Why the Spurs’ adjustments worked in Game 6

Game 6 was proof that adjustments help, but luck and talent are just as important. After losing a pivotal Game 5, the Spurs found themselves on the edge of elimination. The Nuggets appeared to have figured them out leaving the entire season to hinge on Game 6, which is why many were hoping for some big adjustment that could change …

Spurs strike back in Game 6 to push series to the brink

With their backs against the wall, the Spurs overcame a career night from Nikola Jokic to push their series with Denver to a decisive Game 7. “We’ve all been in every sort of game — behind 3-2, up 3-2, up 3-0, everything,” began Gregg Popovich on Thursday, putting an answer to a pregame question in terms that I’m quite sure …

Spurs vs Nuggets Playoff Game 6 Thread

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 too much. This is it. The Spurs have to win tonight to keep playing, and judging …

Open Thread: Happy birthday to Spurs great Tim Duncan

It’s just not the postseason in San Antonio without a shout out to the GOAT PUFF If you aren’t familiar with the PtR Lexicon, take a trip and learn about GOAT PUFF. Today, the celebrated #21 Tim Duncan, who led his one and only team to 5 NBA Championships, retired in 2016, and can still be seen in the Spurs …

What we learned from the Spurs Game 5 loss to the Nuggets

A terrible night in Denver puts the Spurs on the brink The Spurs have picked a truly baffling time to stop making shots and I sure wish they’d cut it out. People have always said that the Spurs don’t beat themselves and in a certain sense that’s true here. Full credit to the Denver Nuggets who have looked like a …

Nuggets overwhelm Spurs in an uninspired game five

The Nuggets couldn’t miss from distance and the Spurs couldn’t make a layup. Jakob Poeltl was pretty great in game five. And that concludes the positive portion of this article. This series has been tough on me. The Spurs were on the verge of taking both road games to start the series, which would have made a sweep a real …