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  • Leonard scores 29 as Spurs put out Grizzlies

    The Sports Xchange "MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Asked if he would call teammate Kawhi Leonard the best player in the NBA following an impressive performance in the San Antonio Spurs' first-round playoff series win over the Memphis Grizzlies, veteran guard Manu Ginobili declined to make comparisons. "I know he's amazing,"..." April 28

  • Gregg Popovich calls Spurs' Kawhi Leonard 'best player in the league right now'

    CBS Sports "After the San Antonio Spurs eliminated the Memphis Grizzlies from the playoffs with a 103-96 victory in Game 6 of their first-round series on Thursday, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich had high praise for his franchise player. In the course of explaining how San Antonio edged Memphis, Popovich directly..." April 28

  • NBA announces eight new awards to be voted on by fans

    Sportsnaut "If you were wondering how the NBA plans to fill a prime-time awards show, we got part of the answer today. TNT announced eight new awards to be voted on by fans through social media: Assist of the Year, Best Style, Block of the Year, Dunk of the Year, Game Winner of the Year, Performance of the..." April 28

  • Chris Paul Should Sign with the San Antonio Spurs if He Wants to Compete for a Title

    The Big Lead "Chris Paul has been one of the NBA’s premier point guards for a decade now, first in New Orleans, then in Los Angeles, but he’s never won a damn thing. Number of trips to the Conference Finals: 0. After a loss to the Jazz last night, Paul’s one loss away from being ousted in the first round for..." April 27

  • Leonard and Co. carry Spurs past Grizzlies

    The Sports Xchange "SAN ANTONIO -- This time, the San Antonio Spurs supplied the help necessary to avoid wasting a big game by Kawhi Leonard. Leonard scored 28 points, Patty Mills added 20 and Tony Parker 16 as the Spurs defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 116-103 on Tuesday night to take a 3-2 lead in their Western..." April 26

  • In pivotal Game 5, Spurs hope to find defense where they left it

    San Antonio Express-News "It is a safe bet no player in NBA history has experienced a fourth career playoff game like Dewayne Dedmon. He spent the Spurs’ 110-108 Game 4 loss to Memphis in a hotel across the street, laid up with symptoms too off-putting for print in a family newspaper. Watching from bed, the Spurs..." April 25

  • Prison Officials on Which Gang Has Decided to Use The Spurs Logo As Their Official Logo

    Black Sports Online "Your favorite NBA team logo may stand for something else entirely. Local tattoo artist in the San Antonio area are warning fans who want the notable logo to seek something a little less gang affiliated. San Antonio Spurs fans who want to show team spirit with a little ink may have to think..." April 25

  • Grizzlies overcome Leonard to even series with Spurs

    The Sports Xchange "MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Kawhi Leonard was making everything, scoring San Antonio's last 16 points in the fourth quarter and finishing with a career-high 43 points. The Spurs' young star hit 7 of 10 shots from 3-point range, made one-legged, fade-away jumpers and put his team on his back while..." April 23

  • David Fizdale: Taking suggestions on how to guard Kawhi Leonard

    ESPN "Grizzlies coach David Fizdale was quite candid about San Antonio Spurs guard Kawhi Leonard's electric performance in Memphis' 110-108 overtime victory in Game 4 on Saturday. "Honestly, I'm taking suggestions on how to guard Kawhi Leonard," Fizdale said during his postgame news conference. "I've..." April 23

  • Grizzlies finally beat Spurs in postseason

    The Sports Xchange "MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- For years, Zach Randolph dominated games for the Memphis Grizzlies as a starter. This season, first-year coach David Fizdale asked Randolph to embrace a sixth-man role. The veteran power forward did so, and with good results. However, after the Grizzlies lost the first two..." April 21

  • Zach Randolph expects Gregg Popovich to make adjustments for Game 4

    ESPN "The elevator doors popped open outside the practice court Friday at the FedExForum, and out stepped Memphis Grizzlies coach David Fizdale with power forward Zach Randolph already anticipating San Antonio's next move in this Western Conference best-of-7 series. As Fizdale held open the door,..." April 21

  • Manu Ginobili the only 2nd-round pick to play 200 playoff games

    247 Sports "By suiting up for the San Antonio Spurs in Game 3 of their first-round series against the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday night, Manu Ginobili became just the tenth player in NBA histroy to play in 200 or more career playoff games. Ginobili also became the first second-round pick to play in 200..." April 21

  • Gasol on Fizdale’s rant: “I didn’t get to the free-throw line yet this series.”

    San Antonio Express-News "Pau Gasol responded with some data of his own after he was asked for his reaction on David Fizdale’s rant criticizing the referees following Game 2 of the Spurs’ first-round playoff series against Memphis. “I didn’t get to the free-throw line yet this series,” Gasol said Wednesday. After the..." April 20

  • The NBA Players Who Are Too Busy Complaining To Get Back On D

    Five Thirty Eight "As someone who each week watches about a dozen NBA games for a living, I have my fair share of pet peeves. Like many fans, I lose my patience with the glitchy League Pass whenever I’m forced to stream a game on my laptop. By the ends of close games, I’ve often lost interest during the 15-minute..." April 20

  • Leonard scores 37, Spurs grab 2-0 series lead

    The Sports Xchange "SAN ANTONIO -- Any time the San Antonio Spurs and Memphis Grizzlies square off, be it the regular season or in the playoffs, there are plenty of fireworks. It took until the second half of the Spurs' 96-82 win over the Grizzlies on Monday in Game 2 of a Western Conference first-round playoff..." April 18

  • This Is The NBA Draft Order And Lottery Odds After Tiebreakers Were Decided

    Dime Magazine "The NBA Draft Lottery isn’t until May 16, but the ping-pong ball fun got started on Tuesday when the league broke all the necessary tiebreakers for the lottery odds and 16 non-lottery spots in the draft. In total, there were five ties broken on Tuesday by way of the all powerful ping-pong ball..." April 18

  • Grizzlies coach David Fizdale goes off on refs following Game 2 loss

    CBS Sports "Memphis coach David Fizdale went on a rant Monday night following the Grizzlies' loss in Game 2 of their first-round series against the Spurs. After trailing by 25 late in the first half, the Grizzlies cut the deficit to just five points late in the fourth quarter. There was nothing left in..." April 18

  • Here Is The BIG3 Basketball League’s Full 10-City Schedule For The Summer

    Uproxx "The BIG3’s full 10-week, 10-city schedule has been released, as the fledgling basketball league filled with former NBA stars like Allen Iverson, Jason Williams, Stephen Jackson, Chauncey Billups and many more will begin in late June with their inaugural games at the Barclays Center in..." April 18

  • Could Tim Duncan sign a ‘Romo deal’ with Spurs?

    San Antonio Express-News "Tim Duncan made his playoff debut at the Spurs morning shootaround Monday, working out with the team and cracking jokes with his former teammates. “It’s always good to see Timmy here,” Spurs guard Danny Green said. “You could say he lightened the mood.” Spurs guard Patty Mills agreed with..." April 17

  • Spurs tame Grizzlies in series opener

    The Sports Xchange "SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Much has been said and written in the past few years about the demise of venerable point guard Tony Parker and his reduced role in the San Antonio Spurs' continuing success. But it's not quite time to throw out the 16-year veteran with the recycling. When Parker..." April 16

  • Jazz finish regular season with win over Spurs

    The Sports Xchange "SALT LAKE CITY -- Now that Utah is finally at full strength, the Jazz are starting to offer a glimpse of what could make them so dangerous in the NBA playoffs. Injuries have given Utah depth that few teams can match. All of the team's reserve players have been thrust into bigger roles..." April 13

  • Eight players looking to cash in during NBA playoffs

    Sportsnaut "Around this time last season, Bismack Biyombo was just a second-string center for the Toronto Raptors. Brought to Toronto for one year at $2.8 million, Biyombo was likely to decline his player option at the end of the season, but he wasn’t in line for much of a raise. After all, who would shell..." April 13

  • NBA GMs looking to tweak contract buyout and waiver process

    Fanrag Sports "A majority of general managers in the NBA are urging the league to begin a dialogue on possible tweaks to the in-season contract buyout and waiver process, according to a report from The Vertical. Among front office and personnel, there’s an ongoing worry regarding the buyout process. The..." April 13

  • Manu Ginobili Remains Undecided On Playing Next Season

    Real GM Basketball "Manu Ginobili remains undecided about whether he will return for a 16th NBA season in 17-18. “I never said I was retiring,” Ginobili said after shootaround Wednesday morning. “I get this question maybe 40 times a season now. I never said I wasn’t or I was. I just wait and see.” Ginobili..." April 12

  • Blazers beat Spurs on Vonleh's basket at buzzer

    The Sports Xchange "PORTLAND, Ore. -- Noah Vonleh was as surprised as anyone when the ball wound up in his hands as the final seconds ticked down Monday night at Moda Center. Vonleh, sensing time was of the essence, went up for a layup as the clock expired, and he gave the Portland Trail Blazers a 99-98 victory..." April 11

  • Only one of Warriors’ Big Four missed the cut in NBA’s 15 most popular jerseys

    Fox Sports "When it comes to selling merchandise, popularity matters. That’s the case in the NFL and MLB, and it’s certainly true in the NBA. That’s part of the reason Stephen Curry has dominated jersey sales for quite a while now. His reign of having the most popular jersey in the league continued this..." April 11

  • Paul helps Clippers defeat Spurs

    The Sports Xchange "SAN ANTONIO -- When the Los Angeles Clippers are playing the way they did Saturday in their 98-87 victory over San Antonio, it's easy to think they've likely underachieved in the regular season. If Los Angeles continues to improve and play defense the way it did against the Spurs, it's just..." April 09

  • Popovich says he won't rest anyone in Spurs' final 2 games

    247 Sports "San Antonio Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich was not happy with his team's performance against the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday night. The Spurs dropped the contest 98-87, and afterwards Popovich spoke on the Spurs' [lack of] effort. Pop also revealed that the Spurs won't rest any of their..." April 09

  • Forbes fuels short-handed Spurs past Mavericks

    The Sports Xchange "DALLAS –- On a night largely devoid of stars, an unsung rookie was able to shine. Bryn Forbes scored 27 points off the bench as the stripped-down San Antonio Spurs rallied past the Dallas Mavericks 102-89 on Friday night at American Airlines Center. In a game that was otherwise..." April 08

  • Silver’s memo worked? Spurs to rest stars Friday night vs. Mavs, not Saturday vs. Clippers on television

    Pro Basketball Talk "A few weeks back, the Spurs were in a game that frustrated fans, the suits at ABC/ESPN, and by extension NBA Commissioner Adam Silver — the Warriors rested Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green, and Andre Iguodala (plus Kevin Durant was already injured) in a game where the Spurs were..." April 07

  • NBA ProJects $101MM Salary Cap Next Season

    Hoops Rumors "The NBA’s latest salary cap projection for the 2017/18 season is now $101MM, sources told Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. That’s an increase of nearly $7MM over this season’s cap of $94.1MM but lower than previous projections. The tax level is projected to rise $8MM to $121MM next season,..." April 07

  • Lakers' early run holds up in victory over Spurs

    The Sports Xchange "SAN ANTONIO -- All of a sudden, playing basketball is fun for Los Angeles Lakers, but winning -- and beating the San Antonio Spurs -- likely has a lot to do with that. Tyler Ennis scored a career-high 19 points to lead five Lakers in double-figure scoring as Los Angeles, playing for nothing..." April 06

  • Leonard helps Spurs outlast Grizzlies in OT

    The Sports Xchange "SAN ANTONIO -- If nothing else was learned from the San Antonio Spurs' ragged, rugged 95-89 overtime win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday night at the AT&T Center, one thing is surely understood -- a seven-game playoff series between the two teams would be a battle. Kawhi Leonard scored..." April 05

  • Spurs win 60 games in back-to-back seasons for first time in franchise history

    Fanrag Sports "The San Antonio Spurs over the past 18 years have been arguably the NBA’s best franchise. But they accomplished something on Tuesday night that they had failed to during the first 15-plus seasons of their dominant run. In beating the Memphis Grizzlies 95-89 in San Antonio Tuesday night, the..." April 05

  • Popovich: Spurs were 'scared to death' prior to trading Hill for Leonard

    Bleacher Report "Kawhi Leonard made a joke once. The San Antonio Spurs’ do-everything virtuoso forward reluctantly held court before a media throng at February’s All-Star Weekend. A reporter asked what he looked forward to most while in New Orleans. “Mardi Gras, of course,” he responded with a hearty guffaw. He..." April 05

  • ESPN replacing Sage Steele with Michelle Beadle as 'NBA Countdown' host

    Sporting News "As the NBA playoffs approach, ESPN is making a key personnel change. Network veteran Sage Steele is out. Michelle Beadle is in, the network announced Tuesday. Beadle, who rose to popularity as personality on ESPN2's "SportsNation," will become the full-time host on "NBA Countdown," leading..." April 04

  • Ex-adviser admits defrauding Tim Duncan

    San Antonio Express-News "Tim Duncan’s former financial adviser pleaded guilty Monday to wire fraud for bilking the retired Spurs star in a multi-million dollar investment deal. Charles A. Banks IV, 49, of Atlanta, admitted he bamboozled Duncan into guaranteeing a $6 million loan used as part of an investment in a..." April 04

  • David Lee has brought ‘good vibes’ to Spurs

    San Antonio Express-News "David Lee’s contributions to the Spurs this season haven’t been limited to his hustle on the court. The exuberant 12th-year pro has also been a welcome addition to the Spurs’ normally staid locker room. “He has brought intangibles: energy and optimism and good vibes,” Manu Ginobili said. “We..." April 04

  • Kawhi Leonard asks Spurs coaches not to rest him

    San Antonio Express-News "It’s a scenario as predictable as a sunrise. As the NBA season begins to wind toward its conclusion, and the Spurs have an acceptable playoff seeding all but locked up, Gregg Popovich will begin to rest key players for the grind to come. That process appears to have begun in earnest on Sunday,..." April 03

  • Gregg Popovich 'impressed' with Utah, feels bad for team's injuries

    The Deseret News "Whenever the Jazz and Spurs play nowadays, it’s almost like a mutual admiration get-together. Not only do Jazz coach Quin Snyder and general manager Dennis Lindsey have fond memories of working for the Spurs before they headed West, but Gregg Popovich admires what they’re doing in Utah as..." April 03

  • Leonard leads Spurs past Jazz

    The Sports Xchange "SAN ANTONIO -- Kawhi Leonard doesn't always save his best for the second half, but he has in the last two games. Leonard scored 19 of his 25 points in the third quarter as the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Utah Jazz 109-103 Sunday afternoon. "I was just being patient," Leonard said...." April 02

  • Spurs beat Thunder despite Westbrook's triple-double

    The Sports Xchange "OKLAHOMA CITY -- It came from the upper rafters, but a faint echo of MVP could be heard as Kawhi Leonard stood at the free throw line. It came in the final seconds of San Antonio's 100-95 victory over Oklahoma City on Friday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena. While the MVP chant at the..." April 01

  • Warriors rally vs. Spurs, win ninth straight

    The Sports Xchange "SAN ANTONIO -- The first eight minutes of Golden State's 110-98 win over San Antonio on Wednesday at AT&T Center belonged, emphatically, to the Spurs. The ensuing 40 minutes were owned by the league-leading Warriors. Stephen Curry scored 29 points, 13 in the pivotal third quarter, and..." March 30

  • How Pau Gasol Is Fitting In With The Spurs

    Hoops Rumors "The Spurs signed Pau Gasol to a two-year, $30MM deal over the summer and he began the year in the starting lineup, something he’s done at every stop during his career. Yet, since coming back from a hand injury in February, he’s come off the bench. That’s not something that bothers the big man;..." March 29

  • Leonard, Spurs hammer Cavs as James gets hurt

    The Sports Xchange "SAN ANTONIO -- The last opponent any team wants to play when it's struggling is San Antonio, which has cool efficiency, constant defensive pressure and a deep bench that runs weaker teams ragged. Just ask LeBron James and his slumping Cleveland Cavaliers, who on Monday became the latest victim of..." March 28

  • Adam Silver wants NBA woman head coach 'sooner than later'

    ESPN "Adam Silver not only believes that there will be a woman head coach in the NBA, but the NBA commissioner told ESPN he wants it to happen "sooner rather than later." "There definitely will," Silver said when asked about a woman becoming an NBA head coach. "And I think it is on me to sort of..." March 28

  • Spurs rebuff Knicks

    The Sports Xchange "SAN ANTONIO -- For one quarter, San Antonio looked as if it might have taken the woeful New York Knicks for granted. But the other three quarters -- highlighted by 29 points from Kawhi Leonard and double-doubles by LaMarcus Aldridge and Pau Gasol -- made the difference as the Spurs gathered..." March 26

  • The Spurs have beaten every team in the NBA for the third straight season

    CBS Sports "On Saturday night, the San Antonio Spurs moved to 56-16 on the season, beating the New York Knicks 106-98 for their fourth straight win. In doing so, they made NBA history. The win over the Knicks meant that the Spurs have now beaten every single team in the NBA during the 2016-17, making it..." March 26

  • Popovich: Silver's involvement in rest issue could undermine relationships

    ESPN "Despite NBA commissioner Adam Silver’s imploring the league’s owners in a memo last week to become more involved in the decision-making process with regard to resting players, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said such involvement could create “a slippery slope” capable of undermining..." March 26

  • Aldridge hits 15,000-point mark as Spurs outlast Memphis

    The Sports Xchange "SAN ANTONIO -- If San Antonio is going to make a deep run in the NBA playoffs as expected, LaMarcus Aldridge must assert himself and continue to be a viable go-to scoring threat to complement erstwhile MVP candidate Kawhi Leonard. That formula certainly worked on Thursday as Aldridge poured..." March 24

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