Spurs to retire Tony Parker's No. 9 jersey

Basketball / NBA Aug 17, 2019

Spurs to retire Tony Parker's No. 9 jersey

The San Antonio Spurs said Friday they will retire Tony Parker's No. 9 jersey on Nov. 11, when they host the Memphis Grizzlies. Parker will become the 10th player in Spurs franchise history to have his number raised to the rafters, joining Bruce Bowen (12), ...

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 ...

Popovich equals NBA mark for wins with one franchise

Basketball / NBA 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 ...

NBA legend Duncan retires after 19 years

Basketball / NBA 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 ...

Spurs pound Bucks by 25 in road victory

Basketball / NBA Jan 5, 2016

Spurs pound Bucks by 25 in road victory

The veteran San Antonio Spurs got a big night from rookie Jonathon Simmons. The reserve swingman had a career-high 18 points, Kawhi Leonard scored 10 of his 24 in the decisive third quarter and the Spurs beat the Milwaukee Bucks 123-98 on Monday night for ...

Spurs run past Pacers for sixth straight win

Basketball / NBA Dec 22, 2015

Spurs run past Pacers for sixth straight win

A physical matchup on both ends of the court brought out the best in the San Antonio Spurs, especially Kawhi Leonard. Leonard had 24 points, six rebounds and five assists and helped hold Paul George to a season-low seven points, and San Antonio surged past ...

Leonard rains 3-pointers as Spurs pound Grizzlies

Basketball / NBA Dec 4, 2015

Leonard rains 3-pointers as Spurs pound Grizzlies

Kawhi Leonard gave the Memphis Grizzlies a good look at why he ranks among the top 3-point shooters in the NBA. Leonard scored 27 points, shooting 7-for-9 on 3s as the San Antonio Spurs eased to a 103-83 victory over Memphis on Thursday night. "I've been ...