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Video / Oct 29, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Watch Dirk Nowitzki Take Two Tumbles While Checking Boris Diaw

Dirk Nowitzki, Boris Diaw

Dirk Nowitzki, Boris Diaw (photo. r/nba squanchy56)

Boris Diaw didn’t “drop” Dirk Nowitzki last night. The Frenchman didn’t cross his fellow import, or even fake the pride of Germany to the ground. Nowitzki simply twice slipped on the same spot slick floor. We’ll admit this, though: Diaw certainly wouldn’t have made Dirk look so silly if this were the mid-200s. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Oct 28, 2014 / 9:15 pm

Video: Chandler Parsons Spikes Slam Against Spurs In First Dunk Of The Season

Chandler Parsons

The Mavs are outplaying the defending champs on ring night, but all defending champs have a tendency to underwhelm when they’re receiving their hardware from the previous season. Chandler Parsons started the 2014-15 season with a dunk after sluicing through the Spurs’ D (Gregg Popovich already has a lot of tape to show his team) before the one-handed slam. Read More »

Video / Oct 28, 2014 / 8:30 pm

Watch San Antonio Spurs Receive Championship Rings, Raise Banner

Spurs Championship Rings

Spurs Championship Rings (photo. Spurs.com)

The San Antonio Spurs open their title defense against the Dallas Mavericks tonight. Before they can get to business of this season, though, they had a final chance to reflect on their crowning achievement of the last one. Watch the Spurs raise a fifth championship banner, receive championship rings, and get a detailed look at San Antonio’s bling. Read More »

NBA / Oct 28, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Spurs Stay Humble, Driven As Championship Rings, Regular Season Await

Gregg Popovich

In just a few hours, the 2014-2015 NBA season launches with the San Antonio Spurs hosting the cross-state rival Dallas Mavericks. Before the game officially begins and they start to look forward, though, Gregg Popovich and company will have one more chance to reflect on their championship – the Spurs are raising a banner and receiving rings just minutes before tip-off. And though they’ll always cherish memories of the beautiful basketball that led to San Antonio’s crowning achievement, Popovich and Manu Ginobili insist the Spurs won’t rest on their laurels in pursuit of defending their title. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 28, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Kawhi Leonard’s Sick New Jordan Brand Logo Is Based On “The Klaw”

Kawhi Leonard

If this is the year Kawhi Leonard truly becomes a superstar, a signature logo for the reigning Finals MVP was released just in time. Riffing on the notoriously giant hands of the precocious San Antonio Spurs wing, Jordan Brand came up with a slick new symbol that will serve as Leonard’s calling card going forward. Read More »

Smack / Oct 27, 2014 / 9:00 am

Report: Kawhi Leonard Seeks Max Extension, But No Progress In Spurs Talks

Kawhi Leonard

Tim Duncan famously signed for less than he could command on the open market a few years back in an attempt to free up more room for the Spurs to get him some help. Conversely, 2014 NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard, who will be a restricted free agent next summer if he doesn’t sign an extension by Friday, is looking for a max extension. According to Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, no agreement has been reached and the sides haven’t made any progress during talks in recent weeks. Read More »

NBA / Oct 25, 2014 / 6:30 pm

Gregg Popovich On Spurs’ 2-5 Preseason After Loss Last Night: “We Look Very Poor”

Gregg Popovich

The defending champion San Antonio Spurs haven’t had the best preseason. They’re 2-5 after losing at in-state rivals Houston last night, 96-87, and their pithy coach didn’t pull any punches when asked how they’re coming together for Tuesday’s regular season opener in Dallas. “We look very poor,” Gregg Popovich told the San Antonio Express News‘ Jeff McDonald. Read More »

Video / Oct 24, 2014 / 10:45 pm

Watch Tony Parker Flop After Minimal Contact With Vocal, Physical Theatrics

Tony Parker, Terrence Jones

Tony Parker, Terrence Jones (photo. clutchfansDOTnet YouTube)

Come on, Tony Parker. Couldn’t you have waited to flop until the games actually mattered next week? We came all this way to the final night of preseason play with only one egregious dive! Well, actually it’s probably prudent to get in mid-season flopping form now. Watch the San Antonio Spurs’ point guard draw the whistle by embellishing contact and yelling “Hey!” upon releasing an uncontested shot. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Oct 23, 2014 / 11:30 am

Manu Ginobili Kicks Shot In From Beyond Mid-Court

Manu Ginobili

Spurs six man and Argentinian wing Manu Ginobili was having some at practice the other day. He was attempting to kick a basketball from beyond mid-court into the basket. This is no small feat. After an NBA camera caught one attempt bounce wildly off the backboard, Manu hit the next converting one of the best trick shots we’ve seen in a while. Read More »

NBA / Oct 22, 2014 / 1:30 pm

NBA GMs Pick LeBron James For MVP, Spurs To Repeat As Champions In Survey

Tony Snell, LeBron James

According to those most in the know, the NBA’s rich will be even richer after 2014-2015. In a wide-ranging, anonymous survey conducted by NBA.com’s John Schumann, league general managers predict LeBron James to win MVP and the San Antonio Spurs to repeat as champions this season. Read More »