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Hardwood Hype: The Spurs Are Now Elite Offensively- Have They Forsaken Defense?

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Blog discusses the Spurs' change in style this season, and address the good things they are doing both offensively and defensively. Includes interesting stats, such as how the Spurs rank defensively in categories like opponents ast/TO ratio and opponents' FTA/FGA ratio.

Video of Manu at age 14

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Same move to the basket and shooting the three!

Hoopdata: Spurs Slowing Down After Racehorse Start

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This is a good article, and definitely in line with a trend that I've noticed as well. The Spurs' pace has been gradually decreasing, but the efficiency has not. Speaking of which, check out the team stats section while you're at hoopdata and sort by offensive efficiency. Guess who's number 1 after all?

Race to the MVP (NBA.com)

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"The Race is a firm believer that the MVP and Coach of the Year awards, with rare exceptions, should go to men on different teams (having the MVP makes a coach's job a little easier, right?). So far, we like Gregg Popovich for COY, so this is more of a "best player on best team" vote. The Spurs really are the MVT."

Momento 24: Manu amazed by fatherhood

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Ginobili posted pictures of his twins on Twitter. Here is a little report.

Houston Rockets Holiday Video

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This year it's "Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel" that gets the treatment from the Rockets. Gotta love that these guys are so willing to laugh at themselves and be laughed it!

Suns 10 Most Hated

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Congratulations, we've got 7 of 10 as either current or former Spurs :) I wonder what our top 10 would look like?

Does he EVER stop smiling?

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Dyess has got to be the happiest man on the planet. I could probably listen to him talk all day. Every interview I've seen with him is like this.

Donald Sterling heckles own player

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LOS ANGELES – It’s not uncommon to hear Los Angeles Clippers fans heckle Baron Davis(notes). Of late, however, the jeers directed at the team’s struggling point guard are coming from a far more surprising source: The man paying Davis, Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Worst. Team Owner. Ever.

Mapping Why The Heat, Celtics, Spurs and Lakers are the Best Teams

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A great graphic by Tom Ziller showing who the elite teams are in the NBA. Our defense could still stand some improvement, but is better than some people think.

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