Warriors pounce on injury-plagued Spurs

/ May 21, 2017

Warriors pounce on injury-plagued Spurs

The Spurs were injured but Golden State was expecting a fevered fight on the home floor of the five-time NBA champions. The Warriors' depth and talent settled things early. Kevin Durant had 33 points and 10 rebounds as Golden State beat injury-riddled San Antonio 120-108 on ...

Spurs' Leonard to miss Game 2

/ May 16, 2017

Spurs' Leonard to miss Game 2

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has ruled Kawhi Leonard out for Game 2 of the Western Conference finals with a sprained left ankle caused by what Popovich described as a "dangerous" and "unsportsmanlike" closeout by Golden State's Zaza Pachulia. Leonard had an MRI on Monday and ...

/ Mar 21, 2017

Silver weighs in on teams resting starters

NBA commissioner Adam Silver sent a memo to the league's board of governors Monday, describing the way teams are choosing to rest starters in some games as "an extremely significant issue for our league" and pressing owners to be more involved in the decision-making ...

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 record for ...

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 Nuggets ...

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 29 points, ...

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 Antonio's ...

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 told ...

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 nearly ...

/ 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 said Friday, ...

Thunder oust Spurs to reach West finals

/ May 13, 2016

Thunder oust Spurs to reach West finals

The Thunder flipped the script, and now they're heading to the Western Conference finals. Tim Duncan doesn't know yet where he's headed as the San Antonio Spurs face an uncertain future. Kevin Durant scored 37 points, Russell Westbrook added 28, and Oklahoma City beat San Antonio ...