In light of star players taking less than the max, is there a new max salary in the NBA?
The Miami Heat could learn a lesson or two from the San Antonio Spurs when it comes to sacrifice.
Watch a young Tony Parker and Boris Diaw training in France.
Serge Ibaka's return gives the Thunder hope and the Spurs a new riddle to solve
The San Antonio Spurs are one of the most unique teams we have ever seen in the NBA; something Stronger Team captures perfectly in seven jaw dropping minutes.
The Spurs demonstrate to the Thunder the meaning of execution with this SLOB
Perhaps more than anything, individual matchups are magnified in the playoffs. As rotations shorten, intensity heightens, and coaching looms more influential than ever, the exploitation of a certain player’s strengths and weaknesses can easily swing a game, and by proxy a series. Which teams win or lose a single mismatch can be the tipping point between advancing into June and being eliminated in April.
The Mavericks and Spurs have met in the playoffs six times over the past fifteen years. Duncan, Nowitzki, Ginobili, Popovich and Parker are constants but the rest of the cast has changed, a dozen times over. But there is something about both teams and this matchup in particular that feels timeless and indelible, vivid memories on an eternal loop. The names and faces have changed, but the basketball hasn't.
The playoffs are here and we have another Spurs and Mavericks playoff match up.
How the Mavericks Got Here: The Dallas Mavericks made the playoffs by beating the teams down the stretch and playing with
[caption id="attachment_5740" align="aligncenter" width="680"] Jun 20, 2013; Miami, FL, USA; San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich talks with San Antonio Spurs power forward Tim Duncan (21), point