The Genesis of the Spurs “Big 3”

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Last Sunday, Tim Duncan was the Spurs “Welcome Back” honoree. [embedded content] Cramming just over a minute of highlights for the greatest power forward of all time seems hardly enough time, so the Spurs docuseries The Ring of the Rowel had dug deeper into Big Fun as well as his …

Open Thread: It’s beginning to look a lot like Spurs-mas

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The weather outside is muggy, humidity really bugs me. But I don’t let it show, it won’t snow, it won’t snow, it won’t snow. Okay, Texas weather is usually not “Christmaslike.” I mean, they don’t film holiday classics in The Alamo City for a reason. But despite the muddy transition …

The most maddening part of the Spurs’ slump

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Everyone knew coming into the 2022-23 NBA season that the Spurs would be in rebuilding mode. They had traded away their All-Star point guard for draft compensation (not to mention their second best ball-handler at the 2022 All-Star Break) and didn’t add much else to the roster in the offseason …

Open Thread: The Sound of Spurs podcast Episode 5

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Episode 5 of Bill Schoening’s The Sound of Spurs podcast continues with in-depth one-on-one interviews with past players associated with the San Antonio Spurs. This episode featured Gene Banks who started his NBA career un San Antonio in 1981. The 28th overall draft pick of 1981 spent his first four …

Keldon Johnson broke out of his cold spell against the Suns

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Almost like clockwork, the San Antonio Spurs extended their losing streak to 11 games, falling to the first-place Phoenix Suns in a lopsided matchup that was competitive early but devolved into a massive blowout following a listless 11-point second-quarter effort from the Silver and Black. Despite another humiliating defeat on …

Injury-depleted Spurs drop 11th straight, lose big to Phoenix Suns

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To say the Spurs were short-handed coming into Sunday’s game versus the Western Conference-leading Phoenix Suns was an understatement. In addition to big men Jakob Poeltl, Jeremy Sochan and Dominick Barlow, forward Doug McDermott was a late scratch. Over on the wing, Josh Richardson joined Blake Wesley on the bench. …