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The Pick N Roll: Clippers In a Hole, Bud v. Taylor and Spurs Doing Spurs Things From Week 4

Is it too early to be talking contenders just yet? Well, If I had to put my dosh on three teams right now, it be Warriors, Cavs, Spurs, with the Heat in there too. Here’s Week 4 of Pick N Roll and some of the things I learned this week. By Justin Robertson CLIPPERS SLUMPING HARD They won their first four games and everyone went WOW. Since that Nov.4 loss to the rampaging Warriors...
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Green's jumper remains a key part of San Antonio's attack

Danny Green's outside shot is partly why San Antonio's offense is so good. Steve Mitchell USA TodaySan Antonio Spurs shooting guard Danny Green has not gotten off to the best start this season. He's shooting just 31.4 percent from behind the three-point line and 34.7 percent from the floor. San Antonio needs him to make outside shots so that its floor stays spread, and despite the...
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Duncan says he can beat Spurs teammate in footrace: 'That's bad'

Tim Duncan is not fast. Eric Gay APTim Duncan is 39 years old and still playing at a relatively high level. But he's one of the slowest players in the NBA, and has to make up for his declining athleticism with knowledge and guile.So, for Duncan to think he can beat his  22-year-old teammate Kyle Anderson in a footrace, well, Anderson must truly be one slow dude.  Tim Duncan, 39...
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The Spurs and Limiting Opponent 3-pointers

AT&T CENTER – Back in late October during the preseason, San Antonio Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich was asked about losing some of the team’s 3-point shooting in the offseason and how it would impact the team this season. That day, on October 23, Popovich said the team would have to make more twos this […]
Via Project Spurs
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Spurs stay perfect at home with win over Suns

Highlights: AT&T Center – The San Antonio Spurs defense has improved greatly over the course of the season. However, their offense is still a work in progress. On Monday, Kawhi Leonard led his team to victory and showed he too has improved in season No. 5. Leonard finished with 24 points and 13 rebounds […]
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After 1,343 games, Duncan has a career first he probably doesn't want

It took over 18 years in the NBA for Tim Duncan to fail to grab a rebound. Getty ImagesWith Tim Duncan in his 19th season in the NBA, there isn't a lot the San Antonio Spurs big man has left to accomplish. He has five titles. He has Finals MVP awards and regular season MVP awards. He has records for wins with one team and with one set of teammates. If Duncan wants to keep reaching...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich rips movement to get school named after him

Gregg Popovich has left an indelible mark upon the city of San Antonio during his wildly successful tenure as head coach of the Spurs, so perhaps it’s hardly surprising that one resident has created a formal petition requesting that a local high school change its name to pay tribute to the NBA head coach. And Popovich doesn’t like it one bit. “You’ve got to be kidding...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs: will Danny Green derail title hopes?

Nov 16, 2015; San Antonio, TX, USA; Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard (0) shoots the ball past San Antonio Spurs center Boris Diaw (33) and shooting guard Danny Green (14) during the second half at AT&T Center. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY SportsAs the San Antonio Spurs are off to a pretty 8-2 record thus far in the season, believe it or not, there is...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Popovich says he'd last ‘about a month’ as coach of Sixers

The Sixers are once again expected to finish near the bottom of the NBA’s Eastern Conference in what is another year on the quest to land a top draft pick. Brett Brown is the team’s head coach and he’s in an unenviable position to say the least, one Gregg Popovich wouldn’t last long in. Popovich...Read More
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pat Riley helped indirectly sell LaMarcus Aldridge on Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs lured highly prized free agent LaMarcus Aldridge to sign during the summer, but Miami Heat president Pat Riley indirectly played a role in the decision. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports, Riley tried to bring the power forward to South Florida by explaining he needs a stronger supporting cast to win championships. “He told me, ‘You’re...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Kawhi Leonard And The Leap

Seven games into the new season it appears that Kawhi Leonard has finally made the leap from star to superstar. Whereas before, he was among the league's stingiest defenders but only "good" on offense, now he's an elite destructive force on both ends of the floor. So elite, that Coach Gregg Popovich compared Leonard to Michael Jordan.What's fueled his offensive explosion? Put...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

LaMarcus Aldridge describes ‘family atmosphere’ with Spurs

LaMarcus Aldridge has adjusted to a new playing style since signing with the San Antonio Spurs, but the off-court differences might be a bigger change for the All-Star power forward. Per ESPN’s Michael C. Wright, Aldridge described the differences between his new home and the team with which he played nine seasons, the Portland Trail Blazers. “It’s a family. You feel...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bradley Beal nails game-winning 3-pointer

Bradley Beal, who starred for Florida for one season before heading to the NBA, appears to be on the verge of stardom.  Through four games with the Wizards this season, the shooting guard is averaging 25.3 points a game.  Tonight, he nailed a game-winning 3 against the Spurs.  Bradley Beal = CLUTCH — Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) November...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan praises Kristaps Porzingis: He was impressive

On a night when he became the NBA’s all-time winningest player with a single team courtesy of the San Antonio Spurs’ 94-84 win over the New York Knicks, Tim Duncan spent some time praising an up-and-comer in the league ranks. The Spurs veteran delivered some high praise, Kristaps Porzingis, saying the Knicks rookie was “impressive” while putting up a  nifty 13-point,...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

LaMarcus Aldridge is geared for dominant 2015-2016 season

San Antonio Spurs fans have once again enjoyed the fruits of the franchise this offseason, with the signing of All-Star free agent LaMarcus Aldridge. During free agency, Aldridge rejected attractive offers from numerous teams within the league, speaking volumes about the Spurs intangibles. Credit undoubtedly belongs to the management team and coaching staff for spearheading a...
Via The Sports Quotient
October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

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