The confident aura the Golden State Warriors are giving off right now might be the only thing brighter than those yellow shirts every home fan is expected to be wearing again for Game 3 against the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night at ear-piercing Oracle Arena.
Kawhi Leonard is soft-spoken, selfless, takes direction well and shuns the spotlight. All of which makes him a perfect fit for the low-key San Antonio Spurs.
So, in another step toward player safety, the NFL’s Competition Committee is pondering a rule that would make it illegal for running backs outside the tackle box to lower their heads and deliver a forceable blow.
The Spurs announced on Thursday that all-time big man Tim Duncan and best-in-the-biz coach Gregg Popovich did not travel with the club and will miss the Friday game at the Dallas Mavericks.
The 6-8, 235-pound Diaw is a nine-year NBA veteran and a member of France’s Olympic team with Spurs teammate Tony Parker.
im Duncan and the Spurs have come to terms on what will likely be the final contract of his career.
Thabo Sefolosha set playoff career bests with 19 points and six steals, and the Thunder snapped San Antonio’s winning streak by beating the Spurs 102-82 in Game 3 on Thursday.
Tim Duncan has already made it clear, publicly, that he’s not going to be going anywhere when he hits the free-agent market this summer.
Back in 1999, while Prince was partying, the NBA played a 50 game strike-shortened season that ended with the San Antonio Spurs being crowned champions. That first title for the Spurs began their odd dynasty as they would win the NBA Finals in only odd number years (2003, ‘05, and ’07).
Unbeaten in more than five weeks, the San Antonio Spurs don’t appear to be slowing down or wearing out.
Playing for the sixth time in 11 days, the Clippers gave San Antonio its toughest first half of the playoffs before fading fast.
Russell Westbrook had 27 points and nine assists, Kevin Durant added 25 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder blasted the weary Los Angeles Lakers 119-90 on Monday night in the opening game of the Western Conference semifinals.