Clippers bounce back to beat Spurs, even series 2-2

Apr 27, 2015

Clippers bounce back to beat Spurs, even series 2-2

The Los Angeles Clippers answered their worst loss in playoff history with one of their most uplifting victories. Chris Paul had 34 points and seven assists, Blake Griffin added 20 points and 19 rebounds, and the Clippers beat the San Antonio Spurs 114-105 on ...

Spurs rout Clips, take 2-1 lead

Apr 25, 2015

Spurs rout Clips, take 2-1 lead

Kawhi Leonard had a postseason career-high 32 points and the San Antonio Spurs never trailed in dominating the Los Angeles Clippers 100-73 on Friday night to take a 2-1 lead in their first-round series. The Clippers scored a franchise postseason low and their 11 ...

Spurs outlast Clips in OT

Apr 23, 2015

Spurs outlast Clips in OT

Three days from his 39th birthday, Tim Duncan keeps getting better with age. He smartly stayed on the court while playing the last eight minutes with five fouls, and recovered from a woeful fourth quarter to steady the Spurs in overtime. Duncan scored 28 ...

Pelicans clinch playoff spot

Apr 16, 2015

Pelicans clinch playoff spot

Anthony Davis had 31 points and 13 rebounds as the New Orleans Pelicans earned their first playoff berth since 2011 with a 108-103 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday. Davis, who’ll make his playoff debut against Golden State, came through in the ...

Spurs edge Rockets for 10th straight

Apr 11, 2015

Spurs edge Rockets for 10th straight

The San Antonio Spurs hacked Josh Smith for most of the second half against the Houston Rockets on Friday night to keep the ball out of James Harden’s hands. Coach Gregg Popovich’s strategy worked. The Spurs held Harden to 16 points and got their ...

Spurs reel off ninth straight win

Apr 9, 2015

Spurs reel off ninth straight win

The San Antonio Spurs are surging to close the regular season, and the Houston Rockets couldn’t slow them down. Tony Parker scored 27 points in the Spurs’ 110-98 win Wednesday night, their ninth straight victory. Parker had 13 points in the opening quarter, shaking ...

Spurs claim 6th straight

Apr 4, 2015

Spurs claim 6th straight

Denver Nuggets coach Melvin Hunt compared San Antonio’s dominant start to a first-round knockout. However, the Spurs may have also taken a big blow early. Danny Green scored 21 points, including 6-for-6 shooting on 3-pointers, and the Spurs cruised to a 123-93 victory over ...

Lowly Knicks surprise Spurs in OT

Mar 18, 2015

Lowly Knicks surprise Spurs in OT

The poor passing and sloppy shooting in overtime hurt, though the effort was more disappointing than the execution to Spurs coach Gregg Popovich. “We didn’t respect the game,” he said. “We didn’t respect our opponent. It was a pathetic performance, and I hope every ...

Mar 13, 2015

Irving's 57 fires Cavs by Spurs

Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star Kyrie Irving left his superstar teammate LeBron James in awe. His spectacular play overwhelmed the San Antonio Spurs. The guard collected a career-high and NBA season-high 57 points and his fadeaway 3 sent the emotional game into overtime where Cleveland rallied ...

Hack-a-D.J. strategy fails to pay off for Spurs

Feb 20, 2015

Hack-a-D.J. strategy fails to pay off for Spurs

DeAndre Jordan gets tired of teams playing Hack-a-D.J. Tim Duncan doesn’t like it, either, although he knows it’s a useful strategy against a mediocre free throw shooter like Jordan. It just backfired on the Spurs. Jordan had 26 points and 18 rebounds, Jamal Crawford ...

Popovich wins 1,000th game

Feb 10, 2015

Popovich wins 1,000th game

Gregg Popovich’s grand plan has produced plenty of wins. The Spurs made it an even 1,000 for him on Monday night. San Antonio rallied from a 14-point fourth-quarter deficit and got a 5-meter baseline jumper from Marco Belinelli with 2.1 seconds left to give ...

Focused Bulls pound Spurs

Jan 23, 2015

Focused Bulls pound Spurs

Derrick Rose drove hard to the rim. The defense was at its stifling, suffocating best. More than anything, the swagger was back and so were the Bulls. Rose scored 22 points and struggling Chicago beat the San Antonio Spurs 104-81 on Thursday night. The ...