A quick look at some Conference Finals history

A sweep is rare in the Conference Finals. Meeting a team in the NBA Finals that has just completed a full seven game series is even rarer. How do the Spurs' chances fare when we look at the history...

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The Story of the Spurs since 2007

As the Spurs await the conclusion of the Eastern Conference Finals, we take a look at the previous years since the Silver and Black last made the Finals in 2007.

The Spurs don't flop - and other thoughts

While we wait for the Eastern teams to finish their series let's talk about flopping, coach Bud's departure, how a good offense is all about spacing and what makes the Spurs the Spurs

Splitter's defense was key in sweeping the Griz

How did the Spurs sweep the Griz? With defense. And while Tim Duncan is still the anchor of that unit, it's the play of Tiago Splitter that made the Spurs defense of Memphis' post threats as stingy...

Death by Pick & Roll: How the Grizzlies Fell


Are the Grizzlies really that bad at defending the pick and roll, or was something else at play in the Western Conference Finals? The Grizzlies could not handle Tony Parker or Popovich's pick &...

After WCF, Spurs are like "Arrested Development"

You're in for a treat! Not only do you get another pop culture comparison based on the loosest of connections BUT also a play that goes on for way too long and is mildly amusing at best. Dig in,...

Kevin Lipe on The Phil Naessens Show


I went on the Phil Naessens Show to talk about the end of Grizzlies/Spurs and what the future holds for the Grizzlies franchise. J.R. Wilco of Pounding the Rock was on, too.

Morning Rehash: Almost There


After a 93-86 victory at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, the San Antonio Spurs are finally back in the NBA Finals for a fifth time. The Spurs defense was excellent again but it was Tony Parker's MVP...

Spurs sweep Grizzlies, move on to the NBA Finals

The Spurs beat the Grizzlies 93-86 on game four to complete the sweep and will face the winner of Pacers-Heat in the Finals

Game 4 Thread Part II - Spurs at Grizzlies

Lots of floaters and Sparkles in the first half. Let's hope the 2nd half mimics the 1st quarter, not the 2nd. May Pop be able to "Release the Patty!" GO SPURS GO!

FwtE: Can Memphis crawl back into the series?

This is the eighth installment of an ongoing conversation with PtR's own SpursFanTN, & Kevin Lipe, who runs SBNation's Grizzlies Blog, Grizzly Bear Blues. This time they discuss flagrant fouls,...

Spurs vs Grizzlies: WCF Game 4

The San Antonio Spurs look to close out the Western Conference Finals strong with a possible sweep of the Memphis Grizzlies in Game 4, but will the Big Bad Blue Bears play better with their backs...

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