San Antonio vs. Utah, Final Score: Spurs get their revenge on the Jazz 110-97

Last Tuesday you beat us by 34, the very next day the Lakers put us away. This Sunday, to save me from tears, Rudy Gay was something special. The Spurs followed their emotional, comeback win over the Lakers with a strong effort against a Jazz team that destroyed them last week. Early shot-making by LaMarcus Aldridge and Marco Belinelli was …

Spurs vs. Jazz Game Thread

After the big win over the Lakers, the Spurs look for redemption over the Jazz Welcome to the Game Thread. Veterans of the Game Thread know how we do things around here, but for all you newbies we have a few rules. Our community guidelines apply and basically say be cool, no personal attacks, don’t troll and don’t swear too …

San Antonio Spurs vs. Utah Jazz: What to watch for

After rallying in the fourth quarter and winning Friday evening’s game, the San Antonio Spurs will host the Utah Jazz on Sunday evening. There’s been plenty of chatter surrounding the DeMar DeRozan trade and the outcome for all parties involved. It’s been a rocky road for the Spurs thus far, but DeRozan and third-year center […] San Antonio Spurs vs. …

Don’t count the Spurs out just yet

Flaws and all, San Antonio continues to compete. The Spurs aren’t as bad as we may think they are. Sure, Friday’s win doesn’t wash away the misery of the last week and a half. Three 30-point losses don’t disappear thanks to one well executed quarter on both ends of the floor, and the difference between 11-15 and 12-14 is just …

Game Preview: Utah Jazz vs. San Antonio Spurs

It’s a chance for San Antonio to avenge an embarrassing 35-point loss to Utah last week. The Spurs will look to carry the momentum over from a dominant 4th quarter against the Los Angeles Lakers in another rematch, this time against the Utah Jazz. Utah, a personal League Pass favorite of mine, took the Spurs to the cleaners when the …

The Spurs hit plenty of milestones in win over Lakers

Something about these Lakers games brings out the best of the Spurs. Another Spurs — Lakers game, another classic with many milestones set. We did this after the Spurs’ overtime classic win against LeBron James & Co. back in October, and we’re doing it again tonight thanks to the always reliable Jordan Howenstine. Let’s start with DeMar DeRozan, who had …

The Spurs three that broke the Lakers’ back

How Davis Bertans got so open on such an important play. The Spurs won the season series against the Lakers last night on the back of a blowout 4th quarter where they lit up the scoreboard with 42 points in 22 offensive possessions with the game on the line. Davis Bertans led the way, scoring all 13 of his points …

San Antonio Spurs vs. Los Angeles Lakers: Bench Game Takeaways

Home sweet home. The San Antonio Spurs improve to 8-4 when playing in the Alamo City as they defeat the Los Angeles Lakers 133-120 with plenty of help from the bench. It didn’t look as if the night would end up with the Silver and Black sharing celebratory high fives once the final buzzer went […] San Antonio Spurs vs. …

Open Thread: Pop is just one win from Pat Riley on the NBA all-time list

And last night he picked up a W against Riley’s former team. 14. 14 is the maximum number of clubs allowable for a golfer. Fourteen days is often referred to as a fortnight. It’s the number of lines in a sonnet. Woodrow Wilson outlined Fourteen Points at the end of World War I, the fourteenth point calling for the creation …

Spurs find a winning formula in the fourth to down Lakers

The Spurs started their six-game homestand on the right foot, as an unlikely group powered the Good Guys to a come-from-behind victory over LeBron’s Lakers. Hanging on the wall of the Spurs’ changing room, tucked between Pau Gasol’s locker and a fridge packed with waters and isotonic beverages, is a framed poster of the Stonecutter’s Creedo, white letters over a …

The San Antonio Spurs need to learn how to win on the road

For the second straight year, the San Antonio Spurs have been abysmal on the road. They need to turn that around if they’re going to make the playoffs this season. For years, the San Antonio Spurs have been the model of consistency in the NBA, and that includes being one of the league’s best road […] The San Antonio Spurs …

Spurs look to close out season series against Lakers in return to San Antonio

After LeBron James’ fourth quarter thrashing of the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday, the Western Conference rivals will return to Texas for the final meeting of the season series. With a 2-1 series lead on the Los Angeles Lakers, the Spurs have an early opportunity to seal this season series with a victory on Friday […] Spurs look to close …

A tale of two Spurs teams

There’s a stark contrast between the playing style of San Anronio’s starters, and that of the bench. You can count on three things: Death, taxes, and that when the Spurs come to Los Angeles to play the Lakers, I will be at the game. Which makes me wonder if death and taxes would stop if I stopped attending the Spurs …