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Shaq Destroys Brent Barry’s Guitar (Video)

Shaquille O’Neal lets his feelings be known about Brent Barry’s subpar guitar skills by aggressively screaming “We only want to hear classics like “I wish I Had Jessie’s Girl,” a 1981 hit song by Rick Springfield. Shaq then proves his point by smashing Barry’s guitar into pieces to ensure only great music will be played at the “Inside the NBA” studio, not the bedtime...
Via Basketball Bicker
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

TPBT Awards: Coach Of The Year

The coach of the year is the award to be taken with a grain of salt.  Coaches change teams so often that it is rare to see a coach, even a good one, with a long tenure with any ball club.  This is why we are impressed with the man, Gregg Popovich who has been with the Spurs since I started watching basketball.   Just to prove to you, only 4 coaches have coached over 400 games...
Via TheProBasketballTalk
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Matt Bonner Is Right Kind Of Crazy In ‘Wrappin’ With Red Mamba’ Video

Matt Bonner's latest Youtube video, "Wrappin' with Red Mamba," is high NBA comedy.
Via Gamedayr
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Spurs’ Matt Bonner + beat boxing = awesome

Spurs forward Matt Bonner is known for his goofiness and all-around silliness. Case in point, this recent video of him beat boxing, and hanging with rappers as he eats wraps. Yeah I should just shut up and just let you watch the video and all of its glory (h/t Project Spurs).
Via Crossover Chronicles
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Spurs’ Matt Bonner + beat boxing = awesome

Spurs forward Matt Bonner is known for his goofiness and all-around silliness. Case in point, this recent video of him beat boxing, and hanging with rappers as he eats wraps. Yeah I should just shut up and just let you watch the video and all of its glory (h/t Project Spurs).
Via Bloguin Best
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Shaq sings, smashes Brent Barry's guitar

During Tuesday night's Inside the NBA halftime show on TNT, Shaquille O'Neal took part in a skit where he smashed guest analyst Brent Barry's guitar after complaining that he wanted to hear more songs like Rick Springfield's "Jessie's Girl".After the segment, Shaq tried to sing Mister Mister's "Broken Wings" and Bruce Springsteen's...
Via Holdout Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs take epic selfie

The San Antonio Spurs have once again had an extremely successful season, and will finish with the league’s best record. The Spurs took a selfie of all the members of the team, which will help us remember everyone that helped them gain the best record years from now. Check out Danny Green’s Instagram photo of the team’s epic selfie: *** Spurs Coyote image courtesy of Getty Images
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Matt Bonner continues his awesome ways, searches for wraps and famous rappers

Matt Bonner is the man. He didn't have to do anything else to prove that he is the man, but he did anyway.I mean, who else has their own New Balance basketball shoe?Who can claim a cooler nickname than Bonner? And he has a couple to pick from.. The White Mamba, Veal, The Red Mamba; all gold. Along with shooting long shots for the Spurs, Bonner is known for his strong affinity...
Via Around the Arc
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Can the San Antonio Spurs Continue to Be Hot in the NBA Playoffs?

The San Antonio Spurs recorded a very impressive season in 2013 – 2014. After starting slow early on, they really put the pedal to the metal during the second half of the season and clinched the top seed in the tough Western Conference. San Antonio now has a four-game margin from the second-seeded Oklahoma City Thunder and they will enter the playoffs with the greatest omens for...
Via Basketball Bicker
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Spurs shorthanded tonight against Rockets: Kawhi Leonard, Tiago Splitter and Danny Green out

The San Antonio Spurs will be extremely shorthanded tonight against the Rockets, according to Jeff McDonald on Twitter. Kawhi Leonard, Tiago Splitter, Danny Green and Patty Mills have all been ruled out. This is a huge game for the Rockets and this latest report will please them greatly in trying to lock-down the fourth seed in the West.All of these players will sit due to precautionary...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gregg Popovich doesn’t know Damion James name

Everyone loves a good Gregg Popovich interview, and by good I mean short, sarcastic, and to the point. The San Antonio Spurs coach has always loved to play with the media when answering questions, and today was no different. Recently, the Spurs signed forward Damion James to a contract through the end of the year. When Popovich was telling the media who would start the game against...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Best in the West

With the NBA regular season coming to a close, it’s time to gear up for an exciting playoff battle in the Western Conference. The superiority of the west is obvious, considering that 10 of its teams have at least a .500 record as opposed to the Eastern Conference’s seven. However, being the better conference doesn’t mean that you will get more teams in the NBA Finals. Only...
Via NBAtipoff
2 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Spurs Kawhi Leonard Has Some Huge Hands

It is not unheard of for professional athletes--especially basketball players--to have large hands; kind of helps them do their jobs. It's no secret that San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard has big hands--but how big are they?This picture of a female fan's hand against his helps put the size of his mitts in to perspective.via Reddit Loading...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Jersey Swaps: Joakim Noah with the San Antonio Spurs

NBA Jersey Swaps: Joakim Noah with the San Antonio SpursTo request other jersey swaps, tweet us at @NBAandNFLInfo or comment below
Via Fantasy Basketball Money Leagues
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs Sign Damion James For Remainder Of Season

The San Antonio Spurs have signed forward Damion James for the remainder of the season. James was originally signed by the Spurs to a 10-day contract on April 3. James has appeared in three games for the Spurs, averaging 1.0 rebounds in 3.3 minutes.
Via RealGM
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs Sign Damion James for Remainder of Season

The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have signed forward Damion James for the remainder of the 2013-14 season. James was originally signed by the Spurs to a 10-day contract on April 3. He has appeared in three games for the Silver and Black, averaging 1.0 rebounds in 3.3 minutes. Prior to joining the Spurs, James most recently played in the NBA D-League in 2013-14 for...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Unlike the Eastern Conference, the West’s Finals’ Representative is Anyone’s Guess

San Antonio Spurs’ guard Tony Parker (middle, right) attempts a shot against the Dallas Mavericks – Mandatory Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images With the NBA Playoffs drawing nearer, we are just one spot away – the eighth seed in the West – from ultimately knowing who’s officially all in for a championship bid. And assessing how each conference looks, it’s severely...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

San Antonio Spurs clinch top seed and NBA’s best record

As doubt enshrouded the organization after a Finals loss to the Miami Heat last year, the San Antonio Spurs have proven that they yet again have what it takes to make a championship run.  With that Finals loss still fresh on their minds, the Spurs have done everything in their power to ensure that they have every advantage possible this year. With a comeback win on a tough back...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs 112, Phoenix 104: Best in the NBA…for now

With a 99.8 percent chance of clinching home-court advantage over their final three games, and Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili both chilling out in street clothes, the Spurs (62-18) didn’t have a whole lot to play for Friday against Phoenix. And it showed as they slept-walked through the first quarter en route to an early 21-point deficit. Even coach Gregg Popovich didn’t seem overly...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Duncan survives injury scare

With Tony Parker already back home nursing his latest injury, the Spurs survived a potentially season-altering incident when Tim Duncan collapsed to the floor clutching his right knee during the first quarter of Thursday’s 109-100 victory at Dallas. Replays showed Duncan’s knee buckle while battling for a rebound, sending him spilling to the court in obvious pain. He limped...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs' Manu Ginobili returns in win over Mavericks

The San Antonio Spurs defeated the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday by the score of 109-100. The win improved the Spurs to 61-18, first in the Southwest Division and best record in the NBA. The Spurs saw the return of guard Manu Ginobili, who injured his left calf on Tuesday. Zereshk  via Wikimedia CommonsAs reported by Mike Monroe at mysanantonio.com, Ginobili played only 14...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs need to avoid Spurs all cost

DALLAS -- Maybe it's a stretch to say San Antonio Spurs fans took over the American Airlines Center on Thursday, but they certainly infiltrated the lower bowl and made their presence felt. This was once one of the best rivalries in the NBA. Now, it's so one-sided the Spurs don't even need to bring All-Star point guard Tony Parker to town. Parker was home resting his back...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs' skid vs. Spurs hits nine after loss

DALLAS (AP) -- Patty Mills scored 26 points starting in place of Tony Parker and the San Antonio Spurs moved to the brink of the top seed in the Western Conference with a 109-100 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night. Making his second start of the season and seventh of his career with Parker nursing a bad back, Mills had 11 points and a pair of steals in the third...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tim Duncan Gives Fans Brief Injury Scare in First Quarter Against Dallas

With the regular season winding down there is only one thing the San Antonio Spurs don't want to happen. They could care less if they lose a game or two--or all the remaining ones--but they can't afford to lose anyone to injury.Especially Tim Duncan. It looks like he just landed kind of awkwardly. It looked like it hurt and it must have since he left the game. As luck would...
Via FatManWriting
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Spurs' Tim Duncan escorted into locker room following scary incident, returns to court

San Antonio Spurs center Tim Duncan hurt his knee during the first quarter of tonight's matchup against the Mavericks. The incident occured when Duncan attempted to retrieve an offensive rebound, he landed awkwardly on his knee and immediately clenched it in and pain. It appeared that he hyperextended his knee.Following a Spurs timeout, Duncan was taken into the locker room with...
Via Sports Injury Alert
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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