Apparently good offenses CAN be built around the mid-range

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Who needs Kawhi and threes when you have The System? Not too long ago, there was a growing concern that the current iteration of the Spurs weren’t going to be good enough for. . .anything. After a blockbuster summer trade sent their two best defenders (one also being their MVP on offense) to Toronto, the Spurs initially struggled. The defense …

Spurs blow out Raptors and spoil Kawhi’s homecoming

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Before a raucous crowd, the Spurs pulled away early and never looked back, riding DeRozan’s first career triple double and a great all-around effort to a win over Toronto. As a 90-second tribute video played moments before tipoff, the tone for Thursday night’s reunion of sorts between the Spurs and Raptors seemed to be set, underlining the intense (and intensely …

San Antonio vs. Toronto, Final Score: Spurs corral the Raptors 125 – 107

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No one asked Bryn Forbes how he felt about being not traded from Toronto, and he responded by hitting 6 three-pointers. A video tribute for Danny Green and Kawhi Leonard started off a night that didn’t slow down and lived up to everything hyped all week leading up to this game. With the win, DeMar DeRozan got his first career …

Call the Spurs last win the Aldridge and White Show

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Boston has no one to guard LMA, and D-White keeps setting career highs. Happy New Year, Pounders! When I introduce friends to PtR, they often ask what the name means and I enjoy providing the occasional reminder of what the stonecutter’s credo is about: “When nothing seems to help, I go and look at a stonecutter hammering away at his …

Spurs’ Sneaker Spotlight: LaMarcus Aldridge’s Air Jordan 33

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The Jordan-obsessed big man is rocking the line’s most recent model, and it may be the most innovative sneaker of all-time. Earlier in the season, I did a write-up on a pair of Air Jordan, “He Got Game ,” XIIIs (13s) that LaMarcus Aldridge wore. Released in 1997, the Air Jordan 13 was at the forefront of industry evolution, being …

Spurs vs. Warriors recap, reactions: Aldridge carries offense for fourth straight win

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It wasn’t the prettiest victory, but the San Antonio Spurs escaped the hobbled Golden State Warriors 89-75 on a late push by LaMarcus Aldridge. San Antonio extended their win streak to four games and has taken sole possession of the fifth seed in the Western Conference. Time and time again, LaMarcus Aldridge has carried the […] Spurs vs. Warriors recap, …

Spurs vs. Timberwolves recap, reactions: Aldridge dominates for 39 points

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Stellar team defense and a monster performance by LaMarcus Aldridge boosted the Spurs to a 117-102 win over the Timberwolves. The sentiment has been echoed by many in the Spurs locker room: from this point on, every game is a playoff game. With the race for a spot in the Western Conference playoffs in full […] Spurs vs. Timberwolves recap, …

LaMarcus Aldridge and defense wins the day against outclassed Bulls

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After a lazy first half, the Spurs came alive to beat the depleted Bulls. For being one of only three teams with more championships than the San Antonio Spurs, you’d never know today that the Chicago Bulls were once the most unstoppable force in sports. The Michael Jordan era has long passed, and other than a brief stint of success …

Popovich on LaMarcus Aldridge: “I tried to change him”

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Gregg Popovich discussed speaking with the reportedly discontent Aldridge over the summer and how he may have been wrong in his initial approach to integrating the All-Star forward. On Monday, Spurs big man LaMarcus Aldridge inked a three-year $72.3 million dollar extension to stay in San Antonio through 2020-21. On Wednesday, speaking before the season-opener against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Spurs …

San Antonio Spurs: LaMarcus Aldridge dominates the 2017 preseason

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LaMarcus Aldridge was the San Antonio Spurs top performer during preseason play. Can he carry it over to the regular season? On Friday, the San Antonio Spurs wrapped up their preseason schedule against the Houston Rockets on the road. The Spurs won, 106-97, to finish 3-2 in exhibition play. LaMarcus Aldridge had his best performance […] San Antonio Spurs: LaMarcus …

San Antonio Spurs Rumors: LaMarcus Aldridge Available for Trade

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The San Antonio Spurs are reportedly shopping LaMarcus Aldridge for a top-10 pick in the NBA Draft. LaMarcus Aldridge is coming off two solid years with the San Antonio Spurs, albeit ones with decreased production from his time with the Portland Trail Blazers. He’s also coming off a disappointing postseason performance, posting numbers below his […] San Antonio Spurs Rumors: …

Weekend Links: The Legend of Kawhi Leonard

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Here are today’s best Spurs news and articles. The Legend of Kawhi Leonard continues to grow Gregg Popovich is not one to typically toot his own players’ horns or try to promote them in front of the media, but he wasted no time in dubbing his player the best in the league: “Kawhi Leonard is, in my opinion, the best …

LaMarcus Aldridge Puts An End To The Trade Rumors.

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The Spurs trade rumor involving LaMarcus Aldrdige has taken the Internet by storm the last couple of days. The rumor was ignited on CSNNE by prominent sports writer Jackie MacMullan on Tuesday.  LaMarcus Aldridge put an end to the trade rumors earlier today as a guest on The Jim Rome Show and immediately dismissed any doubt that he wants to be …

Jackie MacMullan Made Up The LaMarcus Aldridge Trade Rumor.

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CSNNE writer and prominent sport writer Jackie MacMullan stirred up the LaMarcus Aldridge trade rumor on Tuesday stated he would not make the season with the Spurs and could be traded. Well Jackie MacMullan now seems to be re-canting her story and has even called the Spurs organization to apologize for making up this fabricated rumor. The Rumor That Started …

Is the Clock Ticking On Aldridge, Spurs? Maybe Not.

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LaMarcus Aldridge And What We Know A couple of days ago, long-time sportswriter Jackie MacMullan of ESPN dropped an off-handed comment suggesting that Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge might not finish the season in San Antonio. This is not the first time someone associated with ESPN has hinted at a rift between Aldridge and the Spurs. Zach Lowe of ESPN alluded …