Doris Burke claims that Pop’s sideline behavior drove her to ‘the verge of tears’

ESPN/ABC-TV sideline reporter Doris Burke has been in charge of the network’s in-game interviews with coaches in the NBA Finals for the last seven years. And if you ask her who her most memorable might be, she has an easy answer. Burke told the New Yorker that she’s no longer willing to give Gregg Popovich a pass for his terse …

Kawhi Leonard of San Antonio Spurs wins defensive player of the year for second straight season.

Kawhi Leonard, a defensive leader for the Spurs, has been honored with his second straight defensive player of the year award. For the second straight year, San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard is the NBA Defensive Player of the Year. The Spurs’ trouncing of the Grizzlies 106-74 Sunday allowed Gregg Popovich to sit his starters and strike a balance between rhythm …

ESPN’s Mark Jones says Spurs are “geared up for a championship run”

The Spurs play the Pistons in a nationally-televised game on ESPN Wednesday night and the good folks at “The Worldwide Leader” were kind of enough to make play-by-play announcer Mark Jones, who’ll be calling the game along with analyst Jeff Van Gundy, available to me for a few minutes. You’re probably familiar with Mr. Jones’ work on some level. He’s …

ESPN ranks George Gervin at #47 on list of All-Time greats.

The original embodiment of black-and-silver stardom, George Gervin has earned the #47 ranking on ESPN’s All-Time #NBArank. Although his number wasn’t the first retired by the Spurs (that honor belongs to James Silas), Gervin was the first shooting guard to win three shooting titles consecutively. His four scoring championships rank third of all time, behind Wilt Chamberlain and Michael Jordan.  Gervin …

Jalen Rose & Jeff Van Gundy agree Spurs have no weaknesses.

The Spurs sit atop the NBA in a few categories at the halfway point of the season. Starting with defense, the team is first in fewest points allowed (89.6), second in opponent field goal percentage (42.6), first in opponent three-point percentage (31.5) and a league-best 93.3 defensive rating. Take a look at some offensive numbers: first in field goal percentage (49.0), second …

Spurs NBA Title Window Quickly Closing?

Today on the Spurs Fan Cave Podcast Episode 16 we are joined by our special guest Thomas “The Spurs Dude” Vega. We will be talking about how the Spurs NBA title window of opportunity maybe closing soon? along with our top 5 games to watch this season.  The Spurs Fan Cave will also be discussing Tim Duncan’s teammate of the …

Spurs let one getaway against the Clippers.

San Antonio Spurs Vs Clippers Full Game Recap and Highlights The San Antonio Spurs faced the Los Angeles Clippers Thursday night and Tim Duncan started the game by hitting a rare three pointer and  it seemed that this would be Spurs night. This however was not the case as De-Andre Jordan, Chris Paul and Jamal Crawford proved too much for the …

Coach Pop and The Coyote surprise Michelle Beadle of ESPN live on air.

San Antonio Spurs head coach Greg Popovich and the Spurs Coyote surprised ESPN on air personality Michelle Beadle for her birthday. The Coyote came on set to deliver Michelle Beadle a birthday cake with a sign entitled “press play” and when she hit play a message from Greg Popovich appeared on screen. This was a treat as coach Pop is always …