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Heat Forces Game 7, Wins OT Thriller

LeBron James and company beat San Antonio

(Newser) - They're going to Game 7 on Thursday night. LeBron James shrugged off a poor start to get 32 points, 11 assists, and 10 rebounds; Ray Allen hit a 3-pointer with 5.2 seconds to play to force overtime; and the Miami Heat staved off elimination with a 103-100 victory... More »

Spurs Rally, Stun Heat in Game 1

San Antonio surges ahead in 4th quarter to win 92-88

(Newser) - The San Antonio Spurs still have that winning NBA Finals formula of good defense and a little luck on offense. Tim Duncan overcame a slow start to finish with 20 points and 14 rebounds, Tony Parker banked in a desperation jumper on a broken play with 5.2 seconds left,... More »

What's Next for the Spurs?

With no repeat in the works, team weighs future

(Newser) - With the Spurs' dreams of repeating as NBA champs foiled again, ESPN looks to the experts to explain why they couldn't go the distance, and to see what lies ahead for San Antonio. The advancing ages of Tim Duncan and most of the bench probably contributed to the loss, and... More »

Spurs Keep Hopes Alive; Win Over Hornets

(Newser) - The San Antonio Spurs' Big Three came through, but they'll still have to win one on the road to keep their title defense alive. Manu Ginobili scored 25 points, Tim Duncan had 20 points and 15 rebounds, and Tony Parker added 15 points in the Spurs' 99-80 victory over the... More »

Duncan Scores 22 as Spurs Even Series

(Newser) - Tim Duncan had 22 points and 15 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs beat the New Orleans Hornets 100-80 tonight in Game 4 to even the Western Conference semifinals at 2-2. Tony Parker added 21 points for the Spurs, who led nearly the entire game and are assured of a... More »

Hornets Put Spurs in Big Hole

Paul scores 30 as New Orleans grabs 2-0 series lead

(Newser) - Chris Paul had 30 points and 12 assists, leading the New Orleans Hornets to a 102-84 victory over the San Antonio Spurs last night and a 2-0 lead in their second-round series. Peja Stojakovic hit five 3-pointers and scored 25 points for the Hornets, who've won both games by wide... More »

Spurs Win First Round Series Against Suns

Defending champs win game 5 on strong play from stars

(Newser) - Tony Parker scored 31 points, Tim Duncan added 29 points and 17 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs advanced to the Western Conference semifinals with a 92-87 Game 5 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night. The third-seeded Spurs will meet the No. 2 seed Hornets in a second-round... More »

Parker Nets 41, Spurs Near Sweep of Suns

Phoenix picks bad time for its first 3-game losing streak

(Newser) - The San Antonio-Phoenix series was supposed to be a spectacular first-round matchup of potential NBA champions. Instead, it's become a Spurs smackdown. Tony Parker had a career-high 41 points along with 12 assists and San Antonio routed the Suns 115-99 on Friday night to take a 3-0 series lead. It's... More »

Duncan Carries Spurs to Game 1 Win Over Suns

Rare 3-pointer, 40 points help spark San Antonio in double OT

(Newser) - Tim Duncan saved the San Antonio Spurs with a rare 3-pointer at the end of overtime, and Manu Ginobili hit a layup at the end of the second extra period to send the defending champions past the Phoenix Suns, 117-115 today in Game 1 of their first-round series. The third-seeded... More »

Spurs Wrap Up Third Seed With Win Over Jazz

San Antonio set to meet Phoenix, Utah will face Houston in first round

(Newser) - The San Antonio Spurs wrapped up the No. 3 seed in the Western Conference playoffs in dominant fashion, routing the Utah Jazz 109-80 on Wednesday night. The Spurs will face the sixth-seeded Phoenix Suns in the first round. The Jazz will take on the Houston Rockets. The Spurs' win, coupled... More »

Spurs Hang on to Defeat Kings

Two late three-point attempts can't tie it for Sacramento

(Newser) - Tony Parker tied his season high with 32 points and added 11 assists as the San Antonio Spurs beat the Sacramento Kings 101-98 on Monday. The victory, coupled with Houston's loss to Utah, put the Spurs in position to clinch third place in the conference for a second straight season.... More »

Stoudemire Has 21 in Suns Win

Result doesn't change playoff positioning

(Newser) - Amare Stoudemire scored 21 points and five other Phoenix players scored in double digits in the Suns' 96-79 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night. The Suns won their second game in a row on the second night of a back-to-back and remained in sixth place in the... More »

Duncan Leads Spurs Over Blazers

San Antonio makes it 12 straight against Portland

(Newser) - Tim Duncan had 27 points and 11 rebounds and San Antonio beat Portland 72-65 on Sunday, extending the Spurs' winning streak over the Trail Blazers to 12 straight games. Manu Ginobili's dunk with 1:31 left all but sealed it for the Spurs, who handed the Blazers their fifth consecutive... More »

Jazz Embarrass Spurs, 90-64

Utah ends defending champs' eight-game winning streak

(Newser) - Mehmet Okur had 17 points and 16 rebounds and Utah ended San Antonio's eight-game winning streak, beating the Spurs 90-64 tonight. The Jazz held the Spurs without a point for almost the first four minutes of the fourth quarter, writes AP, and dominated the Spurs the same way San Antonio... More »

Duncan Carries Spurs to Fifth Straight Win

Matin's 36 lift Kings, Wizards holds off SuperSonics

(Newser) - Tim Duncan had the big numbers, but Manu Ginobili hit the key shots as the San Antonio Spurs held on to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 97-88 last night, reports the Associated Press. Duncan had 28 points and 12 rebounds, but when the Clippers took a late lead, Ginobili's 3-pointer... More »

Another Painful Game, Another Spurs Win

Ginobili has 28 as San Antonio pulls away late in Orlando, 107-97

(Newser) - Magic starters Hedo Turkoglu and Jameer Nelson both sustained first-half injuries that sent them to the bench, and they did not return against the Spurs, who surged in the fourth quarter to win 107-97, reports the Orlando Sentinel. Dwight Howard statistically outperformed the veteran Tim Duncan in an enthralling battle,... More »

Parker Helps Spurs Take Bite Out of Bulls

San Antonio breaks four-game losing streak

(Newser) - The San Antonio Spurs put an end to a rare losing streak with a 102-80 win over the Chicago Bulls tonight, reports the Associated Press. Tony Parker led the way with 23 points and Tim Duncan had 22 points and 10 rebounds as the Spurs ended a four-game skid. The... More »

Spurs Return to Form, Dunk Nuggets 107-103

Clippers deal Heat 6th straight loss; Wade done for the season

(Newser) - San Antonio averted a third straight loss in a nail-biter against Denver, prevailing 107-103 after a tie game at 100 with two minutes remaining. Tim Duncan led six Spurs in double figures with 23 points and 18 rebounds. Allen Iverson had 28 for the Nuggets despite a fractured ring finger... More »

Ginobili Sparks Spurs to 11th Straight Win

Second-half surge keeps San Antonio ahead of Los Angeles

(Newser) - The San Antonio Spurs broke open a close game with a 14-4 run to start the second half and went on to beat the Indiana Pacers 108-97 last night, reports the Associated Press. Manu Ginobili led the way with 28 points as the Spurs won their 11th straight and stayed... More »

Spurs Notch Tenth Straight

As Duncan dominates Nets, 81-70

(Newser) - Tim Duncan carried his team to victory last night, scoring 29 points and grabbing 12 rebounds as the Spurs topped the Nets, 81-70. Not only does this make ten straight wins for the Western Conference leading Spurs, but it also marks San Antonio's second victory over New Jersey in three... More »

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