Game Preview: Memphis Grizzlies vs. San Antonio Spurs

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Photo by Edward A. Ornelas/Getty Images It’s Tony Parker Jersey Retirement Night, with the Spurs playing host to the Memphis Grizzlies for the pre-ceremony entertainment. The Spurs laid a massive egg Saturday afternoon against the Celtics, giving up a season-worst 135 points. Gregg Popovich was extremely disappointed in the effort shown by his squad, as evidenced by his interview with …

The San Antonio Spurs honor Tony Parker ahead of his jersey retirement

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Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports Revisiting the journey of a San Antonio Spurs legend The San Antonio Spurs are one of the most storied franchises in NBA history, and Tony Parker is one of their most decorated players. The speedy point guard was a six-time All-Star, four-time champion, and one-time Finals MVP for a dynasty that lasted more than a decade. …

Open Thread: Interviewing Gregg Popovich after Shoes That Fit

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Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images The trademark gruffness was tempered by the sincerity of the event. I’ve never been in a press pool with Gregg Popovich, but like many of you, I’ve seen enough to know his style. So imagine my surprise when Pop, after letting Spurs’ guard Bryn Forbes field questions about the Shoes That Fit event at Washington …

Austin Spurs drop season opener to Rio Grande Valley Vipers 120-112

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Keldon Johnson’s 25 points was not enough to give Austin Spurs season opening win. After three quarters of commanding basketball where they looked in control of the game, the Austin Spurs seemed to run out of steam in the fourth quarter, losing to the defending G-League Champions Rio Grande Valley Vipers 120-112. Despite the first half being a feeling out …

On DeMar DeRozan’s uncharacteristically efficient start to the season

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Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports Don’t look now, but DeRozan seems to have caught San Antonio’s efficiency bug — let’s hope it’s chronic. Unlike last year, when DeMar DeRozan burst out of the gate with a series of eye-opening performances that made him the main story on a nightly basis, this season’s first 8 games have largely seen the Spurs’ leading …

The Spurs are betting on Dejounte Murray

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Daniel Dunn-USA TODAY Sports After missing all of last season with an ACL injury, Murray has a new extension, the keys to the Spurs’ offense and three Hall of Famers in his ear all game long. Midway through the second quarter of the Spurs’ 121-112 win over Oklahoma City, Dejounte Murray was beaten on a backdoor cut by Hamidou Diallo, …

Playing the Thunder brings out the best in LaMarcus Aldridge

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Photo by Edward A. Ornelas/Getty Images Aldridge temporarily silences his critics with a season-best performance against the Thunder. If you hadn’t been following the Spurs prior to today and decided to look up LaMarcus Aldridge’s season stats, you would see a very solid line of 19 points on 51.7 percent shooting, 6.6 rebounds, 2.5 assists, and 2.1 blocks. The 51.7 …