Warriors hold off Spurs and maintain hold on third seed, San Antonio locked into 10th seed
Jonathan Kuminga and Jordan Poole each had 18 points and the Golden State Warriors won their fourth straight, beating the San Antonio Spurs 100-94 on Saturday night and strengthen their hopes for a top-three seed.
Murray’s triple-double lifts Spurs over Pelicans 107-103
Dejounte Murray had 15 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds, Keldon Johnson punctuated his 21-point night with a break-away dunk in the final seconds and the San Antonio Spurs bolstered their postseason hopes with a 107-103 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans.
Hornets top Spurs, leaving Popovich win short of NBA record
Terry Rozier scored 31 points and the Charlotte Hornets beat San Antonio 123-117 on Saturday night, leaving Spurs coach Gregg Popovich a victory short of tying the NBA record. San Antonio has lost four straight since beating Washington on Feb. 25 to move Popovich within one of Don Nelson’s record of 1,335 regular-season victories. LaMelo Ball added 24 points for Charlotte, P.J. Washington and Montrezl Harrell each had 15 and Mason Plumlee had 13 rebounds.news.yahoo.com
Young SA teen battling heart condition teams up with custom shoe designer, receives message from Keldon Johnson
San Antonio teen Isaiah Lucio enjoys doing the things that most kids his age like to do. The 13-year-old likes spending time with family and friends, playing video games and loves basketball, especially the Spurs.
Murray has 11th triple-double, Spurs roll past Hawks 136-121
Dejounte Murray tied his career highs with 32 points and 15 assists to go with 10 rebounds for his 11th triple double this season, Keldon Johnson scored 26 points and the San Antonio Spurs cruised to a 136-121 victory over the Atlanta Hawks.
Garland scores 27 in return, leads Cavs past Spurs 105-92
Darius Garland scored 27 points in his return from a back injury and Caris LeVert added 11 in his debut for Cleveland, leading the Cavaliers to a 105-92 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night in their last home game before hosting the All-Star Game.
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.
Kawhi's Clippers will tangle with the Spurs Wednesday in San Antonio
click image Twitter / spursThe Spurs will face off with the Clippers on Wednesday. Kawhi Leonard and the Los Angeles Clippers tip off a two-game stint against the Spurs on the eve of the NBA trade deadline.The former Spur recently expressed concerns about his current team’s continuity emphasizing, “it’s all about consistency, from teams to players to coaches. That’s what makes a team great, players great, coaches great. A consistency of being, wanting to win, and doing pretty much the same habits of winning.”After starting the season with a 21-8, the Clippers have cooled significantly, yet remain an elite Western Conference opponent. Johnson’s ascendance as a starter and tremendous upside has been a gamechanger for San Antonio in Leonard’s absence.sacurrent.com
San Antonio Spurs will face task of holding back Luka Doncic in Dallas Mavs matchup
click image Twitter / spursHeading into the season, NBA oddsmakers identified Dallas Mavericks wunderkind Luka Doncic as the early favorite to with the league’s MVP award. Now in his third season, Doncic is the first player in NBA history to be named to the All-NBA first team by age 20.However, early shooting struggles for Doncic, coupled with the absence of former All-Star Kristaps Porzingis, have yielded a slow start for the Mavericks.With the insertion of 21-year-old Keldon Johnson and 22-year-old Lonnie Walker IV into the starting lineup, youth is finally being served in San Antonio. After last season’s breakout performance in Orlando’s NBA bubble, where he averaged 14 points and 5 rebounds, Johnson continues to turn heads with a fluid game fueled by athleticism, efficiency, and strength.Along with Dejounte Murray, Walker will be tasked with limiting Doncic, as he works through some early season shooting woes of his own.sacurrent.com
Dejounte Murray returns, Spurs drop preseason opener to Magic, 125-89
SAN ANTONIO - During player introductions, Spurs fans gave point guard Dejounte Murray the loudest cheer of the night. "I was just telling my training staff, 'Thank you for everything,'" Murray said after the game. San Antonio was outscored in the third quarter 41-17 en route to a preseason-opening 125-89 loss to the Orlando Magic. Rookie Keldon Johnson saw the most playing time of the Spurs' 2019 draft class, scoring 7 points in 23 minutes of action. The Spurs will next travel to Miami for their second preseason game against the Heat on Tuesday.
After Recovering from a Knee Injury, the Spurs' Dejounte Murray Is Ready to Return and Disrupt the Opposition This Season
click to enlarge Twitter / @SpursDeMar DeRozan and Dejounte Murray prepare to meet the press at San Antonio Spurs media day. Im just excited to play basketball.Following consecutive first-round playoffs exits, San Antonios ceiling is likely commensurate with Murrays health and impact on the court. The Spurs suffered frequent lapses on the defensive end of the floor this past season, particularly away from the AT&T Center. Hes gonna figure this thing out and put everybody in a situation to succeed.The NBA is steeped in nostalgia and San Antonio is no exception. Tim Duncan may have walked through the door, but for San Antonios youthful backcourt the future is now.sacurrent.com
Spurs draft picks strong in 106-96 win over Hornets
LAS VEGAS - The San Antonio Spurs' draft picks are stepping up in the NBA Summer League. Second-round picks Keldon Johnson and Quinndary Weatherspoon each scored 19 points and first-rounder Luka Samanic added 16 to lead the Spurs to a 106-96 win over the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday. Ben Moore scored 17 points and had eight rebounds for the Spurs (1-1), who shot 51 percent from the field. The Spurs had three picks in the top 49 in the NBA draft and will be counting on them in what is expected to be a highly competitive Western Conference. Samanic, the 19th overall pick, was 5 of 10 from the field with two 3-pointers and had four rebounds for Spurs Summer League coach Becky Hammon.
Spurs 2019 draft class visits Boys & Girls Club
On the 20th anniversary of the franchise's first NBA Championship, the San Antonio Spurs' entire 2019 NBA draft class -- Luka Samanic (19th), Keldon Johnson (29th) and Quinndary Weatherspoon (49th) -- made their first public appearance at the Eastside Boys & Girls Club, where they led a basketball clinic and signed autographs. Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.