Spurs deal Dubs ‘slap in the face’

Behind 35 points from Kawhi Leonard, the Spurs spoil Kevin Durant’s Golden State debut. OAKLAND, Calif. – The game had long been decided Tuesday night, and Oracle Arena half-emptied out, when Spurs guard Jonathon Simmons squared up Golden State rookie Patrick McCaw at the top of the arc. In two dribbles, Simmons exploded into the paint and rose toward the …

San Antonio Spurs: A Guide To Beating The Warriors.

  When the San Antonio Spurs fell in the second round to the Oklahoma City Thunder last season, everyone knew that changes would be coming to the organization. After all, most assumed that the Spurs would meet up with the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals all season long. The Thunder were still a respected team, but the …

How Spurs Can Challenge Warriors In Potential WCF.

  The San Antonio Spurs’ 48-game regular-season home winning streak ended Sunday night with a letdown performance against the Golden State Warriors. It was a narrow 92-86 loss against the defending champs, but for a squad hoping to even the series and gain a bit of confidence for a likely Western Conference Finals matchup, it didn’t cut it. San Antonio’s …

Tony Parker now says Spurs won’t rest, ‘everybody’s playing’ against the Warriors.

  The Spurs and the Warriors will face each other twice in the final four games of the regular season, but there was a very good reason that fans weren’t wasting their time in getting too excited. San Antonio is notorious for resting its best players in situations like these. Part of it is Gregg Popovich wanting his older guys …

The Spurs Are Not Far Behind The Historically Dominant Warriors.

The 2015-2016 NBA season has been the season of the Golden State Warriors. Coming off an NBA title, the Warriors opened up the season by winning their first 24 games, an NBA record. After the streak came to an end, their winning ways have not deserted them. The Warriors have been demolishing their competition and with only eleven games remaining, …

Gregg Popovich’s Scheming Threw The Warriors Off Their Game.

The Spurs dealt the Warriors their seventh loss of the season last night down in San Antonio, and held the Dubs to just 79 points in the process. Those who switched over from college basketball hoping for a more exciting game probably would have had more fun sticking with March Madness, since the Spurs made the game an ugly, slow, …

San Antonio Spurs Have Gained Mental Edge Over Golden State Warriors.

The San Antonio Spurs made a point on Saturday night. They would never admit it, because they have been trained to not give the media material or their opponents motivation; but the Spurs know what they did. They gave the Golden State Warriors some serious business on Saturday, and the race for the Western Conference’s best team is up in the …

Steph Curry was 8 years old when Warriors last won in San Antonio.

  The Golden State Warriors are 59-6, on pace to become the most dominant juggernaut in NBA history. They’ve demolished just about every team they’ve faced this season and appear as unstoppable as any group in recent memory. But this Saturday they travel to San Antonio, where the Spurs are undefeated. Walking out with a win won’t be easy, especially …

San Antonio Spurs Can Catch Golden State Warriors In The Standings.

The San Antonio Spurs are right where they want to be. They’re out of the national spotlight, because the Golden State Warriors are making a run at winning more than 72 games. This would count as the best regular season in NBAhistory. The Spurs, though, are one of the true contenders in the league. The Warriors didn’t have to deal …

Could the Spurs sneak up on the Warriors and break the NBA record for most wins?

The San Antonio Spurs have been quietly staying in 2nd place behind the Warriors all season long. With the Warriors gaining all the media attention and being the talk of the NBA since the start of the season. The San Antonio Spurs have been like a lioness on the hunt, just quietly stalking just waiting to pounce. It would seem …

Popovich ponders the Warriors more than any team he’s ever faced.

  The Golden State Warriors and their pursuit of 73 wins is the biggest story of the season, a genuinely historic run that has arguably made the eventual NBA Finals result feel inevitable. Yet the rest of the league is not giving up — rival coaches and players are trying to figure out some way to stop one of the …

Don’t worry about the Spurs in loss to Warriors.

On Monday night, the San Antonio Spurs went into Oracle to play the most anticipated game of the NBA season. It was the first meeting between the two teams who are far and away the best in basketball right now, and the buzz was inescapable all week. It had all the makings of an epic battle; an unstoppable force vs. …