Spurs Rumors & News

  • Lakers end season finale with 113-100 victory over Spurs

    Silver Screen And Roll "It's all over. The Los Angeles Lakers ended their 2013-2014 season with a 113-100 victory over the San Antonio Spurs, their record at 27-55 after another grueling season. What goes up must come down, or in this case, what's already down must be put down mercifully. Goodbye '13-14 Lakers. We'll..." April 17

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    Paul Garcia PS @PaulGarciaPS

    Per Pop, Tim Duncan & Marco Belinelli are out tonight vs. #Lakers. #Spurs

  • Rockets secure home-court advantage with season sweep of Spurs

    Houston Chronicle "When the Rockets first got together this season, gathering the night before training camp to share large steaks and greater ambitions, the first goal they agreed upon was simply to earn home-court advantage. Other goals would follow. Many were mentioned that night. But the top of the to-do list..." April 15

  • Spurs Sign Damion James for Remainder of Season

    NBA.com "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..." April 13

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

    San Antonio Express-News "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..." April 12

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    Jeff McDonald @JMcDonald_SAEN

    I'm assuming no Duncan, Parker and maybe others tonight vs PHX, so good chance Dallas remains in 8 spot at least another day.

  • Duncan survives injury scare

    San Antonio Express-News "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..." April 11

  • Spurs continue dominance of Mavericks, win 109-100

    Pounding The Rock "The Spurs opened up a quick 15-5 lead with Danny Green providing three triples in the first five minutes of the game. The ball movement looked crisp and the Spurs were back after going missing in the Mexico City Fire make-up game. A minute of game time passed before Tim Duncan went down clutching..." April 11

  • Pop: Dirk 'arguably best pure shooter' ever

    ESPN.com "San Antonio’s Gregg Popovich, the coach who has faced Dirk Nowitzki the most, pretended not to be impressed by the big German bumping Oscar Robertson out of the top 10 on the NBA’s all-time scoring list. “Well, you shoot it that much, you’re going to pass somebody,” Popovich deadpanned. “He..." April 10

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    Mike Monroe @Monroe_SA

    Official report: Duncan hyperextended right knee but is fine; expected to return

  • Popovich wants increased playoff role for Leonard

    San Antonio Express-News "It was a comment Spurs fans have been clamoring to hear since, oh, about five games into Kawhi Leonard’s rookie season. Gregg Popovich, speaking last Sunday before Leonard would enjoy perhaps the best game of his young career, is finally ready to unleash his third-year small forward. “We want..." April 09

  • After four-month wait, Wolves defeat San Antonio

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Four months later, under far different circumstances, and in front of a relatively sparse crowd announced at 10,117, the game was finally played. Tuesday’s game between the Timberwolves and San Antonio at Target Center was originally scheduled for Dec. 4 in Mexico City, an international..." April 09

  • Ginobili injury not believed to be serious

    San Antonio Express-News "Already getting blown out in Minnesota, what would finish as a 110-91 loss to the Timberwolves on Tuesday took a turn for the worse in the third quarter when Manu Ginobili left for good with a contusion in his left calf. Ginobili’s injury came on the heels of a strained spinal ligament suffered..." April 09

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Spurs say guard Tony Parker has a sprained facet joint on the left side of his back. He is day-to-day following Thursday's game at Dallas.

  • Tony Parker slated for MRI on back

    San Antonio Express-News "Spurs All-Star Tony Parker is scheduled for an MRI on Monday after leaving Sunday’s 112-92 victory over Memphis in the first quarter with back spasms, coach Gregg Popovich said. Parker had been off to an outstanding start with 10 points on 4-for-4 shooting in nine minutes. It marks the..." April 07

  • Spurs 112, Memphis 92: Bouncing back strong

    San Antonio Express-News "Summing it up The Spurs’ first outing since their 19-game win streak was snapped in Oklahoma City wasn’t all extra passes and corner 3-pointers. Indeed, they’ll wait nervously for an MRI on Monday to determine the extent of the back spasms that sent Tony Parker to the locker room after just..." April 07

  • Spurs prepare for uncertain playoff foe

    San Antonio Express-News "Barring a monumental collapse over the final six games, the Spurs are relatively certain to finish either first or second in the Western Conference. Who they might play in the first round is not as clear. With the bottom of the West playoff bracket a logjam, Spurs coaches have begun..." April 05

  • Mourning, Richmond reportedly elected to Hall of Fame

    Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA doesn’t have a Hall of Fame, leaving the duty of honoring its all-time greats to the Basketball Hall of Fame – an organization hung up on honoring players and coaches (way too many coaches) based on accomplishments at lesser levels. Its processes are both screwed up and secretive (though..." April 04

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    Royce Young @royceyoung

    Gregg Popovich says Manu Ginobili will sit tonight. Everyone else available.

  • Spurs rout Warriors, win 19th straight 111-90

    Pounding The Rock "Wednesday night, the Golden State Warriors came to San Antonio hoping to put a stop to the Spurs' ridiculous win streak. The Spurs came in winners of their last 18 in a row and were looking to increase their lead on the overall number one seed to ensure home-court advantage throughout the..." April 03

  • Spurs To Sign Damion James To 10-Day Deal

    Hoops Rumors "The Spurs are set to sign former first-round pick Damion James to a 10-day contract, reports Marc Stein of ESPN.com (Twitter links). The Nuggets brought him to preseason camp on a non-guaranteed deal, and while he seemed to play Jordan Hamilton to a draw, Denver opted to cut him and keep..." April 02

  • Spurs' 18-game streak among longest, most dominant in NBA history

    San Antonio Express-News "So curmudgeonly is Spurs coach Gregg Popovich that his players wonder if he’s bothered by the fact his team can’t seem to do anything lately but win. “I think he’ll be happy if we lose anytime soon,” Tony Parker joked after Monday’s 103-77 conquest of Indiana. Eager for test, he challenged..." April 01

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    Scott Agness @ScottAgness

    Matt Bonner (calf strain) and Aron Baynes (cracked rib) out for the Spurs tonight. As for Danny Green, “he’s ready to go,” per Popovich.

  • Tim Duncan taking it ‘game by game’ in regards to retirement

    Fansided "Could we be witnessing the final season of San Antonio Spurs power forward Tim Duncan? Seems a little odd to suggest, especially since Duncan came out and suggested otherwise when reports surfaced that he was pondering retirement. But the Big Fundamental was recently asked about the idea again..." March 30

  • Spurs 96, New Orleans 80

    San Antonio Express-News "The Spurs held a double-digit lead over the final 3 1/2 quarters, cruising past the depleted Pelicans Saturday at the AT&T Center to tie the regular-season club record with their 17th straight victory, 96-80. The Spurs (57-16) took control with a 23-4 surge in the first quarter, after which..." March 30

  • Spurs 133, Denver 102

    San Antonio Express-News "Any fears of a repeat of Wednesday, when the Nuggets erased almost all of the Spurs’ 24-point lead in the second half, were allayed early and emphatically Friday at the Pepsi Center. Sparked by Marco Belinelli, the Spurs led by 10 early in the second quarter and kept building…and building, and..." March 29

  • Popovich: Spurs' Mills had 'too much junk in the trunk' last few seasons

    Fox Sports Southwest "You can always count on San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich to say something entertaining. Everything is going right for the team with the NBA's best record right now, and it's not just because of the effort from Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker. Popovich is pleased with the..." March 28

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    Jeff McDonald @JMcDonald_SAEN

    Danny Green (foot) out tonight in Denver. Matt Bonner (calf) did not make trip. Everyone else available for Spurs vs. Nuggets.

  • Gregg Popovich on Danny Green: ‘All of a sudden he couldn’t walk’

    Pro Basketball Talk "San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green has made 28-of-48 3-pointers (58 percent) in his last nine games. In each of his last two games, he’s shot 5-for-9 from beyond the arc. The problem? He missed a San Antonio game (Monday against Philadelphia) between those, and he left the second game..." March 27

  • Spurs fend off Nuggets, win 15th straight

    Pounding The Rock "Wednesday night, the Nuggets visited San Antonio hoping to end the Spurs' winning streak at 14 games. The Nuggets came into the contest playing decent basketball, winning seven of their last 13 games. Additionally, they are basically the league's streak stoppers, most recently ending the Clippers..." March 27

  • Parker, Green, Splitter all expected back for Nuggets

    San Antonio Express-News "Tony Parker, Danny Green and Tiago Splitter are all expected back in the lineup for Wednesday’s home game against Denver after skipping the Spurs’ 113-91 victory over Philadelphia on Monday. Parker was listed with a sore Achilles tendon, while Green and Splitter were rested. Parker, who has..." March 26

  • Manu Ginobili, despite previous consideration, unlikely to retire after season

    Pro Basketball Talk "Manu Ginobili struggled through most the 2013 NBA Finals while looking very old in the process. He considered retiring, but the Spurs signed him to a two-year, $14.5 million contract. Even then, retirement remained on his mind. Sam Amick of USA Today: He wasn’t sure that he would ever..." March 25

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    Mike Monroe @Monroe_SA

    MRI of #Spurs Matt Bonner confirms right calf stain; he'll be out approx. 2 weeks

  • Spurs 113, Philadelphia 91: The Austin Daye Game

    San Antonio Express-News "Summing it up The Sixers visited the AT&T Center on Monday, dragging a 24-game losing streak with them. What better time to rest Tony Parker, Tiago Splitter and Danny Green, and kick the tires on their newest acquisition, Austin Daye? As has been the case throughout their win streak, just about..." March 25

  • Spurs 99, Golden State 90 (Final)

    San Antonio Express-News "Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili were rested, and three other key players missed nearly 80 percent of their shots. And still the Spurs beat Golden State handily, 99-90, to extend their NBA-best win streak to 13 games Saturday in Oakland. The Spurs (53-16) raced out to an early 15-point advantage,..." March 23

  • Spurs 99, Sacramento 79

    San Antonio Express-News "The Spurs dominated the final three quarters to earn their ninth straight victory over Sacramento, 99-79, and 12th overall Friday at Sleep Train Arena. The result maintained their 1 1/2-game lead over Oklahoma City and Indiana atop the NBA standings. The Spurs (52-16) were up 10 entering the..." March 22

  • Sponsor Logos "Inevitable" For NBA Jerseys

    ESPN.com "Get ready to sponsor logos on NBA jerseys. It's most likely coming in the next five years, NBA commissioner Adam Silver told an audience at the IMG World Congress of Sports on Wednesday. "It just creates that much more of an opportunity for our marketing partners to get to get that much..." March 20

  • Streaking Spurs beat Lakers 125-109

    Pounding The Rock "As Spurs fans, we know our team can be susceptible to the "trap game" against a weaker opponent, especially when on extended win streaks during which the Spurs have defeated some elite teams. At times tonight, the Spurs looked like they might let a lack of focus get in the way of victory, but..." March 20

  • Spurs 122, Utah 104: Full streakage

    San Antonio Express-News "The Spurs (50-16) couldn’t quite duplicate Friday’s record-setting conquest of the Lakers on Sunday against another Western Conference bottom feeder. All they did this time out was enjoy their best shooting night in more than three years, hitting 62.8 percent from the floor to crush the Jazz for..." March 17

  • Spurs demolish Lakers

    Pounding The Rock "The first couple of minutes were a bit worrying. The Spurs were missing threes and not getting back on D after those long rebounds. That's a bad combination and exactly the type of inattention that can keep a game against the Lakers close. Fortunately, the defense tightened up as the minutes went..." March 15

  • Tracy McGrady to try hand at baseball

    Orlando Pinstriped Post "After a successful NBA career which included seven All-Star appearances, two scoring titles, and seven All-NBA selections, one might think that Tracy McGrady wouldn't have much left to prove. But the former Orlando Magic superstar has decided to pursue his dream of playing pro baseball. The..." March 14

  • Report: Spurs made deadline push for Turner

    San Antonio Express-News "The Spurs were said to have been “unusually aggressive” leading up to this year’s trade deadline, even before injuries decimated their roster for nearly two months to put their season in jeopardy. Name an available player, either on the trading block or the buyout market, and the Spurs were..." March 13

  • Spurs win 8th straight, handle Blazers 103-90

    Pounding The Rock "Wednesday night, the Spurs faced the Blazers in San Antonio. It was a SEGABABA for both teams as the Spurs had beaten the Bulls in Chicago the night before while Portland was busy losing in Memphis to the Grizzlies. Even though both played the night before, the Spurs were the fresher team. San..." March 13

  • Spurs win seventh straight, beating the Bulls 104-96

    Pounding The Rock "The Bulls made it just a little bit interesting late in the fourth as they cut a 28-point halftime Spurs lead to 10, but they ran out of time and the Spurs hung on to win. The good guys came out red hot in this contest against the Bulls who may have had a little bit of a hangover after their..." March 12

  • Tony, Manu, Kawhi key as Spurs outlast Magic

    Pounding The Rock "Saturday night, the Spurs played the Magic in San Antonio. The Spurs were looking for their sixth straight win while Orlando was hoping to win their fifth road game of the season. These two teams are on very different paths. San Antonio beat the Heat in their last outing, and after that..." March 09

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    Jabari Young @jabari_young

    #Spurs say Jeff Ayres (sprained second metacarpal phalangeal joint, right hand) is cleared to play and will be in uniform tonight vs #Magic

  • Spurs 111, Miami 87: Buzzer-to-buzzer blowout

    San Antonio Express-News "Summing it up Revenge for one of the toughest Finals losses in NBA history can’t be had in the regular season. But for one night, having struggled so badly against the league’s elite this season, tagging the two-time defending champion Heat with their worst loss in 2013-14 felt pretty damn..." March 07

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    Ethan J. Skolnick @EthanJSkolnick

    Gregg Popovich says Diaw will start over Splitter. Is that a matchup thing? "No, we're just tricking the hell out of them."

  • Duncan continues to climb up rebound list

    San Antonio Express-News "Two games after surpassing former Spurs villain Hakeem Olajuwon on the NBA’s career rebounding list, Tim Duncan has passed another Hall of Famer to move into 11th. Duncan pulled down eight rebounds in Tuesday’s victory at Cleveland, giving him one more than Wes Unseld at 13,770. He now trails..." March 06

  • Spurs ride role players to 122-101 rout in Cleveland

    Pounding The Rock "A healthy Spurs team is a deep Spurs team. And that depth wins games in the regular season. The Spurs were on the road after three straight home wins. They had this away game and then a visit from the Heat. A quick look at the standings suggests that the Cavaliers are a terrible team, so the..." March 05