Green irked Durant on purpose to fire him up

The verbal altercation between Kevin Durant and Draymond Green on Saturday was nothing more than an attempt by Green to light a fire under his superstar teammate. Green is said to be trying to use reverse psychology, intentionally and aggressively approached Durant with a bevy of choice words during a break in Saturday’s loss to…

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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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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 Frontrunner to sign Diaw?

This article is cross-posted at Spurs Basketball. The Charlotte Bobcats and Boris Diaw have agreed to a buyout, making the versatile forward available once he clear waivers. According to league sources, the San Antonio Spurs might have emerged as frontrunner to sign Diaw. San Antonio is looking to bolster their frontcourt going into the playoffs,…

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Mills to join Spurs

This article is cross-posted at Spurs Basketball. Patrick Mills has signed a contract with the San Antonio Spurs and could join the team within a week, pending the resolution of work visa issues. “We had previously noted that Mills’ delay was a result of government work visa issues, so this should have been expected” said…

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Spurs could make move at waiver deadline

This article is cross-posted at Spurs Basketball. The San Antonio made a good move last week acquiring Stephen Jackson in exchange for Richard Jefferson, it’s a deal that made more sense money wise. However, roster tinkering won’t end with Thursday’s trade deadline. Playoff-bound teams including the Spurs will likely seek to add players who have been…

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Spurs’ Ford retiring

This article is cross-posted at Spurs Basketball. San Antonio Spurs backup point guard T.J. Ford abruptly retired Monday following the latest scare to his surgically repaired spine, which once sidelined him for an entire NBA season and hampered the dazzling promise that made him a college star. Ford told reporters that lying motionless March 7…

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