J.R. Wilco

  • joined Apr 16, 2008
  • last login Aug 22, 2014
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When nothing seems to help, I go and look at a stonecutter hammering away at his rock, perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred and first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not that last blow that did it, but all that had gone before.
– Jacob A. Riis

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Kawhi's priorities don't include trophy-sitting

Kawhi's workouts prevent him from showing off Larry O, the comedy stylings of Matt Bonner and Boris Diaw assesses the sartorial competency of his fellow Spurs.

Tony & Becky accept the Ice Bucket Challenge

It's a point guard back-to-back as two more Spurs enter the fray.

Danny Green accepts Ice Bucket challenge

The first of the Spurs to step up to the bucket is the starting shooting guard.

PtR is finally selling shirts


Five banners. Soft as can be. Shipped in two days (usually). Yeah, this was worth the wait.

Links: Kawhi vs. Jordan, Hammon's hiring & new HoF

The pick of the last week's links. Including a look at the drafting of Kyle Anderson, the hiring of Becky Hammon, and Team Kawhi's victory over Team Jordan.

Anderson's fellow rookies give him dubious honor

At the annual NBA rookie photo shoot, 38 newly drafted NBA players answered questions about their peers. The newest Spur wasn't overlooked ... or he was. Well, you'll see.

Getting under the radar: Mission Accomplished

We know that the Spurs like to deflect as much attention as possible, so it's probable that Minnesota's trade of Love for Wiggins has the San Antonio brass pleased ... for the moment.

Kyle Anderson's awesome NBA Rookie photoshoot

Mr. Anderson can take a good picture -- which is to say he's photogenic, not that he's a good photographer. (Although he may be a good photographer.) But there's plenty we can learn about him from...

What's Pop up to & who is the best NBA franchise?

Pop went into the Pacific Northwest to look in on his Rock and Hammer wine and help out a charity. Serge credits his quick recovery on ... himself. And SBNation hits up to...

UPDATED: Fraternizing w/the Enemy: Cavs edition

It's another episode of Fraternizing with the Enemy. Next up: Ryan of Fear the Sword and the Cavaliers' topsy-turvy summer.

Spurs deny Manu permission to play in World Cup

After his last MRI scan came back inconclusive, the Spurs are erring on the side of caution.

Spurs vs Cavs season opener? Sure ... in S.A.

If the league wants to match up LeBron James against the Spurs on opening night, why should the Spurs be the ones to travel?

JRW & Tim Cato discuss Spurs-Mavs 1st round: FwtE

Tim Cato of MavsMoneyball and J.R. Wilco discuss their teams' meeting in the playoffs, as well as a bevy of topics that impact both Spurs and Mavericks fans.

Should the Spurs let Manu decide?

It's come to this: the Spurs can tell Manu to rest and he will have to miss playing with for Argentina this summer. But will they? Should they? And how are fans to respond?

Mavs expert explains Parsons vs Harden & Houston

In the latest episode of Fraternizing with the Enemy, Tim Cato of MavsMoneyBall and J.R. Wilco take on the topics that impact both Spurs and Mavericks fans.

Discussing Manu and Team Argentina


I'm torn between Manu playing possibly his last FIBA World Cup for Argentina and him staying home......but Phil isn't.

JRW talks Mills and Bertans with Phil Naessens


Defending Champion San Antonio Spurs sure has a nice ring to it!

Revisiting the best of Duncan's playoffs articles

It has now just over a month since the Spurs overcame the Heat to take their fifth NBA Championship, just enough time to feel like going back over the incredible writing that was done about San...

Bertans signs 3-year contract with Baskonia

The Spurs second-round pick of three years ago has found a nice landing-place after his previous squad's financial troubles knocked them out of Euroleague play.

COMPLETED: Jazz expert on Utah GM's compliment

Utah Jazz General Manager Dennis Lindsey recently said something so nice about the Spurs, that it couldn't be ignored. So AllThatAmar and J.R. Wilco are getting together over the rest of the...

Links: Anderson interviews & an Aussie videobomb

Draft picks in Las Vegas, the continuation of the trophy tour and even more good news about the Spurs' future salary cap situation.

JRW & Phil Naessens disagree about Ettore Messina


I'm excited about Ettore Messina joining the coaching staff. Is he the heir apparent to Pop?

JRW and Phil Naessens discuss Pop's extension


Pop will be around for a few more years and that's great news plus LeBron, Boris and much more on The Phil Naessens Show

Spurs and Popovich agree to multi-year extension

Not satisfied with wrapping up the core of their team by signing Boris Diaw and Patty Mills to three-year deals, the Spurs announced today that they reached an agreement with coach Gregg Popovich...

The best of the Spurs' teamwork

Here's a terrific video that NBA put up on it's YouTube channel. It's the Top Teamwork Plays of the 2013-14 Spurs regular season.

JRW and Phil Naessens talk Manu's injury

Injuries to Manu and Patty are the topics of the day on this special 4th of July Phil Naessens Show

A GIF for the cover of Sports Illustrated?

Could anything improve on the Spurs' appearance on SI's cover?

UPDATE: Manu's physical reveals stress fracture

It seems that the Spurs' relatively healthy run to the championship ended with the season.

Who are the Spurs pursuing in free agency?


Free Agency officially started at midnight ET on July 1st and the rumors about who the Spurs are interested in are already flying around.

Video: Anderson wanted the Spurs to draft him

It looks like something from a much longer work, perhaps a documentary about Kyle Anderson as it purports to be. Maybe not. It opens on the facade of a public school in Weehawken, New Jersey.

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