San Antonio Spurs: 5 Expectations for the First Round

The San Antonio Spurs will face off against the Memphis Grizzlies in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. After sweeping the Grizzlies in last year’s first round, what can we expect from this series? The NBA Playoffs are finally back and that means another chance for the Spurs to make a title run. After […] San Antonio Spurs: 5 …

The San Antonio Stars select Nia Coffey with the fifth pick

Eli Horowitz is live at the WNBA Draft in New York with the story New York— With the fifth pick in 2017 WNBA Draft, the San Antonio Stars selected Nia Coffey out of Northwestern University. This past season she averaged 20 points per game and 10.8 rebounds per game for the Wildcats. Coffey is a 6-foot-1 forward who is most …

NBA 2016-17 season review, Part 1

Didnt I tell you the Warriors would be good? Wow, that regular season just flew by, didn’t it? It seemed like just yesterday we watched the Spurs trash the Kevin Durant and the Warriors on the road on the opening night of the season. Since then there has been a lot of Kawhi Leonard doing MVP things, assorted highs and …

San Antonio Stars mulling trade with first pick in draft

The Summit is reporting that the Stars are considering trading likely first pick Kelsey Plum New York— Just hours before the 2017 WNBA Draft tonight, Summit Hoops, the new Fansided site covering women’s basketball, reported that the San Antonio Stars are mulling over what to do with the first overall pick. THE LATEST: @SummittHoops has learned the Dallas Wings are …

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In the fourth quarter, the doctor called a Code Blue. Source: Spurs

Playoff Preview and Prediction: Memphis Grizzlies vs San Antonio Spurs.

The regular season has officially come to an end, setting up a physical first round matchup between the Memphis Grizzlies and the San Antonio Spurs. The NBA Playoffs are officially upon us. Per usual, the Spurs have made the playoffs, as they’ve done for a record 20 consecutive seasons. This season, the Spurs finished with […] Playoff Preview and Prediction: …

Spurs mailbag: Kawhi’s MVP chances, free agent point guards, tacos

Answering fan questions in the first-ever PtR mailbag. Welcome to Pounding the Rock’s first Spurs mailbag. You can tweet your questions for the next mailbag using the hashtags #AskPtR or #AskQ. Let’s do this thing. @poundingtherock What are the realistic chances of Kawhi stealing the MVP from Russ/Harden? — Jase Finch (@finch_021) April 12, 2017 At this point, we are …

The NBA’s rest policy is ripe for a revolution

After a rocky end to the regular season, the Front Office is taking the practice of resting to extreme lengths in hopes for a more productive postseason. In an unbelievable attempt to steady the course going into the postseason, PATFO is testing the practice of resting not only players, but also the Spurs’ support staff. So today’s announcement that the …

Spurs late comeback falls short in regular season finale at Utah

Hey, they ended last season on a three-game losing streak too. Game 82, @Utah: Jazz 101, Spurs 97 Record: 61-21 1st in Southwest Division, 2nd in Western Conference Streak: L-3 How you felt about Game 82 at Utah as a microcosm of the season as a whole probably says a lot about your personality as a Spurs fan in general. …

San Antonio Spurs: The Keys to Playoff Success.

The San Antonio Spurs will head to Utah to take on the fifth seed Jazz in the final game of the regular season. The Spurs will have their final regular season tune-up game tonight in Utah, against a Jazz team that has played the Spurs well, winning one of the three matchups this season. For […] San Antonio Spurs: The …

It could be another quiet awards season for the Spurs

The organization consistently shirks the pursuit of personal accolades in favor of team goals. How would a lack of hardware affect the perception of another stellar season? With this season’s MVP race hitting a fever pitch, it’s weird to think that the actual announcement is still 10 long weeks away. In case you’d forgotten, the NBA’s end-of-season awards will be …