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San Antonio Spurs
Spurs, your turn.
If only it was so easy for San Antonio. The elementary analysis of the 2013 NBA Finals says the Spurs are due for a victory in Sunday night's Game 5. Through the first four games they've gone back and forth with Miami, winning then losing to give us a 2-2 deadlock.
But the Game 4 setback opens up a whole new round of issues, with the least troublesome being losing homecourt advantage for the first time in the series. Miami had its way Thursday night, led by a Big Three that finally played like one.
The Spurs are still waiting for their Three Amigos to fully join the party. Sure, watching Danny Green and Gary Neal bombard the Heat with 3-pointers is great entertainment and makes for a great round of copy, but it can't be sustained.
Expecting Green and Neal to keep outplaying LeBron James and Dwyane Wade is simply foolish. San Antonio's support pieces are just that: support. Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili collectively need to carry bulk...
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Apparently, Big Lou’s Pizza in San Antonio has the biggest pizza oven in Texas. (I’m basing this on a comment on Reddit, so take it with a grain of salt, or Parmesan cheese.) At any rate, Big Lou’s has an enormous oven and is the home of the 42-inch pizza. To get ready for Thursday night’s NBA Finals Game 4 between the hometown Spurs and the Miami Heat. the pizzeria created...
Stephen Jackson was cut by the San Antonio Spurs shortly before the regular season ended. At 35 he likely still has a few good seasons left, but there is not telling yet if someone is going to pick him up. Whether you like him or not the man gives a great interview, and he did just that on Highly Questionable with Dan Le Batard.
His honesty is refreshing and definitely entertaining...
The defending champs didn’t stay down for long. With their backs against the wall, the Miami Heat rebounded to post a strong 109-93 victory against the San Antonio Spurs and reclaim home-court advantage in the series. Dwyane Wade and LeBron James awoke from dreadful slumps to each score more than 30 points, attacking relentlessly and efficiently against a Spurs team that just didn’t...
ESPN basketball analyst Stephen A. Smith took a moment to pose for a photo with the San Antonio Spurs dance team, the Silver Dancers, before Thursday night's Game 4 of the NBA Finals.
Photo via @SDancer_Coach / Twitter.
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SAN ANTONIO (AP) Spurs guard Tony Parker will play in Game 4 of the NBA Finals after his availability was in doubt because of a mild right hamstring strain.
Parker wouldn't discuss his injury at practice on Thursday other than to say he was "ready to go." The All-Star was hurt early in the second half of Game 3, which the Spurs won to take a 2-1 lead over the Miami...
Dwyane Wade roared back into form in Game 4 of the NBA Finals to push the Miami Heat to a 109-93 victory.
Wade nearly paced Miami with 32 points to help tie the series against the San Antonio Spurs at two games apiece.
LeBron James paced the Heat with 33 points after being shut down in Game 3.
Miami has regained homecourt advantage.
A crucial Game 5 will play out in San Antonio...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- David Robinson was 37 years old when he rode off into the NBA sunset with a fresh Lawrence O'Brien trophy under his arm and his legacy as the greatest player in San Antonio Spurs history firmly intact.
It's been 10 years since Robinson left his team in the hands of Tim Duncan and a couple of precocious and unpredictable young guards named Tony Parker...
There is no better food to accompany a playoff game than pizza. Maybe wings, but you really can’t go wrong with a few slices of pizza while you root for your team to bring home a championship. A San Antonio Spurs fan who works at a pizza restaurant took that to another level on Thursday. [...]
Game 1 was close. Game 2 and 3 were blowouts. What will Game 4 bring? Hopefully for Spurs fans it will bring Tony Parker onto the court tonight. Parker had an MRI yesterday that revealed a Grade 1 strain of his hamstring. Doctors are listing him as day to day.
On hearing it was a strain a relieved Parker said, ”I was just hoping it was not a tear. The good news is it’s not a...
Sebastien De La Cruz became famous last year because of his impressive performances on America's Got Talent.
The 11-year-old mariachi singer was back in the headlines this week, not because of his outstanding rendition of the national anthem before Game 3 of the NBA Finals in San Antonio, but because of the slew of hateful and racist tweets that the young Spurs fan had to endure...
The enemy of my enemy is my friend. The San Antonio Spurs are not the most interesting or exciting NBA team around (and Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich likes it that way). They’re not polarizing like the Miami Heat. People tune in to see them fall. And one of the keys to making the Heat fall is Spurs forward Danny Green.
Danny Green has been a hero for the Spurs this NBA Finals, and...
The San Antonio Spurs (14-3) will look to put a grip on the 2013 NBA Finals as they host the Miami Heat (13-6) at the AT&T Center for Game 4.
The Spurs are coming off a huge win over the Heat in Game 3 winning 113-77 in San Antonio. The Spurs were paced by Danny Green, who finished with a career postseason-high 27 points and made a postseason-high 7 three-pointers. Gary...
- Since the 2-3-2 in the NBA Finals, the winner of Game 3 has won the series 92 % of the time (12-1). The Heat beat the Mavericks in 2011 but lost the series.
- The Spurs made 16 three pointers in Game 3 a NBA Finals record
- Danny Green 16 made three pointers are most of any Spurs player in the NBA Finals
- The 36 point loss by the Heat in Game 3 is the worst in Heat postseason...
AT&T Center – Almost a year ago in early July, Miami Heat forward Rashard Lewis was a free agent and searching for a championship contender to sign with. Before signing with the Heat, Lewis was rumored to be in talks with the Los Angeles Lakers, Heat, Atlanta Hawks, and the team he’s down 2-1 against in the NBA Finals, the San Antonio Spurs.
On Wednesday at the Heat media...