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Game 5 Preview: San Antonio Spurs at Golden State Warriors

Psst . . . Over here. Wanna know a secret? Strong defense coupled with good shooting is a pretty good recipe for a W. Sure, it’s not easy — like when you’re out-rebounded by 25. But hitting 15 of 28 threes compensates for a lot of inadequacies. With four Spurs, including LaMarcus “Bankshot” Aldridge

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GINOBLI!!! Warriors

Wow what an effort by the Spurs! This was a hard fought game that the Spurs won with tough defense and a champions mentality. The Spurs started the game with furious defense forcing turnovers by the Warriors primary ball handlers in Kevin Durant, Andre…

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Spurs dust off outside shot, defeat Warriors

To talk about a team down 3-0 is to speak with a touch of inevitability — when they’re facing the Warriors, even moreso. Luckily for the Spurs, one of those missing factors returned in Game 4, as they doubled the Warriors’ three-point output, 15 to 7, en route to a series-saving 103-90 win. While

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Poll- The Spur most likely to have a big Game 4

Three games have come and gone. Adjustments have been made. The Warriors have countered. The time is now. Sunday, the Spurs will take to the floor at the AT&T Center, perhaps for the last time this season. LaMarcus Aldridge has been a beast. His nu…

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Game 3 Preview: San Antonio Spurs vs. Golden State Warriors

Can you feel it? It’s in the wind blowing around an empty AT&T Center parking lot beckoning the boys back home. It’s where the Spurs play best. And the best is what is needed to host the kind of game that will make everyone —EVERYONE— think again before writing the Spurs off for the for the infinite

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Let’s talk about the Spurs starting 5

Desperate times call for desperate measures. The Spurs are going to have to adjust the Warriors if they are going to become competitive in this series. While we can all agree that JaVale McGee had an above-average game and Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant’s par-for-the-course is still too much to handle

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Report: Kawhi Leonard likely out for playoffs

Nobody expected Kawhi Leonard to make an appearance, but fans continued to hold out hope that the superstar would make a return and save the Spurs season. Today the confirmation came that the help the Spurs are seeking is probably not coming. San Anton…

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Game 1 Preview: San Antonio Spurs at Golden State Warriors

The new season begins now, and this is the Spurs chance to start over again and put a rough regular season behind them. This may be a re-match of last season’s Western Conference Finals, but it couldn’t be further from a similar situation (besides no Kawhi Leonard), and not just because this

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Lamarcus Aldridge: The hero San Antonio needs, not the one we deserve

If Lamarcus Aldridge ever has a chance to read this, I have two words for him: Thank. You. Last year, you were the bane of every Spurs fans existence. We criticized your every move and lamented what a waste of money you were. We opined for trades that wouldn’t have come close to replacing your true

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Game Preview: San Antonio Spurs vs. Sacramento Kings

What is more important for an NBA franchise: the method or the results? Ideally, the answer is method because it provides a reproducible process that will more often than not yield good results. But in a league where the coaching and GM turnover is so …

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Game Preview: San Antonio Spurs vs. Portland Trailblazers

The Spurs and Trailblazers meet on Saturday night for the third and final time of the regular season but first in the friendly confines of the AT&T Center. Portland rides into San Antonio hoping to avoid the Texas three-step, having lost in Dallas …

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The Spurs aren’t the only team with a marquee injury

I know the Spurs have been playing without Kawhi Leonard this season (save a momentary ennead of games), but as the Spurs face the postseason without him, let’s check in with other teams. The injury bug has been rampant. Don’t get me wrong, there isn’t a player in the NBA I would trade for

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Next season starters

Here is where I wan’t to discuss with you about team starters for the next season. I am focusing only for starters because i believe that is our main problem. Our management always find a way to fill our roster with role players and veteran fillers. But big games do not decide 10th player on roster

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Game Preview: San Antonio Spurs at Los Angeles Lakers

If you stayed up late to catch Tuesday night’s late tip, pat yourself on the back, wipe the sleep off your eyes, and prepare for another. This time, it’s the Big Ballin’ Los Angeles Lakers, who continue to play at a relatively high level given the youth up and down the roster. Speaking of

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Game Preview: San Antonio Spurs at Los Angeles Clippers

On Tuesday, the San Antonio Spurs will travel to Los Angeles to face the Clippers at the Staples Center. The Clippers have spent most of the 2017-18 season battling for a playoff seed in the Western Conference and sit two games behind the New Orleans P…

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Game Preview: San Antonio Spurs at Los Angeles Clippers

On Tuesday, the San Antonio Spurs will travel to Los Angeles to face the Clippers at the Staples Center. The Clippers have spent most of the 2017-18 season battling for a playoff seed in the Western Conference and sit two games behind the New Orleans P…

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