In Saturday night's Rockets/Spurs game, Houston coach Kevin McHale decided to get in on the recent spat of coaching shenanigans, and it raised Spurs coach Gregg Popovich's ire enough for Pop to draw the technical.
The San Antonio Spurs continue their tradition of flying under the radar, much like a horror movie villain. And as is the case with said villain, by the time you're paying attention, it's already too late to avoid the inevitable culling.
15-Footer time! 11 games, including an ESPN doubleheader. What a great way to spend a Friday evening, right? ...right?!
15-Footer time! A little bit of word association, a little bit of comparing a team to puppies, a whole lot of teams struggling on the road. Which probably means all the home teams will lose tonight, because that's the way things go.
The infancy of the season provides more questions than answers. So what's concerned Gregg Popovich so far?
15-Footer time! 12 games on the Friday night slate. We've got word association and Hot Sports Takes for you. Dive on in!
15-Footer time! Can we interest you in some free association?
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One rebound more, and the San Antonio Spurs are five-time NBA champions. One more routine,
Gregg Popovich had a few things to say about the government shutdown. All hail President Pop!
Boxing out is simple. In a perfect rebounding world, five defensive box outs form a vacuum of space where the ball can land untouched. But in the course of live gameplay, players leak out on the break, guards turn and stare at the shot, and bigs crash the glass with no regard for opposing players. Boxing out is often an afterthought.