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NBA 1-on-1 Tourney: Paul George vs Klay Thompson

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Paul George has the defensive prowess to slow down Klay Thompson, but will it be enough to stop everyone's favorite darkhorse?

ESPN predicts San Antonio Spurs as West Champions

And just like that, the we-get-no-respect era of Spurs-fandom comes to an end.

NBA 1-on-1 Tourney: Derrick Rose vs. Dirk Nowitzki

Derrick Rose has knee issues in a tournament where you don't have much time to rest and this could be a serious problem.

NBA 1-on-1 Tourney: Kawhi Leonard vs DeMar DeRozan

DeMar DeRozan is one of the more surprising players in the second round; let's see if he can continue his Cinderella run.

NBA 1-on-1 Tourney: LeBron James vs Tony Parker

The second round begins with a chance a bit of a rematch of the NBA Finals.

NBA Virtual 1-on-1 Tournament: Round 1 Wrap-Up

The first round was a success, and the second round has the potential to be even better.

NBA 1-on-1 Tourney: James Harden vs Andre Iguodala

An intriguing matchup wraps up the first round.

NBA 1-on-1 Tourney: Kobe Bryant vs Kevin Love

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Did I say a previous matchup was my favorite? Scratch that. This is my new favorite.

NBA 1-on-1 Tourney: Chris Paul vs Manu Ginobili

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Finally, another Spur appears in the tournament. This matchup will be the toughest of the three for the Spurs players. Let's see what happens.

Days of Future Spurs: The team one year from today

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Twelve months is a long time. Here's what the team just might look like leading up to the transitory summer of 2015.

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NBA 1-on-1 Tourney: Carmelo vs Bradley Beal

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Carmelo Anthony is vulnerable due to his poor defense. Could he be the first No. 1 seed to fall?

NBA 1-on-1 Tourny: Stephen Curry vs Serge Ibaka

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We finally get to see the sort of long-ranger gunner who seems tailor-made for this tourney, but he may run into a very large wall by way of the Congo.

NBA 1-on-1 Tourney: Damian Lillard vs Lance

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There have been plenty of great matchups but this one may take the cake.

NBA 1-on-1 Tourney: Blake Griffin vs Joe Johnson

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Joe Johnson is a seasoned shooter, while Blake is a young, athletic player. It is going to be a close one.

Anderson's fellow rookies give him dubious honor

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At the annual NBA rookie photo shoot, 38 newly drafted NBA players answered questions about their peers. The newest Spur wasn't overlooked ... or he was. Well, you'll see.

NBA 1-on-1 Tourny: Kevin Durant vs Jabari Parker

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The next matchup is between one seed Kevin Durant and eighth seed Jabari Parker.

NBA 1-on-1 Tourney: Paul George vs Jamal Crawford

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Can Paul George's defense slow down Jamal Crawford's heat-check ability?

Getting under the radar: Mission Accomplished

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We know that the Spurs like to deflect as much attention as possible, so it's probable that Minnesota's trade of Love for Wiggins has the San Antonio brass pleased ... for the moment.

NBA 1-on-1 Tourney: Westbrook vs. Klay Thompson

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Russell Westbrook has the potential to win this tournament, but he is going to have a hard time escaping round one.

Would it hurt the Spurs if the Raiders came to SA?

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With the recent buzz surrounding the Raiders looking at a possible move to the Alamo City, what impact would sharing the metropolitan area have on the community and the Spurs?

NBA 1-on-1 Tourney: Derrick Rose vs Andrew Wiggins

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Derrick Rose got plenty of support during the seeding stage, but can he get past the rookie in the first round?

Kyle Anderson's awesome NBA Rookie photoshoot

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Mr. Anderson can take a good picture -- which is to say he's photogenic, not that he's a good photographer. (Although he may be a good photographer.) But there's plenty we can learn about him from...

NBA 1-on-1 Tourney: Dirk Nowitzki vs John Wall

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An offensive mastermind takes on one of the fastest players in the league.

1-on-1 virtual tourney: Kawhi vs. Anthony Davis

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Two rising NBA Stars face off in a compelling matchup.

Is the domestic draft-and-stash an option?

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The Thunder drafting Josh Huestis only to send him to the D-League to develop without an NBA contract is a very Spurs-like move. But don't expect San Antonio to go that route.

1-on-1 virtual tourney: Parker vs Aldridge

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The second matchup of this tournament sees our first battle of mismatches. Parker can't deal with the post-up game of Altridge, and LaMarcus can't handle Tony's speed.

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