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Before last night's game against the New York Knicks, San Antonio Spurs forward Tiago Splitter had been averaging very pedestrian numbers.
Then, in a start against the Lakers, Splitter nearly posted a double-double. Last night against the Knicks, Splitter came alive in the fourth quarter, scoring 13 points in 17 minutes.
“He (Splitter) played well. He played very well on both ends," Tony Parker said after the loss to the Knicks. "He is playing good defense. Offensively, he is playing great too.”
Two of Splitter's 13 points came on a play where he slipped a screen and sealed off Tyson Chandler under the basket. Tony Parker delivered the pass and Splitter finished even after being fouled by Chandler.
Splitter will likely continue to get more playing time with Spurs coach Gregg Popovich making nightly adjustments to his rotation depending largely on matchups. With Denver's JaVale McGee and Kenneth Faried coming into town on Saturday, chances are Splitter will be back out on the floor in key stretches. We'll see then if he's capable of a repeat performance.
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Forward Kawhi Leonard, who was a starter in the San Antonio Spurs' first nine games, will be sidelined 10-14 days because of quadriceps tendinitis in his left knee, the team announced Friday. An MRI exam performed Friday confirmed the diagnosis. Leonard will not be with the Spurs for their six-game road trip, which begins Nov. 21 in Boston. Leonard, a second-year player...
San Antonio Spurs guard Cory Joseph will soon begin his fourth stint with the Austin Toros, The team announced today that the 6-3 sophomore guard has been assigned to the Spurs' D-League affiliate.
As I wrote recently, it would likely be between Joseph or Nando De Colo on who the Spurs would send to Austin, especially with five players capable of playing point guard on the...
While San Antonio Spurs fans are sweating a brief Kawhi Leonard injury (out 10-14 days according to the Spurs), this injury may be a blessing in disguise for the team to try out more rotations with their abundance of guards. I'm sure head coach Gregg Popovich plays plenty of different lineups against each other during practices, but nothing is like a real NBA game.
The San Antonio Spurs will be missing their defensive ace tomorrow night as Andre Iguodala and the Denver Nuggets come to San Antonio.
The Spurs announced today that starting forward Kawhi Leonard will be out 10-14 days with an injury in his left knee.
The San Antonio Spurs today announced that Kawhi Leonard is suffering from quadriceps tendinitis in his left knee. The...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Manu Ginobili had 20 points and the San Antonio Spurs set a season high for points in a 126-100 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Saturday night.
DeJuan Blair added 19 points and Danny Green had 15 for San Antonio (8-2). Tony Parker and Tim Duncan each scored 14 points while playing 25 and 23 minutes, respectively.
Danilo Gallinari scored 15 and Kenneth Faried...
The Spurs have assigned guard Cory Joseph to the Austin Toros of the NBA Development League.
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The New York Knicks remain undefeated after beating the San Antonio Spurs last night on the road. However, Raymond Felton was left looking lost after Tony Parker humiliated him with this sick crossover. I remember when the Spurs started winning titles, he was this young guy and he was always on the trade block. Now [...]
The San Antonio Spurs (8-2) got back on the winning track tonight at at AT&T Center defeating the Denver Nuggets (4-6), 126-100.
The Spurs were led by Manu Ginobili's 20 points, including his 5-7 shooting night from the three-point arch, and four assists. The Nuggets were paced by Danilo Galinari's 15 points in a losing effort. Andre Iguodala scored a mere...
Though the San Antonio Spurs dropped their first home game to the undefeated New York Knicks last night, Tony Parker did have a nice play for Spurs fans to enjoy at the expense of guard Raymond Felton.
In the second quarter of last night's game, TP crossed up Felton leaving Raymond all turned around. Check it out.
Hey, Spurs fans will take it despite Felton dropping...
SAN ANTONIO -- The Spurs' blistering showtime offense that was on display most of last season was back with Manu Ginobili leading the way as San Antonio beat the slumping Denver Nuggets 126-100 at the AT&T Center on Saturday night. The Nuggets hung on for a while, trailing only 16-13 with just over four minutes left in the first quarter before the Spurs were able to break...
Sometimes, the life of NBA mascots can be a lonely life and last night, San Antonio Spurs mascot "Coyote" just wanted a little love.In the fourth quarter of the Knicks/Spurs game, New York's Jason Kidd drove to the basket and was wrapped-up by Tony Parker.The forward momentum of both players sent them into the stands and that's when the Coyote wanted a group hug:
Looking for the killer crossover from last night's NBA action?Check out Spurs guard Tony Parker leaving Knicks guard Raymond Felton in the dust with this nasty crossover:
It's been a while since we last heard about Davis Bertans. You remember him right? He was part of the 2011 Draft day trade between the San Antonio Spurs and Indiana Pacers which allowed the Spurs to acquire Kawhi Leonard and send George Hill to Indiana. Recall the Pacers drafted Bertans in 2011 (42nd overall) but was sent to the Spurs as part of the trade.
During the summer...
SAN ANTONIO -- Off to their best start since the 1993-94 season, the New York Knicks are erasing skeletons of the past, game by game. They got rid of another one Thursday in San Antonio. Raymond Felton had 25 points and seven assists to lead the undefeated Knicks to a 104-100 win over the Spurs at the AT&T Center. The Knicks improved to 6-0, remaining the only unbeaten...
SAN ANTONIO -- Raymond Felton had 25 points and seven assists to lead the undefeated New York Knicks to 104-100 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday night at the AT&T Center. The Knicks improved to 6-0, with half of the wins coming on the road. Down by 12 with seven minutes left in the fourth quarter, the Knicks made a furious comeback and took the lead on a J.R. Smith...