Tag: San Antonio Spurs

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Gregg Popovich Takes the Spurs to the Supreme Court

NBA teams seem willing to go anywhere in Washington, DC, other than the White House. The defending champion Warriors went to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, when they visited D.C. in February.

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Mills Hits Out at NBA Fan Over ‘Racial’ Slur

Los Angeles (AFP) – Australian star Patty Mills has hit back after being subjected to taunts by a fan during the San Antonio Spurs’ win over the Cleveland Cavaliers.

AP Morry Gash

Popovich: ‘We Live in a Racist Country’

Monday, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich argued that it was important for the NBA to promote Black History Month because America is a “racist country” and everybody needs to be reminded of it because there is “still a lot

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Gregg Popovich: White People Need to Be Made ‘Uncomfortable’

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich had plenty to say in response to President Donald Trump denouncing national anthem protests while speaking Monday at his team’s media day. Popovich called the United States of America “an embarrassment” and followed that up

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Spurs’ Popovich Calls Trump ‘Embarrassing,’ ‘Dangerous’

During a Sunday pre-game press conference before game one of the San Antonio Spurs’ series against the Golden State Warriors, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich criticized President Donald Trump, calling him “embarrassing” and a “game show” president. Partial transcript as follows: To

Manu Ginobili of the San Antonio Spurs draws a charge from Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors on May 14, 2017

Warriors Rally to Stun Spurs in NBA Series Opener

San Francisco (AFP) – Stephen Curry scored 40 points and Kevin Durant 34 to power a stunning second-half comeback that lifted Golden State over San Antonio 113-111 Sunday in an NBA playoff thriller.

Tim Duncan of the San Antonio Spurs looks on against the Washington Wizards during the first half at Verizon Center on November 4, 2015 in Washington, DC

San Antonio Spurs Legend Tim Duncan Retires

Certain Hall of Famer, two-time NBA MVP, and the owner of five NBA championship rings Tim Duncan retires after nineteen seasons with the San Antonio Spurs.

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.800 Winning Percentage: 14 NBA Teams in 66 Years; 3 This Year?

Since the NBA started play in 1950, 11 of 14 teams with an 80 percent winning percentage won the NBA title. This season should mark the first time multiple teams enter the playoffs with that mark, arguably making this the toughest NBA title in history.