against the Miami Heat.
Speaking publicly for the first time since NBA Commissioner David Stern handed down the stiff penalty Friday, the Spurs coach and team president said he was ''disappointed...
A little mischief — if that’s what this is — could cause a lot of trouble.
Spurs teammates Tim Duncan and Tony Parker used the recent Halloween holiday to show their feelings about NBA referee Joey Crawford, a much-criticized figure in the league’s officiating landscape.
In a photo that surfaced in the last couple of days on Reddit, Duncan and Parker can be seen holding guns...
The NBA stood up and fined the San Antonio Spurs $250k for the stunt that head coach Greg Popovich pulled by withholding his primary stars from a nationally televised game.
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After the team got fined $250,000 on Friday for resting their starters against the Miami Heat, it seems that everything is coming up bad for the San Antonio Spurs.A photo has surfaced over the weekend of stars Tony Parker and Tim Duncan pretending to shoot an unknown individual dressed like NBA referee Joey Crawford at a Halloween party: We'll keep you updated if any fines will...
The NBA has fined the San Antonio Spurs $250,000 as a result of coach Gregg Popovich sending the teams stars home for a nationally televised game against the Miami Heat. Popovich sent Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili and Danny Green, on a commercial flight home instead of playing them against the Miami Heat. Popovich wanted his starters to rest before Saturday's home...
Tony Parker scored 30 points, Tim Duncan had 27 points and 15 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs shook off a ''disappointing'' $250,000 fine by the NBA to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 99-95 in overtime Saturday night.
Coach Gregg Popovich said before the win he doesn't know if the Spurs will appeal the NBA's stiff penalty for sending Duncan, Parker and two...
Check out the wiley vet Tim Duncan. The old man still has some tricks up his sleeve. Check out this nice little slow motion spin move and facial that he put on Marc Gasol on Saturday.
That win over Memphis moved the Spurs to 14-4, and big Timmy is looking as youthful as ever.
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Despite being 36 years old (or 50 in NBA years), San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan can throw down a nasty dunk still.During Saturday night's Memphis Grizzlies/San Antonio Spurs affair, watch as Tim throws down a nasty first quarter poster dunk on Marc Gasol:
San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich made a seemingly logical decision to sit four of his top players at the end of a six-game road trip to better prepare for a showdown with the Memphis Grizzlies.
The organization now has a lighter wallet because of it.
Despite NBA commissioner David Stern's controversial penalty, San Antonio's core will be well-rested Saturday night...
For a game taking place on the first of December, it sure felt a lot like the first of May and that had nothing to do with the warm weather in San Antonio.
“It was definitely playoff intensity,” Spurs guard Tony Parker said after scoring 30 points in a game that went to overtime against the team with the NBA’s best record.
It took an extra period, but the San Antonio...
SAN ANTONIO -- Maybe the San Antonio Spurs are better with their stars after all. The Spurs were almost back to their full complement Saturday night, and they needed all the help they could get to rally past the hard-charging Memphis Grizzles 99-95 in overtime at the AT&T Center. The Spurs' Big Three of Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili returned, along with Danny...