Gregg Popovich Calls Team "Pathetic" After Loss To Knicks

Last night, Gregg Popovich's San Antonio Spurs somehow managed to lose an overtime game to the Knicks, a team that regularly turns possessions into crimes against humanity. This wasn't one of those games where Pop sat all of his starters, either. This was a full-strength squad getting beasted by the likes of Alexey… » 3/18/15 10:09am 3/18/15 10:09am

Kyrie Irving Unleashes All Hell In The Perfect Meaningless Game

San Antonio isn't usually a place for mid-March NBA thrills. Oh, the latter-day Spurs remain perfectly capable of playing the sort of gyroscoping, pinball-passing game pretty enough to goose Red Auerbach's carcass from 6 to 12, but it's very a long season and a very old team and while you can usually count on them for… » 3/13/15 10:21am 3/13/15 10:21am

Maybe Tony Parker And The Spurs Aren't Dead Yet

We've all looked foolish for the Is the sun finally setting on San Antonio? thing so many years in a row now that there's an invisible phone book-sized volume of hedges and mealymouthed qualifications and built-in escape routes affixed to the front of each new iteration of it. You just nod in its direction, at this… » 3/09/15 4:17pm 3/09/15 4:17pm

Nearly Naked Marco Belinelli Poses For GQ Italia Cover

Hey look, it's Marco Belinelli—with some strategically placed pom-poms covering up his twig and berries—naked on the cover of the Italian version of GQ. Here's the full cover: » 2/28/15 5:53pm 2/28/15 5:53pm

Marco Belinelli Sinks Game-Winner To Give Popovich His 1,000th Win

Gregg Popovich won his 1,000th game tonight, becoming just the ninth coach—and only active one—to reach the mark. And at the risk of deifying the man, the way his Spurs beat the Pacers tonight was perfectly Popovich-ian. Tied with 15 seconds remaining, the unheralded draft choice that developed into a budding… » 2/10/15 12:54am 2/10/15 12:54am

Boris Diaw Buzzer-Beater Attempt Beans Gregg Popovich

It's probably a bad idea to hit your coach in the head with a basketball, but somehow that happened tonight as Boris Diaw's poor attempt at a first-half buzzer-beater instead hit coach Gregg Popovich in the head as Pop headed toward the locker room, no doubt disgusted by the Spurs' poor play. Pop didn't seem to even… » 1/31/15 10:33pm 1/31/15 10:33pm

Gregg Popovich Knows At Least One Thing

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Animated Short Imagines The San Antonio Spurs As A Commando Team

Here is a fun cartoon that comes from the creative minds at BallerBall, that imagines the Spurs—led by Pop, natch—as a wrongfully convicted commando team who subsequently escape prison and hide "in plain sight as the most boring team in professional sports." The whole seven minutes is like that, a pretty funny mix… » 1/08/15 5:30pm 1/08/15 5:30pm

Don't Dribble Near Kawhi Leonard

Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard had himself a game last night, pacing his sluggish team to a win over the Clippers with 26 points, 10 rebounds, and three steals. Using his crazy-long arms and massive hands to snatch balls away from hapless dribblers has been Leonard's signature move since entering the league, and those… » 11/11/14 10:07am 11/11/14 10:07am

Tim Duncan Has All Of The Sads

It's been a rough night in Houston for the San Antonio Spurs, as the reigning NBA champions found themselves down big early and never had a chance to come back. Tim Duncan's stuck on the bench with a mandated night off, and it's clear he's not happy with what the Spurs scrubs are putting together. » 11/06/14 10:14pm 11/06/14 10:14pm

It's Opening Night, & Gregg Popovich Is Already Fed Up With Interviews

It's no secret that Gregg Popovich is no fan of the in-game interview, but we figured he'd make it through at least one of them this season without the whole thing breaking down into a postmodern farce. We were wrong. » 10/28/14 10:03pm 10/28/14 10:03pm

Gregg Popovich Calls Out Robert Sarver For Calling The Spurs Out

Suns owner Robert Sarver shared his thoughts over a microphone when the Spurs sat most of their good players for Thursday's preseason game. San Antonio head coach Gregg Popovich, who also wasn't at the game, finally had a response to Sarver yesterday. » 10/19/14 10:42am 10/19/14 10:42am

Suns Owner Robert Sarver Calls Out Spurs For Phoning In Preseason Game

The Spurs' starting five for last night's game against the Suns was a bit underwhelming: Matt Bonner, Aron Baynes, Tony Parker, Danny Green, and Kyle Anderson. Tim Duncan, Tiago Splitter, Manu Ginobili, Kawhi Leonard, and Patty Mills all sat out. Gregg Popovich didn't even show up to coach. (Hey, it's preseason… » 10/17/14 3:51pm 10/17/14 3:51pm

Alba Berlin Beats Spurs On Buzzer-Beater

The Spurs' trip to Germany, which has already dealt with the issues of sex and genocide, finished up with a bang today as Alba Berlin stole an inbounds pass with 5.1 seconds remaining, and nailed a long floater to win it.http://deadspin.com/danny-green-is... » 10/08/14 4:57pm 10/08/14 4:57pm

Danny Green Is Sorry About The Bad Caption On His Holocaust Selfie

Since the San Antonio Spurs are in Berlin to play an exhibition game against Alba Berlin, Danny Green used his free time to explore. He went to the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin and took a photo, which is fine. It's not like he's smiling in it. But the caption—"You know I had to do it one time lol #Holocaust"—was a bad… » 10/08/14 11:55am 10/08/14 11:55am

Report: NBA Bans Sexy-Ass Songs From German Cheerleaders' Routine

German basketball club Alba Berlin will take on the San Antonio Spurs in an exhibition game Wednesday, but their cheerleaders will be working at half-speed. The NBA apparently nixed three songs from Alba Berlin's squad's routine, on account of the tracks being too sexy, according to German tabloid B.Z. » 10/07/14 12:13pm 10/07/14 12:13pm

Gregg Popovich Is Endearingly Mean To Kids, Too

This is an old video, but we've never seen it before and there's never really a bad time to laugh at Gregg Popovich doing his curmudgeon routine, especially when it's kids who are on the receiving end. » 8/28/14 11:33am 8/28/14 11:33am

Spurs Hire Becky Hammon As NBA's First Female Assistant Coach

The San Antonio Spurs announced today they're hiring WNBA star Becky Hammon as an assistant coach, and she will join the team once she finishes her current season with the San Antonio Stars. » 8/05/14 1:37pm 8/05/14 1:37pm

Matt Bonner Brings Larry O'Brien Trophy To New Hampshire For A Day

San Antonio Spurs bench player Matt Bonner is one of the few active athletes New Hampshire can boast about. (Sam Fuld's the other big name on that list, which should tell you something.) The Red Mamba grew up in Concord and played for the high school's basketball team, and look at him now, a two-time NBA champion! » 7/21/14 2:41pm 7/21/14 2:41pm