As Parker bounces back, so do the Spurs.

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Tony Parker and the Spurs shook off their Christmas blues in impressive fashion Saturday night, downing the Denver Nuggets 101-86 without Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili. After missing all three of his shots from the field in a scoreless first quarter, Parker tallied 13 points on 6 of 8 in the second period and notched two steals, a jolt that …

The Force Is Strong With Lone Star Wars.

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What do you get when two die-hard Star Wars fans unite? You get Lone Star Wars an art extravaganza, which is a unique take on Star Wars inspired art. Lone Star Wars is the brainchild of local San Antonio artist David Blancas who along with his friend Joe Garcia of The Spurs Fan Cave thought of the idea during a …

Garnett has deep appreciation for longtime foe.

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Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan have essentially spent a generation playing against each other, defining in their own way what an NBA power forward can be. The Timberwolves’ game with San Antonio on Wednesday was the first between the two teams this season. And it could be among the last times Garnett and Duncan face off.  “Tim’s always been a fierce …

Spurs’ depth dominates young Timberwolves.

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  The Minnesota Timberwolves are just puppies at this stage of their development.  Andrew Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns are two of the most talented young big men in the league, but compared to veterans like LaMarcus Aldridge and David West, they are callow youths whose lack of knowledge can be easily exploited for easy buckets. Zach LaVine is another young canine …

Spurs notebook: Clippers’ Rivers sees Leonard as MVP candidate.

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  As Stephen Curry continues to set nets ablaze across the NBA, most observers seem willing to concede this season’s MVP race to the Golden State sharpshooter. L.A. Clippers coach Doc Rivers isn’t one of them. Rivers would add at least one more name to the list: Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard. “What he’s shooting from 3 is absolutely remarkable,” Rivers said, …

Postgame Wrap: Spurs hack Jordan, beat Clippers, remain perfect at home.

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Spurs coach Gregg Popovich will be the first to confess his dislike of the hacking strategy used at the end of games. Thing is, the strategy is legal, and if using it’s the difference between a win or a loss, Popovich won’t hesitate to pull the trigger. LaMarcus Aldridge finished with a team-high 26 points and 13 rebounds on Friday, helping …

Leonard Scores 22 As Spurs Route Jazz 118-81.

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The leagues-leading defensive team shined once again on Monday. The Spurs have now held 13 out of their last 14 opponents under 100 points. The Spurs also marked their second-best start in franchise history after 26 games as they are now 21-5 this season. They also improve to 13-0 at the AT&T Center. Kawhi Leonard finished with 22 points and seven rebounds …

The Spurs Are Better Than The Warriors, At Least According To One Measurement.

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The Golden State Warriors are still the best team in basketball. Following their first loss of the season and more dominant play from a longstanding title contender, though, one common, all-encompassing stat suggests the reigning champions have company at the top of the NBA. After the San Antonio Spurs drubbed the lethargic, short-handed Utah Jazz by a score of 118-81 on …

Spurs Jonathon Simmons Making The Most Of His Minutes.

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Spurs Jonathon Simmons has heard his number being called often from Head Coach Gregg Popovich. Over his last six games he has performed at a high-level. He is starting to become a fan favorite with his high-flying acts. Simmons has shown growth over the last six games for the Spurs. Though, most of the playing time has come in garbage time of …

Kawhi Leonard was already great on defense. Now he’s elite on offense, too.

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  Kawhi Leonard doesn’t pull up from 30 feet or leap over giants at the rim. His game is a steadier beast. His baskets usually come within the flow of the offense. His box score usually stands out more than his highlights. But a lack of Vines doesn’t make Leonard any less effective or instrumental in the 20-5 Spurs‘ success. As has often …