Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Spurs lose overtime thriller to Grizzlies 124-122

Spurs lose overtime thriller to Grizzlies 124-122

Luke Lawhorn, Sports Editor November 9, 2022

The San Antonio Spurs lost to the Memphis Grizzlies on Wednesday night in overtime 124-122. The Spurs (5-7) were trailing in every quarter of the game, including by 15 at halftime. 32 points from Memphis...

What to know about your 2022-2023 Spurs team

What to know about your 2022-2023 Spurs team

Maddie Cortez, Staff Writer November 1, 2022

It was 2014; we had the big three — Manu Ginobli, Tim Duncan and Tony Parker. They won several championship titles. Life was good.  For a while, the Alamo City became cozy in their confidence of...

Spurs hold off Timberwolves, win 107-98

Spurs hold off Timberwolves, win 107-98

Luke Lawhorn, Sports Editor October 30, 2022

Keldon Johnson’s 25 points and Doug McDermott’s 23 off the bench helped San Antonio defeat Minnesota 107-98 Sunday night. The two teams have already played each other three times in the young NBA season,...

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Can you go too far as a teammate?

Luke Lawhorn, Sports Editor October 25, 2022

Whether you are the last player on the bench or the chosen leader of the team, there is a fine line between motivation and bullying. There is a time and place to fight with teammates, but once a line is...

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None-and-done

Luke Lawhorn, Sports Editor October 3, 2022

Basketball is one of the most popular sports in the United States, drawing in millions of dollars every season and bringing enjoyment yearlong. The athletes work their whole lives to make it to the big...

The LA Lakers have three of the leagues five oldest players and six of the leagues 12 oldest players. The teams average age is 30.0, which is the sixth oldest roster in history.

Los Angeles Fakers: Biggest bust in NBA history

Luke Lawhorn, Assistant Sports Editor April 12, 2022

As of April 5, the Los Angeles Lakers are officially out of not just the playoffs, but the play-in tournament as well. The NBA playoffs start on April 16, where the top 10 teams in each conference make...

Flipping the Bird- Episode 12

Kaitlyn Rosas, Ryder Martin, and Luke Lawhorn February 26, 2022

Flipping the Bird returns for another week of discussion surrounding UTSA sports! Join Ryder Martin and Luke Lawhorn as they break down the latest news and results surrounding the UTSA men's basketball,...

NFL: Not For Long

NFL: Not For Long

Luke Lawhorn, Assistant Sports Editor February 8, 2022

The Cincinnati Bengals have been the laughingstock of the National Football League for years. While they won the AFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 30, just making the playoffs and securing a victory that...

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Spurs make one move at trade deadline, go 1-3 over past week

Dalton Hartmann, Assistant Magazine Editor March 30, 2021

With the NBA trade deadline ending this week, a lot has happened around the league, and for the first time since 2014, the Spurs made a trade. Granted, the trade was nothing too noteworthy, with Golden...

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Approaching trade deadline, Spurs remain in playoff position

Dalton Hartmann, Assistant Magazine Editor March 23, 2021

The San Antonio Spurs, as of March 22, are currently the seventh seed in the Western Conference. Over the past week, the Spurs have fallen in their seeding due to their strength of schedule but have looked...

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Spurs remain in strong position in Western Conference

Dalton Hartmann, Assistant Magazine Editor March 5, 2021

The San Antonio Spurs are currently sitting at the sixth seed in the western conference after their games versus the Brooklyn Nets and the New York Knicks with an 18-13 record. With the way the Spurs have...

Georgias Anthony Edwards (pictured above) will likely be one of the first players chosen in this years draft. He is considered to be one of the most pro-ready college athletes available, which bodes well for his chances at making an immediate impact for his new team.

Paisano Picks: the top ten in the 2020 NBA Draft

Alex Hanks, Opinion Editor November 13, 2020

After a nearly year-long NBA season, the 2020 draft is finally here. The draft will take place next Wednesday. As with everything else this year, the draft will be different — much different. Draft...

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