HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden matched his career high with 61 points, including 27 in the first quarter, to lead the Houston Rockets to a 111-105 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Friday...
Spurs extend streak to 9 straight, beat Warriors 111-105
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonia Spurs aren't concerned with making statements. They just want to pile up as many victories as they can late in the season.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers can accept losing a tough game on the road to the San Antonio Spurs. They are hoping they did not suffer a greater loss to injury.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 21 points and the San Antonio Spurs extended their winning streak to eight games with a 108-103 victory Saturday night over the Portland Trail Blazers, who...
Spurs defeat Knicks, 109-83, extending win streak to 7
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Three weeks after hitting a low point with a "pathetic" performance on Broadway, the Spurs hit a high note against the New York Knicks.
DeRozan, Aldridge lead Spurs past Mavericks 112-105
DALLAS (AP) — As a long-range jumper spun off the rim and out, Luka Doncic hopped and stomped the floor in frustration.
It was that kind of night for the rookie and his Dallas...
Aldridge, DeRozan help Spurs rally past Bucks, 121-114
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Spurs have won five straight overall and eight in a row at home, though San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich is not ready to make any grand proclamations about the team's...
PHOENIX (AP) — Kelly Oubre Jr. had 27 points and 13 rebounds, and the Phoenix Suns rallied from 10 points down in the fourth quarter to stun the NBA-best Milwaukee Bucks 114-105 on Monday...
Spurs hold off Nuggets’ late rally in 104-103 win
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — After struggling on a recent road trip, the San Antonio Spurs' improved defensive effort has helped them get some wins.
DeMar DeRozan had 24 points and LaMarcus Aldridge...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A change of scenery has made all the difference for the Spurs.
After a lackluster defensive performance during a recent road trip, San Antonio is suddenly back on its...
Aldridge helps Spurs beat Pistons in return home, 105-93
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Home never felt so good for the San Antonio Spurs.
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 24 points, DeMar DeRozan had 17 points and 13 points, and the Spurs returned home after a...
Leonard scores 25 points, Raptors beat DeRozan, Spurs
TORONTO (AP) — A crucial turnover brought a sour end to DeMar DeRozan's first game back in Toronto.
Kawhi Leonard stole the ball from DeRozan to score the go-ahead dunk with 15 seconds left...
DeRozan likely to receive warm welcome in Toronto return
TORONTO (AP) — From fellow athletes to star entertainers, DeMar DeRozan has seen plenty of celebrities soaking up an extended round of appreciative applause from fans.
Aldridge helps Spurs escape bat, pesky Pelicans, 113-108
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs were hit by a couple of surprise attacks. They overcame both.
LaMarcus Aldridge had 25 points and 14 rebounds and the Spurs withstood another bat intrusion — with a nifty play from the team's coyote mascot — and held off the depleted New Orleans Pelicans 113-108 on Saturday night.
Aldridge leads Spurs past Wizards 132-119
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Gregg Popovich values every possession, so an uncontested dunk by the Washington Wizards on the opening play did not sit well.
The Spurs coach quickly rose to call a timeout 16 seconds into the game to forcefully reinforce that communication is critical to defense.
LaMarcus Aldridge had 30 points, nine rebounds and six assists, and the Spurs regrouped to beat the Wizards 132-119 on Sunday night to snap a two-game skid at home.
Spurs rally from 19 down, beat Mavs 105-101
DALLAS (AP) — Gregg Popovich is glad NBA games are 48 minutes long.
His San Antonio Spurs needed every last one Wednesday night.
The Spurs spotted the Dallas Mavericks an early 19-point lead, clawed back to even in the fourth quarter, then survived a see-saw finish for a 105-101 victory.
Spurs beat Pistons 119-107; Popovich ties Sloan
DETROIT (AP) — San Antonio was already down eight points when the Spurs took a timeout around the midway point of the first quarter.
Then, after a turnover led to a Detroit dunk, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich called another timeout, just 14 seconds after the first.
"Just mental errors, mental errors defensively, and gave them some easy buckets," San Antonio guard Bryn Forbes said. "I don't know if it was to slow the run, but kind of get our head on right — kind of slow their pace there."
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DeRozan has triple-double, Spurs win in Leonard’s return
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Spurs' suffocating defense, scoring runs and fans' unrelenting contempt for the opposing team's star player have often overwhelmed the opposition.
Kawhi Leonard has seen it many times in San Antonio, but the Toronto star never experienced it from the opposing bench until Thursday night. It was worse than he expected.
Kawhi Leonard’s return to San Antonio not just another game
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Spurs coach Gregg Popovich is downplaying the significance of Kawhi Leonard's return to San Antonio.
As usual, Leonard isn't saying much.
But Leonard's first game in San Antonio since being traded to Toronto along with Danny Green for DeMar DeRozan and Jakob Poeltl has more significance than just another regular season game
Spurs scored 46 in third to race past Celtics, 120-111
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich had to use some colorful language to explain to the Spurs at halftime that their lack of aggression was troubling him.
The Spurs responded with their highest-scoring quarter in 25 years.
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 32 points and San Antonio rode a 46-point third quarter to a 120-111 victory over the Boston Celtics on Monday night.
Aldridge scores 38 to lead Spurs past Clippers 122-111
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The consistency that has been a staple of the San Antonio Spurs under coach Gregg Popovich eluded them to start this season.
The Spurs seem to have rediscovered it, especially in the second half of games, as the Los Angeles Clippers found out during a dominant third quarter.
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 38 points and the Spurs beat the Clippers 122-111 on Saturday night.
DeRozan, Aldridge lead Spurs past Nuggets 111-103
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs got a big win and an even bigger boost in confidence.
DeMar DeRozan had 30 points, LaMarcus Aldridge scored 27 and San Antonio defeated the Denver Nuggets 111-103 on Wednesday night.
Bryn Forbes added 15 points for the resurgent Spurs (19-16), who have won eight of 10 to move within two percentage points of first-place Houston in the Southwest Division.
Spurs make season-high 19 3-pointers, rout Wolves 124-98
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — There truly is no place like home lately for the San Antonio Spurs, especially after some struggles at the start of the month.
Bryn Forbes scored 22 points and the Spurs set season highs with 19 3-pointers and 36 assists in a 124-98 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.
Aldridge nets 20, hot-shooting Spurs rout Magic 129-90
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs came out shooting — and hitting.
LeMarcus Aldridge scored 20 points and five San Antonio players scored in double figures as the Spurs rolled to a 129-90 victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night.
The NBA's leading 3-point shooting team, the Spurs went 12 for 19 from behind the arc and 50 for 77 overall to win for the sixth time in seven games. The overall shooting percentage of .649 is the highest ever against the Magic in Orlando.
Gay scores 21 as the Spurs defeat 76ers 123-96
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — While the San Antonio Spurs search for their identity as a team, Rudy Gay is showing that he has returned to form.
Gay had 21 points and LaMarcus Aldridge and DeMar DeRozan each added 20 as San Antonio defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 123-96 on Monday night.
DeRozan’s 26 points leads Spurs past Jazz 110-97
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs are starting to feel better about their play, which is a welcome sign for the former defensive stalwarts following a series of blowout losses.
DeMar DeRozan had 26 points and eight assists and Rudy Gay added 23 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Spurs to a 110-97 victory over the Utah Jazz on Sunday night.
Donovan Mitchell scored 27 points for Utah, which had its two-game winning streak snapped.
DeRozan’s 36 points fuels Spurs past Lakers 133-120
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jakob Poeltl and Davis Bertans walked off the court to huge cheers and the embrace of San Antonio Spurs veterans Pau Gasol and LaMarcus Aldridge.
In a game filled with All-Stars like Aldridge, DeMar DeRozan and LeBron James, the Spurs relied on a gritty effort from Poeltl, Bertans and their bench to salvage a victory.
Mitchell nets 20, Gobert adds 18 as Jazz beat Spurs 139-105
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Kyle Korver is back, and suddenly the Utah Jazz are sinking shots.
"His confidence is contagious," Donovan Mitchell said. "His presence just gives us spacing and helps everybody."
Mitchell scored 20 points, Rudy Gobert had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and the Utah Jazz beat the San Antonio Spurs 139-105 on Tuesday night.
DeRozan’s season-high 36 help Spurs beat Blazers, 131-118
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A day off was the exhale the San Antonio Spurs needed after two blowout losses.
DeMar DeRozan had a season-high 36 points and San Antonio overcame a big game by Damian Lillard to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 131-118 on Sunday night.
The Spurs held a rare practice Saturday morning following consecutive losses of 39 points and 31 points. The team responded with its highest scoring output in regulation this season.
Aldridge helps Spurs beat Bulls 108-107
CHICAGO (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge showed off his smooth low-post game in the fourth quarter.
He even threw down an impressive dunk for good measure.
Aldridge scored 11 of his 20 points in the final period, and the San Antonio Spurs held off the Chicago Bulls for a 108-107 victory on Monday night.
"I just got touches," Aldridge said. "I touched it a little bit more and kind of found my rhythm and once I felt good I was trying to keep going."
Antetokounmpo scores 34, Bucks top Spurs 135-129
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Facing a potential second loss at home in two nights, Giannis Antetokounmpo unleashed a furious rally. When he'd finished, his teammates did the rest.
Antetokounmpo had 34 points and 18 rebounds, and the Bucks overcame an 11-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the San Antonio Spurs 135-129 on Saturday night.
Aldridge scores 33 to lead Spurs over Pacers 111-100
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge hopes San Antonio's victory over Indiana is enough to get the Spurs back on track.
Aldridge had 33 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Spurs to a 111-100 victory over the Pacers on Friday night after San Antonio endured a stretch of five losses in six games.
Grizzlies fend off Spurs 104-103 behind Conley, Gasol
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Marc Gasol and the Memphis Grizzlies dumped all the frustration from seven straight losses at San Antonio during a wild two-second sequence.
Mike Conley had 30 points, Gasol hit two free throws with 0.7 seconds left and Memphis beat the Spurs 104-103 on Wednesday night.
"It's very special to win here," Conley said. "We haven't won here in so long it feels like. It's hard to beat any Spurs team, no matter who's dressed up in their uniform."
Gordon, Magic hold on to defeat Spurs, 117-110
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Orlando Magic's best victory of the season was almost their most deflating loss.
Aaron Gordon scored 26 points and Orlando held on to beat the San Antonio Spurs 117-110 on Sunday night after nearly blowing a 26-point lead with 9 minutes remaining.
D.J Augustin added 18 points for Orlando, which made 12 3-pointers in scoring a season high.
Curry would love to captain Team Stephen again in 2019
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stephen Curry would love to be an NBA All-Star Game captain again next year, especially since the game will be in his hometown of Charlotte.
LeBron James would be OK with someone else taking his place, depending on who the top two vote-getters are, although his draft prowess led to Team LeBron beating Team Stephen 148-145 Sunday night .