| Feb 13, 2015
| 5:33 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Is there anything more distasteful in sports than when a bunch 12-year-old kids are tainted by the corruption of adults and the resulting political pandering of elected officials and the race-baiting of Jesse...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 5:38 PM
Gregg Popovich spent 19 seasons teaching his players how to use teamwork and ball movement to break down defenses.
The philosophy still works.
On a night San Antonio started the fourth quarter in a 14-point hole at Indiana, Popovich's principles...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 3:13 PM
San Antonio Spurs legend Gregg Popovich recorded his 1000th career NBA victory earlier this week, which got me to thinking about how much dumb luck is involved in coaching.
Not that Popovich isn't an incredible coach, but can you imagine how his...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 6:57 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- The San Antonio Spurs' huge fourth-quarter rally helped Gregg Popovich reach the 1,000-win milestone Monday night.
Marco Belinelli's baseline jumper with 2.1 seconds left capped San Antonio's 95-93 victory at Indiana.
| Feb 10, 2015
| 4:11 PM
The NBA's best and brightest will gather at the Mecca of basketball this weekend. The All-Star Game and associated activities at the Barclays Center and Madison Square Garden create opportunities for NBA fans to take stock of the league.
| Feb 6, 2015
| 10:05 PM
All the perspective that was needed was there in Friday night's 98-85 loss to the San Antonio Spurs at the AT&T Center.
How did the Miami Heat fall out of a playoff seed for the first time this season?
Because Justin Hamilton was their first player...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 8:28 PM
The Clippers needed a jolt after a bad loss, so Matt Barnes did what comes naturally.
He reached for his cell phone.
"The infamous group text," Barnes said, smiling.
Barnes usually likes to dispatch profane jokes or random pictures of people who...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 5:47 AM
When/Where: 9:30 p.m., AT&T Center, San Antonio.
TV: Sun Sports, ESPN. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.5-FM, 710-AM (Spanish).
Scouting report: The Heat are coming off Wednesday's 102-101 loss in Minnesota, when they blew a 10-point fourth-quarter lead...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 9:28 PM
SAN ANTONIO — It took two and a half weeks, but the Orlando Magic finally played like a desperate team Wednesday night.
The Magic displayed emotion against the San Antonio Spurs. They showed some heart. And they did it from the beginning of a game...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 9:19 PM
The Clippers beat the reigning NBA champion San Antonio Spurs on Saturday night, 105-85.
They are now in third place in the Western Conference with a 33-15 record, five games behind the first-place Golden State Warriors, who were leading the Phoenix...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 7:58 PM
LOS ANGELES — Jimmy Butler likes to play the humble routine, often saying he can’t believe a kid from small town Tomball, Texas, has landed where he has.
The Bulls’ shooting guard still can aw-shucks his way through interviews if he...