San Antonio Spurs

Spurs Mural Stop #5- AT&T Center

Look no further than where the Spurs play to find great art My wife, daughter, and I took in the Spurs preseason game against the Houston Rockets. Any time there is a game that starts before dusk, we make a family trip. And the last time the three of us went to see the Spurs they were hosting these (mostly)...

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Dejounte Murray has surgery to ACL in his right knee

The first positive sign on the Spurs’ guard’s road to recovery It was hard to watch. Dejounte Murray was bolting to the basket and went down under the rim in a preseason game against the Houston Rockets. The arena went silent as fans attempted to understand just what had happened. There seemed to be...

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San Antonio Spurs: What’s the season outlook for Rudy Gay?

Now in his 13th season, San Antonio Spurs small forward Rudy Gay has put together an impressive body of work, but just how good can he be this season? In his season debut against the Minnesota Timberwolves, starting wing Rudy Gay put up a crucial 18 points on 8-of-12 shooting. He also tacked on seven...

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How to play basketball like a Spur: The unofficial DIY guide

Here are three Spurs-inspired skills for aging ballers to learn for fun and profit. Basketball Craft One of the best things about the NBA basketball season is the way it inspires non-professional athletes to dust off their shoes and actually play the game themselves. Not every basketball fan is a player...

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Watch: Kyle Lowry misses DeMar DeRozan

Lowry is still performing their pregame handshake with...no one. Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan spent 7 seasons playing together for the Toronto Raptors, taking the a franchise that previously struggled to keep stars once they reached their primes to new heights, including the top seed and Eastern Conference...

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3 days ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs

Manu Ginobili tweets out about DeMar DeRozan

Love, respect, and a sense of humor in a short message from the Spurs’ recent retiree He may have retired, but Manu Ginobili is still watching his team play, and DeMar DeRozan: That DeRozan kid is pretty good! . Good job @spurs! Always sweet to start with a W... Whoa! It's 10.01pm! 1 minute past...

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Spurs Sneaker Spotlight: DeMar DeRozan

New Spur DeMar DeRozan got his first season in San Antonio underway with an ‘oldie, but a goodie’ as far as sneakers go. It’s no secret that DeMar DeRozan is a massive fan of Kobe Bryant. A fan of the Los Angeles Lakers growing up, the Compton-born DeRozan has often talked about how he grew up idolizing...

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San Antonio Spurs: Familiar faces debut in new places

After an offseason of turnover for the San Antonio Spurs, let’s check in with some former team members who made their debuts elsewhere. For the first time in a long time, the San Antonio Spurs spent the offseason transforming their roster into something new. Most Spurs offseasons consist of one...

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San Antonio Spurs: 3 takeaways from 2018-19 season opener

The San Antonio Spurs tipped off their 2018-19 season by hosting a young, hungry Western Conference rival. What can we learn from the team’s season opener? The 2018-19 season has finally arrived for the San Antonio Spurs. Thanks to free agency, trades and recent injuries, this year’s Spurs...

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3 days ago, Hoops Habit, San Antonio Spurs

DeMar DeRozan shares funny story about his Spurs jersey selling out

DeMar DeRozan is the star of the show in San Antonio now that the Spurs have traded Kawhi Leonard, and he embraced the role by scoring a game-high 28 points in his team’s season opening win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday. And now, there’s not a DeRozan jersey to be found. How quickly did...

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4 days ago, Yardbarker, San Antonio Spurs

The main thing that makes the Spurs motion offense go

It’s not court vision or great passing. The Spurs offense generates some incredible offensive possessions when everything is humming just right. Wednesday night’s game against the Timberwolves was no different, and the results were as pretty as ever. This is the kind of ball movement I’d like to...

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DeMar DeRozan and The Weight of Expectations

In a season chock full of pressure for the Spurs new star, injuries have just turned it up to 11 When PATFO traded for DeMar DeRozan back in July, I was less than pleased. And though this had more to do with my prior (and naïve) hope that a point of reconciliation with a certain crustacean-appendaged...

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DeMar DeRozan Makes Spurs Debut After ‘Extremely Long Summer’

DeMar DeRozan Makes Spurs Debut After ‘Extremely Long Summer’

DeMar DeRozan says “it feels good” to close the chapter on an extremely long chapter. DeRozan made his regular season debut Wednesday night for the San Antonio Spurs, finishing with a game-high 28 pionts in a 112-108 win against the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves. DeRozan leads Spurs past...

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4 days ago, SLAM Magazine, San Antonio Spurs

What we learned from the Spurs win over the Timberwolves

San Antonio got off to a good start on opening night. As it stands right now, the San Antonio Spurs are on pace to win 82 games and the Houston Rockets **checks notes** might never win again. The news is all good so far! In reality, the questions facing this Spurs team are still largely the same today...

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Behold the Spurs’ new HEB commercials

The spots you love to love are back again. It’s that time of year again, and along with the Spurs season opener, that means it’s time for the first batch of new HEB product commercials. Of course, they’re missing a few familiar and well-loved faces, but I think you’ll find that the sting is lessened...

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4 days ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs

Open Thread: The Pop 25 Countdown begins with as Spurs are victorious in their season opener

The Minnesota Timberwolves made it interesting, but the Silver & Black got Pop another W. One game into the season and the Spurs secure a win. And that means Gregg Popovich is one game closer to hitting that magic number of 25 games that will elevate him into 3rd place all-time for wins as an NBA...

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4 days ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs

DeRozan, Aldridge lead Spurs past Timberwolves

DeRozan, Aldridge lead Spurs past Timberwolves

DeRozan leads Spurs past Wolves 112-108; Butler scores 23

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4 days ago, FOX Sports, San Antonio Spurs, Minnesota Timberwolves

Minnesota Timberwolves: 3 takeaways from opening night loss to Spurs

The Minnesota Timberwolves dropped their season opener to the Spurs on Wednesday night in San Antonio by a score of 112-108. For as wearisome as this offseason has been for the Minnesota Timberwolves and their fans, the 2018-19 season began just as last year’s campaign did: with a loss to the Spurs...

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Wolves Fastbreak: Minnesota can’t contain Spurs’ Aldridge

Wolves Fastbreak: Minnesota can’t contain Spurs’ Aldridge

Kevin Lynch says LaMarcus Aldridge was a tough matchup for the Timberwolves in their loss to the Spurs

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Wolves come up short in opener, fall 112-108 to Spurs

Wolves come up short in opener, fall 112-108 to Spurs

Jeff Teague scored 27 and Jimmy Butler had 23, but the Wolves fell 112-108 to the Spurs in their season opener

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