Kawhi-less Spurs opened Rodeo trip on a low note

With Leonard not playing because of a quad contusion, the San Antonio Spurs opened their annual rodeo road trip on whimper; falling against the Memphis Grizzlies 89-74. Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph scored 15 points each, Mike Conley added 12 points and nine assists as the Grizzlies held the Spurs to a season low in points on…

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Pelicans trading for Okafor?

The New Orleans Pelicans are trying to bolster their frontcourt and are in advanced talks with the Philadelphia 76ers to acquire ‎big man Jahlil Okafor, according to ESPN.COM If both teams agree to go through with a trade, New Orleans is expected to send backup center Alexis Ajinca and a future first-round pick to Philadelphia in…

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Ginobili: “I Want to Get it Back in Game 3”

The health of the Big 3 has been always been among the San Antonio Spurs top priorities. They knew they need their top dogs to be fresh and ready as possible once the playoffs roll around. With coach Gregg Popovich juggling the lineup like a magician, while managing his stars minutes at the same time,…

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Thunder mauled Mavs, take commanding 3-0 series lead

The Oklahoma City Thunder get off to a quick start, on their way to a 95-79 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night for a commanding 3-0 series lead over the defending NBA champions. After two close games on their home court, the young Thunder ran away in Game 3. The Mavericks never led in the…

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Heat take 3-0 series lead over Knicks

LeBron James scored 32 points, including eight straight to start the fourth quarter as the Miami Heat pull away late to take a 3-0 lead over the New York Knicks, winning 87-70 on Thursday night at the Madison Square Garden. James had 17 points in the final period for the Heat, who held the short-handed Knicks to eight field…

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Spurs’ shooting blitz doomed Jazz; take 2-0 series lead

Tony Parker led the San Antonio Spurs with scored 18 points and nine assist, rookie Kawhi Leonard added 17 points, and Danny Green chipped in 13 points as Spurs handed the Jazz their second-worst playoff loss in franchise history, crushing Utah 114-83 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round series. Coach Gregg Popovich practically…

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Jackson and Diaw could be Spurs’ missing pieces

The San Antonio Spurs have played consistent basketball throughout this season, some believed they outdid themselves running out of the gates and claiming the second-best record in West despite injuries to key players like Manu Ginobili and Tiago Splitter. People tend to forget that last season, the same Spurs team finished the season on top of…

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