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First Female Assistant Coach in the NBA

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 10.06.2014 | Sports
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

A compelling spectacle, sports promotes the cherished American ideal of intense competition on a level playing field where race nor gender matter.

Historic Becky Hammon Hire Focuses on the Talent - and that's Awesome!

Emily Cornelius | Posted 10.07.2014 | Sports
Emily Cornelius

What is most notable about this announcement though is the focus on her work ethic, skills, and successes as the new hire. Sure, every headline, including this one, focuses on her gender, but her gender is not the reason she was hired.

The 'I' in Team

Frank Islam | Posted 08.16.2014 | Sports
Frank Islam

You can win a championship but still not be a great team. You can have many great players and not win a championship. That's because the whole is less than the sum of its parts.

The NBA Finals MVP Goes To...

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 06.15.2014 | Sports

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard could have been devastated by losing last season's NBA Finals. Instead, he vowed to get better. ...

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.

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.

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.

Spurs Set Up NBA Finals Rematch With Heat

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 07.31.2014 | Sports

MIAMI (AP) — A year ago, the Spurs-Heat matchup in the NBA Finals was considered a classic. And now, an encore awaits....

HIGHLIGHTS: Another Blowout Win For Spurs

AP | RAUL DOMINGUEZ | Posted 05.22.2014 | Sports

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs are rolling toward a return to the NBA Finals, and Oklahoma City looks powerless to slow them down without ...

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...

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...

Basketball Star Vs. Regular-Sized Human

Posted 04.11.2014 | Sports

Kawhi Leonard's hands are massive. Like really massive. They're so large, in fact, that NBC affiliate WOAI-TV dedicated a whole news segment to the...

WATCH: Ginobili Ripped Through His Own Shoe

Posted 02.27.2014 | Sports

Manu Ginobili's left shoe didn't survive past the first half on Wednesday night. While defending Detroit's Rodney Stuckey, Ginobili tried to plant his...

WATCH: Popovich Does It Again

Posted 01.30.2014 | Sports

Spurs coach Gregg Popovich gave yet another hilariously short in-game interview on Wednesday night, only saying two words before heading back to the b...

WATCH: Spurs Forward Does Spot-On Andy Kaufman Impression

Posted 01.15.2014 | Sports

San Antonio Spurs forward Matt Bonner did a spot-on impression of Andy Kaufman's famous performance of the Mighty Mouse theme song from the first epis...

Soldado Spot Kick Has Spurs Seeing Reversal of Fortune

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 10.19.2013 | Sports
Rob Kirkpatrick

Something unforeseen happened just shy of 50 minutes into Tottenham's opening match of the season against newly promoted Crystal Palace on Sunday. Referee Mark Clattenburg blew his whistle, pointed to the penalty spot, and allowed a Spurs player to take a free kick at goal.

Ginobili 'Thrilled' To Return To Spurs

AP | Posted 09.02.2013 | Sports

SAN ANTONIO — Manu Ginobili is sticking around to see if the San Antonio Spurs can get back to the top. Ginobili tweeted Wednesday that he is s...

Spurs Continue Run Of Low Draft Picks

AP | RAUL DOMINGUEZ | Posted 08.27.2013 | Sports

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs have enjoyed a remarkable run since drafting Tim Duncan first overall in 1997. They have mad...

'We're All Hurting'

AP | RAUL DOMINGUEZ | Posted 06.23.2013 | Sports

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Gregg Popovich was reflective, loquacious, funny and even answered questions from the media without prompting. It'...

WATCH: This Miss Will Haunt Tim Duncan

Posted 06.21.2013 | Sports

According to Tim Duncan, it was a bunny. By any name, the short right-handed hook shot is the type that the four-time NBA champion has made throughout...

Proud Spurs Fall

AP | By JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 08.20.2013 | Sports

MIAMI (AP) — Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili trudged off the court, their heads hanging, bald spots that come from more than a decade of games like thi...