Spurs Scorch The Heat With A 119-101 Victory.

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The San Antonio Spurs scorched the Miami Heat on Monday in the American Airlines Arena with a 119-101 victory. Granted the Miami Heat are not the super power they once were without  LeBron James. The Heat still managed to keep the game competitive through the first 3 quarters, but the Spurs proved to much in the 4th and put this …

Game Preview: San Antonio Spurs vs Miami Heat.

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A game against the Miami Heat doesn’t mean what it used to for the San Antonio Spurs. It’s not quite the “Finals Preview” that it was before LeBron took his talents away from South Beach, but the Heat haven’t exactly collapsed in Mr. James’ absence. Miami currently holds the fourth seed in the East, and they sit atop the Southeast …

Spurs have erased memories of losing 2015 rodeo trip.

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[…] one year after the Spurs recorded their first losing rodeo road trip since the annual exodus from the AT&T Center began in 2003, few players recall the gritty details, including a players-only meeting forced by coach Gregg Popovich. Perhaps one of the reasons memories are fuzzy is the Spurs (43-8) are focused primarily these days on a new set …

Barber does cutting-edge work on Spurs haircuts.

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Rob Ferrel stopped to admire his unusual portrait of LaMarcus Aldridge. After two hours of careful crafting while listening to rapper Tupac blaring through the speakers, the barber had shaved a replica of the Spurs power forward’s smiling face onto his client’s head. The barber said shaving a portrait into someone’s head is similar to completing a puzzle. […] I …

Ginobili’s bad luck could become Spurs’ good fortune.

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In the pro sports world, you need to be talented, but you also need to be lucky. Some of the greatest teams and players have been derailed by a bout of poor luck. A tricky landing. A mis-timed move. An inadvertent elbow. All it took for Spurs guard Manu Ginobili to lose one month — or more — of his …

Spurs’ Green exhibits ‘quiet toughness’.

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Spurs’ Green exhibits ‘quiet toughness’ When Danny Green smiles, it almost blocks all the shots lobbed at him by life. Sitting at his locker stall after a recent win over Orlando, Green, 28, shared a few laughs with neighbor Rasual Butler while a team trainer plopped down ice packs on his ankles. At the top of that design, the acronym …

High drama part of Spurs’ entry to NBA 40 years ago.

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“We sort of had a gentleman’s agreement not to lie to each other and to listen to each other,” said Robinson, who retired in 2009 after 40 years with the Express-News, including a long stint as sports editor that began when the Express and News were morning and afternoon dailies. […] when Robinson learned Drossos had made plans to attend …

Spurs’ LaMarcus Aldridge Stepping-Up At Right Time.

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San Antonio Spurs LaMarcus Aldridge in just three games in February has been playing lights out. His play is coming at the right time with Tim Duncan sidelined with a knee injury. Aldridge helped lead the Spurs to their 27th consecutive win this season at home as they defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 110-97 on Wednesday. The Spurs power-forward just …

Spurs broadcast team gets mixed reviews in Awful Announcing poll.

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Sports blog Awful Announcing recently conducted a poll asking readers to grade each local NBA broadcast team around the league. This is all obviously an exercise in subjectivity, but it’s still a fun look at what people prefer. Some viewers prefer intense homerism in their broadcasts, while others prefer a more unbiased approach. Others are drawn to announcers who infuse …

Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard, LaMarcus Aldridge get dissed.

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San Antonio Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard is considered a huge coup for the team when they traded for him five years ago. His development on the court has been astronomical to the point he has been named an NBA All-Star this season and not to mention has a title under his belt to go along witha NBA Finals MVP trophy. LaMarcus …

Kareem Adbul-Jabbar says Tim Duncan has had a better career over Kobe Bryant.

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NBA great and former Lakers center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar recently appeared on “Conversations with Tyler,” a series at George Mason University and fielded a few questions from the audience. One person decided to ask which player has had the better career – San Antonio Spurs’ Tim Duncan or Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant? You’d think Kareem would pick Kobe considering he is a fellow …