Spurs notebook: Clippers’ Rivers sees Leonard as MVP candidate.

  As Stephen Curry continues to set nets ablaze across the NBA, most observers seem willing to concede this season’s MVP race to the Golden State sharpshooter. L.A. Clippers coach Doc Rivers isn’t one of them. Rivers would add at least one more name to the list: Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard. “What he’s shooting from 3 is absolutely remarkable,” Rivers said, …

Postgame Wrap: Spurs hack Jordan, beat Clippers, remain perfect at home.

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich will be the first to confess his dislike of the hacking strategy used at the end of games. Thing is, the strategy is legal, and if using it’s the difference between a win or a loss, Popovich won’t hesitate to pull the trigger. LaMarcus Aldridge finished with a team-high 26 points and 13 rebounds on Friday, helping …

Spurs wasted an opportunity against the LA Clippers.

The San Antonio Spurs wasted a great opportunity Sunday at the AT&T Center and as a result the LA Clippers even the series 2-2. The Spurs played unfocused and without a sense of urgency against the Clippers, as mistakes and missed free throws cost them the game. Danny Green did not show up for this game and Manu Ginobili has …