SPURS INJURY REPORT – 11/30/17

Kawhi Leonard (right quadriceps tendinopathy) and Derrick White (right wrist fracture) are out for tomorrow’s Spurs-Grizzlies game. Source: Spurs

What we learned from the Spurs win over the Grizzlies

Aldridge had the AT&T center rocking after his best performance in a Spurs Jersey. A one time rivalry game quickly became a “wait, who is that guy” kind of game, as the Spurs took on a depleted Memphis Grizzlies team for the first time this season. The long divisional foe was nearly unrecognizable without the familiar faces of Mike Conley …

San Antonio Spurs: Gilbert Arenas questions how good Kawhi Leonard is

Former NBA guard Gilbert Arenas doesn’t think Kawhi Leonard, when he returns, will be a difference for the San Antonio Spurs. The San Antonio Spurs lost Kawhi Leonard before the 2017-18 started. He suffered a quad injury that kept him out of training camp, the preseason and the first 21 games of the regular season. […] San Antonio Spurs: Gilbert …

Dejounte Murray is not ready yet, and that’s fine

Tony Parker’s return is likely going to end Dejounte Murray’s time as a rotation player. It’s for the best, probably. But it’s also bittersweet. It seems like a long time ago, but Murray made some noise to start the season. He mostly did it thanks to his raw physical tools, but he looked the part of a starting point guard …

San Antonio Spurs: LaMarcus Aldridge reacts to 41-point performance

LaMarcus Aldridge had one of his best games for the San Antonio Spurs, scoring 41 points against the Memphis Grizzlies. How did he react to this performance? Wednesday night’s win over the Memphis Grizzlies pushed the San Antonio Spurs to a 14-7 record — the third-best mark in the Western Conference. Only the Houston Rockets […] San Antonio Spurs: LaMarcus …

Spurs playbook: San Antonio’s death by a thousand cuts

San Antonio’s collective patience, instincts and selflessness helped carve apart the Grizzlies early on in the Spurs’ victory. Earlier this season, ESPN writer Zach Lowe revealed a mostly innocuous bit of inside basketball chatter when he published an exchange he had with a Spurs official regarding the team’s move for Pau Gasol. I was underwhelmed [with the Gasol signing]. He …

LaMarcus Aldridge dropped a 41-point bomb on the Grizzlies

Tony Parker added 10 in his second game back. We all know that Tony Patker will continue to rediscover his game as his time on the court increases, but did anyone see him matching Marc Gasol’s scoring? Both had 10 points on the night. The Spurs maintained composure as Memphis continued to grind themselves back into contention. In the end, …

Spurs tame Grizzlies as LaMarcus Aldridge dominates

The Spurs needed all of Aldridge’s season-high 41 points to hold off a pesky Grizzlies team. The NBA has no shortage of stories, narratives that wax and wane and help define the identities of players, teams and eras alike — look no further than the now-defunct Grit and Grind Grizzlies. A quarter through the 2017-18 season, LaMarcus Aldridge is rewriting …

Spurs top Grizzlies, 104-95: Recap, highlights and more

LaMarcus Aldridge‘s best performance in Silver and Black and another strong performance from Tony Parker gave the San Antonio Spurs the edge over Memphis. On Wednesday night, the San Antonio Spurs played its 21st game of the 2017-18 season. This resulted in a stellar performance from the leading scorer and a bevy of players that stepped […] Spurs top Grizzlies, 104-95: …

San Antonio Spurs: David Robinson sees some Tim Duncan in Marvin Bagley III

San Antonio Spurs legend David Robinson compares college stud Marvin Bagley III to another top face in the Silver and Black’s archives. The San Antonio Spurs know a thing or two about centers and power forwards. It rostered David Robinson and/or Tim Duncan from 1989-2016, resulting in a double-digit total of playoff appearances and five […] San Antonio Spurs: David …

San Antonio Spurs: RC Buford praises the team ‘coming together’

Without two of the San Antonio Spurs’ biggest names, General Manager RC Buford praised the team coming together, specifically praising LaMarcus Aldridge. When Tony Parker and Kawhi Leonard were both down and out, this led to LaMarcus Aldridge taking on a larger role for the San Antonio Spurs. He played second fiddle in his first […] San Antonio Spurs: RC …

What the first 20 games have revealed about the Spurs

LaMarcus has been great, the bench has been weird, and other Spurs things to keep an eye on going forward. We are half a game away from officially being a quarter of the way through the 2017-18 season, so this feels like as a good a time to take a look at the current state of the Spurs. Kawhi Leonard …

Gregg Popovich has won more games with a single franchise than any coach in NBA history

And we’ll consider ourselves lucky if he says more than 12 words about it. Wednesday, November 29, 2017– The Spurs’ win the other night brought Gregg Popovich’s total to 1,128 making his the winningest head coach with one team: 10 Interesting Facts About Gregg Popovich #GoSpursGo pic.twitter.com/5ZWIs4kbX8 https://t.co/5md7JegOcN — NBA Ray (@NBA_Ray) November 27, 2017 That and $4.35 might just …