| May 31, 2014
| 9:55 PM
With his team well within striking distance at halftime, Gregg Popovich made a strategic decision.
San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker was experiencing soreness in his left ankle, so his coach opted to keep the team's leading scorer in the...
| May 29, 2014
| 11:18 PM
Boris Diaw shed the years, and the pounds, sending them flying across the AT&T Center court.
He was no longer a pudgy, past-his-prime reserve forward Thursday night during a spine-tingling sequence in the second quarter, elevating to block a dunk...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:31 PM
As the Blackhawks were trying to remain calm after falling into a 3-1 series deficit against the Kings, Charles Barkley was already making plans for a Game 7 trip to the United Center.
The man who spends his days commenting on basketball just wanted a...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 8:50 PM
SAN ANTONIO -- This time, the other guys were left in pain.
LeBron James, who exited Game 1 of the NBA Finals in the fourth quarter due to leg cramps, returned in a big way Sunday night for Game 2.
The Miami forward scored 35 points, grabbed 10...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Here are five takeaways from the San Antonio Spurs’ 111-92 victory over the Miami Heat in Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday at AmericanAirlines Arena:
1. The Spurs’ shooting in the first half was like a real-life version of the...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Q: Ira, I know that Erik Spoelstra likes to slow-cook rookies, but with the lack of shooting-guard depth requiring Mario Chalmers to play some two, do you see Shabazz Napier getting regular minutes? -- Luis.
A: First, there is plenty of time for the...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:08 AM
Bill Russell, el jugador que más campeonatos ha conquistado en la historia de la NBA y uno de los centros más icónicos de la liga, ganó sus 11 anillos con un solo equipo, los Celtics de Boston.
Michael Jordan, quizá el mejor basquetbolista de...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:26 PM
Once LeBron James announced, “I'm Coming Home,” to Cleveland last Friday, the free-agency floodgates opened, with the player moves coming fast and furious.
James was the Pied Piper, the one who set in motion so much change in the NBA that it...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 5:32 PM
Once more, with healing?
The San Antonio Spurs enter their Finals rematch with the Miami Heat seeking some therapeutic redemption after their entire roster was left in need of a mental rubdown following last year's series.
Manu Ginobili couldn't...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 7:42 PM
There was only the slightest hint of musculature in LeBron James' arms when Tim Duncan carried the San Antonio Spurs to their first NBA title.
The moment was so long ago that Duncan used a hand-held camcorder to document the celebration. James, watching...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 2:46 AM
Four years in a row, five times in the past decade — the NBA Finals never get old for a Miami Heat fan. The San Antonio Spurs also bring with them a welcome familiarity, with star players drawn from the Caribbean, Europe and South America, their...