Open Thread: Revisiting George Gervin’s bobblehead night

Mike Chiari Spurs News

My daughter has developed an affinity for Spurs bobbleheads. #BestSpursDadEver Among her Critters, American Girl Dolls, PAW Patrol, and National Geographic Marble Run, there is a corner of her bookshelf that has been designated a Spurs bobblehead zone. The Coyote, Patty Mills, Dejounte Murray, Keldon Johnson, and Rudy Gay stand …

The wheels are falling off for the Spurs

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The Spurs are on an eight-game losing streak and have won just one of their last 14 games. Are you surprised at all about their free fall after the great start? Marilyn Dubinski: While I didn’t necessarily have them going 1-13 at any point, I was more surprised by the …

Open Thread: Happy birthday to Mitch Johnson

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Mitch Johnson has been involved with the Spurs Organization since 2016 starting in Austin and eventually taking the role as assistant coach with the Spurs, filling the void vacated by Tim Duncan. Johnson was part of the the 2018 G-League championship that featured former San Antonio Spurs guard Derrick White. …

Spurs Week in Review: The slump continues

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Welcome to the Week in Review: a Monday feature that looks back at the week that was for the San Antonio Spurs, takes a look at the week ahead, and more. Enjoy! Week 5: An injury-riddled, West Coast FIGASENI triggered a winless week for the Spurs. Week 6: 0-3 (6-15 …

The Spurs are a different team when they can run

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The Spurs were expected to struggle on defense this year, but recently the team has had a hard time scoring on most of their eight straight losses, plummeting down the standings. The big outlier was Saturday’s game against the Lakers, when San Antonio dropped 138 points. Arguably the main reason …

James Silas the subject of the Spurs 50th festivities

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Episode 3 of Bill Schoening’s “The Sound of Spurs” highlights the Silver & Black’s first hero- James Silas. [embedded content] James Silas takes us inside his journey from the ABA to the NBA. James explains how people from their city did two things growing up and then he shares his …

Shorthanded Spurs outgunned by Lakers in offensive showdown

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Despite snapping out of their offensive funk, the Spurs simply could not keep up with the Lakers and avenge the previous night’s defeat. San Antonio crossed the 130-point threshold for the second time this season but didn’t have the bodies to shut down their opponent’s attack at any point, and …

Spurs shooting woes hurt again in loss to Lakers

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The San Antonio Spurs dropped their seventh consecutive game in a competitive loss to the Los Angeles Lakers in the first game of a back-to-back mini-series. After a poor showing in the first-half the Spurs showed some fight in the second to push the Lakers to the end but would …