All the reasons the Spurs won’t get to 50 wins

…can all go jump in a lake. With 43 wins already on the board and 8 games still to go, the Spurs are poised to blow by practically every preseason win total prediction made. 1 more victory, in fact, will push them past the Westgate’s preseason over/under of 43.5 — a number that came out before Dejounte Murray’s season-ending injury, …

Limited-Edition Manu Ginobili digital print available now

There are only 120 total, and it’s for a charitable cause. Manu Ginobili’s jersey retirement ceremony is just two days away, and you can get a spectacular limited-edition digital print of him by renowned local artist Vincent Valdez for a the friendly price of just $2,500! It might be worth it since only 120 are being made, they will be …

Open Thread: Poll- The Spurs chances of hitting 50 wins this season

The team must win 7 of their last eight games. Can they do it? The days are dwindling down on this season of basketball. Playoffs are looming, but with what appears to be the same indifference to a finals that most believe will assuredly host the Golden State Warriors and __________________________________ (fill in your choice for an Eastern Conference sacrificial …

How the Spurs answered everything the Celtics tried to stop LaMarcus Aldridge

Transcendent performances have unintended consequences. Sunday night, LMA’s onslaught started a cat-and-mouse game with San Antonio playing the feline. The Spurs took care of business on Sunday night in Boston against a depleted Celtics’ squad. After dropping two in a row, and with their adversary missing three key players, the game felt like a must win. LaMarcus Aldridge appeared to …

How Derrick White turned himself into an NBA star

Derrick White’s backstory makes his rapid NBA rise all the more impressive. The Spurs have had plenty of players with “feel good”, inspiring stories of all shapes and sizes come through their ranks. There was George Hill: an unknown to most from tiny IUPUI, or Jonathon Simmons, who had to buy his way into a G-League tryout before climbing the …

Spurs Power Rankings – Week 23: Up, down, and up again

A good start and a good finish help get the taste of those two losses out of Spurs fans’ mouths. Looks like it’s going to be a great week when the Spurs start off with a strong win over the defending champion Golden State Warriors, jump to 5th in the standings and guarantee a 22nd winning season. But the guys …

The 48 points LaMarcus Aldridge dropped on Boston place him in elite company

Aldridge continues to amaze. Another game, another career night for LaMarcus Aldridge. With the Spurs in desperate need of a win to stop a two-game skid that has placed them in sole possession of the 8th seed (for now), the Spurs rode their All Star for a relatively comfortable win over the struggling but still formidable Boston Celtics on their …

Dejounte Murray decked out in warm ups in Boston

Still recovering for an ACL, but the timeline is looking good A great piece by Jeff McDonald for the Express-News highlights the progress of Dejounte Murray is making on his road to recovery. Although the defensive stalwart is not expected to return this season, he was seen in Spurs warm up gear kicking out balls to Bryn Forbes and Davis …

LaMarcus Aldridge’s career night leads Spurs past Celtics

Aldridge was unstoppable, as the Spurs win an important game on the road. Turns out I enjoy watching LaMarcus Aldridge go off far more than I do James Harden. Mathematically speaking, each win in the regular season is equally important. Mentally speaking, this one felt more important than most. It’s no secret that the Spurs have been a completely different …

Spurs at Celtics Game Thread

The Spurs are in Boston as they try to avoid the eight seed 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 much. Welcome …

Derrick White is already getting a mural at Rudy’s Seafood

White joins a long lost of Spurs with murals. That didn’t take long. Spurs second-year guard Derrick White has only been a part of the main rotation for 58 games, and he’s already earned himself a mural at Rudy’s Seafood in South San Antonio. Rudy’s Seafood Rudy’s Seafood After spending most of his rookie season in Austin, White took on …

The Spurs offense, or DeMar DeRozan hero ball?

What to make of the Spurs’ late game (self) execution. The Spurs’ dropped a winnable game they probably shouldn’t have had a chance in against the Rockets on Friday night. A glance at the box score reveals the makings of a blow out loss. On a night where James Harden set a new Spurs’ opponent scoring record with 61 points, …

Open Thread: Experiencing the AT&T Center from the inside out

More than just watching the Austin Spurs make their annual trip to San Antonio I love the Spurs, I really do. I respect the culture. I appreciate the consistency of having the same head coach for over twenty years. I love that Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, and Tony Parker are the winningest Big 3 of all time. I love that …