Stories tagged: San Antonio Spurs
Tue., April 24, 2018, 10:40 p.m.
Kevin Durant, Draymond Green lead Warriors past Spurs into second round
Kevin Durant scored 25 points, Draymond Green led a smothering Golden State defense and the Warriors held off the late-charging San Antonio Spurs 99-91 to win Game 5 and advance …
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 10:43 p.m.
Kevin Durant leads Warriors to 3-0 lead over mourning Spurs
Kevin Durant had 26 points, nine rebounds and six assists, and the Golden State Warriors beat San Antonio 110-97 to take a 3-0 series lead over the Spurs, who were …
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 10:51 p.m.
NBA mourns death of Gregg Popovich’s wife, a ‘real star’
The death of the wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has brought an outpouring of support across the NBA. Erin Popovich died at 67 but the team is …
Tue., April 17, 2018, 9:25 a.m.
Tim Reynolds: With Kawhi, it’s the Spurs who need answers
Kawhi Leonard has a new team, and Gregg Popovich isn’t the coach. This is where the San Antonio Spurs are at right now, as this impasse between the franchise and …
Mon., April 16, 2018, 10:43 p.m.
NBA capsules: Heat snap 76ers 17-game winning streak, even up series
Dwyane Wade turned in a vintage performance, scoring 28 points to end the 76ers’ 17-game winning streak and lead the Miami Heat to a 113-103 Game 2 win over host …
Wed., March 7, 2018, 12:45 p.m.
Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard hopes to return ‘soon’ from leg injury
San Antonio’s Kawhi Leonard says he plans on returning soon from a leg injury. The star forward has missed all but nine games this season with the injury. He returned …
Sat., Feb. 10, 2018, 9:41 p.m.
NBA Capsules: Warriors beat Spurs 122-105 to give Steve Kerr 250th win
Klay Thompson scored 25 points, 10 coming in the third quarter to help Golden State pull away, and the Warriors beat the San Antonio Spurs 122-105 on Saturday night.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 11:51 a.m.
Spurs star Kawhi Leonard to miss preseason with thigh injury
San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard will miss the entire preseason because of a thigh injury. The Spurs say Leonard is rehabbing from quadriceps tendinopathy, a condition that can cause …
Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 3:19 p.m.
Manu Ginobili returning for 16th season with Spurs
Manu Ginobili is returning for his 16th season with the San Antonio Spurs. The Spurs re-signed the 40-year-old Argentine guard Thursday. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed.
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 1:40 p.m.
Manu Ginobili indicates he will return to Spurs for 16th season
Manu Ginobili appears to be putting off retirement for at least another season. The forward, who turns 40 next week, tweeted that he is re-signing with San Antonio. Ginobili averaged …
Mon., May 22, 2017, 10:53 p.m.
Stephen Curry’s 36 points leads Golden State Warriors to sweep of San Antonio Spurs, 129-115
Golden State made sure the inevitable was unavoidable. Heavily favored to beat the Spurs, especially once Kawhi Leonard sustained a series-ending injury, the Warriors completed a dominant sweep in the …
Sun., May 21, 2017, 8:15 p.m.
Warriors look to sweep undermanned Spurs
San Antonio’s sense of humor was still there Sunday. Gregg Popovich predicted that Golden State stayed out way late after winning Game 3 of the Western Conference finals, celebrating with …
UPDATED: Sat., May 20, 2017, 10:47 p.m.
Kevin Durant, Warriors beat Spurs 120-108, take 3-0 lead
Kevin Durant had 33 points and 10 rebounds and the Golden State Warriors beat the injury-riddled San Antonio Spurs 120-108 to take a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference Finals. …
Fri., May 19, 2017, 4:23 p.m.
Zaza Pachulia expected to be enemy No. 1 for Spurs fans
Zaza Pachulia is expected to hear boos from every corner of AT&T Center during Game 3 of the Western Conference finals. The Warriors center was involved in the play that …
Thu., May 18, 2017, 3:07 p.m.
Paging LaMarcus: Ailing Spurs need Aldridge to take charge
The Spurs signed LaMarcus Aldridge two years ago to give them a reliable scorer in the paint to complement Kawhi Leonard on the perimeter. Now, with Leonard is ailing and …
Wed., May 17, 2017, 8:06 a.m.
Warriors, Spurs will try to use break to rest and heal again
Still unbeaten, the Golden State Warriors have a few days to see if Andre Iguodala and Zaza Pachulia can heal up. Gregg Popovich’s time will be spent working to get …
Tue., May 16, 2017, 8:33 p.m.
Warriors trounce Spurs without Leonard for 2-0 series lead
Stephen Curry had 29 points, seven rebounds and seven assists in three quarters and the Golden State Warriors trounced on the Spurs missing Kawhi Leonard, running away from San Antonio …
Tue., May 16, 2017, 8:02 a.m.
Others have played well with ankle injuries, Kawhi Leonard up next
Kawhi Leonard will miss Game 2 of the Western Conference finals with an ankle sprain, though the San Antonio Spurs’ MVP candidate has already made it back from the injury …
Mon., May 15, 2017, 11:23 p.m.
Debate rages on about play that sidelined Spurs’ Leonard
Zaza Pachulia’s foul on Kawhi Leonard was either dirty or just dangerous, and Gregg Popovich isn’t interested in the NBA’s opinion.
Sun., May 14, 2017, 4:01 p.m.
Warriors rally for 113-111 win after Spurs lose Kawhi Leonard
Stephen Curry scored 40 points and hit a tying 3-pointer with 1:48 remaining, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from way down after Kawhi Leonard was lost to an ankle …
Sat., May 13, 2017, 3:59 p.m.
Warriors, Spurs series filled with familiar story lines
With Spurs coach Gregg Popovich providing some good-natured gamesmanship as he prepares to face familiar coaching pals, Warriors, Spurs gear up for Game 1 of what should be an entertaining …
Sat., May 13, 2017, 8:07 a.m.
Capsule preview of the Spurs-Warriors conference finals
The Warriors are unbeaten and mostly untested in the postseason, and are four wins from a third straight trip to the NBA Finals. They are favored to get past a …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 8:35 a.m.
Spurs face quick turnaround before conference finals
The San Antonio Spurs are thrilled to be in the Western Conference finals for the first time since winning the title in 2014. But they won’t have much time to …
UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017, 9 p.m.
Spurs rout James Harden, Rockets 114-75 to win series
The San Antonio Spurs eliminated the Houston Rockets with a 114-75 victory in Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinals, and they didn’t even need Kawhi Leonard to do it. …
UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017, 10:07 p.m.
Spurs overcome Kawhi Leonard injury, James Harden to beat Rockets in OT
Danny Green scored seven of his 16 points in overtime, and the San Antonio Spurs beat James Harden and the Houston Rockets 110-107 in overtime to take a 3-2 lead …
Fri., May 5, 2017, 10:10 a.m.
Spurs’ Tony Parker has surgery on ruptured quad tendon
San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker has undergone surgery after a season-ending injury to his left thigh. The team called it a successful procedure. The 34-year-old Frenchman ruptured his quadriceps …
Thu., May 4, 2017, 9:42 a.m.
Spurs’ Tony Parker out for rest of playoffs with quad injury
San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker will miss the rest of the playoffs after injuring his left leg in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Houston Rockets. …
Mon., April 17, 2017, 9:36 p.m.
NBA playoff capsules: 37 points each for Kawhi Leonard, Kyrie Irving in respective victories
Kawhi Leonard had a postseason career-high 37 points and added 11 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Memphis Grizzlies 96-82. Kyrie Irving scored 37 points for Cleveland in …
Sun., April 16, 2017, 7:53 p.m.
LeBron James, Kawhi Leonard back to work as Cleveland Cavaliers, San Antonio Spurs go for 2-0 leads
LeBron James and Kawhi Leonard will take center stage in the NBA playoffs Monday after all the series openers are in the books.
Tue., March 28, 2017, 2:56 p.m.
Pau Gasol giving Spurs everything they expected, and more
When Pau Gasol was languishing in Memphis early in his career, when he was winning championships in Los Angeles and certainly when he was on a two-year layover in Chicago, …