Former Spur Rasual Butler, wife killed in a car crash

It’s a tragic day for the NBA community. Former Spur Rasual Butler and his wife Leah LaBelle were killed in a single-car crash in Studio City, CA early this morning when he apparently lost control of his car. According to TMZ: 38-year-old Butler — who was drafted by the Miami Heat in 2002 — lost control of his Range Rover …

The stage is set for Blake Griffin to join the Spurs in 2021-22

…after Pau Gasol retires and San Antonio needs another past-his-prime big man to rejuvenate. On January 29th, the Los Angeles Clippers surprised the basketball world after agreeing to trade their superstar, Blake Griffin, to the Detroit Pistons in exchange for Avery Bradley, Tobias Harris, Boban Marjanovic, a first-round draft pick, and a second-round draft pick. The trade sent shock-waves through …

San Antonio Spurs: Engelland, Buford on how Gregg Popovich connects

In a piece for TIME, San Antonio Spurs coaches and management discussed how Gregg Popovich connects with the players and coaches. For the past 20 years, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich has led a winning culture, resulting in little-to-no controversy, players sticking around for the long term (David Robinson, Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Manu […] San Antonio Spurs: Engelland, …

LaMarcus Aldridge is killing it

Aldridge tallied his 9th 30+ point game of the season. On most nights, LaMarcus is unstoppable. It takes a team with a great scheme and talented bigs to alter or interrupt his game. A few games back against the Indiana Pacers, Damantas Sabonis played LMA hard earning 5 fouls. When he sat, Al Jefferson come on to take over, banging …

Spurs use size to squeak by speedy Nuggets

It was big ball vs. small ball tonight, and the Spurs came out on top. This was a game of contrasting styles, and the San Antonio Spurs came out on top with a tight 106-104 win. Without Paul Millsap and Mason Plumlee, the Nuggets were forced to go small, surrounding their anchor Nikola Jokic with speedy, streaky guards and forwards. …

Spurs vs. Nuggets recap, reactions: Spurs hold off Nuggets in a thriller

The San Antonio Spurs barely held off the Denver Nuggets at home, 106-104. The San Antonio Spurs were able to hold off a late push by the Denver Nuggets, ultimately winning Tuesday nights contest 106-104. The Nuggets quickly bounced back from their tightly contested, one point loss to the Boston Celtics on Monday and gave […] Spurs vs. Nuggets recap, …

Manu Ginobili pulls off an all-time-great type pass

Add this one to Manu’s ever-growing highlight reel. At 40-years-old, every Manu Ginobili moment is special. Even more special is every vintage “only Manu” play we get to add to his lengthy highlight reel. We got another one of those tonight with this fancy behind-the-back pass to Davis Bertans during the second quarter of the Spurs 106-104 win over the …

Denver at San Antonio, Final Score: Spurs edge the Nuggets 106-104

LaMarcus Aldridge, Kyle Anderson and Manu Ginobili shine as the Spurs win a close one This was a close game throughout, but the Spurs were able to pull out the win tonight as LaMarcus Aldridge and Kyle Anderson took over for the Spurs on the offensive end and Manu Ginobili provided the spark that the Silver and Black needed to …

Spurs rumors: Anthony Davis will be a target this summer

The San Antonio Spurs will reportedly target New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis this offseason. The San Antonio Spurs have two stars in place, with Kawhi Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge as the leaders of the roster. They do not have a “Big 3” anymore, though, which was the case of the Tim Duncan-Tony Parker-Manu Ginobili […] Spurs rumors: Anthony Davis …

Sources: The Spurs have shut down any Kawhi Leonard trade inquiries

If you call the Spurs inquiring about Kawhi Leonard, prepare to get hung up on. The trade deadline is drawing ever so near, and that can only mean one thing: chaos. The Spurs have rarely been a team who participates in the hubbub this time of year except maybe around the fringes, and that’s usually only if they know a …

Kawhi Leonard and the Spurs: rumors, denials and fallout

What trade deadlines mean when there are conflicting reports about what’s going on. A lot has been happening this week in San Antonio. Jalen Rose broke the news that Kawhi Leonard indeed wants out of San Antonio. It has since been backed by nobody and with the open door policy on all Spurs happenings, we are left to ponder what …

Spurs rumors: Kawhi Leonard trade calls being shut down

To no surprise, the San Antonio Spurs have rejected all trade calls received for Kawhi Leonard. It stems from the ESPN report that surfaced in early January. Earlier this month, the San Antonio Spurs were in the rumor mill for unusual drama. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported the Spurs and Kawhi Leonard have a “disconnected” and “distant” […] Spurs rumors: Kawhi Leonard …

Pop on Manu Ginobili and Vince Carter “You hope they never retire”

The two eldest statesmen still have it going after all these years. You know what I really want to happen at the NBA All-Star Weekend? I want the league’s two oldest players to face off in a game of HORSE. Seriously! Did you watch these two the other night? They both seem to be in ridiculously great shape. Considering Manu …