Gregg Popovich messes with Mike Malone’s post-game presser

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Ahh, Pop. Keep having fun, please. Crumudgeon, grump, rude, surly – all words often used to describe Gregg Popovich. But he has been know to occasionally show his generous, playful, and funny side. After Friday night’s tough battle and loss against the Denver Nuggets, Pop decided to put in his two cents worth while Michael Malone was giving his post-game …

Spurs vs. Nuggets recap, reactions: Spurs run out of gas in return from All-Star break

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Fresh off the All-Star break, the San Antonio Spurs tried to shut out the noise, but fell122-119 to the Denver Nuggets. This year has been anything but routine for the San Antonio Spurs. Nearly three quarters of the way through the regular season, injuries have ravaged the silver and black and forced a usually laser-precise, […] Spurs vs. Nuggets recap, …

Poor free throw shooting dooms the Spurs in Denver

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The Spurs did almost everything else right on offense, but too many missed free throws were costly in another close loss. Second verse, same as the first. Back in Denver where they left off before the All-Star break, the Spurs came up against a streaking Nuggets team that is one of about seven nipping at the heels of a struggling …

San Antonio Spurs: Kawhi Leonard has ‘tremendous disconnect’ with SAS

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According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the relationship between the San Antonio Spurs and Kawhi Leonard might be worse. The Kawhi Leonard saga continued to stretch its legs this week, when San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich said he would be “surprised” if his star player returned this season. A report from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski […] San Antonio Spurs: Kawhi …

San Antonio Spurs: Margin of error is small for rest of season

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The tight Western Conference standings leave little breathing room for the San Antonio Spurs in the second half. A three-game slide to close the first half only narrowed the Western Conference standings, with the San Antonio Spurs clinging to the No. 3 spot. The Minnesota Timberwolves and Oklahoma City Thunder were the main trailers in […] San Antonio Spurs: Margin …

The NBA is discussing a playoffs play-in tournament

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Would giving the 9th and 10th seeds a shot at the playoffs create broader appeal? The NBA is just returning from the All-Star break, which means meetings were held, and discussions about various topics were had. Fixing a playoff format that can seem broken at times due to the often lopsided nature of the NBA conferences has often been one …

Open Thread: Spurs right back to the scene of the crime

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The Rodeo Road Trip resumes precisely where it left off. All-Star Break is over. We rub the sleep out of our eyes and return to our regularly scheduled…what’s that you say? Rudy Gay is returning to action? And LaMarcus Aldridge’s knee is feeling better? Well, time to hunker down and get ready as the last 23 games unfold. Yeah, I …

Game Preview: San Antonio Spurs at Denver Nuggets

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The Spurs look for some redemption in Denver as they head into the second half of the Rodeo Road Trip. These two teams squared off in Denver just 10 days ago for the Spurs’ last game before the All-Star Break. If you had a feeling that we’ve seen an awful lot of these Nuggets recently, well, you’re right: tonight actually …

San Antonio Spurs: Injury report vs. Nuggets does not feature Rudy Gay

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The San Antonio Spurs officially released the injury report for Friday’s game vs. the Denver Nuggets, and it does not feature one notable name. On Friday night, the San Antonio Spurs will return from a 10-day All-Star break to face the Denver Nuggets. It’s the latest part of the Rodeo Road Trip and the second-to-last […] San Antonio Spurs: Injury …

San Antonio Spurs: Manu Ginobili on Kawhi Leonard’s injury decision

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After ESPN’s report that cited San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard’s decision to sit out, Manu Ginobili defended the team’s superstar. On Wednesday, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported that San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard was medically cleared to return, but has opted to sit out. It’s due to a desire to not play on a quad […] San Antonio Spurs: Manu …

San Antonio Spurs: Kawhi Leonard cleared to return, choosing to sit out

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The San Antonio Spurs will remain without Kawhi Leonard for as long as he chooses, according to a report from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. For all but nine games in the 2017-18 NBA season, the San Antonio Spurs have missed Kawhi Leonard, due to a mysterious quad injury that arose before the year started. There was […] San Antonio Spurs: Kawhi …

What to make of the Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard situation

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New developments broke Wednesday, relating the ongoing struggles of Leonard’s rehabilitation and stoking more speculation about his allegedly strained relationship with the team. Another chapter in one of the strangest Spurs sagas was written on Wednesday. It began when Gregg Popovich addressed reporters at a team practice, providing a sobering update on Kawhi Leonard’s status and adding that he would …

Open Thread: National Anthem- not as easy as it looks

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Fergie’s All-Star performance brings back memories of Star-Spangled Banners past 8-time Grammy award winning singer Fergie took to center court after the casually dressed Barenaked Ladies performed an a cappella rendition “O Canada” as a quartet. Fergie was definitely dressed to impress, and to her credit, she swung for the fences with her version of America’s national anthem. To be …

Open Thread: Tim Duncan gets political

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The GOAT endorses a local candidate for public office. Spurs great Tim Duncan has broken his tradition of silence and has endorsed current Bexar County District Attorney Nico LaHood in his campaign for reelection. A 15 second spot aired prime time during the Olympics on NBC, you can view the less-edited “long form” video version of Duncan’s comments in a …