It’s the half-way point in the NBA season and the All-Star break is approaching ever so quickly. So far this season we have seen some dominant team starts, great individual performances as well as many busts. It’s time to reflect and explore our mid-season worst players….point blank.
NBA Mid-season All-Fail team
PG – Tony Parker (SAS)
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For the fourth straight season, no San Antonio Spurs players were chosen as starters in the upcoming 2015 NBA All-Star game. If you’re familiar with the All-Star game fan voting, then this should come as no surprise. The starters that were chosen for both the Eastern and Western Conferences were basically the product of a […]
AT&T CENTER – It wasn’t the prettiest of double-digit victories, but the San Antonio Spurs got back on the winning track after handling a lifeless and Kobe-less Los Angeles Lakers, 99-85. San Antonio (28-17) returned home Friday night after an embarrassing performance the previous night in the Windy City against the supposedly beleaguered Bulls. Thursday’s defeat was only […]
Tony Parker scored 17 points and the San Antonio Spurs never trailed in rolling to 99-85 victory Friday night over a depleted Los Angeles Lakers team that potentially has lost Kobe Bryant for the season.
Kawhi Leonard had 15 points and 14 rebounds, Manu Ginobili scored 15 points and Tim Duncan added 14 points for San Antonio, which has won nine of its last 12.
Nick Young scored...
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SAN ANTONIO (AP) Tony Parker scored 17 points and the San Antonio Spurs never trailed in rolling to a 99-85 victory Friday night over a depleted Los Angeles Lakers team that potentially has lost Kobe Bryant for the season.
Kawhi Leonard had 15 points and 14 rebounds, Manu Ginobili scored 15 points and Tim Duncan added 14 points for San Antonio.
Nick Young scored 17 points to lead...
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Tim Duncan has logged 1,192 minutes this season, putting him on pace to eclipse 2,300 minutes for the first time since the 2009-10 season when the San Antonio Spurs' ageless wonder was a mere pup at 33.
Duncan is 38 now and he's producing like few his age ever have. His combination of averages -- 14.7 points per game, 10.0 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.9 blocks -- are at essentially...
The San Antonio Spurs (27-17) will host the Los Angeles Lakers (12-31) tonight in San Antonio. The Spurs are coming off a 81-104 beat down by the Bulls. Kawhi Leonard posted 16 points in the loss to lead the Spurs. The Lakers are coming off a 80-96 loss to the Pelicans. Jordan Hill led LA […]
Appropriately nicknamed the Iceman for his cool demeanor on the court. San Antonio Spurs and ABA legend George Gervin could score with the best of them and had the meanest finger roll you will ever eyeball in your life. A nine time NBA All-Star, four time NBA scoring champion, 50th Anniversary All-Time Team and ABA All-Time Team selection. Gervin also has the distinction of being...
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Gregg Popovich came to the defense of Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau before Thursday night’s game between the San Antonio Spurs and Chicago Bulls.
Popovich made it clear to the media that it will take the players, not the coach, to get the Bulls, who have lost six of its last eight games, back on track. To make his point stick, Popovich used one of...
Derrick Rose scored 22 points in the Bulls’ big win over the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday evening. Two of his 22 came on this nice cross-over on Kawhi Leonard, then finishes with a terrific running-floater over Tim Duncan. [Gustavo Vega]
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NBA All Star Game starter, Pau Gasol, rejected Tim Duncan’s shot attempt during Thursday’s primetime game against the San Antonio Spurs that led to a Derrick Rose transition layup. Chicago looked to be clicking together as a team last night. [Gustavo Vega]
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The Atlanta Hawks are one of the biggest surprises in the NBA this year and the San Antonio Spurs’ Gregg Popovich can be held responsible. The coaching tree of Popovich is well known and the Hawks’ coach Mike Budenholzer is just the latest to reap the benefits of being a former pupil. For those who […]
Kobe Bryant will not play against the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night after an MRI revealed that he has a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder. Apparently this is not a new injury. According to Ramona Shelburne of ESPNLosAngeles.com, Kobe first injured his shoulder during the preseason and has been playing through some...Read More
San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green paid tribute to late ESPN sportscaster and fellow North Carolina product Stuart Scott in Thursday's loss at Chicago.
Green had "Stu" emblazoned on his left sneaker and "booyah" on his right one.
"He was great at it and he brought a different kind of culture to the sports world," said Green, who wasn't close to Scott but crossed paths with him over...
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Heading into halftime Thursday in Chicago, behind 14 second quarter points from Kawhi Leonard, the San Antonio Spurs would go into the half trailing the Bulls by six points. After the half however, the game turned into a rout, as the Bulls built a 25 point lead in the first eight minutes of the third […]
San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili dished a slick behind-the-back pass to Patty Mills as part of a give-and-go scoring play during the first quarter of Thursday night's game in Chicago.Ginobili's perfect pass set up Mills for the layup, and even the hometown Bulls fans expressed their appreciation for the play.Unfortunately, it was one of the few highlights for the Spurs in the...
I know what you’re thinking. Who has the best fans in the league? You won’t like the answer because it’s the Miami Heat, but don’t worry, the Spurs aren’t far behind at the No. 3 spot. However, the article is based on the last three years of research that Forbes has done and as we […]
The San Antonio Spurs (27-16) will visit the Chicago Bulls (27-16) tonight in Chicago. The Spurs are coming off a 109-99 win over Denver. Tony Parker paced the Spurs with 18 points in the win. The Bulls are coming off a 94-108 loss to the Cavs. And as the Spurs look for their fifth win […]
Green on track to set Spurs’ record for 3-pointers | Express-News San Antonio Spurs television announcer Bill Land created the “Tarheel triple!” call every time guard Danny Green nails a three pointer. And he has been saying that a lot this season, which is a good thing for the Spurs and Green himself. If you […]
San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich’s origin story has always been a mystery. Much like Marvel’s “Wolverine” or DC’s “Joker,” Pop’s origin story has been shrouded in mystery. But, it would seem someone found out the true story behind the great Gregg Popovich, or as he was known back then, Greggorio. A kid who […]
Forward Josh Davis is leaving the Austin Spurs of the NBA D-League to sign a contract with Meralco Bolts in the Philippines, a source told RealGM.
Davis, 6-foot-8, has averaged 13.8 points and 10.5 rebounds for Austin this season.
Davis went to training camp with the San Antonio Spurs in October after a productive summer league showing with the Charlotte Hornets.
So San Antonio Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard had a big night versus the Blazers. Leonard dropped 21 points, grabbed none rebounds and dished out four assists against Portland and looked like he is 100 percent back from his recent hand injury. Check out the “Kawhi-lights” from his game versus the Blazers.
Now you can own your very own Kawhi Leonard action figure! Toy giant McFarlane will release an action figure of the San Antonio Spurs forward complete with the Spurs road jersey and Kawhi in an action pose in April 2015. A quick look at mini-Kawhi and I got to say, the figure needs its face […]
Heading into the fourth quarter Tuesday, the San Antonio Spurs held a slim 80-76 lead, as the Spurs just couldn’t pull away from the Nuggets in Denver in the first three quarters. However, in the first three minutes of the fourth quarter, the Spurs would kick the quarter off with an 11-2 run, guided by […]
Denver, CO – Kawhi Leonard had 17 points and 15 rebounds to lead a balanced Spurs attack as San Antonio pulled away in second half to defeat the Denver Nuggets 109-99 Tuesday night.
The Nuggets bounced back nicely from a embarrassing loss on the road to the Golden State Warriors on Monday but the effort still wasn’t enough to overcome the defending champions.