There’s a lot of Manu Ginobili in Derrick White

It’s too soon to crown White as the next Manu, but there are some similarities between the two. Derrick White’s Game 3 performance was special. Only 12 other players in league history have scored 35 or more points and logged at least five rebounds and five assists in the playoffs in one of their first two seasons in the NBA. …

Derrick White’s explosion just changed the Spurs/Nuggets series

The ascension of San Antonio’s point guard shifts the foundation Spurs vs. Nuggets was assumed to rest on. The Spurs have put the Nuggets in a difficult position. With an imperfect roster filled with players who have undeniable strengths and exploitable weaknesses, Denver’s defense has succeeded this year mostly because Coach Malone and his staff have fashioned a scheme that …

Watch: Breaking down every play from Derrick White’s big night

…and there are a lot of them. I hope you haven’t already overdosed on Derrick White, because here’s yet another article on the kid’s absolutely revelatory game on Thursday night to put the Spurs up 2-1 in their first round series against the 2-seeded Denver Nuggets. The analysis comes courtesy of BBallbreakdown’s Coach Nick, who focuses on all of the …

Derrick White flexes back, powers Spurs to a Game 3 win

White showed off the breadth of his versatile skillset — as well as some rare on-court swagger — on his way to a career night. Derrick White had just added to a career night with a three-pointer on the other end of the floor. He’d already played as complete a game as anyone could’ve asked from a young player on …

Spurs vs Nuggets Playoff Game 3 Thread

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. The Denver Nuggets unlocked the Jamal Murray runs amok achievement on Tuesday night, and …

What the Spurs need to do to beat the Nuggets on Game 3

Better transition defense and a more aggressive Rudy Gay could be enough to give the Spurs the win at home. Game 2 of Spurs vs. Nuggets was not all that dissimilar to Game 1, all things considered. At least the parts that made sense weren’t. The two teams essentially stuck to their game plans. The star centers faced double teams. …

The secret to the Spurs dynasty is dinner

Pop knows how to bring a team together: good food and fun times. It’s no secret that rare exception, the San Antonio Spurs have always been a tightly knit group, and that in turn has a played a huge role in their dynastic success over the last two decades. Even as the dynasty has completely turned over to a new …

Game Preview: Denver Nuggets vs. San Antonio Spurs, Game 3

With the series tied at 1 game a piece, the Spurs will return home looking to steal back some momentum after Denver came back from 19-down in Game 2 and go up 2-1. It is pretty incredible that the Spurs aren’t up 2-0 on these Denver Nuggets. They got great games from DeMar DeRozan and LaMarcus Aldridge to go along …