For those who doubt that Gregg Popovich has a sense of humor

I don’t know anything about the context of this short video. I’m completely clueless as to the circumstances of Spurs coach Gregg Popovich’s evening run, or why he seems to enjoying himself so much during it. Some react to Pop’s cranky persona while being interviewed, but it’s certainly not the only side to him. Gregg Popovich is coming for you …

How the Spurs can respond to Grizzlies adjustments

Fizdale backed his rant with key moves in the rotation. The Spurs must adjust. Something pivotal happened Wednesday night in Memphis, and it wasn’t the fans donning “Take That For Data” shirts. Grizzlies coach David Fizdale decided to play his four most experienced players together. Fizdale started the game with Mike Conley, Marc Gasol, Zach Randolph, Vince Carter and James …

Spurs get rooked, rocked and rolled by Grizzlies in Game 3

They’ve yet to win in Memphis in three tries this season First Round Game 3 @Memphis: Grizzlies 105, Spurs 94 Series: 2-1 SA The old adage about the playoffs is that a series doesn’t really begin until the home team loses. Baloney. It begins whenever both teams have a loss, period. That’s when the real adjustments are made and when …

Kawhi Leonard is special … he bleeds antifreeze?

The Grizzlies’ coach went from data rants to robotic humor in less than 48 hours. Proving that he’s not just about data, Memphis Grizzlies head coach David Fizdale had some nice things to say about the Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard. And then he tried to get funny. David Fizdale got jokes about Kawhi Leonard. “I think he bleeds antifreeze or something.” …

The Secret to the Spurs Success

Here are today’s best Spurs news and articles. Maybe you just thought the reason to the Spurs never-ending success is Tim Duncan was just an amazing player who defied Father Time and Gregg Popovich is one of the best coaches in the history of the sport, but you’d be wrong. In a hilarious satire, ballfromgrace of Grizzly Bear Blues takes …

NBA Playoffs 2017: The Keys To A San Antonio Spurs Victory.

The San Antonio Spurs will take their talents on the road  tonight as they look to take a 3-0 series lead against the Memphis Grizzlies. The all pivotal game three is here. The Spurs can either take a commanding 3-0 series lead, or lose in Memphis tonight and let the Grizzlies climb back into this […] NBA Playoffs 2017: The …

Game 3 Preview: San Antonio Spurs at Memphis Grizzlies

A 3-0 lead is all the data the Spurs care about as the series shifts to Memphis. Immediately following Game 2, an embittered Dave Fizdale sat before members of the media and, for 80 inspired seconds, proceeded to rail against the game’s foul disparity and the lack of respect he felt his team received. The Internet couldn’t have fallen in …

The Kawhi vs. LeBron debates have begun

Here are today’s best Spurs news and articles. With Kawhi Leonard just entering his prime and LeBron James seemingly on the verge of exiting his, the debates have started to ramp up on whether The Klaw has surpassed The King. Over at Fox Sports, Skip Bayless explains why he has (in his own “I knew it long before you did“ …

NBA Playoffs 2017: Did David Fizdale’s Rant Motivate the Grizzlies?

The San Antonio Spurs will head to Memphis to take on the Grizzlies for a crucial game three matchup that could decide the fate of this series. The biggest test of the Spurs season is inching closer. The Spurs handled business on their home floor, winning the first two games of the series. In game […] NBA Playoffs 2017: Did …

The Spurs are beating the Grizzlies very efficiently

And they’re also forcing Memphis to be very inefficient. In a previous post I wrote about how a coach reads a box Score and talked about which statistics don’t have much meaning, and which do. For instance, while announcers like to talk about which team is outrebounding the other, the much more meaningful stat is the percentage of offensive rebounds …

NBA Playoffs 2017: The Resurgence of Tony Parker and Danny Green

Since the beginning of the postseason, the energetic play and efficient scoring of Tony Parker and Danny Green have brought the San Antonio Spurs veterans back into the limelight. Fans of the San Antonio Spurs have been continuously disappointed with Green and Parker this season. Between career-low averages and poor efficiency, the two veterans showed […] NBA Playoffs 2017: The …