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Latest News / Dec 18, 2014 / 12:00 am

Memphis Grizzlies Beat San Antonio Spurs 117-116 In Triple Overtime Classic

Tim Duncan, Marc Gasol

The Memphis Grizzlies led the short-handed San Antonio Spurs by 23 points in the second quarter and 17 points in the third. But Gregg Popovich’s team doesn’t feel sorry for itself, and certainly doesn’t play the scoreboard. Thank god – we’d have been robbed of an all-time classic if it did. In a game containing multiple game-tying buzzer-beaters and much more clutch shot-making, the Grizzlies beat the Spurs 117-116 after three wildly entertaining overtimes. Read More »

GIFs / Dec 15, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Video: Kawhi Leonard Goes For 18 Points, 8 Boards, 4 Dimes, 5 Steals, 6 Blocks

Kawhi Leonard

What can’t Kawhi Leonard do on a basketball court? We’re not exactly sure, and neither are the Denver Nuggets. In a truly dominant all-around performance, watch the reigning Finals MVP go for 18 points, eight rebounds, four assists, five steals, and six blocks in the San Antonio Spurs’ 99-91 win over the Nuggets on Sunday. Read More »

Video / Dec 13, 2014 / 12:30 am

Watch Nick Young Hit Deep Game-Winning 3-Pointer In Final Seconds Versus Spurs

Nick Young

Nick Young (Soobum Im, USATODAY)

After a scorching first three quarters, Nick Young was mostly quiet throughout regulation and the first few minutes of the extra session on Friday night. But swag like his never goes completely cold. Watch Young give the Los Angeles Lakers a 112-110 overtime win over the San Antonio Spurs with a desperation 30-footer as the shot clock expired and the game clock ticked to seven seconds. Read More »

GIFs / Dec 9, 2014 / 8:00 pm

Video: “Awkward Dad Dance Cam” Demoralizes Young Spurs Fans

Awkward Dad

It’s the job of parents to sometimes do things that will embarrass their kids. Not intentionally, mind you, but in order to keep them safe and to remind them there’s a world outside their limited scope, which is often confined to the cool table at the cafeteria. But the “Awkward Dad Dance Cam” the San Antonio Spurs instituted at AT&T Center on Saturday night is downright mean to young Spurs fans. Read More »

Smack / Dec 4, 2014 / 10:15 am

Video: Popovich Tells Danny Green To “Shut The F**K Up” After Boneheaded Foul

Gregg Popovich

The Nets snapped San Antonio’s eight-game winning streak with a 95-93 overtime win at Barclays Center last night, but they were gift-wrapped the win in the closing seconds of the extra session after a Danny Green blunder. Gregg Popovich became irate and can be seen telling Danny to “Shut the f___ up” as he’s coming towards the sideline to explain. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 2, 2014 / 1:00 pm

Tim Duncan Donates $247K To Groundbreaking Cancer Research Project

Tim Duncan

Tim Duncan is and will forever be a San Antonio icon, and now he’s ensured that his legacy extends even further beyond the hardwood. In a heartwarming act of philanthropy, the Spurs’ five-time champion has donated $247,000 to a groundbreaking local cancer research project. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Dec 2, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Video: Kawhi Leonard Leads Spurs Over Sixers

Kawhi Leonard, Brandon Davies

The defending champion Spurs were taking on the lowly 76ers last night, but they were missing Tony Parker (ribs) and Tim Duncan (old). It didn’t really matter, though, as Kawhi Leonard scored a game-high 26 points and snatched 11 rebounds in the 109-103 win. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Dec 1, 2014 / 7:45 pm

Watch Marco Belinelli Surprise Everyone By Smashing On Henry Sims

Marco Belinelli

Marco Belinelli

Marco Belinelli had three dunks last season. We don’t need to check the video; there’s no way any of them were as good as this one. Watch the San Antonio Spurs sharpshooter surprise his team, the Philadelphia 76ers, the Wells Fargo Center, and the internet by dunking on Henry Sims with a powerful flush. Read More »

Smack / Dec 1, 2014 / 12:15 pm

Gregg Popovich Doesn’t Watch Film On Other Teams

Gregg Popovich

Before his Spurs beat down the Celtics on Sunday, 111-89, Gregg Popovich — who had missed the last two games with an undisclosed medical condition — spoke to an assemblage of reporters. The famously pithy Spurs coach admitted he doesn’t watch film of other teams, preferring to focus on his own players. He also discloses his unique brand of “tough love” with his own players, and why it’s not important he watch other teams. Read More »

NBA / Nov 23, 2014 / 9:59 pm

Kawhi Leonard Says He’s, “Still Not 100 Percent”

Kawhi Leonard, Joe Johnson

After Friday night’s 121-92 victory over the Timberwolves, Spurs wing and 2014 NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard said the conjunctivitis that kept him out of every preseason game but one, plus San Antonio’s first game of the regular season, is still affecting his vision. He says he’s still not 100 percent, and it’s unclear when it’s effects on his vision subside. Read More »