Popovich High School? San Antonio man creates petition to rename Lee High School after Spurs coach.

  After 58 years of being named Robert E. Lee High School, a San Antonio man is rallying Spurs fans to change the name in honor of Coach Gregg Popovich. Emmanuel Casasola, a 2002 graduate of the Northeast Side school, said he started the online petition on Friday after discussing the controversy surrounding landmarks and institutions like the campus with namesakes tied …

Spurs two point guards too much for Nuggets.

Slowly but surely, the Spurs starting lineup is starting to find its rhythm, even though its prized newcomer is still struggling to find his. Coming into Wednesday night’s game at the AT&T Center against a Nuggets squad that had been surprisingly competitive 11 games into the season, the Spurs starters had produced a 99.4 offensive rating in 154 minutes, per NBA.com’s stat …

Game Preview: San Antonio Spurs vs. Portland Trail Blazers.

Following a grind of a win versus the Philadelphia 76ers, the San Antonio Spurs prepare to take on the Portland Trail Blazers. This will be the Spurs’ second matchup against the Blazers of the season, having defeated them 113-101 just a few days ago, in what was an emotional return to Portland for former Blazers star LaMarcus Aldridge. The Spurs rode …

San Antonio Spurs: Too Soon To Worry About Danny Green.

When the San Antonio Spurs re-signed Danny Green to a four-year, $40 million contract over the summer, it was considered a major victory for one of the league’s most dangerous teams. Landing LaMarcus Aldridge was obviously the big score of the offseason, but getting a sharpshooter like Green to take such a steep discount preserved precious cap space available and helped …

Several Spurs are off to standout starts.

  I see there’s been a lot of reaction, both positive and negative to my observation that the Spurs‘ starters haven’t hit their stride yet.  While I stand behind everything I wrote, I understand the opposition’s argument. Starting lineup aside, there’s been a lot to be happy about so far and it’s only worth going into a detail with all of the the …

Game 9 – Spurs 92, 76ers 83 (11/14/15)

The Spurs, playing without Kawhi Leonard and Manu Ginobili, got a scare from the young Philadelphia 76ers last night in the final minutes. The Spurs led by as many as 19 points, but could never put the game out of reach. The Spurs had good ball movement at times in the 1st half, but had stretches where it got stagnant. …

Game 8 – Spurs 113, Blazers 101 (11/11/15)

This game was highlighted by LaMarcus Aldridge’s return to Portland for the first time as an opponent. He was one of 4 starters that left the Blazers in the offseason, leaving Damian Lillard as the only returning starter on a team that went 51-31 last season. LA was greeted in the pregame introduction with a mixture of cheers and boos. …

Game 7 – Spurs 106, Kings 88 (11/9/15)

This was another close game through the first 3 quarters, but the Spurs pulled away in the 4th, outscoring the Sacramento Kings 34-19 to come away with a 106-88 win. This was the Spurs’ 2nd straight win and 5th in 6 games since losing the season opener to the Thunder. For the Kings, it was their 6th straight loss. After …

The Spurs’ beautiful game lives on through the bench.

  Thee arrival of LaMarcus Aldridge was always going to impact the geometry of the San Antonio attack. An All-Star talent with the elite ability to dominate from 18 feet, Aldridge left Portland to contend closer to home, and Gregg Popovich’s remit has been to marry the power forward’s sharpshooting with his team’s array of weapons. A look at the players that …

Breaking Down Aldridge’s Early Incorporation With Spurs’ Starters.

LaMarcus Aldridge’s transition to the San Antonio Spurs hasn’t been easy so far this season, despite Aldridge averaging 15ppg and 9rpg. The free agent acquisition seems to have had a rough time getting comfortable in the offensive scheme of San Antonio with many wondering if he’s a good fit. We’ll take a look into his performance early on in the …

The new Spurs already defend like the championship Spurs.

The arrival of LaMarcus Aldridge in free agency gave the Spurs a huge offensive talent boost, but questions about fit and depth on the defensive end worried experts and tempered what should have been massive expectations. Eight games into the season, those concerns are starting to fade. San Antonio ranks third in the league in defensive rating, allowing just 94 points …