An alternative explanation for Manu's struggles

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Sure, Ginobili has been struggling. But expecting him to completely change his game would do far more harm than good.

Morning Rehash: Shooter's Paradise

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For a record-setting on Tuesday night for the Spurs, here's an on-the-scene look at a number of things you didn't see on the broadcast, as well as a guess at just what was behind that epic shooting...

Repeated mistakes unraveled the Spurs

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The Spurs played a great game on their Thursday win but they weren't without flaws. Unfortunately, the mistakes is what they repeated in game two.

Stampler's Take on Game 1: Pop's Final Exam

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Do the Spurs really need to make a change to deal with Miami's edge in rebounding? How about going big vs playing small-ball? Who will the defense give open shots to as they double LeBron? All this...

Stampler's Take on Game 1: First do no harm

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Miami is absolutely terrifying and Stampler is still freaking out about how good they are and how close Game 1 was.

San Antonio's timely shots cooled the Heat

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At the end of each quarter in game one of the Finals, the Spurs were able to come up with a timely bucket. Through the first three quarters, these shots provided momentum kept the game close; in...

Spurs beat Heat 92-88, steal home court advantage

The Spurs kept their post season win streak going by beating the defending champions on their court in the first game of the Finals behind excellent performances by Tim Duncan and Tony Parker, and...

GIF: The danger/magic that is Manu

At the point that I think we need to be as careful as can be with the ball, Manu throws this pass. Although it makes it there and good comes out of it, I think I aged, at least, two years with that...

GIF: Tony Parker spins and wins in Miami

With the Heat and Justin Beiber seemingly imposing their will (at will), Tony Parker takes it upon himself to throw them in the spin cycle. Ladies and gentlemen, just when we needed it most, the...

Spurs win Game 1 in Miami

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The San Antonio Spurs showed exactly why they will be a tough out, they never go away. Miami controlled the game for three quarters but shrunk in the fourth and lost Game 1.

Dreams Come True

The Only thing I have loved since childhood besides my parents and dogs are the San Antonio Spurs. They've made me laugh, made me cry, caused me to put holes in walls and provided some of my...

A Thunder expert's perspective on Spurs vs Heat

The Thunder played both the Spurs and Heat in last year's playoffs and so serve as a cautionary tale for what the Spurs need to do to upset the champs.

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