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Leonard leads Spurs in rout of Clippers in Game 3

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Kawhi Leonard has a passion for playing defense, but the San Antonio Spurs forward does not want to be regarded a one-dimensional player. So, a day after earning NBA Defensive Player of the Year honors, Leonard's offensive outburst helped San Antonio break the Los Angeles Clippers' "spirit" in a blowout victory. Leonard had a postseason career-high 32 points and...
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5 things to watch: Spurs vs. Clippers (Game 3)

The San Antonio Spurs (1-0) will host the Los Angeles Clippers (1-0) in Game 3 of the opening round playoff series at the AT&T Center. The Spurs are coming off a huge 111-107 overtime win in Game 2 in L.A. as they stole home court advantage behind Tim Duncan’s 28 points and 11 rebounds. Kawhi Leonard […]
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'Spectacular' Duncan leads Spurs heading into Game 3 vs. Clippers

Given his passion for wine, it's no surprise that Gregg Popovich has such a deep appreciation for the graceful way Tim Duncan is aging. Duncan will turn 39 shortly after Friday night's Game 3 against the Los Angeles Clippers, but the oldest player in these playoffs still looks capable of carrying the load for the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA's lone series that's even after two games...
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Tim Duncan 'very concerned' with Tony Parker's injury

Tony Parker is an important part of everything San Antonio likes to do on both ends of the floor. His poor play and subsequent injury in Game 2 makes that win all the more impressive.But if Parker is absent from Game 3, or hobbled in the weeks to come, how will San Antonio cope? Here's more from the Los Angeles Times:"Tim Duncan put it succinctly after Game 2 on Wednesday night,...
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Spurscast 361: Fundamental Onions

In Game Two of this San Antonio – Los Angeles series, Tim Duncan transformed into an omniscient ball of light and carried the Spurs to a 1-1 series tie. The Big Fundamental tallied 28 points (14-23 FG) along with 11 rebounds, 4 assists, and 2 steals. San Antonio had an incredibly disappointing outing in the […]
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Calm Down – This Portland Trail Blazers Season Was Defined By Injury

The Portland Trail Blazers were lit up in Memphis. Pounded on Sunday, then again on Wednesday. They return home down two games in the series lost by a combined 29 points. What’s been said, written about, and thought about in the aftermath of two of the worst games in franchise playoff history has been ugly. Blazer Mania? Right now, it’s more Blazer Hysteria. You know. You’ve...
Via Oregon Sports News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

In The First Round’s Showcase Series, The Los Angeles Clippers Have Become The Emotional Center

Two schools of thought do not exist for every single topic under the sun, but most of what we pursue as human beings can certainly welcome opposing points of view. Such is the case with the enthralling Western Conference playoff series between the San Antonio Spurs and Los Angeles Clippers, the only one of the eight first-round encounters to be knotted at one game apiece heading...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers head to San Antonio Friday for Game 3

Given his passion for wine, it's no surprise that Gregg Popovich has such a deep appreciation for the graceful way Tim Duncan is aging. Duncan will turn 39 shortly after Friday night's Game 3 against the Los Angeles Clippers, but the oldest player in these playoffs still looks capable of carrying the load for the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA's lone series that's even after two games...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers-Spurs Preview

Given his passion for wine, it's no surprise that Gregg Popovich has such a deep appreciation for the graceful way Tim Duncan is aging. Duncan will turn 39 shortly after Friday night's Game 3 against the Los Angeles Clippers, but the oldest player in these playoffs still looks capable of carrying the load for the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA's lone series that's even after two games...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard wins NBA Defensive Player of Year

Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports San Antonio Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard won the 2014-15 Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award. Leonard beat Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green and Los Angeles Clipperscenter DeAndre Jordan. Leonard, the reigning NBA Finals MVP, had 333 points in the voting system, enough to beat out Green, who had 317 points.  But...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan and Blake Griffin’s best highlights from Game 2 of Spurs-Clippers

Tim Duncan had 28 points and 12 rebounds while Blake Griffin ended with a triple-double (29-12-11). However, the Spurs outlasted the Clipper in overtime, 111-107, to tie the series at a game apiece. Here are the highlights of these dueling power forwards: It’s great that Blake Griffin got his first career playoff triple-double. But Tim Duncan is nearing 39 and he’s still playing...
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Clippers drop Game 2 in OT to Spurs

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Three days from his 39th birthday, Tim Duncan keeps getting better with age. He smartly stayed on the court while playing the last eight minutes with five fouls, and recovered from a woeful fourth quarter to steady the Spurs in overtime. Duncan scored 28 points and fellow NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard added 23 to help San Antonio beat the Los Angeles Clippers 111...
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Who should Spurs target in this year's draft?

The San Antonio Spurs have the 26th overall pick in the 2015 draft. What they typically do here is select an International prospect few have ever heard of, then stash him overseas until he's ready to contribute.But this year could be a different story. If Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili retire, the Spurs will finally (probably) become a team in transition. They'll need high-upside help...
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Tim Duncan Apologized To Spurs During Dominant Game 2 Vs. Clippers

By any reasonable person’s estimation, Tim Duncan was the reason the San Antonio Spurs won their Game 2 overtime battle with the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday. In Duncan’s eyes, though, he was the reason the Spurs didn’t just win the game in regulation. The five-time NBA champion and one-day Hall of Famer apologized to his teammates during his...
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Tim Duncan Wills Spurs to Game Two OT Win

Once again San Antonio Spurs rock Tim Duncan sent Father Time to his room and dominated another playoff game. Torching the Clippers for 28 points and 11 rebounds in a thrilling overtime win to tie the series at one a piece. “He continues to amaze me.” This from a coach, Gregg Popovich, who has been with Duncan for nearly two full decades. The Spurs needed everything he had,...
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Blake Griffin finally may be ready to take over Tim Duncan's title

Blake Griffin has heard the question ever since he first took flight as a rookie: When would he surpass Tim Duncan as the best power forward in the NBA? Five years later, he finally may be ready to take the title. Three days from his 39th birthday, Duncan scored 28 points to help the San Antonio Spurs beat the Los Angeles Clippers 111-107 on Wednesday night, tying their Western Conference...
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In One Day, Many NBA Arguments Were Revisited. They Feel Very Different Now

Wednesday, April 22, 2015. No one won a playoff series on this day, or even took a 3-0 lead. No one scored 50 points or grabbed 30 rebounds. Yes, Tim Duncan played like a man much younger than his almost-39 years, but we’ve come to expect Duncan to defy Father Time. This does not immediately leap to mind as a day which will endure in the public memory. Yet, on several subtle levels...
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In One Day, Many NBA Arguments Were Revisited. They Feel Very Different Now

Wednesday, April 22, 2015. No one won a playoff series on this day, or even took a 3-0 lead. No one scored 50 points or grabbed 30 rebounds. Yes, Tim Duncan played like a man much younger than his almost-39 years, but we’ve come to expect Duncan to defy Father Time. This does not immediately leap to mind as a day which will endure in the public memory. Yet, on several subtle levels...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs Win in Thriller OT Defeating the Los Angeles Clippers 111-107

Tim Duncan #21 of the San Antonio Spurs scores to passes Alex English to move into 16th place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list during the game against the Los Angeles Clippers on February 19, 2015 at Staples Center (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) Patty Mills, Patty Mills. Too much Patty Mills in Game 2 of the first-round Western Conference playoffs against the Los Angeles...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Highlights from Spurs OT win over Clippers

We talked yesterday about this years first round of the playoffs not being able to hold up to last years but it looks like we found a series that is going to be a lot of fun before it’s over. While most were probably tucked away in bed, the San Antonio Spurs and Tim Duncan even up their series with the Los Angeles Clippers 1-1 despite Blake Griffin messing around and getting a...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Highlights from Spurs OT win over Clippers

We talked yesterday about this years first round of the playoffs not being able to hold up to last years but it looks like we found a series that is going to be a lot of fun before it’s over. While most were probably tucked away in bed, the San Antonio Spurs and Tim Duncan even up their series with the Los Angeles Clippers 1-1 despite Blake Griffin messing around and getting a...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs ride Tim Duncan to OT win over Clippers, even series 1-1

  Tim Duncan scored 28 points, Kawhi Leonard added 23 and the defending champion San Antonio Spurs beat the Los Angeles Clippers 111-107 in overtime Wednesday night, tying their Western Conference playoff series at 1-1. The Spurs blew 10-point leads in the third and fourth quarters, and got into overtime on a pair of free throws by Patty Mills with 8 seconds left in regulation....
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Duncan and Leonard help Spurs beat Clippers 111-107 in OT

LOS ANGELES (AP) Tim Duncan scored 28 points, Kawhi Leonard added 23 and the defending champion San Antonio Spurs beat the Los Angeles Clippers 111-107 in overtime Wednesday night, tying their Western Conference playoff series at 1-1. The Spurs blew 10-point leads in the third and fourth quarters, and got into overtime on a pair of free throws by Patty Mills with 8 seconds left...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: Duncan and Leonard help Spurs beat Clippers 111-107 in OT

Tim Duncan scored 28 points, Kawhi Leonard added 23 and the defending champion San Antonio Spurs beat the Los Angeles Clippers 111-107 in overtime Wednesday night, tying their Western Conference playoff series at 1-1. The Spurs blew 10-point leads in the third and fourth quarters, and got into overtime on a pair of free throws by Patty Mills with 8 seconds left in regulation. Duncan...
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Duncan and Leonard help Spurs beat Clippers in OT

Tim Duncan scored 28 points, Kawhi Leonard added 23 and the defending champion San Antonio Spurs beat the Los Angeles Clippers 111-107 in overtime Wednesday night, tying their Western Conference playoff series at 1-1. The Spurs blew 10-point leads in the third and fourth quarters, and got into overtime on a pair of free throws by Patty Mills with 8 seconds left in regulation. Duncan...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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