Spurs down Suns to pick up third straight win

Led by Bryn Forbes’ season-high 24 points, the Spurs had little trouble taking down the lowly Suns and helping Gregg Popovich reach another career milestone. Someone had to ask the question. Even if Gregg Popovich knew it was coming and even if, for whatever reason, he clearly had no intention of contextualizing, reflecting upon, or at all recognizing the feat …

San Antonio Spurs vs. Phoenix Suns: One for the record books

The San Antonio Spurs manhandled the Phoenix Suns 111-86 with Gregg Popovich and Bryn Forbes earning new career-best marks. Now in his third season with the San Antonio Spurs, Bryn “The Walking Bucket” Forbes has become a consistent producer at the guard position. Over the course of his first two years in the league, he […] San Antonio Spurs vs. …

San Antonio Spurs: Gregg Popovich participates in charity for local children

Gregg Popovich of the San Antonio Spurs took part in a major charitable donation for children in the local school district. The intrinsic values of the San Antonio Spurs organization are founded on the idea that a player’s responsibilities extend off the court to the world around them. Head coach Gregg Popovich is notoriously outspoken […] San Antonio Spurs: Gregg …

Spurs vs. Suns Game Thread

San Antonio faces the bad, yet dangerous, Suns Welcome to the Game Thread. Veterans of the Game Thread know how we do things around here, but for all you newbies we have a few rules. Our community guidelines apply and basically say be cool, no personal attacks, don’t troll and don’t swear too much. Welcome to the game thread. The …

Should the San Antonio Spurs trade for Trevor Ariza?

With Trevor Ariza’s name being floated around in trade talks lately, should the San Antonio Spurs make a push to add the veteran wing to their roster? The San Antonio Spurs lack some depth on the wing this season after injuries to Dejounte Murray and Lonnie Walker, and there are a couple of possible fits […] Should the San Antonio …

Lonnie Walker continues to impress for Austin Spurs

It sure feels like he could play a role in San Antonio this season. Lonnie Walker IV as appeared in four games for the Austin Spurs since returning from a torn meniscus in his knee back at the end of November, and he has followed up his nice debut with more awesomeness. His best game so far came on Dec. …

LaMarcus Aldridge has been getting well before our eyes

Don’t look now, but Aldridge has quietly become an efficient shooter again. LaMarcus Aldridge’s start to the 2018-2019 season was inauspicious to say the least. His inefficiency in shooting from all areas of the court caused some to question his ability to find success as the number two option on a team. While his struggles were concerning, I put together …

Open Thread: H. E. B. sponsoring 12 Days of Christmas Auction

Plenty of Spurs commercial memorabilia up for grabs If you want to own a piece of the Spurs annual H. E. B. commercials, this is the auction for you: Gear up this holiday season during @HEB’s 12 Days of Christmas Auction benefitting @SBGBofficial! Bid on autographed items featured in this year’s commercials from now until Dec. 21 at https://t.co/JNBt0rPTUA or …

Game Preview: Phoenix Suns vs. San Antonio Spurs

The Spurs have a chance to extend their home winning streak against a banged-up Phoenix team. The times they are a-changing. Would you believe that it’s been ten years since the height of Spurs–Suns rivalry? In back-to-back to playoff series (2007 and 2008), the Phoenix Suns and the San Antonio Spurs were embroiled in a stylistically-opposed tug-of-war that produced some …

Bulls players tell Jim Boylen he “isn’t Gregg Popovich”

Apparently only Pop is allowed to be hard on his players. Boy, that escalated quickly. It was merely a week ago when the Chicago Bulls fired head coach Fred Hoiberg after a 5-19 start to the season and promoted Jim Boylen to head coach. As some might recall, Boylen was an assistant coach for the Spurs for two seasons, including …

The Spurs are out to prove midrange skeptics wrong

The Spurs’ war on basketball math is official. The Spurs currently rank 29th in three-pointers attempted and lead the league by a mile in attempts from midrange, thanks to a throwback triptych of LaMarcus Aldridge, DeMar DeRozan and Rudy Gay. It’s a stylistic choice that many observers of the league would not only consider outdated but objectively flawed in a …

The San Antonio Spurs look to win third straight game vs. Phoenix Suns

The San Antonio Spurs have hit their stride in the beginning of this homestand, and they want to keep that rolling against a struggling Suns squad. The sky seemed to be falling for the San Antonio Spurs about a week ago after they lost to the Lakers in L.A., which marked their fourth loss in […] The San Antonio Spurs …

Spurs Power Rankings – Week 8: Sweet Revenge is Sweet

Two down, two up. . to the same two teams. Are the Spurs trending upwards? Week 8 started out rough with a 34 point loss to the Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City to be immediately followed by a heartbreaking loss to the Los Angles Lakers. But the week wasn’t over yet. The Spurs returned home and decided to return …

What we Learned from the Spurs win over the Jazz

The Spurs finish the week strong with consecutive wins confirming that, no, the sky wasn’t falling after all Are the Spurs the best team in the NBA? It’s probably too soon to tell, but I don’t think we can rule it out just yet. I mean, they’ve now won two whole games in a row. That’s absolutely all the evidence …