What Kevin Durant’s injury means for the rest of the playoffs

If he can’t return but the Warriors somehow still win it all, it would be quite the accomplishment. In a poll we ran immediately after the Spurs season ended, 28% of SpursNation chose the Milwaukee Bucks, with Coach Mike Budenholzer, as the team they now wanted to win the NBA Championship (and another Pounder just joined the party). The Golden …

2018-2019 Spurs player reviews: Quincy Pondexter

Pondexter battled back from years of injuries to sit on the Spurs’ bench. Welcome to the 2018-19 season player reviews, where we will be rehashing the performance of 13 San Antonio Spurs from this season (excluding Dejounte Murray, Pau Gasol, Donatas Motiejunas, and two-way players Drew Eubanks and Ben Moore) and looking towards the future. If you’ve missed any, you …

The Raptor it’s socially acceptable to cheer for in San Antonio

Danny Green brought back fond memories for Spurs fans with his Game 5 performance. Danny Green did that thing he does last night. After spending much of the postseason alternating between good shooting games and bad, he finally unleashed a great one. Icy-Hot was HOT, hitting 5 of his 7 threes (71.4%, if you’re interested). With 17 points on just …

Marco Belinelli had the same winter highs and lows as the Spurs

Revisiting “Marco Watch,” Part 2. Today we continue our journey back through “Marco Watch”, wading through the highs of January and lows of February. If you missed Part 1, be sure to go check it out. As we neared the midway mark of the season, I was no longer the only person fascinated by the splendidly strange tapestry Marco Belinelli …

2018-2019 Spurs player reviews: Derrick White

Derrick White was thrown into the fire this season, and boy did he deliver. Welcome to the 2018-19 season player reviews, where we will be rehashing the performance of 13 San Antonio Spurs from this season (excluding Dejounte Murray, Pau Gasol, Donatas Motiejunas, and two-way players Drew Eubanks and Ben Moore) and looking towards the future. If you’ve missed any, …

With a dunk, Derrick White forced the NBA to notice him

White’s dunk on Paul Millsap changed a game and reminded the league that a new era of Spurs basketball is starting. A single play can tell us a lot about a player. In this new series we’ll take a look at the best or more meaningful moments from every Spur, hoping they can provide some insight into what makes them …

The evolution of ‘Marco Watch’ for Spurs fans

Revisiting how “Marco Watch” came to be. I went into this 2018-19 Spurs season knowing little about and expecting nothing from Marco Belinelli. Sure, his previous run with the organization was fruitful. I remembered him hitting some cool threes and some weird layups and looking silly in those sleeved jerseys that were all of a sudden a thing. He contributed …

Open Thread: Spurs’ Derrick White and Matt Bonner at Special Olympics event in San Antonio

The two shared breakfast with some athletes preparing to compete over the weekend. Even in the offseason, Derrick White is out in the community spreading goodwill. Friday morning, White and Matt Bonner attended the kick off breakfast for this summer’s Special Olympics. Earlier this morning, Derrick White and Matt Bonner helped kick off the 2019 Special Olympics Summer Games here …

Open Thread: More proof that the Spurs need Fiesta-themed uniforms

Will Nike ever fulfill our dreams? A couple of days ago, I posted an article about the Spurs’ performance in each uniform and (semi-jokingly) backed up the data that suggested had Spurs worn their traditional black jerseys for every road game during the 2018-19 regular season, they would have won six more games and theoretically snatched the second seed from …

2018-2019 Spurs player reviews: Chimezie Metu

The Spurs’ 2018 2nd round draft pick spent the majority of the season playing in the G-League for the Austin Spurs. Welcome to the 2018-19 season player reviews, where we will be rehashing the performance of 13 Spurs from this season (excluding Dejounte Murray, Pau Gasol, Donatas Motiejunas, and two-way players Drew Eubanks and Ben Moore) and looking towards the …