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THE San Antonio Spurs are still dealing with a coronavirus outbreak, their state is reeling from the aftereffects of a deadly icy blast that has affected millions of Texans, and one of their best players is mourning the death of a parent. ...
Feb 23, 2021
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SAN ANTONIO - San Antonio couldn't match the intensity of the short-handed Houston Rockets for three quarters, yet a strong finish by the Spurs was enough to snap a four-game home losing streak. DeMar DeRozan scored 24 points, Dejounte ...
Jan 17, 2021
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SAN ANTONIO - The Los Angeles Lakers know they are not always going to feel or play like the defending league champions.Anthony Davis had 35 points and 11 rebounds and LeBron James added 26 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists as the ...
Jan 2, 2021
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A preseason that's just beginning for some players is already ending for others.James Harden suited up in Houston for only the second time, with newcomer Christian Wood getting his first - and only - action in a strong debut. The Rockets&# ...
Dec 18, 2020
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MIAMI - For NBA coaches, masks are required this season. Jackets are not.Rules for coaching attire will be relaxed by the league this year, though not as much as was the case during play at the bubble at Walt Disney World this ...
Dec 9, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Gregg Popovich's routine seemed normal. He met with assistants to discuss strategy before addressing players during timeouts. When someone needed a little 1-on-1 instruction, he approached and offered a word or two.It looked ...
Aug 14, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - San Antonio's record-tying run of 22 consecutive postseason appearances is over, with the Spurs being eliminated from contention for a Western Conference play-in spot Thursday (Friday, Manila time).The Spurs were officially ousted when ...
Aug 14, 2020
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Michael Porter Jr. had 30 points and 15 rebounds, and the Denver Nuggets rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the San Antonio Spurs, 132-126, on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time).Nikola Jokic added 25 points and 11 ...
Aug 6, 2020
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THE San Antonio Spurs will try to extend the longest active playoff streak in North American major sports without LaMarcus Aldridge and with a decent mathematical chance to sneak into the final postseason spot in the Western Conference.The 22-season run ...
Jul 24, 2020
SAN Antonio coach Gregg Popovich, the US men's basketball coach, says he is watching how Japan - the site of the next Olympics - is handling the coronavirus."They seem to be doing a pretty good job," Popovich said. He said he hopes ...
Jul 12, 2020
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GREGG Popovich fondly remembers his freshman year at the United States Air Force Academy, even though as a first-year cadet he was extremely limited in where he could go and what activities were allowed.Lockdown at Walt Disney World, he said, ...
Jul 12, 2020
GOLDEN State coach Steve Kerr was supposed to be in Tokyo for the Olympics this summer. And now he's supposed to be there for the rescheduled version next summer.Then again, Kerr isn't certain if he - or anyone ...
Jun 10, 2020
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SAN ANTONIO - San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said he's "embarrassed as a white person" that George Floyd could die in such a "nonchalant" manner.The 71-year-old Popovich addressed Floyd's death in a video released on ...
Jun 7, 2020
San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich is a man of few words on the court, but he has always been uncharacteristically articulate when talking about US President Donald Trump.The five-time champion mentor recently spoke to The Nation's Dave ...
Jun 2, 2020
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NEW YORK - Caris LeVert and the Nets treated Dr. J to a show in his first game in Brooklyn.Gregg Popovich sure didn't enjoy it after reclaiming his seat on the Spurs bench.LeVert had 27 points, 11 rebounds and ...
Mar 7, 2020
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Spurs coach Gregg Popovich missed Tuesday night's game against the Charlotte Hornets because he is away to attend to personal business.The team announced former Spurs star and assistant coach Tim Duncan would step in as head ...
Mar 4, 2020
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MIAMI - Kendrick Nunn scored 33 points, Goran Dragic added 17 and the Miami Heat held on to beat the San Antonio Spurs 106-100 on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time) and move back into the No. 2 spot in the Eastern Conference. ...
Jan 16, 2020
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SAN ANTONIO - DeMar DeRozan had 25 points and the San Antonio Spurs had a season-high 19 3-pointers to beat Milwaukee, 126-104, on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time), snapping the Bucks five-game winning streak.Patty Mills added 21 points, ...
Jan 7, 2020
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SAN ANTONIO - Gregg Popovich readily admits he hates the 3-point shot, yet the San Antonio Spurs' defensive-minded coach acknowledges it's a necessary evil in today's game.San Antonio gave Popovich plenty to dislike in its ...
Dec 29, 2019
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NEW YORK - LaMarcus Aldridge scored 23 points and the San Antonio Spurs snapped their longest losing streak under coach Gregg Popovich at eight games with a 111-104 victory over the New York Knicks on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).The Spurs ...
Nov 24, 2019
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