Big turnover in San Antonio

So was Game One a case of the Mavericks collapsing or the Mavericks missing their opportunity? Would San Antonio even allow Dallas another opportunity to win at AT&T Center and take control of the series? The answer was, the Mavericks did collapse and the Spurs would give them that opportunity and then some. Dallas continued switching up and fine-tuning its defense to keep San...
Via Crossover Chronicles
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Should Tim Duncan Retire if the San Antonio Spurs Win the Championship?

Tim Duncan has had a stellar career with the San Antonio Spurs. He's a four-time NBA champ; three-time Finals MVP; two-time league MVP--the list of accolades could go on and on. With what he's accomplished and at the tender age of 37 you have to think the dreaded 'R' word is going to be uttered soon.I'm talking about retirement of course.@SBNationGIF/TwitterIt...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson: Spurs are not a dynasty

Phil Jackson is calling the shots for the Knicks as their new team president and it looks like he’s taking shots at an old Western Conference foe. Jackson has been taking jabs at the San Antonio Spurs since 1999, when the then newly signed Lakers coach suggested that the Spurs championship should have an asterisk next to it because it occurred during a lockout shortened season...
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Phil Jackson: Spurs no dynasty

Phil Jackson has never been shy at tweaking his opponents. He started in on the Spurs almost as soon as he took the Lakers job back in 1999, suggesting an asterisk was necessary for their first championship coming in a lockout-shortened season. Now the president of the Knicks, Jackson was at it again on Wednesday, sneaking in a quick jab on the Spurs’ inability to defend any...
Via Pro Sports Daily
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson: Spurs aren't a dynasty until they win back-to-back titles

The San Antonio Spurs have won four NBA titles since 1999 and own the league's best winning percentage since. That's a dynasty in the eyes of many, but not to one of the game's greatest coaches. New York Knicks president Phil Jackson has 11 championship rings. He had a three-peat twice coaching Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls in the 1990s, and another with the Los...
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Mavs' Carlisle: Popovich should be 'Coach of the Century'

The San Antonio Spurs and Dallas Mavericks have a long-heated NBA rivalry. While the fans take this in-state battle seriously, the coaches and players have the utmost respect for what each franchise has accomplished. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich was named the NBA's Coach of the year on Monday, but Mavs coach Rick Carlisle believes that's not enough. "Why don't we just...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

STYLE: NBA Tony Parker Covers GQ France May 2014

Just in time for the 2014 NBA Playoffs, GQ France debuted their May 2014 issue which features San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker as the cover star. For his spread Tony donned a series of fashionable looks ideal for the fresh spring season. Check out a preview of the feature below. Click to read full  cover story. via @waptwo/gqfrance This post STYLE: NBA Tony Parker Covers GQ...
Via More Than Stats
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Craig Sager Says It ‘Wouldn’t Be Right’ If Gregg Popovich Was Nice To Him

The normally gruff San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich showed his soft side this weekend with a touching message for TNT’s NBA analyst Craig Sager, who was recently diagnosed with acute leukemia. Apparently Sager didn’t like Pop’s odd break in character. In an interview with SI.com on Monday, Sager joked that it’d be very odd if Popovich started being nice to him...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pop has great quote about Manu returning from birth of child

On Monday morning, San Antonio Spurs star Manu Ginobili took to Twitter to make the following announcement relating some very good news regarding his family: Thrilled to announce that today at 7.47am, Luca, our 3rd boy was born. Wifey and the baby are both doing great. #SuperHappyDad — Manu Ginobili (@manuginobili) April 21, 2014 […] The post Popovich unimpressed with Ginobili...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sager speaks out on Popovich's interview, support from NBA

In his first interview since being diagnosed with acute leukemia, TNT’s Craig Sager says he appreciates the support he has received from his co-workers at Turner Sports and from the NBA. Sager told Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch that when San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich spoke directly to him during an interview with his son, “It was just fabulous, an uplifting...
Via Awful Announcing
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs’ Gregg Popovich named 2013-14 Coach of the Year

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has been named the 2013-14 NBA Coach of the Year, the NBA announced Tuesday. Popovich led the Spurs to a league best’s 62-20 (.756) record, which gives them homecourt advantage throughout the postseason. The Spurs roster features no player to average 20-plus points, nor 30-plus minutes, with Tony Parker’s 16.7 ppg and 29.4 mpg leading...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs' Mills, Diaw explain the art of 'frogging'

The San Antonio Spurs introduced the world to "frogging" last month, but there wasn't much explanation at the time why they started doing it. Spurs guard Patty Mills and forward Boris Diaw provided a history lesson last week of the pose that's catching on with fans. "We always used to go to lunch, dinners on the road and we're bored," Diaw told Spurs...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
3 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs: Game 1 breakdown

With a matinee matchup set to kick off an Easter filled with playoff basketball, the San Antonio Spurs had just about all they could handle from the scrappy Dallas Mavericks. The score ping-ponged back and forth for much of the game with each team going up by double digits at points.  Veterans from the Spurs shined while the Dallas tenured faltered.  The Maverick bench took hold...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs could keep Boris Diaw, Patty Mills

One of the biggest reasons the San Antonio Spurs were able to finish with a league-best 62-20 while giving their aging veterans adequate rest was the depth they have built through the acquisition of several veterans. Two players that have really settled down in San Antonio are big Boris Diaw and guard Patty Mills. According to Dan McCarney of The San Antonio Express-News, the increase...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tracy McGrady makes pro pitching debut for Skeeters

So Tracy McGrady’s baseball career is still a thing, as the former NBA All-Star pitched one inning in his debut with the Sugar Land Skeeters in an exhibition game Wednesday against Alvin Community College. In T-Mac’s lone inning of work he threw 15 pitches (9 strikes, 6 balls), giving up one run on three hits. @blksportsonline Tmac got his first start tonight. Gave up 1 run on...
Via BlackSportsOnline
7 days ago  |  Discuss

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