SPURS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Despite home woes, Spurs’ perfect road record shows teams potential

After Wednesday night’s 94-87 win against the Dallas Mavericks, the San Antonio Spurs remain undefeated on the road. The Spurs currently sit second in the Western Conference with their 15-4 record, a game and a half behind the Golden State Warriors. While a perfect road record is definitely something to be proud of, the 5-time champion Spurs can’t seem to get into a groove at...
Via Project Spurs
13 minutes ago

The Spurscast Ep. 418 – Rookies, Rankings, & Ravings

Jose and Ryan talk NBA rookies, the surprisingly mediocre Spurs home record, and rankings in this early season. They give away Mike Monroe’s new book at the end of the show, so listen all the way through! It’s the one and only Spurscast – The original San Antonio Spurs Podcast. https://thebloguin.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/418_rookies.mp3Download the audio and listen to us...
Via Project Spurs
55 minutes ago

Game Preview: San Antonio Spurs vs. Washington Wizards

A bit of rest and a floundering opponent should help the Spurs restore some of that home-court mojo tonight. San Antonio Spurs vs Washington Wizards AT&T Center, San Antonio, TXDate: 12/02/16, Time: 7:30 PM Spurs Time TV: NBA TV - RADIO: 1200 AM WOAI The first meeting between these two teams is best remembered for Tony Parker's throwback 20-point performance...
Via Pounding the Rock
6 hours ago

Spurs seek to fix home problems against Washington

When people talk about the San Antonio Spurs' first quarter of the 2016-17 season, they don't mention the way the Spurs won every game they played on the road, or about the upcoming celebration for the retired Tim Duncan or that they have one of the best basketball players on the planet -- do-everything-and-do-it-well forward Kawhi Leonard -- leading them night in and night out...
Via FOX Sports
14 hours ago

There is no “home issue” for the Spurs

They’re 4-4 at the AT&T Center so far this year, but that’s really no reason to panic. It’s evident that a .500 record at home isn’t optimal, or anywhere near it, but that doesn’t mean the Spurs are a different team in San Antonio than they are when they travel. In episode 26 of the Superfluous Poppycock podcast, Seth Warren and I discuss the home/away stuff, talk...
Via Pounding the Rock
18 hours ago

Evaluating LaMarcus Aldridge 2.0

In his second year as a Spur, Aldridge has had to once again make adjustments on both ends of the floor. His ups and downs serve as a barometer for the team and how it can improve. LaMarcus Aldridge’s second year as a Spur got off to an interesting start before the season even began, with a flurry of rumors temporarily casting doubts over his long-term future in San Antonio. He...
Via Pounding the Rock
21 hours ago

Takeaways from the Spurs 94-87 win over Mavericks

Patty Mills 23 points off the Spurs bench helped lead San Antonio to a seven point win over Dallas to remain perfect on the road, 11-0. The San Antonio Spurs (15-5) were missing some key pieces in their lineup. Parker was on the bench for the Spurs but did not log a minute. Ginobili and […] Takeaways from the Spurs 94-87 win over Mavericks - Air Alamo - Air Alamo - A San Antonio...
Via Air Alamo
23 hours ago

Spurs rally past Mavs to stay perfect on road

DALLAS (AP) -- Patty Mills scored 15 of his team-high 23 points in the fourth quarter and Kawhi Leonard added 21 points, helping the San Antonio Spurs rally for a 94-87 win over the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night.San Antonio became just the third team to start the season 11-0 on the road, following last year's Warriors (14-0) and the 1969-70 Knicks (12-0).Wesley Matthews had...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Spurs put perfect road mark on line against Mavericks

Two old rivals going in opposite directions meet for the second time in 10 days Wednesday night in Dallas.The San Antonio Spurs (14-4) are off to the second-best start in team history and are undefeated (10-0) on the road. San Antonio had a nine-game winning streak snapped in a 95-83 loss to Orlando at home Tuesday night.The Dallas Mavericks (3-13) are off to the worst start in Mark...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Magic stun Spurs, win in San Antonio for first time since 2009

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Serge Ibaka had 18 points and the Orlando Magic took advantage of a sloppy night by San Antonio, winning 95-83 on Tuesday to snap the Spurs' nine-game winning streak.San Antonio committed a season-high 19 turnovers in its worst scoring performance of the season. The Spurs have four home losses in the first two months of this season after falling just once at AT...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs’ David Lee: A key player off the bench

David Lee may not have been a favorite to fans when he signed with San Antonio in the offseason. But, so far this season, he has proven to be a key player for the Silver and Black. David Lee is not the first person to come off of the bench for the Spurs. But, when […] San Antonio Spurs’ David Lee: A key player off the bench - Air Alamo - Air Alamo - A San Antonio Spurs Fan Site...
Via Air Alamo
2 days ago

San Antonio Spurs roll up another undefeated week

The San Antonio Spurs had another great week. They won all games during the week and this time it came over the Thanksgiving Holidays. The Spurs started off the week at home, where they have been playing sluggish. They were 3-3 at home going into their matchup with the Dallas Mavericks. The Mavericks came in limping […] San Antonio Spurs roll up another undefeated week - Air Alamo...
Via Air Alamo
2 days ago

Charlotte Hornets go the distance against the San Antonio Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs played an exciting game against the Charlotte Hornets November 23, 2016 to a 119- 114 win. The San Antonio Spurs fight their way to a win. If the San Antonio Spurs expected the Charlotte Hornets to lay down for them, they got more than they bargained for. The Hornets fought the Spurs every possession of every quarter. Every time the Spurs were up, the Hornets...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

D’Angelo Russell models his game after Manu Ginobili

Some grow up wanting to play like Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant or another of the NBA’s biggest stars, but D’Angelo Russell wanted to be like Manu Ginobili. In an article from ESPN’s Baxter Holmes, the Los Angeles Lakers point guard says Ginobili was one of his favorite players growing up, and he models his game after the San Antonio Spurs swingman. “See, it’s different when...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs: Gregg Popovich surpases mentor

Coach Gregg Popovich surpases his mentor in wins with the defeat of the Los Angeles Lakers November 18, 2016, 116- 107. Popovich has surpassed his mentor Larry Brown with his 1,099 career win breaking a tie for seventh on the NBA’s all-time list. Gregg Popovich’s legacy of winning Gregg Popovich said, “It makes me feel older. You look around and it’s, ‘Exactly what...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs retire Tim Duncans number

The San Antonio Spurs are going to retire Tim Duncan’s number 21 December 18, 2016. Tim Duncan announced his retirement in July and now the San Antonio Spurs are going to retire his number in December in the rafters among other greats such as George Gervin, James Silas, David Robinson, Sean Elliot, Avery Johnson. Duncan played 19 seasons for the Spurs and won five championships...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs to retire Tim Duncan’s jersey in ceremony next month

Future Hall of Fame big man Tim Duncan retired from the NBA after 19 seasons this past summer. The 14-time All-Star and five NBA champion did so without as much as a press conference to call his own. And as weird as it has been to see his San Antonio Spurs play without him earlier this season, it looks like Duncan will make a return to the place he called home for two decades. ...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kawhi Leonard has taken the final step

Kawhi Leonard may be the most universally praised player in NBA history. He barely ever speaks so he can’t really say anything that journalists can criticize, and he’s also a wonderful team player – a defensive-minded, efficient, team-oriented robot. As recently as last month, I felt that the media was praising Leonard too much. He was called underrated so often that he had...
Via The Sports Quotient
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich fears fall of the country with Trump election

A few NBA coaches have already weighed in on the decision to elect Donald Trump as president, and now San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has shared his thoughts. Popovich spoke to the media Friday about his feelings on the election. He revealed that he is greatly disappointed with the result of the election, and he capped his statement by saying he fears this marks the downfall...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan continues to taunt Sean Elliott over his on-air looks

Former San Antonio Spurs player and current TV analyst Sean Elliott can add another title to his list: Tim Duncan’s designated punching bag. Duncan again had some pointed words for his former teammate’s attire on Wednesday, which Elliott was good enough to share with the world. Apparently, he looked like Steve Urkel. Tim Duncan told me "it looks like you're taking Laura...
Via Larry Brown Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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