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Robby23

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IT Professional and San Antonio Spurs blogger. Founder SpursOnFire.com, SpursWorld.wordpress.com, myspurslink.blogspot.com and robbylim.wordpress.com, former lead writer at Project Spurs

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Spurs must respond in Game 4

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The San Antonio Spurs have took care of business holding home court in the first two games of their Western Conference Finals series against the Oklahoma City Thunder, but came out flat in Game 3. With the loss, San Antonio's 20-game win streak came to an end, and it served as a reminder that anything can happen in the playoffs.

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Staying perfect not Spurs goal, winning title is

The San Antonio Spurs stayed perfect in the postseason after 10 games. Their winning streak is at 20 if you add their 10-game wining streak during the regular season. By doing so, the Spurs...

Hardworking Leonard help Spurs to get back in title hunt

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The draft day trade that sent George Hill to the Indiana Pacers in exchange for rookie Kawhi Leonard and the rights to Erazem Lorbek and Davis Bertans is looking like one-sided as the days goes by. Make no mistake, Hill is a terrific player and he did a great job in helping the Pacers reach the second round of the playoffs this season, bowing down only to East's favorite team the Miami Heat. However, it could not be overlooked that Leonard has such a strong impact to the San Antonio Spurs only in his rookie year

Spurs could make move at waiver deadline

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This article is cross-posted at Spurs Basketball. (myspurslink.blogspot.com/2012/03/spurs-could-make-move-at-waiver.html) The San Antonio made a good move last week acquiring Stephen Jackson in exchange for Richard Jefferson, it’s a deal that made more sense money wise. Gregg Popovich and company has some work to do later this week at the waiver deadline. However, roster tinkering won’t end with Thursday’s trade deadline. Playoff-bound teams including the Spurs will likely seek to add players who have been or will be bought out of their contracts before Friday’s waiver deadline.

Spurs struggling, Manu rounding to form

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This article is cross-posted at Spurs Basketball. (http://myspurslink.blogspot.com/2012/03/spurs-struggling-manu-rounding-to-form.html) After a great first half season, where the San Antonio Spurs found themselves clinging to the second-best record in the West without Manu Ginobili, San Antonio have dropped three out of five to start their longest home stand of the season and are still searching for the chemistry that marked their rodeo road trip where they went 8-1.

Green and Neal giving Spurs a reason to smile

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When Manu Ginobili went down with a thumb injury earlier this season, it seemed to spell trouble for the San Antonio Spurs. Danny Green has helped the Spurs to stay near the top of the West without Manu. However, the injury meant something else for most of the Spurs’ role-players — particularly Danny Green and Gary Neal.

The two sides of missing Manu

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With Manu Ginobili on the sidelines, the San Antonio Spurs have done a fairly decent job on keeping up with the rest of the league. However, they are now slowly experiencing the pain of playing without their emotional leader.

Blair Getting the Job done

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Since Manu Ginobili’s injury, the San Antonio Spurs have stayed afloat in the Western Conference with a 12-7 record. They are currently first in the Southwest Division and third in the West.

Splitter finding his niche

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When Tiago Splitter arrived in San Antonio last season, hopes were high that the Brazilian big man will provide an immediate impact to the team and become one of important pieces of the puzzle that the Spurs needed to make another championship run during the Duncan era.

Undaunted Leonard stepping up to the challenge

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When the San Antonio Spurs sent George Hill to Indiana for the rights to draft Kawhi Leonard, many basketball observers considered it a high-risk move. A lot of Spurs fans probably cursed that draft night too. Hill after all was one of the most popular young Spurs player at the time and letting go of some one like him was difficult to say the least.

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Duncan’s career night, highlighted by a fast break dunk

Playing heavy minutes on the second night of a back-to-back, San Antonio Spurs’ superstar forward Tim Duncan led the Spurs to victory and surpassed (21,798 career points) NBA Legend Larry Bird...

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Spurs recalled Malcolm Thomas from D-League

According to a report from Pro Basketball Talk via Express-News, the San Antonio Spurs have recalled Malcolm Thomas from the NBA’s Developmental League to add inside depth. Malcolm Thomas has the...

Spurs’ team effort produced back to back wins minus Ginobili

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When Manu Ginobili injured his shooting hand against the Minnesota Timberwolves, the San Antonio Spurs’ chances to compete at a high level took a big hit. They eventually lost that game in Minnesota as the team looked slow without one of their main offensive weapon.

Blair dominating in Russia; led Krasnye Krylya Samara to third victory

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After a strong debut scoring 23 points and grabbing 11 boards for his Russian team Krasnye Krylya Samara in a 98-78 win over Siauliai in Lithuania, San Antonio Spurs forward/center DeJuan Blair have led his team to stay undefeated at the VTB United League Basketball.

Amnesty cuts: Who could be on the chopping block?

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Last week, it was reported that an amnesty provision could be a part of the new labor agreement. With that in mind, it would be interesting to talk about on which players should be released by their NBA teams once the provsion takes effect. Here’s how each Southwest division teams could use their amnesty clause.

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Parker studying possibilities to join ASVEL, Manu undecided on Virtus offer

As reported by BasketEurope, in an interview released at L’Equipe, San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker said that in the next days he will meet with his lawyers to study the possibilities to...

Spurs would face quandary in addressing their need for a big man

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With their current lineup, besides the glaring need for a veteran backup point guard, San Antonio would also require another quality big man in their rotation if they want to compete for a fifth title.

Video: Flash from the past, Spurs’ Larry Kenon

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Many of us probably didn’t see Larry Kenon in action on the court, but to give us an idea on how he performed as a Spur, here is a look back.

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Could Manu and Kobe become teammates in Virtus Bologna?

According to sportando.net, Claudio Sabatini the owner of Virtus Bologna, talked again to Resto del Carlino, about Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant and San Antonio Spurs’ Manu Ginobili. C...

Spain defeats Parker, France for EuroBasket title

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After helping France gain a spot at the 2012 London Olympics, San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker knew that there is still a job to be done. Win the 2011 EuroBasket title. Against a tough opponent in defending champion Spain, Parker did his best scoring 26 points for France but got little help and could not bring his team its first continental title. Tony Parker's 26-point effort weren't enough to lead France to a EuroBasket crown against defending champion Spain.

Why Duncan is one of the Greatest of All time?

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Even if it is a subject for constant debate, there is no doubt in my mind that Tim Duncan is the Greatest Power Forward of All-time. Some writers and blogging brothers might contest this fact, but it’s plain and simple; You can’t argue with results.

Should the Spurs consider bringing in De Colo when the lockout is settled?

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France national team head coach Vincent Collet has been relying a lot on San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker to run their offense and lead the French offensive attack. Spurs' draftee Nando De Colo could be a good addition to San Antonio's backcourt rotation. In their last game prior to the 2011 EuroBasket quarter final round, Collet chose to sit Parker to give his French superstar some much needed rest.

Spurs defensive duos which is the best?

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Defense wins championships and for the San Antonio Spurs, that holds true. The Spurs won four NBA titles, including three over the last decade by giving premium on defense.

Spurs looking for point guard depth: How about Barea?

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The NBA lockout is still in full effect, and it looks like it isn’t going to be resolved soon, but that shouldn’t stop us from planning ahead and thinking on what the San Antonio Spurs can do to improve their current roster.

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Ginobili talks about Team Argentina, being a Dad, the NBA lockout and more

In a recent interview with LaNacion.com, San Antonio Spurs’ Manu Ginobili talked about Team Argentina’s competition heading into the Olympic qualifiers, on being a Dad while playing with the...

Is Jefferson a liability on the Spurs’ offense?

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Bleacher Report’s Adam Fromal made a list of the least effective offensive options for each NBA team. For the San Antonio Spurs, Fromal thinks Richard Jefferson deserves the infamous distinction. Fromal may have a point, to validate his claim, I used some stats among other Spurs players to compare his production last season.

Video: A look back at Blair’s 20-20 performances

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After two seasons with the San Antonio Spurs, DeJuan Blair has become a fan favorite because of his nice demeanor and hustle plays on the court. Drafted by the Spurs as 37th overall pick in 2009, Blair has proved to be a solid role-player for the team despite being undersized for his position.

Video: A look back at Parker’s 55-point Game

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Tony Parker is one of the quickest guards in the NBA today, his dribble drives and ability to knife into the lane to finish with precision has made him one of the deadliest players on the open floor. When he’s hitting his jumpers, Parker is virtually unstoppable.

Video: Revisiting Ginobili’s 48-point performance

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Manu Ginobili is one of the most fiercest player to ever play the game of basketball, Spurs fans love him because of his fearless style of play and never-say-die attitude. When the game is on the line, the Spurs usually give the ball to Ginobili expecting him to make a play. Today Spurs World revisits Manu’s career 48-point performance.

Video: A look back at Duncan’s Greatest Performances

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Tim Duncan had a lot of great individual performances over his NBA career – from a 53-point career game against the Dallas Mavericks to a triple-double performance against the Golden State Warriors last season, Duncan has certainly done it all.

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