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San Antonio Spurs: Welcome to Uncharted Territory

Posted on 18 Jul, 2018, by in NBA

Tim Duncan? Retired. Tony Parker? Left and signed with the Charlotte Hornets. Kawhi Leonard, the Finals MVP and the should-have-been new franchise player? Gone along with Danny Green to the Toronto Raptors via trade. Who is left from the easy on the eyes 2014 San Antonio Spurs championship team? More

NBA: Warriors Stunned at Home by Kawhi Leonard & Spurs

Posted on 26 Oct, 2016, by in NBA

The Golden State Warriors used a unifying terms for how they felt after being beaten 129-100 by the San Antonio Spurs in the season opener, at home: A slap in the face. It’s just the season opener, a meaningless in the grand scheme of things, but it felt like more. More

NBA Rumors: San Antonio Spurs Deny LaMarcus Aldridge Trade, Everyone Else Insists They Will

Posted on 19 Oct, 2016, by in NBA

By slowly planting the seeds and then helping them grow, ESPN have made the offseason a little bit more interesting, suggesting that the San Antonio Spurs are interesting in trading LaMarcus Aldridge. If not now, then later in the season. Maybe it’s true and based on actual inside information, but this could be all about doing what the media usually does: Stirring stuff up, and hoping it develops a life of its own. More

San Antonio Spurs Season Preview: Kawhi Leonard Taking Over Completely

Posted on 14 Sep, 2016, by in NBA

Last season, the San Antonio Spurs did everything right, and still ended up with nothing. It could very well happen this year, although an improved Kawhi Leonard, a more comfortable LaMarcus Aldridge and the addition of Pau Gasol will hopefully prevent another early playoff exit at the hands of an inferior team. More

San Antonio Spurs: The Tim Duncan Retirement Effect

Posted on 4 Aug, 2016, by in NBA

For the first time in 20 years, the San Antonio Spurs are entering a season without Tim Duncan as part of the team. It was going to happen at some point, but this puts a lot of pressure on Kawhi Leonard, LaMarcus Aldridge and some newer (not necessarily younger) kids on the central Texas block to take the franchise into its new era. More

NBA Rumors – Spurs, Thunder, Aldridge & Kawhi Dominance, Durant & Westbrook Helplessness

Posted on 1 May, 2016, by in NBA

At halftime, Kawhi Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge had more points than the entire Oklahoma City Thunder. The San Antonio Spurs enjoyed a blowout victory to open the conference semifinals in the Western conference. Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook had the same faces we’ve gotten used to seeing from them at the end of each playoff run, at a different stage each time. More

San Antonio Spurs Give Teams Hope by Stopping Stephen Curry & the Golden State Warriors

Posted on 20 Mar, 2016, by in NBA

There wasn’t just one thing the San Antonio Spurs did that worked as they beat the Golden State Warriors 87-79 to not just keep their hopes alive of finishing first in the West, but to possibly provide a mini blueprint in how to stop Stephen Curry and the NBA champions offense. More

NBA Rumors – San Antonio Spurs Got Scary Quicker Than Expected

Posted on 15 Dec, 2015, by in NBA

While Gregg Popovich coaxed everyone to believe that the San Antonio Spurs are months away from peaking and getting their offense together, Kawhi Leonard has been building a nice little MVP bid and the Golden State Warriors have a legitimate competitor for best team in the NBA. More

NBA Rumors – San Antonio Spurs, LaMarcus Aldridge a Work in Progress

Posted on 5 Nov, 2015, by in NBA

The San Antonio Spurs not scorching through their opponents and LaMarcus Aldridge settling in slower than some wanted him to with the new team doesn’t mean anything about what’s going to happen with this team once the real season, aka the NBA playoffs, begin. More

17 Most Important NBA Players in 2015-2016

Posted on 16 Sep, 2015, by in NBA

There are many storylines worth following in every NBA season. The players that deserve more focus than others in 2015-2016 consist of LeBron James and Kevin Durant for obvious reasons, but also LaMarcus Aldridge with the San Antonio Spurs bringing him to be their man of the future, Russell Westbrook who has to deal with a partner once again, Anthony Davis trying to become more than just the “next big thing” and Stephen Curry, coming off winning the MVP and the NBA championship, facing the hangover year that can go either way. More