Spurs cruise to much-needed win over Magic

Fighting for their playoff lives, the Spurs took care of business against the overmatched Magic. In a season that’s been relatively short on hope, the Spurs kicked off their six-game home-stand as strongly as anyone could’ve expected, blowing away the hapless Orlando Magic, 104-72. They did so by executing on the only end of the floor that’s made sense this …

The Spurs continue to fine-tune in loss to Magic

San Antonio started strong on Tuesday night, building a double-digit lead which only wilted late after Pop emptied his bench. “Are you coaching tonight?” a reporter asked Gregg Popovich before Tuesday night’s tip against the Magic. The question was fitting given that Pop had watched the last two games from the stands, allowing his assistants to assume greater roles in …