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Spurs win 11th straight, 125-109 over Lakers

San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter, of Brazil, below, dunks as Los Angeles Lakers forward Ryan Kelly defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Tony Parker scored 25 points, Kawhi Leonard added 22 points and 10 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs pulled away from the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night, winning 125-109 for their 11th consecutive victory.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Duncan lead Spurs past Heat 111-87

San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan, right, defends Miami Heat forward LeBron James during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Thursday, March 6, 2014, in San Antonio. AP

Tim Duncan had 23 points and 11 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs never trailed against the Miami Heat, weathering a sluggish third quarter for an intense and emotional 111-87 victory Thursday.

Posted: March 7th, 2014 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA,Section | Read More »

NBA: Big 3 powers Spurs past Kings, 112-104

San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan, left, shoots against Sacramento Kings forward Jason Thompson during the first half of an NBA basketball game on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in San Antonio. AP

The Big Three rescued the San Antonio Spurs again.

Posted: December 30th, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA,Photos and Videos | Read More »

NBA: Duncan powers Spurs over Hawks

San Antonio Spurs' Tim Duncan (21) celebrates with teammates Marco Belinelli, left, and Kawhi Leonard, right, following an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks, Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, in San Antonio. Duncan scored with less that one second remaining in the game. San Antonio won 102-100. AP

Tim Duncan scored 23 points, including a last-second basket to win the game, and grabbed 21 rebounds to spark the San Antonio Spurs over the Atlanta Hawks 102-100 Monday.

Posted: December 3rd, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Rockets hand Spurs first home loss

Houston Rockets small forward Omri Casspi, of Israel, celebrates on the Houston bench during the final seconds of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, in San Antonio. Houston won 112-106. AP

James Harden scored 31 points, Chandler Parsons had 25, and the Houston Rockets overcame a furious second-half rally to beat San Antonio 112-106 on Saturday night, handing the Spurs their first home defeat.

Posted: December 1st, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA,Photos and Videos | Read More »

Duncan’s big first half carries Spurs past Magic

San Antonio Spurs' Tim Duncan (21) goes up for a shot as Orlando Magic's Glen Davis (11) tries to defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Orlando, Fla., Friday, Nov. 29, 2013.(AP Photo/John Raoux)

Tim Duncan scored 17 of his 19 points in the first half, Marco Belinelli also had 19 points, and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Orlando Magic 109-91 on Friday night.

Posted: November 30th, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Ginobili’s back and looking for that old magic


When it was all over, when the San Antonio Spurs had let their fifth championship slip through their fingers and succumbed to the Miami Heat in a classic seven-game NBA Finals, Manu Ginobili just needed to get away. And he wasn’t sure he was coming back.

Posted: October 18th, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

Kids helped Heat, Spurs keep perspective in Finals

Miami Heat center Chris Bosh (1) and San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan (21) stand on the court during the first half of Game 6 in their NBA Finals basketball series, Tuesday, June 18, 2013 in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

These NBA Finals were apparently about the kids. Whether it was Tim Duncan spending a few minutes with his children at halftime of Game 5 of the series — a scene captured by television cameras as the Spurs’ forward sat on the floor resting up for the second half — or Miami Heat star LeBron James celebrating one of his sons’ birthdays in San Antonio last week, kids were never out of mind for either team during the title series.

Posted: June 21st, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

A title, and legacies, on the line for Heat, Spurs

San Antonio Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard, right, takes a shot as power forward Aron Baynes of Australia, defends during NBA basketball practice, Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at the American Airlines Arena in Miami. The Spurs take on the Miami Heat in Game 7 of the NBA Finals on Thursday in Miami. AP

Game 7s do more than settle championships. They define legacies.

Posted: June 20th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Heat back on familiar, and shaky, ground in the finals

Miami Heat players Chris Bosh (1), Dwyane Wade (3), LeBron James (6), Mario Chalmers, and Ray Allen (34). AP

LeBron James has been here before, with dire results.

Posted: June 18th, 2013 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,NBA,Photos and Videos | Read More »

James: ‘Something has to give’ in Game 4 of finals

Miami Heat forward LeBron James speaks with reporters before the NBA basketball team's practice on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, in San Antonio. The Heat are scheduled to face the San Antonio Spurs in Game 4 of their NBA Finals basketball series on Thursday. AP/El Nuevo Herald, David Santiago

Game 4 of the NBA Finals will tell more about the Miami Heat than a 66-win regular season ever could. Any questions about LeBron James and the Heat were supposed to have been answered by now. He was too good to be taken out of games, his teammates too talented to go through long stretches where they weren’t contributing.

Posted: June 13th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

NBA: Crawford to call game two of Spurs-Heat final

A general view of the exterior of AmericanAirlines Arena before Game Two of the 2013 NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs at AmericanAirlines Arena on June 9, 2013 in Miami, Florida.

Joey Crawford, whose controversial ejection of Tim Duncan in 2007 led to the referee’s suspension, will work an NBA finals game involving San Antonio for the first time since his run-in with Duncan.

Posted: June 10th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Spurs have a system that works


It’s Clear that the San Antonio Spurs are gearing up for one last hurrah before 37-year-old Tim Duncan hangs up his basketball shoes.

Posted: May 23rd, 2013 in Basketball,Commentary,NBA,One Game at a Time | Read More »



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