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WATCH: Nobody Could Stop Ginobili Throw Down This Dunk

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.15.2014 | Sports

San Antonio star Manu Ginobili certainly didn't look like he was 36 years old when he threw down a thunderous one-handed dunk over Miami's Chris Bosh ...

NBA Finals Game 3: Over Before You Knew It

Zach Wasser | Posted 08.12.2014 | Sports
Zach Wasser

When both teams are at their best, the Spurs motion O is a perfect foil to the Heat's trappy D: San Antonio flows quickly from one action into the next, each player cutting constantly as the ball whips around, in search of the open man.

Kawhi Leonard Takes Over Game 3 And Changes The Course Of The NBA Finals

Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.11.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

The one guy for the Spurs who can change this series is Kawhi Leonard -- nobody else on the roster can defend LeBron James that well. But what Leonard did in Game 3 was not only bother James (22 points and seven turnovers) as well as force him to use screens for offense, but also completely take over the game offensively. Leonard -- who, ironically, hails from Los Angeles and went unrecruited by the LA schools before going to San Diego State -- scored a career-high 29 points on 10-13 shooting.

Wade Proves To Be Better Flopper Than Ginobili

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.10.2014 | Sports

It may have cost him some money, but Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade proved he is slightly better than San Antonio's Manu Ginobili at fooling the official...

NBA Finals Game 2: Bosh Plays Big

Zach Wasser | Posted 08.10.2014 | Sports
Zach Wasser

The Heat ask Bosh to fill a near-impossible role: to play like a Nowitzki-Aldridge hybrid, but without the post-touches that help those guys get into an offensive rhythm.

Hot-N-Cramped: NBA Finals Game 1 Recap, Notes from the Alamo Armpit

Zach Wasser | Posted 08.09.2014 | Sports
Zach Wasser

Summoning the strength to play in unplayable conditions, the Spurs outlasted then blasted the Heat late, beating them by a final score of 110 to 95.

Kobe Is Trying To Make Money Off LeBron's Cramps

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.06.2014 | Sports

When LeBron James cramped up, Kobe Bryant saw an opportunity. Bryant made a conspicuous pitch for sports drink BodyArmor on Instagram just hours a...

Spurs Control Tempo In Game 1, Put Heat On Heels

Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.06.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

It took less than a full quarter of the first game of the NBA Finals to see how the rest of the series between Miami and San Antonio will go: Coach Gregg Popovich wants his team to control the pace of play at all costs.

Athletes Defend LeBron After 'Cramp Game'

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.06.2014 | Sports

To many former and current professional professional athletes, LeBron James' cramps were no laughing matter. While some San Antonio Spurs fans and ass...

LOOK: Tim Duncan Has Epic Reaction To Ref's Call

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.05.2014 | Sports

It isn't just Tim Duncan's game that seems to never gets old. The look on Duncan's face when he disagrees with an official's call remains as incredulo...

Spirit of the Southwest: The San Antonio Spurs and the Immigrant Future of America

Daniel Pena | Posted 08.05.2014 | Latino Voices
Daniel Pena

Like the city of San Antonio itself, the Spurs were built by immigrants one brick at a time and meant to last. As America itself changes, I can't help but wonder if, in these Finals, we're getting a juxtaposition of the old America with the new.

2014 NBA Finals: The Rematch

Zach Wasser | Posted 08.05.2014 | Sports
Zach Wasser

This is the Final's rematch we've all been waiting for: the two best teams in the NBA set to square off -- the Lone Star Loners vs. the Heatles. One team is in desperate need of redemption, the other has a chance to cement their legacy as a team for the ages.

Jordan Schultz

NBA Finals Preview: 2014 Rematch Comes Down To This

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 06.09.2014 | Sports

The NBA Finals are as much about matchups as they are about superstars. How will San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich counter Miami's ability to spread th...

Jordan Schultz

What Comes Next For The Thunder?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 06.03.2014 | Sports

You don't have to look far back to remember when the Oklahoma City Thunder was the darling of the NBA. Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and the scoring...

WATCH: Gregg Popovich Couldn't Take Reporter's Question Seriously

Awful Announcing | Posted 05.30.2014 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing Good news! We found the guy who congratulated Nicolas Mahut after losing his first round match at the French Open!...

San Antonio's Serge Ibaka Problem

Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.28.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Serge Ibaka has changed the Western Conference Finals, and his presence has made all the difference for the Oklahoma City Thunder at both ends of the floor.

Celebrity Collector: Tony Parker

Reyne Haines | Posted 05.26.2014 | Celebrity
Reyne Haines

Photo Credit: Tissot Swiss Watches As a native Texan, sports become part of your life right from the start. Your days are consumed by an afternoon b...

Spurs Tribute Video Will Make Everyone Want To Be A San Antonio Fan

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.21.2014 | Sports

For anyone who doesn't appreciate the San Antonio Spurs' long run of greatness, this video might change their perceptions. A tribute montage was recen...

Jordan Schultz

San Antonio Spurs And Gregg Popovich Achieve Success Differently Than The Rest

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 05.21.2014 | Sports

Don't look now, but not only are the San Antonio Spurs rolling along in the NBA playoffs, they're doing so in what many would consider very un-Spursli...

GIF: This Spin Move Will Make You Dizzy

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.20.2014 | Sports

There are many words that could be used to describe the jaw-dropping spin move that Kawhi Leonard visited upon Kevin Durant but Shaquille O'Neal would...

Jordan Schultz

Shaq On Roy Hibbert's Stumbles: 'I Wish I Could Answer What Happened To Roy'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 05.15.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Just three years removed from his storied basketball career, Shaquille O'Neal is one of the most marketable retired athletes around. It's ...

Blazers Star's Incredible Night Summed Up In 3 Plays

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.13.2014 | Sports

It didn't matter how awkwardly Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard had to contort his 6'3'' frame. It didn't matter how much contact he ...

Mavs Player Ejected For Kick In The Head

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 04.29.2014 | Sports

Everything was going so well for Mavs forward DeJuan Blair in Game 4 on Monday night until he kicked Spurs center Tiago Splitter in the head. He recor...

Pacers Have Cheapest NBA Playoff Tickets for No. 1 Eastern Seed in at Least 5 Seasons

Jesse Lawrence | Posted 06.22.2014 | Sports
Jesse Lawrence

Despite finishing the season with the best record in the Eastern Conference after a late season slide, the Pacers spent the entire season towards the bottom of the league for average ticket price on the secondary market.

Jordan Schultz

NBA Playoff Preview: LeBron James And The Heat Face New Kid On The Block And Wild West

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.18.2014 | Sports

The grueling nature of the NBA Playoffs may not offer the same one-game excitement as March Madness, but the high energy and the spate of storylines r...