2014 Spurs Championship
The gift that keeps on giving
What reminds San Antonio fans of the Spurs these days? Anything. Everything. And it's fantastic.
For Spurs fans, the celebration is still going on
I sat on the floor with my back against the wall in the hallway in the AT&T Center, searching for something on my phone to occupy my six year old son. It was still 30 minutes before they let us in to our seats, and AJ doesn't do half-hour waits yet.
How I learned to stop worrying and love the Spurs
I find him sitting in his car outside the Kansas City apartment complex where I used to live, head down, a glower marring his face. Though there are some differences, looking at his face is almost like looking in a mirror. But his face is not mine.
...and what's more, you'll be a Spur, my son.
After winning the NBA Championship, as Kawhi Leonard and George Popovich embraced, Kawhi thanked Pop for pushing him. And Pop told him that "This is what it's all about."
The best videos of the Spurs' 2014 Finals run
When something as amazing as the Spurs championship happens, you don't want to forget it. This is a post to bookmark so you can enjoy it all again whenever you feel like it. Whenever you need a reminder that it really happened.
Plays that lead to trophys
The San Antonio Spurs had plenty of beautiful plays in the 2014 playoffs that will forever be entrenched in the hearts of Spurs fans. Here are my 6 favorite.
GIF Breakdown: NBA Finals Game 5 - Part 2
The conclusion to the second half of Game Five, where the Spurs closed out the Heat after opening the game up behind Patty Mills' 14 third quarter points.
An open letter to the San Antonio Spurs
A glare of cameras and three old friends hugging one another, loose grins and the mingled sweat of your last contest. Not your bloodiest, or your finest, but your latest. For now.
A postmortem on the Heat
Maybe the Spurs were angry because they watched film of those 2013 Finals, saw how badly both teams played in some of those games and thought to themselves, "Man, how'd we ever lose to these guys?"
Categorizing the accomplishments of the Spurs over the past sixteen seasons is difficult to do. Should winning five championships over such a long period of time be considered a dynasty?
The most perfect Father's Day present
From all of the sons and fathers playing on the Spurs, to the Pop of them all -- how the Spurs' fifth championship was fittingly clenched on the day set aside to honor fathers.
GIF Breakdown: Heat @ Spurs - Championship Edition
I don't know about you guys, but this last game and the season as a whole was deeply satisfying to experience. The 1st half of this game saw an amazing run from the Spurs. Let's take a look at some plays that stood out from a beautifully strange half
SA to host Championship Celebration on Wednesday
Here are the details for the River Parade and the Alamodome Celebration. Go out and celebrate what this amazing Spurs team accomplished this season. The city is going to party again, and maybe we'll even get to see Gregg Popovich dance a little.
Spurs get their fifth LOB
There's no need to change anything with how the 2013 season ended. It takes the lowest of lows to truly appreciate moments like this.
Me, my Spurs and I: NBA Finals Game 5
A personal account of being at the AT&T Center to witness the San Antonio Spurs clinch their fifth NBA Championship and their first in seven years.
Championship Rehash: Revenge of the Nerds
Victory. Redemption. For the fifth time in fifteen years, the NBA once again belongs to the Spurs.
This one's for Danny
There are so many reasons to celebrate the Spurs fifth NBA title. Some are overlooked, but important nonetheless.
The Spurs win the 2014 NBA Championship
The Spurs struggled in the 1st quarter, but stormed back to demolish the Miami Heat in Game 5, 104-87, to capture their 5th NBA Championship title. Kawhi Leonard lead San Antonio with 22 points and was awarded the NBA Finals MVP.
Kawhi Leonard is your NBA Finals MVP
The young stud became the third youngest player to win the award behind only Magic Johnson who did it at 20 and 22. Kawhi just edged out Tim Duncan, who did it two months after he turned 23.