San Antonio Spurs news: Jonathon Simmons working toward a return to the NBA

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Former San Antonio Spurs wing Jonathon Simmons is working his way back into the NBA after failing to sign with a team in the offseason. Few players have the background story of former San Antonio Spurs wing Jonathon Simmons, a 6-foot-6 athlete with sound defensive instincts and a versatile offensive repertoire. Now 30 years old, […] San Antonio Spurs news: Jonathon Simmons working toward a return to the NBA – …

San Antonio Spurs: Let’s have a conversation about Bryn Forbes

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Though he’s been playing well in February, the inconsistent play of San Antonio Spurs shooting guard Bryn Forbes poses a few questions. Shooting guard Bryn Forbes had a lot of hype about him during this year’s pre-season. He added muscle, worked on his overall offensive game and looked confident coming into the 2019-20 season. For […] San Antonio Spurs: Let’s have a conversation about Bryn Forbes – Air Alamo – …

San Antonio Spurs: Brooklyn Nets make sense for a DeMar DeRozan sign-and-trade

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As the Brooklyn Nets trend toward championship contention, the San Antonio Spurs stray farther away from it, which makes them ideal trade partners. As the San Antonio Spurs sat idly and allowed the 2020 NBA Trade Deadline to pass them by, they accepted their fate. Sitting at the 11th seed in the Western Conference, the […] San Antonio Spurs: Brooklyn Nets make sense for a DeMar DeRozan sign-and-trade – Air …

Open Thread: Spurs take the long way home to honor Kobe Bryant

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Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images The Staples Center served as a memorial for the fallen star and his traveling companions. Yesterday was February 24th, or 2/24. Two (2) was the number Gianna Bryant wore, and her father Kobe wore 24. The day brought together the celebrity mourners of the fallen NBA star, his daughter, and their fellow passengers from the horrendous helicopter crash last January 26th. Among the …

Spurs should do everything they can to get Bradley Beal this summer

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As they search for direction going forward the San Antonio Spurs should have their eyes set on bringing Bradley Beal to the Alamo City. For decades the San Antonio Spurs have been viewed as one of the smartest, most well-run franchises in American sports. Their legendary run of playoff appearances, with more than a few […] Spurs should do everything they can to get Bradley Beal this summer – Air …

Power Rankings – Week 18: Ending the Rodeo Road Trip and Starting the Push to the Playoffs

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Alonzo Adams-USA TODAY Sports The Spurs had a mixed bag for the last two games, can they focus on the good? The All-Star Break is often seen as the midway point in the season. But it really isn’t. The San Antonio Spurs have only 26 games to get themselves into the playoffs. While the Rodeo Road Trip is usually where the team gels, finds themselves, and start to focus in …

What We Learned from the Spurs loss the Thunder

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San Antonio gets blown out on the Rodeo Road Trip finale in their worst shooting night of the season San Antonio’s 28-point blowout loss to the Thunder on Sunday night was yet another inconsistent performance in a season that has been full of erratic execution. They built an early lead, fell victim to an extended scoring drought, and never regained any semblance of rhythm. The Spurs battled spotty shooting from …

Open Thread: Meet Derrick White at Wingstop this Friday

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Photo by Melissa Majchrzak/NBAE via Getty Images How about a signed autograph to start your weekend? The Spurs return to San Antonio for a three-game home stand. While the Silver & Black are here, you can meet Spurs guard Derrick White. White will be at the Wingstop at Loop 410 and Ingram Road this coming Friday, February 28th starting at 2:00 p.m. The first 200 fans are guaranteed autographs. Welcome …

Spurs News: Young Spurs brought out in road blowout loss to Thunder

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After an impressive road win in Utah on Friday, the San Antonio Spurs came crashing back to earth in a blowout loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder. As the San Antonio Spurs have struggled there’s been a noticeable increase in calls for the team to blow it up, focus on the young guys, and begin […] Spurs News: Young Spurs brought out in road blowout loss to Thunder – Air …

San Antonio vs. Oklahoma City, Final Score: Spurs get blown out in final game of RRT, lose to OKC 131-103

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A stellar effort by Gay not enough to offset stars’ lack of production | Alonzo Adams-USA TODAY Sports Spurs unable to overcome a frigid shooting night. San Antonio concluded its Rodeo Road Trip 2-6 and was unable to take the season series from Oklahoma City (2-2). Rudy Gay (14 points and 6 rebounds) paced the Spurs, while eight OKC players contributed double digits points. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (22 points and 13 …

San Antonio Spurs visit Oklahoma City Thunder for second time in three games

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The San Antonio Spurs (24-31) look to have a repeat performance from their previous matchup with the Oklahoma City Thunder (34-22). The San Antonio Spurs look to end the dreaded Rodeo Road Trip on a high note with a victory against the Chris Paul-led Oklahoma City Thunder. In their last matchup before the All-Star break, the […] San Antonio Spurs visit Oklahoma City Thunder for second time in three games – …

Dejounte Murray’s aggressiveness unlocks new level for Spurs

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He’s rolling off of back to back impressive performances, Dejounte Murray is the key to the San Antonio Spurs playoff hopes. There wasn’t a lot to love about the San Antonio Spurs performance going into the All-Star break. The silver lining of their less than ideal start to the Rodeo Road Trip was Dejounte Murray‘s […] Dejounte Murray’s aggressiveness unlocks new level for Spurs – Air Alamo – Air Alamo …

Open Thread: Three Spurs are finalists for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Men’s Team

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Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports With Pop at the helm, some familiarity may be comforting All twelve members of last summer’s FIBA World Cup Team made the list of finalists being considered for the 2020 Olympic Men’s Basketball team. In addition, thirty-two other high profile players have made the list. Per USA Basketball: Featuring 29 players who have played for the USA in Olympic and/or FIBA World Cup competitions and …

Murray and White help stop the bleeding in a merciful road win against the Thunder

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Alonzo Adams-USA TODAY Sports The Spurs go into the All-Star break on a high note. I consider myself a bit of a horror buff. Some horror movies like to hit the viewer over the head with carnage right off the bat, while others effectively build tension before all hell breaks loose on the screen. No matter the path taken, there’s only one thing that’s guaranteed: it rarely ends well for …

San Antonio vs. Oklahoma City Final Score: The Spurs manage to put the Thunder away, 114 – 106

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Alonzo Adams-USA TODAY Sports San Antonio puts their recent late-game woes away for at least one contest. The San Antonio Spurs finally got their first win of the Rodeo Road trip as they held on to a lead down the stretch with the help of a suddenly assertive Dejounte Murray, against a Oklahoma City team that refused to say die. The Spurs look to stay in the win column with …

San Antonio Spurs get first win of Rodeo Road Trip in Oklahoma City

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After losing five straight to begin the annual festivities, the San Antonio Spurs fended off the Oklahoma City Thunder, ending a five-game losing streak. Although it wasn’t the prettiest, the San Antonio Spurs finally got the job done. This dreadful losing streak stops at five games as the silver and black held off the Oklahoma […] San Antonio Spurs get first win of Rodeo Road Trip in Oklahoma City – …