| Jun 12, 2014
| 11:25 PM
Kawhi Leonard sprinted unchecked into the paint late in the first half as teammate Patty Mills' shot arced toward the basket. Leonard leaped into the air and snagged the ball as it bounced off the rim, throwing down a vicious two-handed dunk to put the...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Here are five takeaways from the San Antonio Spurs’ 107-86 victory over the Miami Heat in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night at American Airlines Arena, which gave the Spurs a three-games-to-one lead in the series:
1. The last time a...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 4:58 PM
After the San Antonio Spurs swept the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2007 Finals, Tim Duncan stopped to console LeBron James in a hallway inside Quicken Loans Arena. Duncan placed a hand on his vanquished counterpart's shoulder and delivered what began as a...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 7:50 PM
It's springtime in Los Angeles, otherwise known as the season when the Clippers march merrily into the playoffs and the Lakers conduct exit interviews.
OK, so maybe this isn't exactly an annual occurrence.
The Lakers haven't missed the playoffs during...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 7:18 PM
Lakers 113 - San Antonio Spurs 100 (end of regulation)
The Lakers ended a difficult 2013-14 regular season with an easy win over the NBA's best San Antonio Spurs.
With Kobe Bryant (knee), Pau Gasol (vertigo), Steve Nash (nerve root irritation),...
| May 5, 2014
| 7:07 PM
A look at how the two series that start Tuesday night shape up.
1 San Antonio vs. 5 Portland
Key stat: Veteran guard Manu Ginobili played as if he were 28 again in San Antonio's first-round victory over Dallas, averaging 17.3 points and 4.5 assists in...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 10:23 PM
Jeff Teague scored 25 points in the Atlanta Hawks' 107-88 rout Sunday of the reeling Indiana Pacers, who were held to a franchise-low 23 points in the first half of an embarrassing performance on their home court.
The Hawks (34-42) have won three of...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 11:43 AM
Although the 2013-14 NBA regular season started just three and a half weeks ago, almost every team already has played one-eighth of its schedule.
So, it’s not too early to identify trends, triumphs and trouble spots around the league.
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:31 PM
1. San Antonio
2012-13 finish: 58-24.
Coming: Marco Belinelli, Jeff Pendergraph.
Going: Gary Neal, DeJuan Blair.
Before anyone asks the Spurs to appear en masse on the next episode of "Derek," Ricky Gervais' thoughtful look at...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 10:10 PM
The Lakers gave the San Antonio Spurs a challenge on Wednesday night at Staples Center, fading in the fourth quarter as the best team in the Western Conference took out one of the worst, 123-109.
Spurs point guard Tony Parker scored 25 points on 11-of-...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Looks are never more deceiving than they are in the NBA's Western Conference.
Oklahoma City held what seemed to be exclusive rights to the conference championship as recently as summer 2012, when the Thunder's run-and-fun core of young stars was...