San Antonio Spurs vs Minnesota Timberwolves: Takeaways

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The San Antonio Spurs (54-10) bounce back after their performance on Monday as they defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves (20-45) 116-91 Tuesday night at the Target Center. Coming off of their worst shooting performance this season on Monday, the Spurs bounced back and did it with aggression on Tuesday against the Timberwolves. LaMarcus Aldridge led the …

Writers Roundtable: Spurs’ West shooting at career clip.

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The San Antonio Express-News Spurs coverage team, joined by WOAI-TV’s Don Harris, answers a variety of questions in a weekly roundtable. Leading off the discussion this week is the explanation for David West’s dramatic field-goal percentage improvement since he joined the Spurs: David West has been a 49 percent shooter from the field for his …

David West on joining the Spurs: ‘It’s been everything for me.

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  David West walked into Bankers Life Fieldhouse from the other side on Monday. The entrance where visitors pass through. Weird? “A little bit,” West said, “coming from that side.” West, who spent the previous four years in Indiana, will play his first game in front of Pacers fans as a San Antonio Spur when the team …

The Evolution of Kyle Anderson.

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  Usually when a professional athlete is called slow, it is viewed as a criticism. For San Antonio Spurs second-year forward Kyle “Slow-Mo” Anderson, it’s used as a complimentary term of endearment. Despite only being 22 years old, Anderson’s style is that of a crafty veteran. When Anderson was still in college at UCLA, Grantland’s …

By the numbers: Who do Spurs turn to in the clutch?

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It’s one of the most pivotal questions for any team: When the game is on the line, who gets the rock? The Spurs’ overall philosophy and commitment to team ball has left that query somewhat open-ended this season. In clutch situations – any point during the 4th quarter or overtime with less than five minutes …

Could the Spurs sneak up on the Warriors and break the NBA record for most wins?

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The San Antonio Spurs have been quietly staying in 2nd place behind the Warriors all season long. With the Warriors gaining all the media attention and being the talk of the NBA since the start of the season. The San Antonio Spurs have been like a lioness on the hunt, just quietly stalking just waiting …

Manu Ginobili Is Stronger Than Ever After His Ball Surgery.

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On February 4, the San Antonio Spurs announced that Manu Ginobili would miss a month after requiring testicular surgery to repair whatever happened to his Ginobilis when Ryan Anderson plunked them with a stray knee. Ginobili, however, recovered faster than the team had initially projected. His quick healing surprised Gregg Popovich, but, in his words, …

Shorthanded Spurs drop Kings to go 30-0 at home.

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  SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Manu Ginobili returned to give the short-handed San Antonio Spurs a needed boost as they remained perfect at home and extended the franchise’s best start. Kawhi Leonard had 25 points and 13 rebounds and Ginobili added a season-high 22 points in his return from a gruesome injury, leading San Antonio …

San Antonio Spurs: Expectations For Kevin Martin.

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The San Antonio Spurs have added sharpshooter Kevin Martin to their bench, but what should they be expecting from him in 2015-16. The San Antonio Spurs have only played the Golden State Warriors once this season, but that 30-point rout at Oracle Arena — even without Tim Duncan — was a statement game. The statement …

Kevin Martin to Spurs: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction.

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Shooting guard Kevin Martin has averaged 20 or more points in six different seasons throughout his career but was on the market after the Minnesota Timberwolves waived him on March 1. That is no longer the case after Saturday’s news. The San Antonio Spurs inked Martin to a new deal, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein. Nick Moyle and …