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Video / Jan 9, 2015 / 11:15 am

Watch This Tongue-In-Cheek Animated Short: “Spurs Special Forces”

Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili, Gregg Popovich, Tim Duncan

We’d always assumed the San Antonio Spurs were really a rag-tag band of elite Special Forces. Gregg Popovich is obviously a spy after earning a Soviet Studies BA from the Air Force Academy and flirting with the C.I.A. Plus, there’s no way they can pass so well without some serious training usually reserved for the Green Berets. That’s what makes Matt Hill‘s animated spoof: Spurs Special Forces for BallerBall so on point. Come check out Manu Ginobili, Tony Parker, Tim Duncan and Pop as the Spurs Special Forces. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Jan 1, 2015 / 12:15 pm

Video: Omer Asik Tips Ball Into Own Basket At Buzzer To Force Overtime

Tim Duncan, Omer Asik

Three consecutive victories by the New Orleans Pelicans over the San Antonio Spurs? Yeah, that didn’t sound right to the basketball gods, either. In the defining play of an ugly but hotly contested 95-93 Spurs win, watch Omer Asik misdirect the ball in his own basket to force overtime as the fourth quarter clock expires. Read More »

GIFs / Dec 26, 2014 / 12:30 am

GIF: Tony Parker & Tim Duncan Are Poetry In Motion

Russell Westbrook, Tony Parker, Tim Duncan

Neither Tim Duncan or Tony Parker played over 30 minutes today against the Thunder. While Russell Westbrook was running wild, they tried their best to keep pace despite a tough past week that saw them lose back-to-back triple overtime games; the first time since 1951 it’s happened. Read More »

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 »

NBA / Dec 8, 2014 / 5:15 pm

Dime Q&A: Lavoy Allen On P. George, Tim Duncan & “Crazy Rush” Of Playoff BBall

Lavoy Allen

The Indiana Pacers have quietly stayed within striking distance of a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference despite a myriad of reasons why they should instead be in contention for a high lottery pick. Even more forgotten is one of their key reserves, Lavoy Allen, who has been an efficient player in their frontcourt while David West missed the start of the season. 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 »

Video / Nov 19, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Watch Kawhi Leonard Actually Grin In The New Spurs H-E-B Commercials

Manu Ginobili, Patty Mills, Kawhi Leonard

If you’re not familiar, H-E-B is a privately owned grocery chain based in San Antonio, Texas. The Spurs, naturally, are a perfect for their ad campaigns, and a new set recently debuted featuring Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili, Tony Parker, Kawhi Leonard and Patty Mills. In a couple of them, Kawhi even cracks a smile (!!), and we get to see more of Duncan’s deadpan delivery. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 19, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Derrick Rose, Tim Duncan Are Really Excited For Foot Locker’s Week Of Greatness

Tim Duncan

Just how psyched should SneakerHeads be for the “Week Of Greatness?” Basketball robots Derrick Rose and Tim Duncan are excited enough to share a call about it in this amusing new spot from Foot Locker. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Nov 17, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Watch DeMarcus Cousins Get Best Of Tim Duncan & Spurs In 4th Quarter

Tim Duncan, DeMarcus Cousins

Tim Duncan, DeMarcus Cousins

Tim Duncan isn’t quite ready to pass his torch to another preternaturally talented big man. Whenever he is, though, we’ve an idea to whom the five-time champion will bestow it: DeMarcus Cousins. In an epic battle pitting the present’s past against its future, Cousins got the best of Duncan during the fourth quarter of the Sacramento Kings’ 94-91 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday. Read More »

GIFs, NBA, Twitter / Nov 12, 2014 / 11:15 am

GIF: Gregg Popovich & Steve Kerr Share A Laugh & Mutual Respect

Steve Kerr, Gregg Popovich, Tim Duncan

Despite the Spurs beating his Warriors, 113-100, coach Steve Kerr went over after the game and shared a chuckle and a handshake with Spurs coach Gregg Popovich and big man Tim Duncan. Kerr, a 16-year vet as a sharpshooting guard, spent a quarter of his career in San Antonio, winning two titles in his time with Popovich and Duncan. Read More »