Anatomy of a Kyle Anderson play

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Even with his methodical pace, there’s a lot to Kyle Anderson’s game you might miss without slowing things down. Kyle Anderson remains something of a curiosity in the basketball world, a unique player whose effectiveness occasionally eludes explanation, even as he contributes to a 10-6 Spurs team that’s played through a rash of early injuries. In his fourth season, the …

Danny Green is playing the best basketball of his career

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The bow-legged assassin has gotten league-wide notice for his defense, and he showed why on Friday.   We need to talk about Danny Green. It’s an emergency. The eighth-year shooting guard has come out of the shadows as one of the NBA’s elite defenders, and Friday night’s improbable win over Oklahoma City showed his full stopping power against the best …

Brandon Paul on finding out the Spurs signed him

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When the San Antonio Spurs signed Brandon Paul out of the Summer League, he had a classic reaction to learning about this opportunity. The San Antonio Spurs delivered a low-profile offseason, not making splashy signings, unlike other Western Conference teams. Instead, they signed Rudy Gay, Joffrey Lauvergne and Brandon Paul to fill the bench, joining […] Brandon Paul on finding …

For the Spurs, it’s all about The System

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There’s something in San Antonio that the rest of the NBA wishes it had: The System. The team’s best player is out. The team’s future Hall of Fame point guard is out. And yet the Spurs continue to win. There’s something the keeps them going even when it seems like they don’t have enough talent to compete with teams stacked …

The System of the Spurs will be with you … always

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There’s something in San Antonio that the rest of the NBA wishes it had: The System. The team’s best player is out. The team’s future Hall of Fame point guard is out. And yet the Spurs continue to win. There’s something the keeps them going even when it seems like they don’t have enough talent to compete with teams stacked …

What we learned from the Spurs comeback win over the Thunder

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The third biggest comeback of the Pop era was particularly satisfying. Some sloppy basketball forced the Spurs to climb out of a 23 point hole for most of the first half, but the home team eventually showed their resiliency Friday night. OKC’s athleticism on the perimeter gave the Spurs fits on both ends of the floor tonight. However the Spurs …

San Antonio Spurs roundup: A Thunderous victory

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Following the San Antonio Spurs’ win over the Oklahoma City Thunder, let’s look at the latest news, notes and headlines for Saturday, Nov. 18. The San Antonio Spurs looked down and out for one quarter on Friday night, when the Oklahoma City Thunder had control of the game. However, a big second-half comeback brought the […] San Antonio Spurs roundup: …

Spurs come roaring back to defeat Thunder

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The Spurs overcame a 23-point first-half deficit to beat the star-studded Thunder, improving to 10-6 on the season. There was little consensus among Spurs players on how they pulled off an unlikely come-from-behind victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder. LaMarcus Aldridge, who had 26 points and 9 rebounds, said it was about poise, and “not making the hero play.” Aldridge …

Gregg Popovich explains the Spurs comeback

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As San Antonio came back against OKC, Pop told it like it was. The Spurs played some ugly basketball early on Friday. They turned the ball over to the Oklahoma City Thunder often on their way to a 23-point deficit. But in the second quarter they took better care of the ball and mounted a comeback. By the end of …