Patty Mills passes Malik Rose in points scored by a Spurs bench player

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The Aussie is now second to none other than Manu Ginobili. On Saturday, Patty Mills scored nine points coming off the bench against the Portland Trail Blazers. The longest tenured active player has scored 3,281 points coming off the bench for the San Antonio Spurs. He surpassed Malik Rose who scored 3,272 in 589 games over eight seasons with the …

DeMar DeRozan’s playmaking is keeping the Spurs offense afloat

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With San Antonio short handed from a troika of preseason injuries, DeRozan’s assists are making the game easy for his teammates. Saturday’s game against the Trailblazers didn’t go well, but amid the defensive breakdowns and offensive struggles, Demar DeRozan provided some highlight reel passing to keep the team afloat. Not much good for the @Spurs to take out of yesterday’s …

San Antonio Spurs vs. Portland Trailblazers: Game Grades

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The San Antonio Spurs drop a tough one in Portland and depth struggles rear their ugly head for the injury-struck franchise. The Spurs (1-1) lost in Portland (2-0) on Saturday night to a final score of 121-108, giving the team its first loss on the season. DeMar DeRozan scored a team-high 28 points, matching his […] San Antonio Spurs vs. …

The kind of post-up that’s killing the Spurs offense

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Not all post opportunities are created equal, and being selective could yield huge dividends for San Antonio. The Spurs stayed close through the first quarter of their first road game of the season on Saturday. But once Portland’s offense settled in, the Trailblazers steadily pulled away. The defense will get much of the blame, and rightly so, but San Antonio’s …

Open Thread: The Spurs have the draft right to DeJuan Blair…again

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The twenty-nine year old big man has been signed to the G-League Austin Spurs DeJuan Blair has been drafted by the Spurs — the Austin Spurs. He went in the 4th round as the 107th pick. The Austin Spurs select DeJuan Blair in the 4th round! Welcome and congrats! pic.twitter.com/TzdXVMl9gP — Austin Spurs (@austin_spurs) October 20, 2018 Blair was originally …

Spurs defense exposed in 121-108 loss to the Trail Blazers

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The duo of Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum were too much for the Spurs’ shaky perimeter defense. The Spurs struggled on defense but managed to escape with a win nonetheless on their season opener. In their first away game, they weren’t so lucky. The Trail Blazers exposed San Antonio’s lack of quality perimeter defenders in a 121-108 win in Portland. …

San Antonio at Portland, Final Score: Spurs fall to Trail Blazers 121-108

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The Spurs couldn’t stop Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum as Portland cruised past the Spurs in their first road game of the year. Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum were too much for the short-handed Spurs as the Silver and Black dropped their first road game of the year against the talented Portland Trail Blazers. Although DeMar DeRozan and Bryn Forbes …

Game Thread: San Antonio at Portland

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The undefeated Spurs face a tough test against the Trail Blazers. 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 …

San Antonio Spurs: Dejounte Murray successfully undergoes surgery

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San Antonio Spurs point guard Dejounte Murray successfully underwent knee surgery to repair a torn right ACL on Friday morning. The tragic injury derailed what was setup to be a breakout campaign for the 22-year-old. Instead, Murray will focus his energy on the recovery process over the course of the 2018-19 season. DJ completed his […] San Antonio Spurs: Dejounte …

San Antonio Spurs vs. Portland Trail Blazers Preview: TV info and Expectations

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The San Antonio Spurs face off against the Portland Trail Blazers at the Moda Center during their second regular season matchup. The San Antonio Spurs are coming off an encouraging victory against the Minnesota Timberwolves and now take their game on the road to battle the Portland Trail Blazers. This game signifies another early test on […] San Antonio Spurs vs. …

Spurs Mural Stop #5- AT&T Center

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Look no further than where the Spurs play to find great art My wife, daughter, and I took in the Spurs preseason game against the Houston Rockets. Any time there is a game that starts before dusk, we make a family trip. And the last time the three of us went to see the Spurs they were hosting these (mostly) …