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Spurs beat Cavaliers

Spurs Over Cavaliers – Some Things Take Time to Change

Posted on 20 Nov, 2014, by in NBA

It’s a new/old team for LeBron James, but he still faces the same problems he had recently against the San Antonio Spurs, which includes crucial late turnovers, trouble with being guarded by Kawhi Leonard and more as the Cleveland Cavaliers lose 92-90 to the San Antonio Spurs, riding a very strong game from Tim Duncan and Boris Diaw. More

San Antonio Spurs

San Antonio Spurs – Decisions a Champion Needs to Make

Posted on 17 Jun, 2014, by in NBA

For the first time in seven years we haven’t heard anyone talk about whether this was the last we saw of the current San Antonio Spurs. When you win a championship, suddenly the age of Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker don’t matter anymore. Suddenly it’s more about what decisions Gregg Popovich needs to make in order to keep this team stocked and ready to make another title run. More

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NBA Playoffs – Kawhi Leonard on His way to the Finals MVP

Posted on 14 Jun, 2014, by in NBA

A combination of young and old, the San Antonio Spurs seem to be on the verge of winning the NBA title for a fifth time. Despite the big three – Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili usually getting more attention than the rest of their teammates, it’s impossible to ignore the importance and the impact of Kawhi Leonard on this series, being the leading the favorite to win the Finals MVP, if the Spurs don’t run into anymore resistance. More

Spurs beat Heat

NBA Playoffs – San Antonio Spurs Almost Perfect, Miami Heat Surprisingly Bad

Posted on 11 Jun, 2014, by in NBA

Momentum swings and shifts in the NBA finals as the San Antonio Spurs, backed by a close to perfect shooting performance and led by Danny Green and Kawhi Leonard take a 2-1 lead over the Miami Heat with a 111-92 win, probably surprised by how bad LeBron James and Dwayne Wade were during in game 3. More

Tony Parker, Tim Duncan, Boris Diaw

San Antonio Spurs – The Road to Redemption

Posted on 7 Jun, 2014, by in NBA

Only Tim Duncan, Boris Diaw and Manu Ginobili played well for the San Antonio Spurs until everything changed in the final minutes of the fourth quarter in game 1. The rest of the team – from Danny Green to Tony Parker and Kawhi Leonard, were one big disappointment, finding it very difficult to make their game plan work against an excellent defense. Sometimes lady luck shines on those who deserve it. More

Spurs beat Heat

NBA Finals – San Antonio Spurs Get Lucky, Miami Heat Crumble Late

Posted on 6 Jun, 2014, by in NBA

The San Antonio Spurs seemed to handle extreme weather conditions better than others. It might also be the fact that the Miami Heat, the better team until LeBron James started suffering from cramps, fell apart without their star in the fourth quarter, losing 110-95 as the home team took a 1-0 in the NBA finals. More

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NBA Finals – Heat vs Spurs, a Long Awaited Rematch

Posted on 1 Jun, 2014, by in NBA

If you believe Tim Duncan, the San Antonio Spurs really wanted a rematch in this year’s NBA finals. The Miami Heat? I’m not so sure this was the rival they were dreaming of, because of history and simply because the other option, the Oklahoma City Thunder, are a much better matchup for LeBron James and Dwyane Wade to handle. More

Spurs beat Thunder

NBA Playoffs – Oklahoma City Thunder Fall Short, San Antonio Spurs Finalists Again

Posted on 1 Jun, 2014, by in NBA

For the first time in the Western Conference Finals, we got ourselves a close game, ending in another first – a road win. The San Antonio Spurs finished the job in six games with a 112-107 overtime win thanks to some great basketball from Tim Duncan in the clutch, Manu Ginobili hitting some big shots and Boris Diaw proving his value once more. Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook gave it their best shot, but without a decent head coach, system or depth, there’s always going to be a ceiling on this team. More

Spurs beat Thunder

NBA Playoffs – San Antonio Spurs Figure it Out, Oklahoma City Thunder Look Exhausted

Posted on 30 May, 2014, by in NBA

Sometimes the solution is simple, but takes a while to find. Using Matt Bonner in the lineup and giving Boris Diaw an extended time on the floor opened up so many things on offense for the San Antonio Spurs, getting to run all over the Oklahoma City Thunder with Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili leading the way to a 117-89 win, taking a 3-2 lead in the series. More

Spurs beat Mavericks

San Antonio Spurs – Back on the Righteous Path

Posted on 29 Apr, 2014, by in NBA

The Dallas Mavericks deserve plenty of credit from turning their series against the San Antonio Spurs into much more than your normal #1 vs #8 first round playoff encounter. The Spurs still came away with the 93-89 win, barely, thanks to a big game from Manu Ginobili and the idiotic decision made by DeJuan Blair to kick Tiago Splitter in the head, resulting in his ejection. More