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Second year San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard has made leaps-and-bounds from his rookie season and is now a vital part of the team and its success.
This season he's averaging 11.7 points, 1.7 steals, 5.7 rebounds, and shooting 49% from the field and 37% from the three-point line in 30.9 minutes per game. Needless to say, he is making an impact on both ends of the court and has had a tremendous hand in the Spurs successful season which has them currently atop of the Western Conference.
Leonard was featured on NBA Action and spoke on his drive to be a better player while his teammates and coach (Gregg Popovich) also weighed in on the youngest member of the Spurs.
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Tony Parker sat out the Spurs' game against Atlanta on Saturday with a sore neck.
Nando De Colo, a 25-year-old rookie from France, is making his fifth start in place of Parker.
Parker left two minutes into the fourth quarter of San Antonio's 100-88 loss at the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night after experiencing pain in his left shin. Spurs officials said his absence...
On Friday, Forbes featured Stephen Jackson on a list of the NBA’s most overpaid players. A reporter at the Spurs’ shootaround this morning asked Jackson if he had a comment on it, and the twelve-year veteran had fun with it, calling out former teammate, Jim McIlvaine, for robbing the league.
Forbes Magazine ranked the 10 most overpaid players in the NBA and you’re on the list...
With the playoff push under way, the NBA and the San Antonio Spurs to took a moment to give back to the community.
Spurs guard Patty Mills, along with the Coyote and some of the Spurs Silver Dancers, lent their time and support to the Dribble to Stop Diabetes campaign. Mills was out promoting the benefits of a healthy and active lifestyle to the patients at the Communicare Health...
The San Antonio Spurs have announced Boris Diaw will not return to tonight's game.
Boris Diaw (back spasms) will not return to tonight's game. (@spurs)
This isn't good news as the Spurs are getting closer to the playoffs and will need every healthy body they can get.
Tonight’s game between the Thunder and the San Antonio Spurs is essentially a one-game playoff for the top seed in the Western Conference. If the Spurs win, they hold a 2.5 game lead over Oklahoma City with six games to go. If the Thunder win, it’s a half-game lead and OKC holds the tiebreaker (conference record because the season series would be tied 2-2).
The Thunder schedule...
Forbes published a list on Friday of the most overpaid active NBA players. Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony topped the list, which also included Dirk Nowitzki (ok?), Rudy Gay (duh) and Joe Johnson (double-duh). Clocking in at #8 was Spurs forward Stephen Jackson, who is set to make roughly $10 million this season. Naturally, reporters asked Captain Jack for his thoughts, and he replied...
While the slumping San Antonio Spurs are tied for the Western Conference lead, they may have to continue their quest for the No. 1 seed without their All-Star point guard.
Tony Parker is unlikely to be available Saturday night as the Spurs go for a 15th consecutive home win over the Atlanta Hawks.
After sitting out Wednesday's 98-84 win over Orlando due to a sore left ankle...
AT&T CENTER--Through large portions of the game the Atlanta Hawks had Johan Petro and Anthony Tolliver defending Tim Duncan and Kawhi Leonard. If you knew nothing else about this game, that should be enough to explain the San Antonio Spurs 99-97 victory.
Need more analysis? Unfortunately there isn't much else positive to take away from this win. That Tim Duncan can still...
The matchup of the game for Thursday night's game between the San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder will be between Tim Duncan and Kendrick Perkins.
Although both men technically don't play the same position, Perkins usually guards the bigger Duncan to let Serge Ibaka roam on defense with Tiago Splitter not being a shooter or threat on the perimeter. This will put...
Tonight we were blessed with another classic Gregg Popovich-Chris Sager in-game interview, where no answer exceeds five words. Popovich was asked who has to step up in the absence of Manu Ginobili in the Spurs second unit, in which the king of awkward interviews replied, “Manu’s not here.” If the Spurs/Thunder matchup doesn’t intrigue you, this shouldn’t disappoint.
Oklahoma City Thunder (54-20, 31-5 home) vs San Antonio Spurs (56-19, 23-14 away) VS Where: The ‘Peake! When: 8:30 pm TV: TNT (245 DirecTV, 31 Cox, 108 AT&T U-Verse, 138 Dish) Online Stream: Here. Radio: WWLS Sports Animal 98.1 FM/640AM/97.1 Tulsa View from the enemy: Here. Line: OKC favored by 7.5. Over/under is 200 Buy Tickets: Here. Official Game Notes: Here. [...]
With four days off, the Oklahoma City Thunder have had plenty of time to prepare for one of their biggest games of the season.
While the San Antonio Spurs won't be quite as fresh, they should have mostly everyone available.
The Thunder try to inch closer to catching the Western Conference-leading Spurs as these powerhouses square off Thursday night in Oklahoma.