Leonard has 24 points, Spurs hold off Heat, 94-90

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard had 24 points and 12 rebounds, LaMarcus Aldridge added 18 points and the San Antonio Spurs held on to beat the Miami Heat 94-90 on Monday night. The Heat lost their fifth straight game. Dion Waiters, who tormented San Antonio in the playoffs last season while with Oklahoma City, had 27 points for Miami. …

Spurs deal Dubs ‘slap in the face’

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Behind 35 points from Kawhi Leonard, the Spurs spoil Kevin Durant’s Golden State debut. OAKLAND, Calif. – The game had long been decided Tuesday night, and Oracle Arena half-emptied out, when Spurs guard Jonathon Simmons squared up Golden State rookie Patrick McCaw at the top of the arc. In two dribbles, Simmons exploded into the paint and rose toward the …

Spurs Own Top NBA Spot As #1 Franchise In The NBA.

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The San Antonio Spurs have once again proven that their strive for excellence in all aspects of their game has transitioned to the team taking top honors in player likability, acting professionally and giving their best effort. ESPN goes on to say the Spurs organization is also the most loyal to its core players, along with having the best coach …

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 …

San Antonio Spurs: Could The Spurs Challenge The Warriors Out West?

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After the major power move that the Golden State Warriors pulled of this summer, we wonder if the San Antonio Spurs can still compete out West. After the retirement of Tim Duncan, the San Antonio Spurs lost one of the greatest defensive presences of all-time. He was even great in his final season. Now at that moment you might have …

Leonard to skip hall of fame festivities.

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SAN ANTONIO – San Diego State’s Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place Friday without the school’s greatest basketball player in attendance. Kawhi Leonard is one of five former Aztecs in the Class of 2016, but he made it clear Monday he would rather participate in the Spurs’ preseason finale against Houston at the AT&T Center than be feted …

Spurs’ Tony Parker to be more of a facilitator this season.

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  The San Antonio Spurs want Tony Parker to evolve into more of a facilitator this season. The 34-year old is heading into his 16th season in the NBA and his game will need to change. Parker’s game has been built on being a scoring point guard but he’ll now work to setup LaMarcus Aldridge, Kawhi Leonard and Pau Gasol …

Joel Anthony Is Still Working.

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ORLANDO — There’s a brief moment when Joel Anthony, all 6-9 and nearly 250 lbs. of chiseled muscle, opens his eyes wide and expressively, chuckling softly as he’s carried away by a wave of nostalgia. “I was always at Target back then,” says Anthony. The 34-year-old veteran has just been taken back to the earliest days of his career by …

Kawhi Leonard One Of The Most Efficient Players In The Game.

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The San Antonio Spurs came off one of their most successful seasons to date by winning a historic 67 games in the 2015-16 regular season.  While the addition of LaMarcus Aldridge did help the team along with the big three of Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili the team’s success can be attributed to the stellar play of Kawhi …