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NBA playoffs just around the corner

Bryan Gallardo

April 4, 2017

With only eight games left in the regular season, the NBA playoffs are right around the corner. It’s that special time of the year when 16 playoff teams set out to earn the champion- ship title. Will we see a third Cavaliers vs Warriors finals matchup? Could the Celtics or the Washington Wi...

Spurs claim 5th title

June 18, 2014

How sweet it is! The San Antonio Spurs defeated the Miami Heat 104-87 in Game 5 of the 2014 NBA Finals on Sunday, June 15, to win the series 4-1 and be crowned NBA Champions for the first time since 2007 and the fifth time in franchise history. Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard led San Antonio with 22 poin...

Spurs take back series

May 30, 2014

Young horses run fast but old horses know the way. That adage proved true on Thursday, May 29, as the Spurs defeated the Thunder 117-89 at the AT&T Center to regain control of the Western Conference Finals with a 3-2 series lead. Tim Duncan led the Spurs with 22 points, 12 rebounds and two ...

Spurs breeze past Blazers

May 15, 2014

The San Antonio Spurs brushed aside the Portland Trailblazers on Wednesday, May 14 in a dominant 104-82 home win in game five of the Western Conference second round series. With the win, the Spurs now advance to their third straight Western Conference finals. Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green ...

Spurs open second round series with dominate performance

May 6, 2014

Maybe playing a Game 7 against the Dallas Mavericks last Sunday was just what the San Antonio Spurs needed. You would never guess the Spurs had just been in a grueling seven-game series two nights before a 116-92 destruction of the upstart Portland Trailblazers on Tuesday night at the AT&T Cent...

Spurs handle Mavericks 109-103, take 3-2 series advantage

April 30, 2014

Tiago Splitter finished the game with a playoff career-high 17 points. D. Clarke Evans/ NBA Photos Playing in the most important home game up to date, the San Antonio Spurs had plenty of inspiration and urgency on their minds. This was no better illustrated than in the...

Mavs defeat Spurs, even series 1-1

April 25, 2014

The Alamo City was largely despondent Wednesday night, as the Dallas Mavericks defeated the San Antonio Spurs 113-92 on April 23, in front of a sold out AT&T Center to even the first round series 1-1. Turnovers plagued the Spurs throughout the night, as they could not shake the urge to giv...

Cell Phone Kill Switch - The Ultimate Double-Edged Sword

March 22, 2014

Cell phones have changed the way Americans live. According to a study conducted by the Pew research center, 90 percent of all adults in the United States own one. Even more impressive than that, 98 percent of people between the ages of 18 and 29 own personal cell phones. To say that everyone owns a ph...

Manu is the answer as Spurs take Game 5 of NBA Finals

June 16, 2013

No one would say Manu Ginobili is not a competitor. But through four games of the 2013 NBA Finals, Ginobili had been considered a non-factor for the San Antonio Spurs. That was until Sunday night on June 16 when Spurs coach Greg Popovich inserted Ginobili into the starting lineup and Ginobili respo...

Heat take Game 4 over the Spurs to tie the series at 2-2

June 15, 2013

The Miami Heat guaranteed they would play at least one more game in Miami. They fulfilled that promise on Thursday night June 13 as the spurs were defeated 109 – 93 in the AT&T Center to tie-up the series 2-2. "It was on our shoulders," Miami Heat forward LeBron James said. "We had to f...

Parker banks in win over the Heat in Game 1 of the NBA Finals

June 7, 2013

Photo Credit: NBA/Getty Images Photo Credit: NBA/Getty Images The San Antonio Spurs picked up where the team left off from the 2007 NBA Finals – beating a Lebron James led team. The Silver and Black defeated the Miami Heat 92 – 88 on June 6 in the American Airlines Are...

Spurs back in NBA Finals after sweep of Memphis Grizzlies

May 28, 2013

Photo Credit: NBAE/Getty Images Photo Credit: NBAE/Getty Images Call the sweep of the Memphis Grizzlies by the San Antonio Spurs what you will. Revengeful. Redemptive. Victorious. Even lucky. But whatever you call the sweep, just don’t call the Spurs too old. The Silver...