Dejounte Murray is worth starting for his defense alone

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Murray’s defensive upside could be the difference maker the team needs now and in the future. Last month, the Spurs announced that Tony Parker would no longer be the team’s starting point guard. At age 35 and in his 17th year in the NBA, Parker has officially become a role player. Transitioning from six-time all star and former finals MVP …

Through Cold Shooting Games, Spurs’ Defense Allows Team to Survive.

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AT&T CENTER – For the season as a whole, the San Antonio Spurs make 7.1 three pointers on 18.7 attempts per game, which ranks them as the second best 3-point shooting team in the league at 38.1% from beyond the arc.The last time the Spurs made more than seven 3-pointers in a game was over a week ago, on March …

Spurs face first-world problems in the desert.

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I’m always entertained by Jeff McDonald’s twitter feed. The SA Express-News Spurs beat writer seems to take personal joy in responding to the Chicken Littles of Spurs Nation with a dose of realism and dry wit. Of course, I’m a typical SA fan with a penchant for believing the cold, uncaring universe is just itching to turn on my teams’ …

Finding Trends: Spurs Doing It With Defense.

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Repetitiveness is sort of the theme once we hit this time of the NBA season. The luster of a shiny new basketball year has been worn away by road back-to-backs and stretches of three games in four nights. We are still a few weeks away from the greatness of NBA Christmas Day (the first day that the average basketball fan actually tunes into …

PBT Extra bold prediction preview: Will Spurs’ defense remain strong?

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  The Spurs’ core is getting a step older and a step slower. They are replacing Tiago Splitter‘s size and rebounding withLaMarcus Aldridge. As Jenna Corrado does in this latest PBT Extra, it’s fair to ask if San Antonio’s defense is about to slip a little this season? I don’t see it, at least not much. First, they still have Kawhi …