Spurs extend historic run to 20 seasons

Feb 14, 2017

Spurs extend historic run to 20 seasons

Kawhi Leonard kept the faith Monday night. Eventually, LaMarcus Aldridge came through, too. Together, the new faces of the Spurs produced a familiar result — a 110-06 victory at Indiana for another milestone moment. With their 42nd victory, the Spurs extended their streak of ...

Knicks stun Spurs in last game of tumultuous homestand

Feb 13, 2017

Knicks stun Spurs in last game of tumultuous homestand

Latrell Sprewell was back in the building and so were many other former Knicks. Then the current team pulled out a defensive performance from its past. Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points and New York salvaged the finale of a tumultuous five-game homestand by beating ...

Spurs coach Popovich sets record

Feb 5, 2017

Spurs coach Popovich sets record

Manu Ginobili knew how important Gregg Popovich is to the San Antonio Spurs even before the coach set the NBA record for most wins with a single franchise. Popovich earned his 1,128th victory Saturday night, leading the Spurs to a 121-97 victory over the ...

Popovich equals NBA mark for wins with one franchise

Feb 3, 2017

Popovich equals NBA mark for wins with one franchise

Gregg Popovich greeted his latest career milestone with his usual self-deprecation and deflection, insisting he only achieves these records because he is old. Friends and players rarely disagree with the San Antonio Spurs’ emotional coach. But they did this time. Popovich tied the NBA ...

Spurs shut down Westbrook late in victory over Thunder

Feb 1, 2017

Spurs shut down Westbrook late in victory over Thunder

The San Antonio Spurs have admired the outstanding season Russell Westbrook is having and the Oklahoma City Thunder point guard didn’t disappoint in person. Neither did the Spurs, who took playing Westbrook as a great challenge. Kawhi Leonard scored 36 points and San Antonio ...

Spurs lose Gasol to broken finger, still down Nuggets

Jan 20, 2017

Spurs lose Gasol to broken finger, still down Nuggets

The San Antonio Spurs got a glimpse of their future and it was both encouraging and daunting. Kawhi Leonard scored 34 points, rookie Dejounte Murray added a season-high 24 and the short-handed Spurs overcame a pregame injury to Pau Gasol in beating the Denver ...

Hawks snap long run of futility against Spurs

Jan 2, 2017

Hawks snap long run of futility against Spurs

Atlanta coach Mike Budenholzer finally has his first win over Gregg Popovich, his longtime former boss in San Antonio. It took career and season-high point totals from Tim Hardaway Jr. and Paul Millsap, respectively, to make it happen. Hardaway matched his career high with ...

Spurs play spoiler as Kings unveil new downtown arena

Oct 28, 2016

Spurs play spoiler as Kings unveil new downtown arena

Kawhi Leonard ripped the ball away from Ben McLemore and drove the other way for a three-point play. Then the next time down the court, Leonard grabbed it away from McLemore and scored on the other end. Those two plays turned the momentum San ...

Duncan gives thoughts on reason behind retirement

Jul 14, 2016

Duncan gives thoughts on reason behind retirement

When Tim Duncan decided to reflect on his outstanding 19-year NBA career, the understated star did it in the most Timmy way possible: seated at a table with a friend from the islands. Two days after the San Antonio Spurs announced his retirement, Duncan ...

NBA legend Duncan retires after 19 years

Jul 12, 2016

NBA legend Duncan retires after 19 years

Tim Duncan never wanted the spotlight, only the trophies. He never wanted the endorsements, only the camaraderie. He never wanted the accolades, only the collective achievement. So when one of the most understated superstars in sports decided to finally call it a career after ...

Nowitzki stays put; Spurs get Gasol

Jul 6, 2016

Nowitzki stays put; Spurs get Gasol

Star forward Dirk Nowitzki has agreed to terms on a two-year deal to stay with the Dallas Mavericks, while Pau Gasol has agreed to join the San Antonio Spurs. Nowitzki has a two-year deal worth $40 million, according to The Dallas Morning News and ...

May 14, 2016

Spurs unsure if Duncan, Ginobili will return

San Antonio’s unexpected and abrupt end to the season brings on another stressful summer that begins with what has become an annual quandary. Will Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili return? “I really don’t know what they’re going to do,” San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich ...