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Spurs edge winless Lakers in overtime

Basketball / NBA Oct 23, 2018

Spurs edge winless Lakers in overtime

Patty Mills drilled a jumper with seven seconds remaining in overtime to cap a 7-0 run in the final 55 seconds and lift the San Antonio Spurs to a wild 143-142 win over the host Los Angeles Lakers on Monday. The result kept LeBron James ...

Kawhi Leonard makes successful start with Raptors

Basketball / NBA Oct 18, 2018

Kawhi Leonard makes successful start with Raptors

Kawhi Leonard helped the Toronto Raptors extend their success in season-opening games. Leonard had 24 points and 12 rebounds in his Toronto debut, Kyle Lowry scored 27 points and the Raptors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 116-104 on Wednesday night, extending their streak of opening-night victories ...

Kawhi Leonard pens farewell to San Antonio, Spurs fans

Basketball / NBA Aug 10, 2018

Kawhi Leonard pens farewell to San Antonio, Spurs fans

Understated superstar Kawhi Leonard penned a farewell letter to San Antonio, thanking Spurs fans for their support as he starts anew as a member of the Toronto Raptors. Leonard broke his months-long silence in a letter penned for the San Antonio Express-News and thanked coach ...

Spurs ship Kawhi Leonard to Raptors, get DeMar DeRozan

Basketball / NBA Jul 19, 2018

Spurs ship Kawhi Leonard to Raptors, get DeMar DeRozan

The Kawhi Leonard saga in San Antonio is over. So is DeMar DeRozan's time in Toronto. An NBA summer blockbuster got pulled off Wednesday, with the Spurs sending Leonard to the Raptors as part of a four-player deal that has DeRozan heading to San Antonio. ...

Bucks to hold talks  with Hammon

Basketball / NBA May 5, 2018

Bucks to hold talks with Hammon

San Antonio Spurs assistant Becky Hammon plans to interview for the Milwaukee Bucks' coaching job, a person familiar with the search told The Associated Press. The person requested anonymity because the team does not comment on potential candidates. A woman has never been a head coach ...

Unbeaten Spurs trample over Heat

Basketball / NBA Oct 26, 2017

Unbeaten Spurs trample over Heat

San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich was asked at least a half-dozen times Wednesday about the status of injured starters Kawhi Leonard and Tony Parker and when they might be returning. His consistent answer: They'll play when they're ready. With the way the Spurs have started, there's ...

Basketball / NBA Oct 21, 2017

Jenny Boucek joins Kings coaching staff

The Sacramento Kings named former WNBA player and coach Jenny Boucek as an assistant coach for player development on Friday. Boucek joins the San Antonio Spurs' Becky Hammon as the only women currently working as assistant coaches in the NBA. Boucek was to be on the ...