What’s one more loss between friends? It almost like the Spurs are in a game of chicken with the very concept of winning a basketball game. It’d be sort of fascinating if it didn’t didn’t also make my heart hurt a little bit every time our weary players trudged off the court at the buzzer to go reckon with yet another notch in the loss column.
The good news is that there’s always next year; the bad news is that we have to wait till next year. The good guys did not have much of anything going against the Utah Jazz who outclassed them on both ends.
In San Antonio, iron is sharpening iron. It might not be coming in the usual form of an unprecedented playoff streak or championship gold, but it is instead manifesting itself through the development of its highly-touted young talent, as the Spurs transition from the old era to a new one.
The Jazz proved to be on another level, beating the Spurs comfortably for the second time in a row while missing two All-Stars. The reeling Spurs suffered yet another blowout loss in Utah, this time 126-94.
And don’t let some Mavs writer convince you otherwise. If there is one thing that will always bring San Antonio Spurs fans together, it’s when a reason is given to come to the defense of the always underappreciated Tim Duncan.
Sometimes finding the silver lining proves to be to much of a challenge. The San Antonio Spurs were pummeled last night, beaten soundly and methodically by the Utah Jazz in a game that somehow still managed to appear closer than it actually was.
The Spurs need more from everyone not named DeMar, Dejounte, and Rudy. As the San Antonio Spurs fight to get out of their downward spiral during a brutal stretch of schedule, the same few players continued to carry the scoring load in their 110-99 loss to the Utah Jazz.
The Jazz prove too much to handle for the Spurs on the second night of a back to back as they lose comfortably; 110-99 The Spurs lost their 4th straight game, 110-99, at the hands of an overwhelming performance from the now 1st seeded Jazz.
San Antonio loses the first of its two game series in Salt Lake City in ‘death by a thousand cuts’ fashion The host Jazz ran away from the Spurs after the opening tip and was not seriously threatened after that.
Last season, the San Antonio Spurs narrowly missed a chance to secure a play-in spot in the second-to-last game of the season. The new format was introduced as a way to create a fair ending to a season in which teams would have an uneven number of games completed.
The best moral victories always sting a little. You know that thing where you’re too lazy to go get groceries but you’re too hungry to wait for take out, so you just sort of make do with what’s in the pantry already?
The San Antonio Spurs now have less than three games of cushion over the 11th seed in the Western Conference. After losing their third straight in a hard-fought overtime game to the Philadelphia 76ers, the margin for error is getting thinner while opponents are getting tougher.
The Spurs probably could have used Shane Footsteps Falco in this game. With 3 starters out (not including the injured Derrick White), the Spurs still kept it respectable in their OT loss against the Philadelphia 76ers.
Shorthanded and young San Antonio hung in before losing to Philadelphia; 113-111. In a game where the short-handed Spurs never led, they took the best team in the East to overtime before losing at the buzzer to a Ben Simmons tip-in.
Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, and Manu Ginobili changed the San Antonio Spurs’ history when they teamed up at the beginning of the 2000s. The trio went to win four championships with the Texans franchise, becoming big legends at the AT&T Center, leaving a huge mark on the city.
The New York Knicks are having a truly inspiring run this season. After years of residing in the Eastern Conference basement, the team is squarely in the playoff picture, boasting a 4th place standing with a 34-27 record.