J.R. Wilco

  • joined Apr 16, 2008
  • last login Jul 25, 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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GIF Breakdown: Spurs at Mavericks Game 3

The series' first game in Dallas didn't go the way Spurs fans would have preferred, but there were still plenty of great plays to relive.

Excellent national articles featuring the Spurs


The Spurs had the best regular season in the league, Popovich won his third Coach of the Year, Duncan celebrated his 38th birthday and to commemorate all of the above, fantastic writers are being...

JRW and Phil talk Spurs/Mavs and Phil Jackson


Phil and I talk playoffs and Phil Jackson on my weekly appearance on the Phil Naessens Show

Gregg Popovich is named the NBA Coach of the Year

Gregg Popovich is the third of three coaches (joining Don Nelson and Pat Riley) to be named NBA Coach of the year three times.

JRW and Phil Naessens preview Spurs vs Mavs

The postseason is here, which means it's nearly been a year's worth of podcasts with Phil. This week the talk is all about San Antonio's playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks.

Spurs vs Mavericks playoffs schedule released

The playoffs have arrived and Game 1 vs the Dallas Mavericks will be at noon on Easter Sunday.

The Spurs' place among the West's top four teams


For the first look at this year's playoffs, four of SBNation's blogs got together at Sonics Rising to answer questions about how the Spurs, Thunder, Clippers and Rockets are approaching the...

JRW & Phil discuss Spurs/Mavs & playoff matchups


I join Phil this week to discuss the win over Dallas and much more San Antonio Spurs NBA Talk

The NBA's April Fools joke on the Spurs


So, there's a big game this Thursday evening, eh? If you're thinking it'll be a good litmus test of where San Antonio and Oklahoma City are right now, you ought to think again.

JRW and Phil Naessens talk about the win streak

Winning streaks are a beautiful thing. Somewhat less attractive: the Spurs challenging week ahead. Phil and I talk about both on today's show.

JRW & Phil contrast the Spurs & the Knicks

What's the difference between the Spurs and the Knicks? It should be obvious but this is a must listen.

Go to Reddit today to ask JRW anything (AJA?)


Here's your chance to ask whatever you'd like to about the Spurs, their championship chances, what it's like to cover an NBA team, manage an SB Nation blog, edit constantly, write occasionally, be...

Do Spurs fans have a persecution complex?

Do Spurs fans have a persecution complex? I answer Phil's question and more on the Phil Naessens Show

GIF Breakdown: Spurs vs. Chicago Bulls

The Spurs started out the game on fire and built a lead against the Bulls that grew to 32 points. It was Tony early, Manu in the middle and lots of bench in the second half. There are a lot of fun...

Fraternizing w/the enemy: JRW & Dave on SA vs POR

In the latest in a long series of conversations about Spurs vs Trail Blazers, Dave Deckard and J.R. Wilco discuss Portland having SA's number, the Spurs' rise, the Blazers' swoon, and how Aldridge...

JRW and Phil Naessens talk Spurs over Heat

Signature win over Miami and Pop's coaching philosophy were on tap on today's Phil Naessens Show

GIF: Mills from WAY downtown against Miami

Patty showing off the range in the fourth against the Heat.

GIF: Kawhi Leonard takes Lebron James one-on-one

Kawhi's offense was on display in the 3rd quarter as he took James off the dribble from the 3-point line, and got into the paint for a pretty little floater.

Heat expert prefers Heat to meet OKC not Spurs

We might have a regular-season meeting between San Antonio and Miami without anyone being held out for health issues -- or coaching caprice. Surya Frenandez of Hot Hot Hoops and J.R. Wilco discuss...

Tony will play tonight

Per the Spurs' official release: Tony Parker will play in tonight's game vs. Dallas after missing the past six games.

Kawhi, Rodeo Road Trips and the Phoenix Suns


J.R. Wilco explains the rodeo road trip and much more on the Phil Naessens Show

Kawhi Leonard is back

Our long Alamo City nightmare is over: Kawhi's hand is now healed and he will return to the court tonight against the Pistons.

JRW and Phil talk Austin Daye & Parker's injuries

Phil and I discuss Austin Daye and Tony Parker

Who's on San Antonio's Mt. Rushmore?

There's been a lot of talk in the NBA recently about who belongs on the league's Mt. Rushmore. But when it comes to the Spurs, it's easy pickings.

J.R. Wilco talks fake trades with Phil Naessens

Phil and I talk fake trades, rumors, the media and more

Belinelli & Splitter questionable against Bobcats

In San Antonio's current game of musical chairs with injuries, Marco Belinelli and Tiago Splitter are questionable for Saturday night's game against the Charlotte Bobcast. But Tim Duncan, Tony...

JRW talks about Duncan's All Star snub with Phil

Tim's snub, the defense is back and Phil boos Pop.

Belinelli to compete in the three point contest

Following in the footsteps of Matt Bonner, Marco will go to New Orleans to represent the Spurs on ASW.

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