People are once again debating the merits of NBA players taking nights off to rest as the Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs, and Cleveland Cavaliers all had their best players sit out recent nationally televised games. Gonzaga...Show More Summary
Pop was the one who made resting players popular in the first place. San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich understands why the NBA wants to cut back on teams resting their starters. After all, it was Popovich who started the trend...Show More Summary
The NBA just took two big hits after the Golden State Warriors rested all of their key players during a National Televised game against the San Antonio Spurs last week. If that wasn’t bad enough, the Cleveland Cavaliers made it worse by resting key players during yet another Nationally televised game against the Los Angeles […]
NBA teams are abusing their discretion to rest healthy players for marquee games. The hammer is coming. Four years ago, the NBA dropped a $250,000 fine on the San Antonio Spurs for resting four healthy players in a marquee national TV game against the Miami Heat. Show More Summary
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Pau Gasol scored 22 points, LaMarcus Aldridge added 18 and the San Antonio Spurs rolled to a 118-102 victory over the Sacramento Kings, snapping a two-game skid
Mike Conley had 19 points, seven rebounds and six assists, Zach Randolph added 18 points and the Memphis Grizzlies extended their winning streak to four with a 104-96 victory over the San Antonio Spurs
A pair of Southwest Division rivals will hit the hardwood on Saturday, with Kawhi Leonard and company getting the nod on the betting lines at the sportsbooks at FedExForum. The San Antonio Spurs are 9-1 straight up and 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 games against the Memphis Grizzlies. Show More Summary
Damian Lillard scored 36 points and the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the San Antonio Spurs, 110-106, on Wednesday night, spoiling LaMarcus Aldridge’s return from a health scare. Aldridge had 19 points and seven rebounds at San Antonio, playing 32 minutes after missing two games with a minor...
San Antonio got a wide open three with a play they’ve been running for YEARS. The San Antonio Spurs are so famous for the so-called Hammer Play that we wrote a 1,700-word article about it in 2014. You’d think, three years later, the Spurs couldn’t keep running the exact same play with teams falling for it. Show More Summary
Damian Lillard scored 36 points and the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the San Antonio Spurs 110-106 on Wednesday night, spoiling LaMarcus Aldridge's return from a health scare
No Spurs player is safe from a yelling Gregg Popovich No Spurs player, no matter how great, is safe from an angry Gregg Popovich. In fact, that’s one of the reasons San Antonio keeps winning year after year. Popovich didn’t like howShow More Summary
The Spurs and Blazers are locked in a tight one, and Kawhi Leonard is leading the way for San Antonio. He got into a bit of an argument in the third quarter with Gregg Popovich, who’s never one to shy away from letting his stars have it. Read more...
Following their worst shooting performance of the season Tuesday night in New Orleans, the Portland Trail Blazers (29-37) hope to rebound on Wednesday as they visit the San Antonio Spurs (52-14) in the Lone Star State. The Spurs have taken each of the two previous meetings with the Blazers thus far in 2016-17. Show More Summary
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- LaMarcus Aldridge's latest bout with heart arrhythmia kept him out less than a week, a big relief to the five-time All-Star as he and the San Antonio Spurs chase the Golden State Warriors for the top seed in the Western Conference.
The San Antonio Spurs today announced that forward LaMarcus Aldridge has been cleared to resume all basketball-related activities. After Aldridge had an occurrence of a minor heart arrhythmia in Oklahoma City on March 9, the Spurs medical...Show More Summary
No. 1: Green steps in when Warriors need him most -- A three-game win streak, coupled with the San Antonio Spurs' recent success, had knocked the Golden State Warriors from their No. 1 spot in the Western Conference on Tuesday morning. Show More Summary
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Despite being just 1.5 games ahead of the San Antonio Spurs for the top seed in the NBA's Western Conference, the Golden State Warriors rested their star players on Saturday night in a nationally televised game against the Spurs.
No. 1: Spurs in need of frontcourt helpers -- San Antonio Spurs fans had to be thrilled to see their best player, Kawhi Leonard, back in the lineup last night. He was up to his old tricks, too, scoring 31 points to fuel a 107-99 win against the visiting Atlanta Hawks that, for now, pushed the Spurs past the Golden State Warriors for the No. Show More Summary