Spurs’ Sneaker Spotlight: LaMarcus Aldridge’s Air Jordan 33

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The Jordan-obsessed big man is rocking the line’s most recent model, and it may be the most innovative sneaker of all-time. Earlier in the season, I did a write-up on a pair of Air Jordan, “He Got Game ,” XIIIs (13s) that LaMarcus Aldridge wore. Released in 1997, the Air Jordan 13 was at the forefront of industry evolution, being …

Christmas Day Games Thread

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The Spurs aren’t playing, but there’s some good basketball on TV today. Welcome to the Games 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 much. The Spurs …

Open Thread: Merry Christmas, Pounders

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How do you celebrate the holiday? There has been lots of Christmas spirit coming from the San Antonio Spurs. Pop and Derrick White visited Pershing Elementary and gave out shoes through Shoes That Fit. Pau Gasol visited Methodist Children’s Hospital here in San Antonio. Pau, joined by Patty Mills and Bryn Forbes, visited The Children’s Shelter of San Antonio. Marco …

Christmas is about giving — of yourself

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The San Antonio Spurs offer their community not just great basketball entertainment, but they offer themselves and their time to great charities and organizations. Christmas is one of my favorite holidays for many reasons – tamales, hot cocoa, baking, cooler temperatures (yes, I’m from South Texas), and seeing the expressions on my family’s faces when they open the gifts I …

Open Thread: Spurs Mural Tour- Rudy’s Seafood

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Part 2- The Active Spurs As mentioned yesterday, there are so many murals at Rudy Seafood on Flores St., my daughter and I had to break it down into two parts. The first player who she acknowledged by name was Patty Mills. It warmed my heart. She has since added DeMar DeRozan to her repertoire. Lucky for fans, #10 is …

The 12 Days of Christmas for Spurs fans

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These holidays, it’s good to support San Antonio. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you fellow Pounders! I’m very proud to say that we are a three-generation Spurs-supporting family. I’m also very proud that my 10 year old nephew (on the nights that he has finished his homework on time) now makes Spurs games appointment viewing. My nearly four …

Open Thread: Spurs Mural Tour- Rudy’s Seafood (part 1, the legends)

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The Mecca of Spurs murals wrap around this unobtrusive restaurant If you are in San Antonio and have yet to visit Rudy’s Seafood at 4122 S Flores St., put it on your list. It should serve as a requirement for any out-of-towner coming to San Antonio specifically to see a Spurs game. The shrimp tacos are killer. The inside of …

Spurs “Mural” Tour takes a turn at Sea World

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Or “How I embarrassed myself from beyond the arc” So for starters, it wasn’t a mural as much as print of some sort. And to say I embarrassed myself is a stretch. I walk into these situations willingly. But in this case, I didn’t set myself up, I was goaded into paying $10 for a carnival game. Let me backtrack… …

Open Thread: Santa Pop and his elf Derrick White surprise some students at Pershing Elementary

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Shoes That Fit treated students to some holiday cheer Earlier today, Coach Popovich and Derrick White spread Christmas cheer at Pershing Elementary by donating kicks to every student through Shoes That Fit. #SeasonOfGiving | #NBACares pic.twitter.com/TWiGYaAGst — San Antonio Spurs (@spurs) December 10, 2018 Tis the season. The Spurs are out and about spreading holiday cheer in San Antonio. On …

San Antonio Spurs: Gregg Popovich participates in charity for local children

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Gregg Popovich of the San Antonio Spurs took part in a major charitable donation for children in the local school district. The intrinsic values of the San Antonio Spurs organization are founded on the idea that a player’s responsibilities extend off the court to the world around them. Head coach Gregg Popovich is notoriously outspoken […] San Antonio Spurs: Gregg …

Open Thread: H. E. B. sponsoring 12 Days of Christmas Auction

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Plenty of Spurs commercial memorabilia up for grabs If you want to own a piece of the Spurs annual H. E. B. commercials, this is the auction for you: Gear up this holiday season during @HEB’s 12 Days of Christmas Auction benefitting @SBGBofficial! Bid on autographed items featured in this year’s commercials from now until Dec. 21 at https://t.co/JNBt0rPTUA or …

The Spurs unleashed DeMar DeRozan in the open court

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An underutilized weapon took over in Sunday’s second half. Even in the midst of the team-wide hot streak, the Spurs were riding last night against the Blazers, DeMar DeRozan’s 15 straight points at the end of the third stood out. His run carried the Spurs from down 4 with just under 5 minutes left in the third, to up 4 …

San Antonio Spurs roundup: Tim Duncan enters a Hall of Fame

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Before the San Antonio Spurs face the New Orleans Pelicans, let’s look at the latest news, notes and headlines for Wednesday, Nov. 22. On Wednesday night, the San Antonio Spurs will face the New Orleans Pelicans. It’s the first part of a road trip that goes into Thanksgiving weekend, along with the Spurs having no […] San Antonio Spurs roundup: …

Travelling to the other side of the world to find Spurs fans

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Being a Pounding the Rock writer has many advantages, including our unlimited expense account for international travel. In the summer of 2016, I journeyed to Vancouver, Canada and discovered that the city apparently lost its interest in the NBA after the league abandoned Vancouver for Memphis, Tennessee. This year, I celebrated the start of the NBA season by traveling to …

Simply Rayne

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2019 Fiesta Oyster Bake Fri, Apr 12, 2019 @ 6:30PM St. Mary’s University Campus, One Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio, TX See Simply Rayne perform live on the R&B / Hip Hop Stage sponsored by Bud Light and KBBT. share ______________________________________ San Antonio Rampage vs Ontario Reign Fri, Dec 28 @ 7:30PM AT&T Center, San Antonio, TX Simply Rayne will be performing the National …