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Apr 24

Spurs’ Dedmon good for Game 5 after illness

Battling illness, Spurs center Dewayne Dedmon watched the Game 4 loss from the team’s hotel in Memphis.

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Apr 24

Spurs have faith in slumping Ginobili

SAN ANTONIO – Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said last month he hopes Manu Ginobili never retires. “I’m going to use him like a bar of soap until there’s nothing left,” Popovich said. Given his 0-for-the series shooting slump against Memphis, a case can be made that the bar of soap might be down to just

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Apr 23

Postgame Wrap: Spurs fall to Grizzlies despite Leonard’s 43; series tied 2-2

Express-News Spurs reporters Jabari Young and Jeff McDonald recap the Game 4 as the Spurs fell to the Memphis Grizzlies 110-108 in overtime.

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Apr 23

Tied at 2: Gasol lifts Grizzlies past Spurs 110-108 in OT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Grizzlies guard Mike Conley said he was an option to take the final shot and that the San Antonio Spurs thought so, too, on a night when he scored a franchise postseason record 35 points.

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Apr 22

Dedmon out for Game 4 against Grizzlies

The Spurs will be without their starting center for tonight’s pivotal Game 4 in Memphis

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Apr 21

Behind Enemy Lines: Spurs need an answer for Randolph

Express-News Spurs reporter Jabari Young is joined by Grind City Media Grizzlies insider Michael Wallace to discuss the impact Zach Randolph had on Game 3.

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Apr 21

Postgame Wrap: What to make of Popovich’s move in Game 3?

Express-News Spurs reporters Jabari Young and sports columnist Mike Finger discuss Gregg Popovich benching the starting unit in Game 3 of the Spurs’ 105-94 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies.

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Apr 21

Grizzlies pull within 2-1 of Spurs with 105-94 win

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis coach David Fizdale set the tone with his memorable rant about the officiating in Game 2, which led to a $30,000 fine by the NBA.

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Apr 19

Tony Parker doesn’t view being left open as disrespect

Tony Parker is a six-time All Star and a four-time NBA champion, yet the Memphis Grizzlies keep giving him open looks when they collapse on Kawhi Leonard in the teams’ first-round playoff series. After the Spurs practiced Wednesday, Parker was asked if after everything he’s accomplished in his career, he views being left open as

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Apr 19

Gasol on Fizdale’s rant: “I didn’t get to the free-throw line yet this series.”

Pau Gasol responded with some data of his own after he was asked for his reaction on David Fizdale’s rant criticizing the referees following Game 2 of the Spurs’ first-round playoff series against Memphis. “I didn’t get to the free-throw line yet this series,” Gasol said Wednesday. After the Grizzlies’ 96-82 loss to the Spurs

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Apr 19

NBA slaps Fizdale with $30,000 fine

SAN ANTONIO – The NBA on Wednesday fined Memphis coach Dave Fizdale $30,000 for ripping the referees that worked the Spurs’ 96-82 victory over the Grizzlies on Monday night. Fizdale called the officiating in Game 2 “unacceptable” and “unprofessional” after the Spurs held off a late Memphis rally to gain a 2-0 lead in the

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Apr 18

Green’s 3-point shooting helped Spurs keep Grizzlies at bay

SAN ANTONIO – In Game 1, Danny Green did it with his defense. In Game 2, it was his shooting that stood out. Green scored 12 points on 4 of 5 from 3-point range to help the Spurs claim a 96-82 win over Memphis on Monday night and secure a 2-0 lead in their first-round

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Apr 18

Postgame Wrap: Leonard’s 37 points too much for Grizzlies; Spurs take Game 2

Express-News Spurs reporters Jabari Young and Melissa Rohlin discuss the Spurs’ 96-82 win over the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 2.

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Apr 17

Patty Mills expects Memphis to be more physical in Game 2

After the Spurs routed the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series, 111-82, Patty Mills said he expects things to get very physical in Game 2. “They’re already a physical team, that’s the way they like them to play, now we’re expecting harder hits when you cut through the lane, harder screens,

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Apr 17

Could Tim Duncan sign a ‘Romo deal’ with Spurs?

SAN ANTONIO – Tim Duncan made his playoff debut at the Spurs morning shootaround Monday, working out with the team and cracking jokes with his former teammates. “It’s always good to see Timmy here,” Spurs guard Danny Green said. “You could say he lightened the mood.” Spurs guard Patty Mills agreed with that assessment, saying

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Apr 17

Conley determined to counter Spurs’ wave of defenders in Game 2

SAN ANTONIO – Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley is bracing for the Spurs throwing another wave of defenders at him Monday night in Game 2. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich had several players take turns defending Conley in Game 1’s 111-82 Spurs romp, including Tony Parker, Danny Green, two-time defending NBA defensive player of the year

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Apr 16

Ginobili says Spurs must guard against Game 2 letdown

SAN ANTONIO – Alone in his hotel room Saturday night, the full weight of the playoff-opening 111-82 loss to the Spurs hit Grizzlies star point guard Mike Conley hard. “I didn’t sleep,” he said. “It felt like a we-were-done-for-the-year type of loss. That’s how confident I felt going in and how confident our team felt.”

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Apr 16

Spurs’ Aldridge survives Game 1 slugfest with Gasol

For LaMarcus Aldridge, exchanging punches with Marc Gasol is no fun. But it’s a battle the Spurs need to win.

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Apr 16

Green’s shut-down defense helped trigger Spurs’ rout

SAN ANTONIO – As a shooting guard, Danny Green struggled Saturday night. In 20 minutes, he missed both of the 3-pointers he attempted en route to a two-point outing. But Green is so much more than just a shooting guard. With a sensational, stifling turn against Mike Conley that he coupled with a game-high four

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Apr 16

Postgame Wrap: Parker shines in Game 1 vs. Grizzlies

Express-News Spurs reporters Jabari Young and Melissa Rohlin discuss Tony Parker’s play in Game 1 helping the Spurs beat the Memphis Grizzlies, 111-82.

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