Nuggets brace for Popovich, Spurs in return to playoffs

Basketball 04/12/19, 18:26

Gone from San Antonio may be the familiar names of Manu Ginobili, Tony Parker and Kawhi Leonard.Still, there's plenty of Pop — coach Gregg Popovich, who's led the Spurs to five championship rings as they extended their playoff streak to 22 straight appearances.The iconic coach and his seventh-seeded squad begin ...

Spurs retire Ginobili’s jersey during emotional ceremony

Basketball 03/28/19, 23:10

Manu Ginobili would have been happy to retire quietly without the Spurs retiring his jersey, but San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich said the humble Argentinian has no choice but to accept with the same passion he gave to the game."When you're that great, you have to go through it, so ...

DeRozan leads Spurs past Cavs as team honors Ginobili

Basketball 03/28/19, 22:02

DeMar DeRozan had 25 points and the San Antonio Spurs celebrated Manu Ginobili's number retirement ceremony by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 116-110 on Thursday night.Collin Sexton had 24 points for Cleveland, Kevin Love added 18 and the lowly Cavaliers nearly put a damper on the emotional night.Ginobili became the ninth ...

Kawhi Leonard’s return to San Antonio not just another game

Basketball 01/02/19, 19:31

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich is downplaying the significance of Kawhi Leonard's return to San Antonio.As usual, Leonard isn't saying much.But Leonard's first game in San Antonio since being traded to Toronto along with Danny Green for DeMar DeRozan and Jakob Poeltl has more significance than just another regular season gamePopovich ...

Covington scores 21 as Timberwolves romp past Spurs 128-89

Basketball 11/28/18, 22:25

Robert Covington scored 21 points, Karl-Anthony Towns and Derrick Rose each had 16 and the Minnesota Timberwolves shut down the San Antonio Spurs for a 128-89 victory on Wednesday night.Minnesota (11-11) earned its fourth straight win to get to .500 for the first time since Oct. 31. Taj Gibson scored ...

DeRozan debuts as Spurs’ new era opens with preseason win

Basketball 09/30/18, 22:49

A new era of San Antonio basketball has begun, with DeMar DeRozan in the lineup and some longtime legends elsewhere.With an offseason of change behind them, the Spurs opened exhibition play Sunday with a 104-100 victory over the Miami Heat.DeRozan started and scored seven points in 18 minutes in his ...

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