Last night, prior to a regular season match-up between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the San Antonio Spurs, Mexico City Arena went up in smoke. Most people have pointed to a malfunctioning generator as the cause, but one dude who goes by the name of St. Nick Pants has another theory. Check it out:
The NBA's trip to Mexico City on Wednesday night isn't going according to plan. UPDATE: The game has been postponed. The highly anticipated game between the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves in Mexico City has been delayed Wednesday night due to fire and smoke in the arena. Show More Summary
The National Basketball Association game scheduled for tonight between the San Antonio Spurs and the Minnesota Timberwolves has been postponed due to a generator malfunction which produced smoke inside Mexico City Arena. The date for the rescheduled game, which will be played at Target Center in Minneapolis, will be announced at a later time. Here’s a video [...]
Timberwolves-Spurs, PPD (smoke, and lots of it) The NBA game in Mexico between the Minnesota Timberwolves and San Antonio Spurs was postponed Wednesday night because a malfunctioning generator caused the Ciudad de Mexico City Arena to fill with smoke, dense, terrible smoke. The game, which was a Timberwolves home game, will be made up […]
At this rate, it might be another 16 years before the NBA decides to have a game in Mexico: Last night's game between the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves was called off after smoke filled the Mexico City arena before fans arrived, reports the AP. A generator malfunction caused...
The San Antonio Spurs’ “home court” advantage against the Minnesota Timberwolves in Mexico City was spurned on Wednesday night after an unexpected fire sent smoke cascading throughout the freshly minted arena. The game was officially...Show More Summary
A blown generator and a smoke-filled arena prevented the Minnesota Timberwolves and San Antonio Spurs from bringing the NBA to Mexico City, per The Associated Press (via the New York Daily News). But the other seven games that made up...Show More Summary
The NBA showdown between the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves in Mexico City was postponed Wednesday night after a generator malfunction filled the arena with smoke, a debacle that leaves numerous intriguing questions in its wake. NBA commissioner David Stern has been a big proponent of international expansion over the years. Show More Summary
Wednesday night's game between the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves in Mexico City was delayed when the arena filled with smoke, and after attempting to restart, the game was eventually called off. The NBA's Twitter feedShow More Summary
(MEXICO CITY) — The start of the game between the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves has been delayed because of smoky conditions inside the Mexico City arena. The NBA tweeted news of the delay Wednesday night. The arena was...Show More Summary
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The NBA says the game between the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves has been postponed because of smoky conditions inside the Mexico City arena.
The Minnesota Timberwolves and San Antonio Spurs were scheduled to play a regular season game tonight in Mexico City. However, it appears that the game has been canceled as a fire has filled the arena with smoke. There has been no official announcement of the cancellation. Show More Summary
Players and media members in attendance for the matchup between the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves, which is set to be played in Mexico City, have evacuated the arena due to a reported escalator/elevator fire. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexico City arena where the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves are playing an NBA game Wednesday night was evacuated 45 minutes before tipoff because of smoke inside the arena.
The Mexico City arena where the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves are playing an NBA game Wednesday night was evacuated 45 minutes before tipoff because of smoke inside the arena.
Everything about the San Antonio Spurs is consistent, so it comes as no surprise that Gregg Popovich's team has once again been cast off into the overlooked section. Owning a share of the Western Conference's best record (15-3) won't change that. Show More Summary
The NBA is back in Mexico for a regular-season game, and the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves are learning there's an additional rival to conquer: The altitude.
The Spurs have some serious issues on defense. Yahoo! Sports' Kelly Dwyer spotted a report and video of the San Antonio Spurs' recent game with a bunch of barefoot kids in Mexico. With that, we have to hope Gregg Popovich wasn't around to see this lackadaisical commitment on the defensive end of the floor. Show More Summary
The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have signed forward Malcolm Thomas. Thomas, 6-9/225, most recently played for the Los Angeles D-Fenders of the NBA Development League. Through two games this season, Thomas was averaging a league-best 33.5 points and 15.5 rebounds. The San Diego State product previously saw action in three games for the Spurs [...]
While the Portland Trail Blazers are undoubtedly a talented team, it's unlikely many predicted the team to be tied with the San Antonio Spurs atop the Western Conference standings. The Blazers are fresh off a big win over the Indiana Pacers but will face another tough team in the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night. Show More Summary