Dejounte’s All-Star case; Keldon says he almost wasn’t a Spur; Pop speaks out on Rep. Boebert’s anti-Muslim slur
The Spurs are on their first winning streak of the season, coach Gregg Popovich is getting political again, and Manu Ginobili and Tim Duncan were recently brought up in a conversation with Keldon Johnson. Feels like the good old days in Spurs land! Welcome to this week’s Spurs newsletter.
What’s up with Derrick White; Pop rips team defense; Spurs to unveil new Fiesta-themed jerseys
We are 10 games into the regular season and while our young Spurs have shown flashes of good play, they have struggled in many late game situations en route to a 3-7 record, which pits them near the bottom of the Western Conference. Welcome to this week’s Spurs newsletter.
Spurs in mix to sign John Collins; Dejounte Murray’s cryptic tweet about trade rumors; Pop sounds off on reporter amid Team USA struggles
Whew, what a week this was for everything Spurs. From Coach Pop sounding off on a reporter after Team USA’s struggles to Dejounte Murray’s apparent displeasure with his name in trade rumors, there’s been no shortage of news when it comes to the Silver and Black. Welcome to this week’s <a href="http://ksat.com/" target="_blank">KSAT.com</a> Spurs newsletter.
Latest Ben Simmons trade rumors; Portland owner wants Hammon; Austin billionaire joins Spurs investor group
It’s been a busy week for the Spurs. They have surfaced as possible trade partners for Ben Simmons, Becky Hammon may be headed to the Pacific Northwest and there was a shakeup in the structure of the franchise’s investor group. Welcome to this week’s <a href="http://ksat.com/" target="_blank">KSAT.com</a> Spurs newsletter.
Becky Hammon interviewing with NBA teams; Spurs free agency rumors; Barkley’s shaming of San Antonio women might stop
The Spurs may not be in the playoffs, but there is still a ton of Silver and Black-related news and notes. Yes, some of it includes Charles Barkley and Kawhi Leonard. Welcome to this week’s <a href="http://ksat.com/" target="_blank">KSAT.com</a> Spurs newsletter.
Will Spurs ever win again; Becky Hammon ready to be head coach; Broadcaster Dan Patrick says Duncan not top five player
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SPURS BEAT- 1% CHANCE TO MAKE PLAYOFFS
The Spurs are a full five games out of the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference following Sundays overtime loss in Cleveland to the Cavaliers 132-129. Sundays loss was the sixth consecutive game without LaMarcus Aldridge who continues to sit out with a strained right shoulder. The Spurs were also without starting center Jakob Poeltl who missed his fourth consecutive game due to a sprained knee. The Spurs now have a 1% chance of making the playoffs (FiveThirtyEight.com) and will look to turn things around Tuesday at the AT&T Center against the Mavericks. UPCOMING GAMES:Tue, Mar 10 vs Dallas (39-26) 7pm TNTFri, Mar 13 vs Denver (42-21) 730pmSat, Mar 14 vs Minnesota(19-44) 730pmMon, Mar 16 vs Memphis (32-32) 730pm TNTsaobserver.com
SPURS BEAT- IS THE SEASON A WASH?
San Antonio Spurs Need a Blessing from the Basketball GodsBarring a miracle or a blessing from the basketball Gods, the 2019-2020 season is basically a wash for the Spurs. Playing without starting center Jakob Poeltl (sprained right MCL) and starting power forward LaMarcus Aldridge (right shoulder strain), the Spurs dropped another home game 116-111 Monday night against the Indiana Pacers. The Spurs were led by Patty Mills 24 points off the bench including 6-11 from 3pt range. The Spurs are 1-3 at home since their return losing to Dallas last Wednesday and Indiana Monday. Sitting in the twelfth spot in the West with only 23 games left in the season, the Spurs have only a 2% chance of making the playoffs (FiveThirtyEight.com).saobserver.com
Spurs look for 3-0 start against Damian Lillard, Blazers
SAN ANTONIO - The San Antonio Spurs will be looking for their third win in a row at home to open the season Monday night when they host the Portland Trail Blazers. Damian Lillard hit a layup with 26 seconds left to give the Blazers the lead for good 120-119. So far, they are the usual Trail Blazers, bringing two of the top scoring guards in the league with them to San Antonio. Lillard is averaging 31.7 points a game while McCollum is knocking down 22 a game. The Spurs wrap up their three-game homestand before they head West for their first road trip of the season.
Late run, Dejounte Murray's play propel Spurs past Knicks in opener
SAN ANTONIO - The Spurs used a 17-0 run late in the 4th quarter to overcome the Knicks and win their season-opener, 120-111. Dejounte Murray scored 18 points and added 8 rebounds with 6 assists and 3 steals in his first regular season game back. PREVIOUS STORYThe San Antonio Spurs opened up their 2019-20 season Wednesday night when they hosted the New York Knicks in the AT&T Center. They suffered a huge injury during the preseason when they lost Dejounte Murray for the season with a knee injury. His second season in San Antonio may be the one that turns into his payoff since he, and the Spurs have yet to reach and agreement on an extension.
'Hungry' Spurs open season against Knicks
SAN ANTONIO - The San Antonio Spurs opened up their 2019-20 season Wednesday night when they hosted the New York Knicks in the AT&T Center. A far cry from the way they opened the season last year. They suffered a huge injury during the preseason when they lost Dejounte Murray for the season with a knee injury. "In my opinion, he has looked even better (than last preseason) now it's getting serious, and I am sure he is looking forward to it," said Jakob Poeltl, who is starting his second season with the Spurs. His second season in San Antonio may be the one that turns into his payoff since he, and the Spurs have yet to reach and agreement on an extension.