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Spurs take commanding 3-0 series lead over the Grizzlies

May 25, 2013

Photo Credit: NBAE/Getty Images Photo Credit: NBAE/Getty Images The San Antonio Spurs are one victory away from returning to the NBA Finals – the first time since 2007. On Saturday, May 25, the Silver and Black entered the “Grind House,” an arena the Spurs haven’t wo...

Spurs outlast Grizzlies in overtime of Game 2 in the Western Conference Finals

May 21, 2013

Photo Credit: NBAE/Getty Images Photo Credit: NBAE/Getty Images Following a dominant Game 1 performance, the San Antonio Spurs seemed to have a Game 2 victory in hand heading into the fourth quarter up by 12 points. That is until the Memphis Grizzlies finally bared their teet...

Spurs dominate Game 1 of the Western Conferecne Finals

May 19, 2013

Photo Credit: NBAE/Getty Images Photo Credit: NBAE/Getty Images In 2011, the number one-seeded San Antonio Spurs lost Game 1 in the opening round of the NBA playoffs to a then eighth-seeded Memphis Grizzles. Two seasons later in 2013, the Spurs began the Western Conference Fin...

Spurs take 3-2 series lead with 109-91 win over the Warriors

May 14, 2013

Photo Credit: NBAE/Getty Images Photo Credit: NBAE/Getty Images After a devastating overtime loss in Game 4, Spurs guard Manu Ginobili told the press, "To play this type of game is what we love.” On Tuesday night May 14, the San Antonio Spurs returned to the AT&T Ce...

Warriors make it a series with 100-91 road win over the Spurs

May 8, 2013

Photo Credit: NBAE/Getty Images Photo Credit: NBAE/Getty Images Warrior’s guard Klay Thompson set career playoff highs with 34 points and 14 rebounds in a Game 2 victory that narrowly missed being a repeat meltdown for Golden State. Thompson torched San Antonio with 29 poin...

Spurs make history with double overtime win over the Warriors

May 7, 2013

Photo Credit: NBAE/Getty Images Photo Credit: NBAE/Getty Images With 3.4 seconds left in double overtime, Spurs guard Manu Ginobili finished off an improbable comeback by draining a high-arcing 3-point shot to give San Antonio a 129-127 game 1 win over the Golden State Warrior...

Spurs take commanding 3-0 lead in series

April 27, 2013

NBAE/Getty Images The San Antonio Spurs entered Game 3 against the Los Angeles Lakers with a 2-0 lead on April 27. By the time the final horn rang out, the Spurs had a commanding 3-0 lead on the Lakers. The Spurs beat the Lakers, 120-89. The 31-point loss represents the Lakers worst h...

Deja Vu in Game 2 as Spurs beat Lakers 102-91

April 24, 2013

NBAE/Getty Images Photo Credit: NBAE/Getty Images There was a battle in the AT&T Center on April 24, but not between the Spurs and the Lakers. Instead, the battle was between Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili for best Spurs guard to overcome late season inures and to punish the Los Ang...