Open Thread: Spurs “Locked In” sweepstakes

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Would you like to win an autographed San Antonio Spurs jersey? Sure, who wouldn’t. How about a free month of storage at Lockaway Storage, would that come in handy? Who couldn’t use a little extra space after the holiday season? Considering the ransacking my home has taken during this pandemic, a space to clear some …

The Spurs have a transition defense problem

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The blowout loss against the Warriors on Wednesday didn’t really reveal new weaknesses for the Spurs as much as it exposed the ones they had all along. LaMarcus Aldridge’s lack of mobility and athleticism on defense makes him a bad fit to defend pull-up threats and explosive bigs and the team’s shooting is not really …

Dejounte Murray’s unyielding determination was one of the few positives from the Spurs blowout loss

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San Antonio found themselves on the wrong end of a blowout on Wednesday night after demolishing the short-handed Trail Blazers in their previous outing. The Spurs trailed from end to end, and though they narrowed the deficit to five points in the second quarter, this game brought their frustrating early-season inconsistency to the forefront. While …

Open Thread: Spurs unveil 2021 Fiesta Medals

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Fiesta is a very San Antonio thing, but that doesn’t mean that Spurs memorabilia buffs cannot join in the time-honored tradition of medal collecting. Throughout Fiesta, San Antonians proudly display their fiesta medals in a variety of ways. Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images Sashes, necklaces, fancy, hats, the sky’s the limit …

San Antonio Spurs: Assessing the team’s top 10, yet still mediocre defense

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San Antonio Spurs Jakob Poeltl (Photo by Ronald Cortes/Getty Images) Here at Air Alamo, we’ve recently touched on big picture issues regarding this year’s San Antonio Spurs. We’ve talked about their performance this year against our pre-season expectations of the team, the best performers of the young season, and also analyzed the underlying rebounding issues plaguing the …