San Antonio Spurs

The best parts of the Spurs’ team win over the Jazz

Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports Six players finished with double digit points in San Antonio’s win against the Jazz With the Jazz missing four of their five starters due to various injuries and rest, San Antonio knew they had to take advantage in order to stay in the playoff hunt. Fortunately, the good...

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NBA Bubble All-Stars: Three San Antonio Spurs make the cut from Walt Disney World

Three San Antonio Spurs are amongst the competitors who’ve improved their game inside the NBA’s Orlando bubble at Walt Disney World. Unprecedented times give way for a new way of looking at the game and for San Antonio Spurs fans, there’s been a rejuvenated interest in the team. With...

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San Antonio Spurs take care of business against Utah Jazz reserve squad

Going up against the Utah Jazz reserves, the San Antonio Spurs notched their third win of the Orlando restart with an eight-point victory. When it was announced that three of the four Utah Jazz starters would rest against the San Antonio Spurs, there was little doubt that a must-win game became a bit...

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10 hours ago, Air Alamo, San Antonio Spurs, Utah Jazz

Spurs notch drama-free victory over Jazz

Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images The Jazz rested, and the Spurs ran. The Spurs nearly pulled off their first wire-to-wire win of the season with a 119-111 victory over the Jazz on Friday. The good guys trailed for just 14 seconds, all of which came within the first 62 seconds of game time,...

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12 hours ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs, Utah Jazz

San Antonio vs. Utah, Final Score: Spurs play a full 48, beat Jazz 119-111

Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports Spurs keep playoffs hopes alive with a complete win over a playoff team resting their best players. There’s a graphic that best describes the San Antonio Spurs’ nearly wire-to-wire win over a lot of men wearing Utah Jazz uniforms Friday. A single visual that wraps up in...

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Keldon Johnson is changing the way that the San Antonio Spurs use rookies

Rookies are more talented than ever in the modern NBA and despite their affinity for developing them, the San Antonio Spurs are being forced to adapt. Most of the time, the San Antonio Spurs have picked from the back-end of the NBA Draft lottery and developed these players over time. It’s not often...

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It’s time for San Antonio Spurs vs. Utah Jazz

Jeffrey Swinger-USA TODAY Sports At the halfway point of the tournament, the Spurs need a win to be in contention for a play-in spot Welcome to the Game Thread. Veterans of the Game Thread know how we do things around here, but for all you newbies we have a few rules. Our community guidelines apply...

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18 hours ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs, Utah Jazz

What to expect from the Spurs against the short-handed Jazz

Jeffrey Swinger-USA TODAY Sports The Spurs get a golden opportunity to snap their losing streak against an opponent missing several key pieces. The Spurs have looked better than anticipated in the league’s return, but after two early wins in the bubble they couldn’t hang with two opponents that were...

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19 hours ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs, Utah Jazz

Multiple Jazz stars will miss Friday game vs Spurs

Friday at 1 p.m. ET, the Jazz face the Spurs. But Utah will do so while giving plenty of rest to a number of key players. Here’s the Salt Lake Tribune reporting: Of course, with Thursday afternoon’s injury report, we may surmise that where the Jazz are going is to an immediate loss against the...

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1 day ago, Inside Hoops, San Antonio Spurs, Utah Jazz

Jazz without Conley, Mitchell, Gobert vs. Spurs

The Utah Jazz, clinging to a 0.5-game lead for the No. 4 seed in the Western Conference, will be without three starters for Friday's game against the Spurs.

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1 day ago, ESPN, San Antonio Spurs, Utah Jazz

San Antonio Spurs: 3 Keys in must win game with Utah Jazz

The San Antonio Spurs must beat the Utah Jazz to keep their playoff hopes alive After back to back frustrating losses, you couldn’t blame San Antonio Spurs fans for coming into this next matchup with the Utah Jazz a little dejected. But of all the teams left on the Spurs schedule, the Spurs have...

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Donovan Mitchell, Rudy Gobert, Mike Conley Among 5 Jazz Players out vs. Spurs

The Utah Jazz will be short-handed when they face the San Antonio Spurs on Friday afternoon, as Donovan Mitchell (foot), Rudy Gobert (rest) and Mike Conley (knee) are among the ...

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1 day ago, Bleacher Report, San Antonio Spurs, Utah Jazz

Keldon Johnson has been a Restart revelation for the Spurs

Photo by Ashley Landis-Pool/Getty Images Making the most of opportunity and his team’s new focus on development, the rookie wing has earned a role and consideration as a 2019 draft steal. A Patty Mills soundbyte following the Spurs’ loss to the Nuggets on Wednesday echoed the team’s party line in...

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San Antonio Spurs: Gregg Popovich has highest praise for Nikola Jokic

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich doesn’t hand out compliments lightly In today’s NBA there are basically three molds that an elite center can take. They can be a traditional, dominant rim runner and rebounders like Andre Drummond, a more versatile, two-way force like Joel Embiid, or...

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San Antonio Spurs Mid-Bubble Review

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Amidst 2-2 start, the young Spurs have shown a lot of promise for the future. I’ll be the first to admit that when the plans for the bubble were first revealed, my original thought was, I hope anybody but the Spurs gets the 8th seed in the West. Then I started writing...

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The best parts of the Spurs near miss loss to the Nuggets

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The Spurs’ bench combined for 70 points but San Antonio’s defense couldn’t measure up against Denver. After a promising start for the Spurs in Orlando, San Antonio has dropped two consecutive games against the 76ers and Nuggets. The team now faces an uphill battle to...

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1 day ago, Pounding The Rock, San Antonio Spurs, Denver Nuggets

Nuggets take down Spurs in playoff rematch

The Denver Nuggets picked up a big win in the NBA bubble in Orlando by taking down the San Antonio Spurs 132-126. The Denver Nuggets have had a bit of a turbulent beginning to their campaign in Florida, but they enjoyed a high scoring win over the rival Spurs Wednesday afternoon. Michael Porter Jr. once...

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2 days ago, Nugg Love, Denver Nuggets, San Antonio Spurs

San Antonio Spurs’ flaws get exposed in critical loss to the Denver Nuggets

For the first time inside the Orlando bubble, the San Antonio Spurs looked like a team with crucial flaws during this loss to the Denver Nuggets. Even though they fought hard and kept in it until the very end, today’s 132-126 loss to the Denver Nuggets put this San Antonio Spurs group into perspective....

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2 days ago, Air Alamo, San Antonio Spurs, Denver Nuggets

Chris Bosh Says San Antonio 'Might Be the Most Difficult' NBA City to Play In

Former NBA star Chris Bosh had plenty of experience playing in San Antonio—he faced the Spurs twice in the NBA Finals with the Miami Heat, going 1-1 in those matchups...

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2 days ago, Bleacher Report, San Antonio Spurs

Spurs fight hard but fall short against bigger, better Nuggets

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The Spurs played well, but ultimately lacked the firepower and the length to beat a quality opponent. After battling courageously for most of the game, the Spurs simply couldn’t keep up with the Nuggets late. The 132-126 loss against Denver was completely expected but...

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