Analysis

What's the cost of three sidelined starters?

The devil is in the details: data suggests that the loss of Splitter, Green, and Leonard, in such quick succession is markedly un-Spurs-like, and far more of an anomaly than a trend.

How will the Spurs play through their injuries?

With Danny, Tiago and now Kawhi out, the Spurs will need to make big adjustments, especially on the defensive end, to keep up their winning ways.

Making sense of the Spurs' last couple of moves

Some thoughts on the Spurs waiving Malcom Thomas, the reported Othyus Jeffers signing and why there is no need to panic just yet.

Spot up D could be the Spurs' Achilles' heel

The Spurs boast one of the best defensive numbers in the league, but that doesn't mean they are without weaknesses.

More of this, please: Diaw/Duncan P&R

In this new segment called "More of this, please" we will be analyzing plays the Spurs should probably use more often. To start, let's take a look at a pretty 4/5 pick-and-roll between Diaw and Duncan.

Are the Spurs using the right lineups?

The Spurs love using a lot of different lineups instead of settling for a couple that work. But which of the Spurs' favorite five-man units are delivering and which are faltering?

Where have all the winners gone?

This has been a historical year in the NBA, but not for the right reasons.

Can the Spurs contain K. Love like they did Dirk?

The Spurs are showing improvement at containing big men that can create offense for themselves through jump shots, as their performance against Dirk Nowitzki shows. But can we expect the same type of success against guys like Aldridge and Love?

It looks like Malcolm Thomas is here to stay

The Spurs will not waive Thomas and his contract will become fully guaranteed for the rest of the season, according to Adrian Wojnarowski. But can he crack the rotation?

Westworld: The Blazers vs. Mike D'Antoni's Ghost

A high-scoring offensive team with little capability for consistent defense? A coach that trusts a precious few to deliver wins while rarely looking to utilize or develop his bench? This sounds familiar...

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