Making sense of the Spurs vs. Nuggets series so far

The PtR staff takes a look at what the Spurs have done well, what they’ve struggled with and what they need to do going forward to beat the Nuggets. The Nuggets and Spurs are tied after the first four games of an unpredictable series. Both teams have had flaws exposed, but neither has cracked under the postseason pressure yet. Denver …

Spurs at Grizzlies Game Thread

San Antonio faces Memphis for the second time in a week, this time at their place. Welcome to the Game Thread. Veterans of the Game Thread know how we do things around here, but for all you newbies we have a few rules. Our community guidelines apply and basically say be cool, no personal attacks, don’t troll and don’t swear …

The Spurs brought in the new year with a bang

This week’s staff roundtable picks a favorite part of the win over Toronto … and four other topics. Looks like the Spurs New Year’s resolutions involved continuing the solid camaraderie and team building that started with December’s big home stand and has taken them out of the hole they dug through November. After the win over the Boston Celtics, talking …

Davis Bertans just makes the Spurs’ offense better

The Latvian Laser showed off his playmaking skills against the Pistons The Spurs’ victory over the Pistons on Monday night was another total team effort. With 5 players scoring in double digits and 8 players contributing 24 assists, the Spurs egalitarian offense continued its tear through opposing defenses, scoring nearly 128 points per 100 possessions against the Pistons’ 12th ranked …

Why the Spurs’ midrange stars are more efficient than you think

How an offense built around postups and midrange pullups has been elite through the first half of the season. Individual efficiency is a tricky thing to contextualize. You need to account for play type, opponent, lineup fluctuations, and a dozen other wrinkles that influence how well a team scores when a particular player touches the ball. For hot takes and …

Spurs at Pistons Game Thread

Riding high on a four game winning streak, San Antonio takes their show on the road, looking for a win against Detroit Welcome to the Game Thread. Veterans of the Game Thread know how we do things around here, but for all you newbies we have a few rules. Our community guidelines apply and basically say be cool, no personal …