San Antonio Spurs

After learning from Duncan, Jokic a triple-double threat vs. Spurs

Nikola Jokic said Tim Duncan was his favorite big to watch as far as footwork in the post, and the Nuggets center is displaying his own versatility in averaging nearly a triple-double in the first-round series.

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4 hours ago, ESPN, San Antonio Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs need to be composed to advance in the playoffs

We’ve seen some prominent members of the San Antonio Spurs lose their cool as of late, that cannot continue deeper into the playoffs. Amongst many other things, the San Antonio Spurs have built dynastic success by remaining composed. The Big Three era was headlined by a gentle giant in superstar...

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7 hours ago, Air Alamo, San Antonio Spurs

The Spurs need more from Rudy Gay

Gay needs to be productive for the bench to stop struggling. Rudy Gay completely rejuvenated his career in San Antonio. He not only made a full recovery from an Achilles tear but also shed the label of empty calorie throwback scorer by embracing a combo forward role and upping his three-point attempts....

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9 hours ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs

Denver, San Antonio tied 2-2 heading into game 5

The Denver Nuggets host the San Antonio Spurs in game five of the Western Conference first round with the series tied 2-2

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11 hours ago, FOX Sports, San Antonio Spurs, Denver Nuggets

San Antonio Spurs: Keys to victory for the rest of the series

The San Antonio Spurs head back to Denver with the series tied at two games apiece. Here are some keys for the Spurs moving forward as they try to pull off the upset. The San Antonio Spurs took a 2-1 series lead thanks to a dominant second half in Game Three, and it looked like […] San Antonio...

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14 hours ago, Air Alamo, San Antonio Spurs

Why the Spurs’ three-point shooters aren’t shooting threes

The Nuggets defense is doing a decent job, but there’s more threes to be had if the Spurs seek them. The Spurs appear to have all but abandoned the three pointer. No team has taken fewer threes than they have so far this postseason. That they are last isn’t much of a surprise; they were last in the league...

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15 hours ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs

Making sense of the Spurs vs. Nuggets series so far

The PtR staff takes a look at what the Spurs have done well, what they’ve struggled with and what they need to do going forward to beat the Nuggets. The Nuggets and Spurs are tied after the first four games of an unpredictable series. Both teams have had flaws exposed, but neither has cracked under...

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16 hours ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs, Denver Nuggets

Open Thread: Spurs draft picks still play a role in their postseason success

It’s all about development with the Silver & Black As Dan Weiss pointed out he other night, the San Antonio Spurs are the only NBA team to draft outside the lottery for twenty-two consecutive summers, as of this June. Yet the strength of their player development has been a huge part of their success....

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1 day ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs

Spurs' DeRozan fined $25K for throwing ball toward ref

Spurs' DeRozan fined $25K for throwing ball toward ref

Spurs' DeMar DeRozan fined $25K for throwing ball toward official who called him for offensive foul

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1 day ago, FOX Sports, San Antonio Spurs

Spurs' DeMar DeRozan Fined $25K for Throwing Ball at Referee During Nuggets Loss

The NBA fined San Antonio Spurs star DeMar DeRozan $25,000 after he threw the game ball at a referee during San Antonio's 117-103 defeat to the Denver Nuggets on Saturday, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium...

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1 day ago, Bleacher Report, San Antonio Spurs, Denver Nuggets

Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan fined for throwing basketball

NEW YORK ��� San Antonio Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan has been fined $25,000 for recklessly throwing the basketball toward a game official and into the spectator stands, it was announced today by Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations.

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1 day ago, NBA, San Antonio Spurs

What to make of Derrick White’s mediocre follow up to his breakout game 3

Whether he’s the primary scorer or creator, the Spurs need to help White more. Derrick White dribbled the ball up court with his usual sense of cool purpose. The score was still knotted at zero and barely 45 seconds had run off the clock. As Denver’s defense worked to get organized, Derrick saw a momentary...

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1 day ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs

San Antonio Spurs: 3 takeaways from Game 4 loss vs. Nuggets

With a pivotal Game 4 now in the books, what can we learn about the San Antonio Spurs’ devastating loss to the Denver Nuggets? The streak is over for the San Antonio Spurs. After 14 attempts, going back to Nov. 11, 2012, the Denver Nuggets finally won a game against the Spurs on their home...

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1 day ago, Hoops Habit, San Antonio Spurs, Denver Nuggets

DeMar DeRozan fined for Game 4 incident, no suspension

The Spurs will field a full squad in Denver on Tuesday. The NBA returned its verdict this morning on DeMar DeRozan’s ball toss toward the vicinty of Scott Foster midway through the fourth quarter in Game 4. Official statement from NBA. DeRozan Fined. No suspension. pic.twitter.com/c1DsFy2w9K— Don...

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1 day ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs

What we learned from the Spurs Game 3 loss to the Nuggets

The wheels came all the way off for the Spurs at home in Game 4. I don’t know that I expected the Spurs to win Game 4, but I didn’t expect that. Just like the Game 2 loss, in which the Spurs blew two separate 19 point leads, the manner in which this loss came about worries me significantly more than...

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1 day ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs, Denver Nuggets

Open Thread: DeMar DeRozan’s uncommon ‘one tech’ ejection

Perhaps an explanation is forthcoming During a frustrating 4th quarter against the Denver Nuggets, Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan drew an offensive charge foul to Jamal Murray that elevated to a technical foul and en ejection. The broadcast never stated what the official call was, but ESPN play-by-play stipulated...

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2 days ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs

Nuggets respond to Malone's challenge, top Spurs

The Nuggets got their first victory at San Antonio since 2012 on Saturday, responding to coach Michael Malone's challenge to play tougher than the Spurs and evening the best-of-seven series at 2-2.

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2 days ago, ESPN, San Antonio Spurs, Denver Nuggets

Denver Nuggets’ Torrey Craig makes presence felt in first NBA playoffs start vs. Spurs

Denver Nuggets' Torrey Craig made sure his first NBA playoff start counted.

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2 days ago, Denver Nuggets, Denver Nuggets, San Antonio Spurs

Denver Nuggets 117, San Antonio Spurs 103: Three Takeaways From Game 4

In what was essentially a must-win game, the Denver Nuggets’ offense broke out of a mini-slump and led Denver to a strong 117-103 victory

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2 days ago, Denver Nuggets, Denver Nuggets, San Antonio Spurs

Spurs’ DeMar DeRozan ejected after throwing ball at referee Scott Foster in frustration

Spurs’ DeMar DeRozan ejected after throwing ball at referee Scott Foster in frustration

Scott Foster has not been popular with players this postseason.

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2 days ago, NBC Sports, San Antonio Spurs

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