Open Thread: DeMar DeRozan continues to shine

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Spurs have one bright spot in a trio of road losses. The Spurs may be on a losing streak, but their star player continues to define his role in San Antonio. DeMar DeRozan sets a tone of greatness that puts him with some of the top players: DeMar DeRozan now has 100 career games with 30+ points. DeRozan is now …

San Antonio at Los Angeles, Final Score: Spurs lose 111-116 in hard-fought match-up with the Clippers

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Spurs go 0-3 on three-game road trip. A scrappy game where both sides alternately scored easily and fell into scoring droughts ended with the Clippers sneaking away with a win off a costly turnover by the Spurs at the very end. Roundup: Unlike last night, the Spurs came out tonight with more bounce and kept up with the Clippers for …

360 reasons to be in awe of DeMar Derozan

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The prettiest pirouette you ever will see is worth two points. During the third quarter of the Spurs’ Thursday night contest against the Los Angeles Clippers, DeMar DeRozan uncorked a spectacular 360 layup. See for yourself! There aren’t enough exclamation marks for this 360 by DeMar. pic.twitter.com/Y4WvzOZytz — J.R. Wilco (@jollyrogerwilco) November 16, 2018 Yikes, DmDr. How are you going …

Game Thread: Spurs at Clippers

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The reeling Spurs are in Los Angeles to face the surging Clippers 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 …

How to fix the Spurs’ broken postups

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Passing out of the post: a DIY guide. The Spurs offense is struggling. They have a 102.4 offensive rating in November, which is 25th in the league for the month. There are all kinds of problems scoring that plague the team, from players still not knowing the plays to missing open shots. But there are some simple things the team …

What we learned from the Spurs loss to the Suns

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Another lackluster performance on the road leaves the Spurs looking for answers. It was probably wrong to get too excited when the Spurs started out the season hot and it’s probably just as wrong to get too down on them after a stretch in which they’ve lost three of four. Both scenarios ignore the broader context of the season writ …

Open Thread: Don’t blink, Derrick White’s taking over

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The young Colorado guard has bounced back from injury with a vengeance Derrick White He keeps his composure. He’s strong on the defensive end. His passing his on point. He finds multiple ways to create for himself and his teammates. Derrick White is only four games into the season, and already he’s looking like the kind of player Spurs fans …

Spurs drop another winnable game, this time to the cellar-dwelling Suns

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The Spurs were outcoached, outplayed and outhustled in Phoenix. The Spurs were visiting the cellar-dwelling Suns on Wednesday, the perfect opponent to face after a tough loss in Sacramento. Unfortunately, what had the potential to be an easy win turned into another unexpected defeat. San Antonio was simply outplayed by one of the worst teams in the league en route …

San Antonio at Phoenix, Final Score: Spurs struggles continue in 116-96 loss to Suns

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Two big runs in the first and third quarter was enough to bury the offensively-challenged Spurs. Another game, another night of struggles for the San Antonio Spurs. In a game that couldn’t have been any different from their Halloween trouncing of the Western Conference’s worst team, the Phoenix Suns used dominant first and third quarters to blow by a Spurs …