The Oklahoma City Thunder were still embarrassed, shocked, frustrated and angry the morning after a horrendous loss to the San Antonio Spurs in their series opener.
The San Antonio Spurs routed the OKC Thunder in Game 1 of their Western Conference semi-final match-up, but Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant will certainly bounce back for this series to be at least interesting.
San Antonio commanded Game 1 from the opening tip, but their post-game demeanor reflected what makes this franchise different. SAN ANTONIO -- As the final seconds of the first quarter ticked down to zero, Patty Mills lined up a wide-open three-pointer from the left corner. Show More Summary
San Antonio played better than it ever did in the regular season and destroyed a legitimate contender with ease. The Spurs had some tough losses to end the regular season, rested some players from time to time and cruised past the Grizzlies in the first round. Show More Summary
It started with a bang. On the first possession of the first game of the San Antonio Spurs' third NBA playoff go-around with the Oklahoma City Thunder, Kawhi Leonard drove past Kevin Durant, Steven Adams and every other blue jersey on...Show More Summary
LaMarcus Aldridge had 38 points, and the San Antonio Spurs dismantled the Oklahoma City Thunder, 124-92, on Saturday night, never trailing in Game 1 of the second-round series.
The San Antonio Spurs scored 43 points in the first quarter and never looked back as they trounced the Oklahoma City Thunder, 124-92, in Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals at the AT&T Center on Saturday night. The 32-point win...Show More Summary
The Spurs rode a dominant first quarter to an easy win in Game 1 of their series against the Thunder. Well, that was unexpected. Even the most optimistic of Spurs fans couldn't have predicted how easily their team was going to beat the Thunder in Game 1 of their series. Show More Summary
The Thunder and Spurs game is underway. Keep it here for live updates and analysis throughout. Box Score Keys to the Game The Thunder had the second-best offensive rating in the NBA during the regular season, scoring 109.9 points per 100 possessions. Show More Summary
SAN ANTONIO,TX - MARCH 12: LaMarcus Aldridge #12 of the San Antonio Spurs reacts after he made a basket and was fouled by Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder at AT&T Center on March 12, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees [...]
While Sunday will feature two Game 7 clashes in the first round and the start of a second-round series, the Oklahoma City Thunder and San Antonio Spurs will have the spotlight all to themselves Saturday. Despite the fact that the first...Show More Summary
For years, the San Antonio Spurs were known to quietly observe the madness that consumes the NBA’s free agency period each July. After lucking into the No. 1 overall draft pick in 1997 — some guy named Tim Duncan — San Antonio’s summers were mostly spent drafting smartly, re-signing their longtime big three of Duncan, […]
NBA playoff preview for the Western Conference semifinals: 2. SAN ANTONIO First round defeated Memphis, 4-0. vs. 3. OKLAHOMA CITY First round defeated Dallas, 4-1. Season series: 2-2. Key stats: The Spurs have the top-ranked defense in the postseason, holding the Grizzlies to 81 points per game...
SAN ANTONIO — People forget, but Gregg Popovich had to be talked into approving a draft-night trade for Kawhi Leonard. To Popovich's credit, it took just one season for the San Antonio Spurs coach to recognize Leonard's potential. AShow More Summary
Two years ago, the Thunder's Kevin Durant tweeted that Kawhi Leonard was a good player who got a lot of help from the San Antonio Spurs' system.
If the record-breaking Golden State Warriors entered the 2016 NBA Playoffs as the prohibitive favorite, then the San Antonio Spurs were surely considered the other logical pick to emerge from the Western Conference. And then there is...Show More Summary
The Thunder will need the two notoriously-flawed players to be at their best in order to find the edge they need to beat a great San Antonio team. Buckle up. The playoffs will give us its first great matchup when the Thunder and the Spurs clash beginning Saturday night. Show More Summary
Over the past two years, San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard has risen to stardom after winning the 2014 NBA Finals MVP, Defensive Player of the Year twice and garnering an All-Star selection in 2016. But his future Hall of FameShow More Summary
The Cleveland Cavaliers, San Antonio Spurs and Oklahoma City Thunder have all punched their tickets to the second round of the 2016 NBA playoffs. Notably absent from the list are the reigning champion and record-breaking Golden State...Show More Summary
After handling their respective opponents in the first round of the 2016 Western Conference Playoffs series, the San Antonio Spurs will now meet the Oklahoma Thunder in the second round.