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Fantasy Basketball Injury Analysis: Blake Griffin's hand, Tim Duncan's knee

Blake Griffin The Clippers forward has had multiple noteworthy accomplishments in his young career, but last week's incident with a team equipment manager adds him to a more infamous list. Griffin joins Amar'e Stoudemire, Glen Davis, Isaiah Thomas and Larry Bird as NBA players injured while throwing a punch. While the team remains tight-lipped on the specifics surrounding the altercation...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Kareem Adbul-Jabbar says Tim Duncan has had a better career over Kobe Bryant

NBA greant and former Lakers center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar recently appeared on “Conversations with Tyler,” a series at George Mason University and fielded a few questions from the audience. One person decided to ask which player has had the better career – San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan or Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant? You’d think Kareem would pick Kobe […]
Via Project Spurs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Love Enjoying Continuity Of Touches In Post, Elbow

The Cleveland Cavaliers featured Kevin Love early during their win on Saturday over the San Antonio Spurs due to the absence of Tim Duncan. Love had 14 points in the first 10 minutes of the game and finished with 21 overall. "Ever since I was young I was one of the big guys," Love said. "At my position I'm not the tallest guy in the world but I've always played inside/out. When I...
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley: ‘Tim Duncan is pretty much done’

San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan has been sidelined for the past few game with a sore right knee and is expected to be out against the Cavaliers tonight. There’s no timetable on his return. And this is enough for former NBA player and current TNT NBA analyst, Charles Barkley, to declare Duncan done and has […]
Via Project Spurs
6 days ago  |  Discuss

10 biggest NBA All-Star snubs

With the All-Star reserves announced yesterday, it’s only fitting that a list of All-Star snubs come out the following day. Which players didn’t make the cut when they should have? Check out the list and see if you agree. Pau Gasol, Chicago Bulls Gasol is one of nine players averaging a double-double in points (16.7) and rebounds (10.9) this season. And with Joakim Noah having...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

When World’s Collide

In the same way Gregg Popovich, trolled the Warriors by resting Tim Duncan, it was only right for the basketball gods to get back at the national viewing public by showing the game on NBATV.... Seriously, was this some type of cruel joke?? To the decision-makers in charge of the NBA schedule, YOU'RE NOT FUNNY! This matchup has been the highlight of the calendar year for many NBA...
Via Razzball Basketball
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Warriors’ Green, Kerr find out Duncan will be out for tomorrow’s game

The San Antonio Spurs announced that Tim Duncan will sit out of tomorrow’s highly anticipated clash against the Golden State Warriors due to right knee soreness. Of course, many see this as mental gamesmanship from coach Gregg Popovich, as Pop isn’t shy from sitting out key players in big games. The Warriors’ Draymond Green and […]
Via Project Spurs
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr cracks funny joke about Tim Duncan sitting out

    Because Gregg Popovich hates fun and merriment, Tim Duncan will watch perhaps the most anticipated game of the NBA season between the Spurs and the Warriors on Monday from the sidelines. San Antonio announced on Twitter Sunday that the legendary big man has been ruled out of the team’s matchup against the defending champs due to right knee soreness. INJURY REPORT ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan To Miss Warriors' Game With Knee Soreness

Tim Duncan has been ruled out of Monday's game against the Golden State Warriors due to knee soreness. Duncan has sat out of seven games this season. The Warriors and Spurs have the two best records in the NBA and this will be their first meeting of the season.
Via RealGM
12 days ago  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name every NBA No. 1 draft pick that won Rookie of the Year

Can you name the No. 1 picks of the NBA draft that also won Rookie of the Year?
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Boban weighs in on ‘Boban Mania’

San Antonio Spurs’ Boban Marjanovic has been riding a wave of “Boban Mania” and it’s sweeping the entire league. The 7-3 giant sat down with ESPN San Antonio to talk about how much of a fan-favorite he has become as well as what he has learned from Tim Duncan, his real nickname “Bobbie,” his relationship […]
Via Project Spurs
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Turning the Corner: How Should the L.A. Lakers Return to Excellence?

Intro: Worst start in franchise history, no immediate hope of a playoff berth. Rejected by free agents (Melo, LMA, Dwight). No playoff appearance in recent history. Poor trades. The Lakers are a mess right now. Pull up off the dribble. Drive and kick. Pick and pop. Coming off a screen. Kick-out after an offensive rebound. There are a number of ways to generate a three-point shot...
Via The Lottery Mafia
20 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James posts tribute to Tim Duncan on Instagram

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers lost to the San Antonio Spurs by a score of 99-95 at AT&T Center on Thursday night. But that didn’t stop one “King” to pay tribute to another “King” after the game. James took to Instagram after the Spurs won their 32nd straight game at home to post a heartfelt message to Duncan. A photo posted by LeBron James ...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan is adorable celebrating this alley-oop to Kawhi Leonard

Tim Duncan and Kawhi Leonard are soul mates—a pair of reserved, stoic basketball superheroes who time after time put the San Antonio Spurs above themselves. They're selfless. And wonderful. And—please be true—best friends. When they connect on the court, nothing is more beautiful, especially when one so openly shows his excitement for the other. Check out Duncan's reaction...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan went scoreless for first time in NBA career

It happens, stars across all sports have their off nights. Some more than others, some less than others. Tim Duncan most certainly belongs in the latter category. For the first time in his 19-year NBA career, Tim Duncan was held scoreless on Saturday when the Spurs faced the Houston Rockets in what was a 121-103 Spurs victory. This is pretty surprising, considering how long Duncan...
Via The Comeback
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Top 10 NBA Players Who Are Outplaying Their Contracts, Part 1

When listening to NBA TV shows, podcasts, or radio programs, discussions about "bad contracts" or "good contracts" come up almost as frequently as the games themselves. Oftentimes, though, it can be a difficult task to subjectively decipher exactly which players are on optimal contracts compared to those on poor ones.The goal of this piece is to shine a light on exactly which...
Via The Sports Quotient
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Joey Crawford will retire as an NBA official after this season

Joey Crawford works in a profession which demands the ability to stay calm in highly stressful situations. One time, Crawford definitely lost his cool. In his chosen profession, even one profound lapse can affect the way a public figure is viewed by a whole generation of fans: Yet, Crawford’s infamous blow-up at Tim Duncan in 2007 was a single moment, balanced against many...
Via The Comeback
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan will play Saturday when Spurs host Rockets

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Tim Duncan will play Saturday when San Antonio hosts the Houston Rockets after missing the previous three games.The team made the announcement on Thursday. Duncan sat out San Antonio's win Monday against Minnesota for rest, but missed the next two home games because of soreness in his right knee.He missed three games earlier this season for rest.The 39-year-old...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

The Nets pick is the best gift in Ainge's stocking and the rest of the Celtics 2016 Draft Pick Update

The Nets pretty much lose two games for every one they win. They sit at 8-21. It's the third worst record in the league, a position that seems to have N-E-T-S written all over it. While the Sixers remain historically terrible and the Lakers are only 5-24, the fourth-worst Pelicans are .500 over their last ten games and seem to be striding ardently toward mediocrity. The Nets stand...
Via Celtics Life
December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki sounds open to playing two more seasons

    Dirk Nowitzki has just one year remaining on his contract with the Dallas Mavericks after this season, and many assume he will retire when the current deal expires. But given how well he has played this year, Dirk might decide he wants to keep going. While his production has dipped over the past several seasons, Nowitzki is still averaging 17.5 points and 7.0 rebounds...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

San Antonio needs an NFL team because Tim Duncan is a quarterback

Is Tim Duncan the greatest power forward in NBA history, or the NFL's best quarterback who never actually played in the NFL? It's a deep question that deserves further exploration after the San Antonio Spurs posted this clip to their official Vine account:What exactly is Duncan doing here? Why, he's throwing a touchdown pass to Danny Green! Duh. Check out the 39 year old's elusiveness...
Via Fox Sports
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan vs. Kevin Garnett, Two for the Ages

Considering that this is the year that the NBA will say goodbye to one of the greatest guards of all time in Kobe Bryant, Spurs fans should look to Tim Duncan for inspiration on aging in the NBA. The word ‘graceful’ comes to mind. ‘Lucky’ is another, and even ‘prepared’ can describe the forward’s ability […]
Via Project Spurs
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

For NBA teams chasing a title, resting key players just makes sense

On Monday night, Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, and Kawhi Leonard sat out as the San Antonio Spurs demolished the pitiful Philadelphia 76ers by a score of 119-68. This past Saturday, LeBron James did not dress as his Cleveland Cavaliers fell to the Miami Heat on the second night of a back to back. None of these players sat because they were injured or unable to play; they sat because...
Via The Comeback
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich still hates three-pointers

Gregg Popovich is occasionally a grumpy old man, but that doesn’t mean he’s resistant to change. According to James Herbert of CBS Sports, the 66-year-old San Antonio Spurs head coach said he has not and will not ever learn to love the three-point shot. “I still hate it. I’ll never embrace it. I don’t think it’s basketball. I think it’s kind of like a circus sort...
Via Sportsnaut
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Spurs-Raptors Preview

After the Toronto Raptors bid adieu to one superstar, there won't be any hoopla with Tim Duncan and the San Antonio Spurs visiting the Air Canada Centre on Wednesday night. The Spurs look to continue their success against the Raptors, who are facing another former NBA MVP. Toronto (13-9) is in the midst of a five-day stretch with three straight games against MVPs. The Raptors...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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