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SA’s Torchbearers: Keepers of the Spurs Flame

You know what is just a mere 78 days away? No, that’s not how far away this year’s Tax Free Weekend is. But someone please let me know what weekend that is. On July 27, the 2012 Summer Olympics will kick off in grand style in merry ole London town. …

Trading Places: Crazy Game of Crazy 8’s

When is a No. 8 seed NOT a No. 8 seed? How can two seemingly similar situations for the Spurs, being the best in the West up against the last team in the postseason parade, suddenly seem like a time machine game of trading places? This was one thought simmering in my mind’s kitchen while […]

Spurs 4-Point Stand: Jazz Singing Playoff Blues

4-Point Stand: Jazz Singing the Blues Getting on all fours digging for thoughts and the like after the Spurs’ 106-91 win over the Jazz in Game 1 of the playoff series: 1. Le MVP Did you hear the chants ringing from the AT&T Center crowd in the 4th quarter with Tony Parker at the free […]

Video: Lakers-Spurs Highlights & Timmy-Tony-Manu: The Spurs’ Mamba Anti-Venom

“Very few mongooses, however old and wise, care to follow a cobra into its hole. You never know when the hole may open out and give the cobra room to strike.” – from “Rikki-Tikki-Tavi” by Rudyard Kipling Funny how watching the Spurs/Lakers end of season collision in the AT&T Center…

NBA Playoff Poker: Spurs Go All In

“It is what it is…” The Spurs catchall catch phrase has long been a staple of San Antonio meet the press sessions. Gregg Popovich has uttered those words, give or take, a thousand times over the years. Spurs players at times don’t run the fast break as well as they…

What Could’ve been: Parker as a Bruin

What Could’ve been: Parker as a Bruin

Most San Antonio Spurs fans know about Tony Parker’s journey to the NBA, being selected as a little-known 19-year old point guard from Paris Basket Racing in the 2001 NBA Draft. But as the 2012 NCAA Tournament starts today with the first four, one has to wonder what college teams…

Parker apparently not liked

Parker apparently not liked

By Kyle Boenitz, Project Spurs By now, most everyone has heard that Kris Humphries is the most hated player in the NBA, edging out LeBron James according to Forbes. The whole list is not much of a surprise: three Heat players, two Lakers (three if you count Odom), and a handful of…

There will be a 2011-12 Spurs Season!

There will be a 2011-12 Spurs Season!

By Paul Garcia, Project Spurs For basketball fans, players, and owners around the world, Christmas Day will be much brighter this year, as the NBA has announced a tentative agreement in principle on November 26, 2011. After 15-hours of negotiations that began on “Black Friday,” both sides finally came to…

Tony Parker nets 18 points in ASVEL loss

By Jeff Garcia, Project Spurs San Antonio Spurs’ Tony Parker and ASVEL-Villeurbanne suffered a 72-69 loss to Gravelines-Dunkerque. It was Parker’s first loss as a member of ASVEL after leading the team to a win in his debut. It was a tight game throughout but costly turnovers by ASVEL early…

Tony Parker scores 21 in ASVEL debut

By Jeff Garcia, Project Spurs San Antonio Spurs’ Tony Parker made his debut with ASVEL-Villeurbanne leading the team to a narrow 75-73 win over Paris-Levallois. Parker played 28 minutes and finished with 21 points, and 6 assists in the win including hitting crucial shots for ASVEL in the waning moments…

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