Open Thread: Spurs Fiesta medals go on sale tomorrow

Fiesta Medals for Spurs, Rampage, SAFC, and Spurs Coyote benefit Silver & Black Give Back. A launch party will reveal this year’s Spurs Sports & Entertainment Fiesta Medals. Fans are invited to pick up their medals at the H-E-B at I-10 and Wurzbach starting at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19th. The Spurs Coyote will be on hand for the unveiling …

Game preview: Golden State Warriors vs. San Antonio Spurs

The champs are in town to see what they can make of the suddenly very feisty San Antonio Spurs. The luster of this match-up has sort of been dimmed by the injury report, but it’s still pretty exciting whenever the Golden State Warriors roll into town. How could it not be? Even with two of their starters out, this lineup …

Spurs Watch: Spurs continue their upward trend in the West

A summary of the NBA games on 3/15/19-3/17/19 that impacted the Spurs. Are you not entertained? The Western Conference has been highly competitive for years, but it’s never felt as wide open as it does at this exact moment in time. The Golden State Warriors should still be the prohibitive favorite to come out of the West until proven otherwise, …

The reason bats love the AT&T Center

A little bit of research goes a very long way. Every now and then — and seemingly more often than anywhere else — a San Antonio Spurs game gets disrupted by a brazen flying rodent (or four), leading to both fear, hilarity, and some slight embarrassment for the Spurs and their fans. But why does this keep happening? For the …

The Spurs finally nailed the hammer to help beat the Blazers

A staple Spurs play hasn’t always been there this season, but they nailed it last night. Bryn Forbes’ corner three to give the Spurs a 6 point lead with just over 3 minutes to go in their Saturday night victory over the Portland Trail Blazers felt inevitable. From Sean Elliott’s early recognition of the play on the broadcast to the …

Spurs ride big fourth quarter to beat Blazers

Behind DeMar DeRozan’s 21 points and a strong final push, the Spurs downed the visiting Blazers on their way to an 8th straight win. The echoes of the Spurs’ post-game pep talk seemed to reverberate in the ensuing scrums — if not with any specificity then at least with enough thematic regularity to suggest a glimpse into the mindset of …

Jakob Poeltl is on his way to becoming an elite finisher

The latest in a long line of surprising San Antonio big men is making noise. The Spurs have a habit of starting off the 4th quarter with a twist on a common action, typically exploiting the defense for easy points. Friday night’s payback game against the Knicks provided a good example. Ahead by 13 with Rudy Gay leading a United …

What we learned from the Spurs win over the Knicks

The Spurs make easy work of things on Friday night and avoid the embarrassing designation of “Two Time Losers to the New York Knicks” That was more like it. We’re going to go ahead and bring it up right now and then never think about it ever again. Okay, you ready? On February 24th, 2019, the San Antonio Spurs lost …

Game preview: Portland Trailblazers vs. San Antonio Spurs

On the second night of a back-to-back, a tough matchup awaits the Spurs. The Spurs suffered a pretty frustrating loss the last time they met up with the Blazers back in February. In spite of 35 points from DeMar DeRozan, they were unable to keep Portland’s duo of Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum from getting anything they wanted in route …

Open Thread: Bryn Forbes hits a Spurs milestone

The 3-point sharpshooter hit his 141st 3 of the season. Last night, San Antonio Spurs guard Bryn Forbes pulled a nice feat: Bryn Forbes now has the most three-pointers in a single season by any undrafted player in Spurs history – 141. — Jordan Howenstine (@AirlessJordan) March 16, 2019 Bryn Forbes graduated from Michigan State in 2016 and joined the …

Streaking Spurs stay hot with rout of Knicks

San Antonio made it seven straight, avenging a blowout loss at MSG that came three long weeks ago. Jakob Poeltl’s face was red. Not red as in embarrassed, mind you, or even flushed from having just played 27 minutes of his typically frenetic brand of rim-to-rim basketball. Instead the 7-foot Austrian had the distinct rouge and Ray Ban silhouette that …

New York at San Antonio, Final Score: Spurs trounce Knicks 109-83

San Antonio avenges their worst loss of the year and nabs their seventh straight win. Just three weeks after a dispiriting loss in Madison Square Garden, the San Antonio Spurs (40-29) overpowered a road-weary New York Knicks (13-56) team with hot shooting (53.4%) on 31 assists to take their seventh straight win. Six Spurs scored in double digits led by …

It’s time for Spurs vs. Knicks

Spurs look for revenge against the tanking Knicks who defeated them in their last meeting 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 …